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The law of the labour market: industrialization, employment, and legal evolution

The law of the labour market: industrialization, employment, and legal evolution

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Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): Simon F. Deakin
  • Biografical Information: Simon Deakin is Robert Monks Professor of Corporate Governance at the University of Cambridge.
    Frank Wilkinson is Emeritus Reader in Applied Economics at the University of Cambridge and Visiting Professor at Birkbeck College, University of London.
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005
  • Publication Type (Medium): History
  • Material: Internet resource
  • Type: Book, Internet Resource
  • Series title: Oxford monographs on labour law.
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.org.uk/the-law-of-the-labour-market-industrialization-employment-and-legal-evolution/ (Stable identifier)

Short Description

XXV, 380 pages ; 25 cm.

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, The law of the labour market: industrialization, employment, and legal evolution is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Responsable Person: Simon Deakin and Frank Wilkinson.
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 14 editions
  • First edition Date: 2005
  • Last edition Date: 2005
  • Languages: British English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD3009
  • Dewey Code: 344.4101
  • ISBN: 0198152817 9780198152811
  • OCLC: 57202096

Main Contents

Labour markets and legal evolution
The origins of the contract of employment
The duty to work
Collective bargaining and social legislation
Capabilities, competition, and rights.

Summary Note

Examines the evolution of the contract of employment in Britain through an investigation of changes in its juridical form during and since the industrial revolution. The initial conditions of industrialization and subsequent growth of a particular type of welfare state have shaped the evolutionary path of British labour and social security law. '''

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