Regulating For Decent Work: New Directions In Labour Market Regulation

Hardcover | July 15, 2011

EditorSangheon Lee, Deirdre McCann

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Regulating for Decent Work is a response to the dominant deregulatory approaches that have shaped labour market regulation in recent years. The inter-disciplinary and international approach invigorates current debates through the identification of new challenges, subjects and perspectives.

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Regulating for Decent Work is a response to the dominant deregulatory approaches that have shaped labour market regulation in recent years. The inter-disciplinary and international approach invigorates current debates through the identification of new challenges, subjects and perspectives.

SANGHEON LEE is Research and Policy Coordinator for Conditions of Work and Employment Programme of the International Labour Office. He specializes in analyzing and monitoring changes in wages and working conditions with a view to developing improved policy responses. Dr. Lee has written extensively on working conditions issues. His re...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:344 pages, 8.67 × 5.79 × 1.17 inPublished:July 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

PREFACE
New Directions in Labour Regulation Research; S.Lee & D.McCann
PART I: THEORIES AND PERSPECTIVES
The Evidence-based Case for Labour Regulation; S.Deakin
Precarious Employment and the Problem of SER-Centrism in Regulating for Decent Work; L.Vosko
The Growth of Extended 'Entry Tournaments' and the Decline of Institutionalized Occupational Labour Markets in Britain; D.Marsden
PART II: RECENT COUNTRY EXPERIENCES
Laws or Luck?: Understanding Rising Formality in Brazil in the 2000s; J.Berg
Labour Market Regulations and the Welfare of Indonesian Workers; Y.Islam
The Enactment of Three New Labour Laws in China: Unintended Consequences and Emergence of 'New' Actors in Employment Relationships; F.L.Cooke
PART III: OLD CHALLENGES, NEW TECHNIQUES
Short Time Compensation as an Employment Stabilization Policy; R.LaJeunesse
Gender and the Minimum Wage; D.Grimshaw & J.Rubery
Decent Work for Domestic Work: an Achievable Goal or Wishful Thinking?; M.Tomei
PART IV: ELEMENTS OF EFFECTIVE REGULATION
The Impact of Labour Regulations: Measuring the Effectiveness of Legal Norms; S.Lee & D.McCann
Governing Regulatory Discretion: Innovation and Accountability in Two Models of Labour Inspection Work; R.Pires
A Diagnostic Methodology for Regulating Decent Work; D.Frey