Towards A Fair Global Labour Market: The Role of International Labour, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Towards A Fair Global Labour Market

The Role of International Labour, 1st Edition

Edited by Ozay Mehmet, Errol Mendes, Robert Sinding


272 pages

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This book answers the question of how to maintain effective labour regulation as the market for labour moves towards globalization. This issue is addressed from legal, economic, social and cultural perspectives. The authors consider the effects of free trade and investment, with and without labour standards, on employment, competitiveness, wages and working conditions in the global economy. Deriving and analysing policy options, they seek ways in which principles of labour regulation can operate at an international level. The work concludes with a call for a rule-based global trading system in which core labour standards play a significant part.

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Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

In an increasingly interdependent world, many of the most important issues are driven by economic forces. This series applies newly developed economic techniques to some of the most pressing contemporary problems. The aim of the series is to demonstrate the relevance of modern economic theory to the modern world economy, and to provide key reading for researchers and policy-makers.

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BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / General