Smith and Woods Employment Law

Paperback | October 3, 2015

byIan Smith, Aaron Baker

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Reliably updated by Ian Smith and Aaron Baker, this popular textbook maintains its reputation for balancing authority with accessibility. Providing comprehensive coverage of all the key employment law topics the 12th edition continues to offer unrivalled support for undergraduate andpostgraduate students alike. Smith and Wood's Employment Law draws on the extensive teaching and practical experience of its authors to provide students with a clear explanation of essential legislation and case detail while also offering incisive academic commentary and critical detail to help with essay preparation and classwork. Throughout the book topics are carefully explained in their social and historical context, providing readers with an insight into the fast-paced development of employment law and offering perceptive analysis of its future direction. This book is also accompanied by an Online Resource Centre which includes further reading suggestions and useful weblinks to support independent study plus self-test questions with instant feedback to help consolidate learning and prepare for exams.

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Reliably updated by Ian Smith and Aaron Baker, this popular textbook maintains its reputation for balancing authority with accessibility. Providing comprehensive coverage of all the key employment law topics the 12th edition continues to offer unrivalled support for undergraduate andpostgraduate students alike. Smith and Wood's Employm...

Ian Smith is a Barrister and former Clifford Chance Professor of Employment Law at the University of East Anglia. He is also General Editor of the practitioner text, Harvey on Industrial Relations and Employment Law (Lexis Nexis). Aaron Baker is Reader in Law at Durham University and Deputy Head of the Faculty of Social Sciences and He...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:928 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 1.67 inPublished:October 3, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198727356

ISBN - 13:9780198727354

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction2. Contracts of employment (1): status, formation, continuity and change3. Contracts of employment (2): content and wages4. The work-life balance rights5. Discrimination in employment6. Contracts of employment (3): discharge at common law7. Unfair dismissal8. Redundancy, reorganization and transfers of undertakings9. Collective labour law10. Industrial action

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"It is a strong core text which provides a firm analytical basis for further discussion." --Dr. Chantal Daives, Senior Lectuer, School of Law, University of Chester