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Global Justice and International Labour Rights

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Yossi Dahan, Hanna Lerner, Faina Milman-Sivan, Miriam Ronzoni, Christian Barry, Kate Macdonald, Judy Fudge, Guy Mundlak, Einat Albin, Brian Langille, Alan Hyde, Anke Hassel, Nicole Helmerich, Carol C. Gould
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  • Date Published: April 2016
  • availability: Available
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9781107087873

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  • Despite the growing global consensus regarding the need to ensure minimal labour standards, such as adequate safety and health conditions, freedom of association, and the prohibition of child labour, millions of workers across the world continue to work in horrific conditions. Who should be held responsible, both morally and legally, for protecting workers' rights? What moral and legal obligations should individuals and institutions bear towards foreign workers in their countries? Is there any democratic way to generate, regulate, and enforce labour standards in a global labour market? This book addresses these questions by taking a fresh look at the normative assumptions underlying existing and proposed international labour regulations. By focusing on international labour as a particular sphere of justice, it seeks to advance both the contemporary philosophical debate on global justice and the legal scholarship on international labour.

    • Provides easy access to philosophical and legal perspectives on international labour rights by combining a normative discussion on global justice with empirical research
    • Leading political philosophers and labour law scholars propose new perspectives on, and new solutions to, concrete problems regarding labour rights in the contemporary globalised economy
    • Provides a detailed overview of the reality of the global labour market and the main mechanisms of its regulation
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    • Date Published: April 2016
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9781107087873
    • length: 314 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 19 mm
    • weight: 0.59kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Introduction Yossi Dahan, Hanna Lerner and Faina Milman-Sivan
    Part I. Justice in a Global Labour Market: Philosophical Foundations:
    2. Global labour injustice: a critical overview Miriam Ronzoni
    3. Global labour rights as duties of justice Yossi Dahan, Hanna Lerner and Faina Milman-Sivan
    4. How should we conceive of individual consumer responsibility to address labour injustices? Christian Barry and Kate Macdonald
    Part II. International Labour Law as a Sphere of Justice:
    5. Justice in a globalizing world: resolving conflicts between workers' rights beyond the nation state Judy Fudge and Guy Mundlak
    6. Union responsibility to migrant workers: a global justice approach Einat Albin
    7. The narrative of global justice and the grammar of law Brian Langille
    8. To what duties do global labour rights correlate?: Responsibility for labour standards down the production chain Alan Hyde
    Part III. Global Governance, Democracy and International Labour:
    9. Institutional change in transnational labour governance: implementing social standards in public procurement and export credit guarantees Anke Hassel and Nicole Helmerich
    10. Democratic management and international labour rights Carol C. Gould.

  • Editors

    Yossi Dahan, College of Law and Business, Ramat Gan
    Yossi Dahan is an associate professor of law at the College of Law and Business, Ramat-Gan, Israel, where he is also the Director of the human rights program.

    Hanna Lerner, Tel-Aviv University
    Hanna Lerner is a senior lecturer in political science at Tel Aviv University, Israel. She is the author of Making Constitutions in Deeply Divided Societies (Cambridge, 2011).

    Faina Milman-Sivan, University of Haifa, Israel
    Faina Milman-Sivan is a senior lecturer at the Law Faculty at the University of Haifa, Israel.

    Contributors

    Yossi Dahan, Hanna Lerner, Faina Milman-Sivan, Miriam Ronzoni, Christian Barry, Kate Macdonald, Judy Fudge, Guy Mundlak, Einat Albin, Brian Langille, Alan Hyde, Anke Hassel, Nicole Helmerich, Carol C. Gould

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