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  • Globalisation and Labour Rightsby Christine Breining-Kaufmann

    Hart Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 108.00

    In a world of work that has changed dramatically over the last few years, states see themselves confronted with new actors and conflicting international legal obligations. This book examines the tensions between core labour rights as defined by the International Labour Organisation, and the interests of international economic institutions (e.g. WTO,... more...

  • Paraguay - Empleo y protección socialby International Labour Office

    International Labour Office 2003; US$ 25.00

    Describes the relationship between the labour market, social protection and poverty. Examines the role of labour market policy, minimum wage and small enterprises on reducing poverty and promoting decent work. Investigates social security coverage in health, retirement and pension benefits and reviews plans for reforming the social security system. more...

  • Religious Freedom, Religious Discrimination and the Workplaceby Lucy R. Vickers

    Hart Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 70.20

    The book considers the extent to which religious interests are protected in the workplace, with particular reference to the protection against religious discrimination provided by the Employment Equality (Religion and Belief) Regulations 2003. It establishes a principled basis for determining the proper scope of religious freedom at work, and considers... more...

  • Just a Numberby Anne-Marie Mooney Cotter

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 154.95

    Examining the primary role of legislation and court process in combating age discrimination at both the national and international level, this work provides a detailed examination of the relationship between age issues and the law. The role of NAFTA and the EU is also discussed in this important resource for all those involved in age discrimination... more...

  • Systemic Discrimination in Employment and the Promotion of Ethnic Equalityby Ronald Craig

    BRILL 2006; US$ 201.00

    This book argues that traditional complaint-based antidiscrimination laws are inherently inadequate to respond to systemic discrimination in employment. It examines the mechanisms and characteristics of systemic discrimination and the shortcomings of complaint-based laws. Yet these characteristics can also inform employers and government authorities... more...

  • Occupational and Residential Segregationby Jacques Silber; Yves Fluckiger; Sean F Reardon

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 124.95

    This volume is divided into five parts, each one including two chapters. Part I is devoted to 'Information Theory and Segregation Measurement', part II to 'The Gini Index and the Measurement of Segregation', part III to 'Measuring Segregation with Ordered Categories', part IV to 'Exploring Changes in Segregation' and... more...

  • Pregnant Pauseby Anne-Marie Mooney Cotter

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 154.95

    Pregnant Pause provides readers with a better understanding of the issue of maternity discrimination and inequality by looking at the primary role of legislation and its impact on the court process at both national and international levels. In a historical and compelling analysis of maternity discrimination and employment in relation to the North American... more...

  • A Global Approach to Public Interest Disclosureby David B. Lewis

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 40.00

    This timely and important book assesses the impact of legislation on public interest disclosures internationally, as well as setting an agenda for future research on whistleblowing. Combining both theoretical and practical methods, this unique book offers a detailed examination of some of the key statutory provisions in the UK and explores the way... more...

  • ABC of Women Workers' Rights and Gender Equalityby International Labour Office

    International Labour Office 2007; US$ 22.95

    This second-editioned publication presents important information relevant to women workers in entries on sexual harassment, women in development, the glass ceiling and many more. With an easy-to-follow, this book provides an essential tool raising awareness and legal literacy on gender equality issues. more...

  • The Right to Decent Work of Persons with Disabilitiesby Arthur O?Reilly

    International Labour Office 2007; US$ 22.95

    This publication provides an invaluable overview of the principal international legal instruments, policies and initiatives of relevance to the rights of people with disabilities, with a particular focus on employment and work. It focuses on the different options available to people with disabilities who wish to work in open/competitive employment,... more...