Hazard or Hardship: Crafting Global Norms on the Right to Refuse Unsafe Work (eBook, 2018) [WorldCat.org]
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Hazard or Hardship: Crafting Global Norms on the Right to Refuse Unsafe Work

Author: Jeffrey Hilgert.
Publisher: Cornell University Press 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:Project MUSE - Cornell University Press Open Access Books Collection Books at JSTOR: Open Access OAPEN (Open Access Publishing in European Networks)

Hilgert finds that the protection of the right to refuse unsafe work, as constituted under international labor standards, is a failure and calls for a reexamination of worker health and safety policy  Read more...


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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Hilgert.
ISBN: 9780801451898 0801451892 9780801469237 0801469236 9780801469244 0801469244
OCLC Number: 1229769851
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction: Commodified Workers and the International Response1. Human Rights and the Struggle to Define Hazards2. Theoretical Perspectives on Individual Employment Rights3. The Right to Refuse in International Labor Law4. How Effective Are Convention 155 Refusal Rights?5. Ideological Origins of the Global Framework6. Negotiating "Safe" Rights versus Seeking Social JusticeConclusion: The Future of Labor Rights in the Working EnvironmentNotesBibliographyIndex


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