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Towards a fair global labour market : avoiding the new slave trade

Author: Ozay Mehmet; Errol Mendes; Robert Sinding
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1999.
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There is no longer any doubt that markets in goods, services and capital are operating on a global scale. However, it now seems the market for labour is also moving towards globalization. If this is the case, can nation-states, workers and employers maintain effective labour regulation? Should the World Trade Organization adopt core labour standards developed by the International Labour Organization? Towards a Fair  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ozay Mehmet; Errol Mendes; Robert Sinding
ISBN: 0415166829 9780415166829
OCLC Number: 39210205
Description: xiv, 244 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Pt. I. The emerging global labour market. 1. The emerging global labour market: myth or reality? 2. The new global assembly line: winners and losers. 3. Regulating the global labour market: the effectiveness of the ILO and the WTO --
Pt. II. International regulation of goods, services and labour: from soft law to hard law. 4. Rationales for labour market regulation. 5. Converging objectives: regulating international trade and the global labour market --
Pt. III. Fairness in the global labour market: trade-offs and joint gains. 6. Static analysis of the role of labour standards in national competitiveness. 7. Dynamic factors affecting the role of labour standards in national competitiveness. 8. Cultural relativism and human rights: the debate over labour standards and 'Asian values' --
Pt. IV. Conclusions. 9. Towards a rule-based global labour market.
Responsibility: Ozay Mehmet, Errol Mendes and Robert Sinding.
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This interdisciplinary study presents the case for a rule-based multilateral management of the emerging global market. It explores issues such as child labour, worker rights and women's rights.  Read more...

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