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Labour Rights As Human Rights (Collected Courses of the Academy of European Law)

by Philip Alston

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Employment & labour law,
  • International economic & trade law,
  • Legal Reference / Law Profession,
  • Labor laws and legislation, In,
  • Political Science,
  • Law,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Human Rights,
  • Labor & Employment,
  • Law / Human Rights,
  • Law-Labor & Employment,
  • Political Science / Political Freedom & Security / Human Rights,
  • Labor laws and legislation,
  • Human rights,
  • Labor laws and legislation, International

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages262
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9799090M
    ISBN 10019928105X
    ISBN 109780199281053

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The chapters in this volume argue that international agreements and institutions are of central importance if labour rights are to be protected in a globalized economy. This book explores some of the options that are open to governments, civil society, and the labour movement in the years ahead.

Keywords: workers' rights, globalization, minimum standards, labour rights, national labour law, government, civil society, labour movement. Labour Rights as Human Rights book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Are efforts to protect workers' rights compatible with the f 4/5(1).

Workers' Rights as Human Rights provides a new perspective on the assessment of U.S. labor relations law by using human rights principles as standards for judgment. The authors also present innovative recommendations for what should and can be done to bring U.S.

labor law into conformity with international human rights standards.5/5(1). Individual Labour Rights as Human Rights is the first book in English to provide a thorough analysis of the Court's most recent case law, cases considered in the period from toon fundamental employment rights such as the right to wages, protection from discrimination and unfair dismissal, the right to occupational safety at work, and civil liberties such as the Labour Rights As Human Rights book of association, the freedom Author: Elena Sychenko, Frank Hendrickx, R.

Blanpain. Notes on Contributors ; 1. Labour Rights as Human Rights: The Not so Happy State of the Art ; 2. Social Rights in a Globalized Economy ; 3. The Right to Bargain Collectively in International Law: Workers' Right, Human Right, International Right. ; 4. Is the ILO Effective in Upholding Workers' Rights?: Reflections on the Myanmar Experience ; /5(1).

Labour rights as human rights: the not so happy state of the art / Philip Alston --Social rights in a globalized economy / Simon Deakin --The right to bargain collectively in international law: workers' right, human right, international right. Individual Labour Rights as Human Rights is the first book in English to provide a thorough analysis of the Court's most recent case law, cases considered in the period from toon fundamental employment rights such as the right to wages, protection from discrimination and unfair dismissal, the right to occupational safety at work, and civil liberties such as the freedom of association, the freedom.

Labour Rights as Human Rights. This book explores some of the options that are open to governments, civil society, and the labour movement in the years ahead. since labor activists use Author: P. Alston. Workers' Rights as Human Rights provides a new perspective on the assessment of U.S.

labor relations law by using human rights principles as standards for judgment. The authors also present Reviews: 2. First, there is a positivistic approach, according to which a group of rights are human rights insofar as certain treaties recognise them as such.

The question whether labour rights are human Author: Virginia Mantouvalou. Labour Rights As Human Rights Edited by Philip Alston Collected Courses of the Academy of European Law.

Addresses the controversial issue of tension between human rights and globalization; Critically examines the work of the WTO, the EU, NAFTA, and the Free Trade Agreement of the Americas and their effect on protection of labor rights.

The main concern of this chapter is with the institutional arrangements by which effect can be given to labour rights, whether at the national or international level.

Most of the chapters in this volume focus on the actual or potential role of various organizations in promoting a concept of labour rights as human rights and then providing the institutional support to make such a vision : Philip Alston.

Protecting labour rights as human rights: present and future of international supervision: pro-ceedings of the international colloquium on the 80th anniversary of the ILO Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations, Geneva, NovemberFile Size: 1MB. Combining the rarefied atmosphere of human rights theory with the nitty-gritty details of worker organizing, this book addresses the issue of distinguishing which worker and.

“Labour rights are human rights, and the ability to exercise these rights in the workplace is prerequisite for workers to enjoy a broad range of other rights, whether economic, social, cultural, political or otherwise.” Some of the worst violations happen among.

I read this book for a graduate class on the history of human rights. Seidman compares and contrasts several recent voluntary monitoring efforts: the Sullivan principles in South Africa during apartheid, the Rugmark labeling effort in India, and the anti-sweatshop movement in Guatemala/5.

I argue that the strategies, politics, culture, and ideologies that inform human rights and much of the U.S. human rights establishment are quite at odds with those of labor rights movements, and a hard human rights turn by labor rights advocates risks eviscerating the fundamental commitments to economic justice and worker democracy in which Cited by:   In human rights law and labour law scholarship, some endorse the character of labour rights as human rights without hesitation, while others view it with scepticism and suspicion.

This article finds that there are in fact three different approaches in the literature that examines labour rights as human rights, which are not always distinguished Cited by:   Although one might expect the focus of a collection entitled ‘Labour Rights as Human Rights’ to be the role of labour rights as human rights, this book is as much about the inadequacies of the institutions and systems set up to protect labour rights as about their status as ‘rights’.Author: Lucy Vickers.

Labour Rights as Human Rights by Philip Alston,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(1). Introduction Š Labour rights, human rights ation. Dunning then focuses on the determining period after the Second World War — “a period of intense activity in the field of human rights” — which saw the creation of the United Nations and the attachment of the ILO to the UN system as a specialized agency.

Then he gives the flavour of the.They address worker rights from the standpoints of human rights concerns, trade and development policy, and labor law principles. Lance A.

Compa is a senior lecturer at Cornell University's School of Industrial and Labor Relations. Stephen F. Diamond teaches law at .Combining the rarefied atmosphere of human rights theory with the nitty-gritty details of worker organizing, this book addresses the issue of distinguishing which worker and trade union rights are fundamental human rights and which are really assertions of privileges or claims for benefits.