Law: Employment Law

  • Labour Law and the Gig Economy: Challenges posed by the digitalisation of labour processes book cover

    Labour Law and the Gig Economy

    Challenges posed by the digitalisation of labour processes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jo Carby-Hall, Lourdes Mella Méndez

    This international book analyses the impact of digitisation in labour markets, on labour relationships and also on labour processes.The rapid progress of modern disruptive technologies and AIs and their multiple applications to each phase of the labour production system, are changing the production…

    Hardback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Regulating the Platform Economy: International perspectives on new forms of work book cover

    Regulating the Platform Economy

    International perspectives on new forms of work, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jo Carby-Hall, Lourdes Mella-Mendes

    This book examines novel and important issues relating to the emergence of new forms of work resulting from the introduction of disruptive technologies in the enterprises and the labour market, especially platform work.The first part of the book examines the platform economy and labour market, to…

    Hardback – 2020-03-26 
    Routledge

  • Law, Labour and the Humanities: Contemporary European Perspectives book cover

    Law, Labour and the Humanities

    Contemporary European Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tiziano Toracca, Angela Condello

    The ontology of work and the economics of value underpin the legal institution, with the existence of modern law predicated upon the subject as labourer. In contemporary Europe, labour is more than a mere economic relationship. Indeed, labour occupies a central position in human existence: since…

    Hardback – 2019-10-30
    Routledge
    Discourses of Law

  • Posted Work in the European Union: The Political Economy of Free Movement book cover

    Posted Work in the European Union

    The Political Economy of Free Movement, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jens Arnholtz, Nathan Lillie

    Focusing on posting of workers, where workers employed in one country are send to work in another country, this edited volume is at the nexus of industrial relations and European Union studies. The central aim is to understand how the regulatory regime of worker "posting" is driving institutional…

    Hardback – 2019-10-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Employment Relations

  • Law and the Wearing of Religious Symbols in Europe book cover

    Law and the Wearing of Religious Symbols in Europe

    2nd Edition

    By Erica Howard

    Written in accessible language, this book provides a comprehensive analysis of a topical subject that is being widely debated across Europe. The work presents an overview of emerging case law from the European Court of Human Rights and the Court of Justice of the European Union, as well as from…

    Hardback – 2019-10-14
    Routledge

  • Employee Rights in Corporate Insolvency: A UK and US Perspective book cover

    Employee Rights in Corporate Insolvency

    A UK and US Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Hamiisi Junior Nsubuga

    This book analyses corporate rescue laws, processes and policies prescribed in corporate insolvency or bankruptcy laws, and employment laws of the UK and the US, with a particular focus on how extant employee rights are treated when a debtor employer initiates corporate insolvency proceedings. &…

    Hardback – 2019-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Corporate Law

  • Change and Mobility in Contemporary India: Thinking M. N. Srinivas Today book cover

    Change and Mobility in Contemporary India

    Thinking M. N. Srinivas Today, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sobin George, Manohar Yadav, Anand Inbanathan

    This book studies caste and community dynamics in India and offers a critical view of social mobility from below. Building on the theories of the eminent sociologist M N Srinivas, the essays in this volume reformulate the debate on caste as they document the changing inter-caste dynamics and…

    Hardback – 2019-10-08
    Routledge India

  • Workplace Equality in Europe: The Role of Trade Unions book cover

    Workplace Equality in Europe

    The Role of Trade Unions, 1st Edition

    By Anna Paraskevopoulou, Sonia McKay

    Drawing on data from a Europe wide project, together with existing data on equality and diversity initiatives, this book explores the work of trade unions in supporting equality and anti-discrimination policies across Europe and, in particular, the processes and collaborations involved in…

    Hardback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge

  • Renunciation and Untouchability in India: The Notional and the Empirical in the Caste Order book cover

    Renunciation and Untouchability in India

    The Notional and the Empirical in the Caste Order, 1st Edition

    By Srinivasa Ramanujam

    This volume develops a historically informed phenomenology of caste and untouchability. It explores the idea of ‘Brahmin’ and the practice of untouchability by offering a scholarly reading of ancient and medieval texts. By going beyond the notions of purity and pollution, it presents a new…

    Hardback – 2019-07-02
    Routledge India

  • Religious Symbols and the Intervention of the Law: Symbolic Functionality in Pluralist States book cover

    Religious Symbols and the Intervention of the Law

    Symbolic Functionality in Pluralist States, 1st Edition

    By Sylvie Bacquet

    In contemporary pluralist states, where faith communities live together, different religious symbols and practices have to coexist. This may lead to conflicts between certain minority practices and the dominant majority, particularly around the manifestation of belief in the public domain which may…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge
    Law and Religion

  • Corporate Law, Codes of Conduct and Workers’ Rights book cover

    Corporate Law, Codes of Conduct and Workers’ Rights

    1st Edition

    By Vanisha H. Sukdeo

    This book critically explores how increased regulation and governance of corporations can be used to help improve the rights of workers amidst an era of union decline. The book posits that soft law techniques such as codes of conduct are more effective in protecting workers than "hard law" i.e.…

    Hardback – 2019-06-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Corporate Law

  • Stigma, State Expressions and the Law: Implications of Freedom of Speech book cover

    Stigma, State Expressions and the Law

    Implications of Freedom of Speech, 1st Edition

    By Paul Quinn

    This book demonstrates the difficulties the law is likely to encounter in regulating the expressive activities of the state, particularly with regard to the stigmatization of vulnerable groups and minorities. Freedom of speech is indispensable to a democratic society, enabling it to operate with a…

    Hardback – 2019-05-24
    Routledge

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