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Labour legislation and public policy: a contemporary history

Labour legislation and public policy: a contemporary history

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Edition Details

  • Creators or Attribution (Responsibility): M. R. Freedland, P. L. Davies
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1993
  • Publication Type (Medium): History
  • Material: Internet resource
  • Type: Book, Internet Resource
  • Series title: Clarendon law series.
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.org.uk/labour-legislation-and-public-policy-a-contemporary-history/ (Stable identifier)

Additional Format

Online version: Davies, P.L. (Paul Lyndon). Labour legislation and public policy. Oxford: Clarendon Press ; New York: Oxford University Press, 1993 (OCoLC)609472104

Short Description

XXXIII, 692 pages ; 23 cm.

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, Labour legislation and public policy: a contemporary history is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publishers: Clarendon PressOxford University Press
  • Responsable Person: Paul Davies and Mark Freedland.
  • Publication Date: 1993
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 12 editions
  • First edition Date: 1993
  • Last edition Date: 2006
  • Languages: British English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD3009
  • Dewey Code: 344.4101
  • ISBN: 0198760604 9780198760603 0198762887 9780198762881
  • OCLC: 27107979

Main Contents

Collective laissez-faire; full employment and the postwar consensus 1945-1951; the easy decade 1951-1961; modernization and experiments with planning 1961-1969; industrial justice and the individual worker 1968-1974; the end of agreement – collective labour law 1964-1970; the failed revolution – collective labour law 1970-1974; the social contract 1974-1979; reducing the power of trade unions 1979-1990; restructuring the labour economy 1979-1990; conclusion – a post-war perspective.

Summary Note

This study aims to give undergraduates a firm grasp of the present state of labour law by explaining its recent and tumultuous history from the end of World War II to the end of 1990, but not including the period since Mr Major succeeded Mrs Thatcher as Prime Minister. '''

Table of Contents

1. Collective Laissez-faire
2. Full Employment and the Post-war Consensus 1945-1951
3. The Easy Decade 1951-1961
4. Modernization and Experiments with Planning 1961-1970
5. Industrial Justice and the Individual Worker 1968-1971
6. The End of Agreement: Collective Labour Law 1965-1974
7. The Social Contract 1974-1979
8. Reducing the Power of Trade Unions 1979-1990
9. Restructuring the Labour Economy 1979-1990
Conclusion – A Post-war Perspective

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