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Are worker rights human rights?

Author: Richard P McIntyre
Publisher: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©2008.
Series: Advances in heterodox economics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses issues of worker rights and labor standards, considering moral questions and class relations and interests, and examines the practices of the International Labor Organization, the interaction between labor law and U.S. foreign policy, and the activities of labor-based nongovernmental organizations in creating worker rights and enforcing labor standards.
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard P McIntyre
ISBN: 9780472050420 0472050427 0472070428 9780472070428
OCLC Number: 213408594
Description: ix, 222 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Class, convention, and worker rights --
Class, convention, and economics --
Not only Nike is doing it --
Are worker rights human rights (and does it matter if they are)? --
The International Organization of Worker Rights and Labor Standards --
The United States and core worker rights: freedom of association and collective bargaining --
The new factory inspectors --
Think locally, act globally.
Series Title: Advances in heterodox economics.
Responsibility: Richard P. McIntyre.
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In a global economy, workers must assert their collective rights as workers in order to win human rights as individuals. By introducing Marxian and Institutional analysis, this book reveals the class  Read more...

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An important contribution to the interdisciplinary study of labor. McIntyre's book will challenge the debate over labor rights on all fronts. - Michael Hillard, University of Southern Maine ""An Read more...

 
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