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Global Justice and International Labour Rights (Hardcover)

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Despite the growing global consensus regarding the need to ensure minimal labour standards, such as adequate safety and health conditions, freedom of association, and the prohibition of child labour, millions of workers across the world continue to work in horrific conditions. Who should be held responsible, both morally and legally, for protecting workers' rights? What moral and legal obligations should individuals and institutions bear towards foreign workers in their countries? Is there any democratic way to generate, regulate, and enforce labour standards in a global labour market? This book addresses these questions by taking a fresh look at the normative assumptions underlying existing and proposed international labour regulations. By focusing on international labour as a particular sphere of justice, it seeks to advance both the contemporary philosophical debate on global justice and the legal scholarship on international labour.
Number of Pages: 292
Genre: Freedom + Security / Law Enforcement
Sub-Genre: Labor + Employment
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Cambridge Univ Pr
Language: English
Street Date: April 4, 2016
TCIN: 51101511
UPC: 9781107087873
Item Number (DPCI): 248-15-6085
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