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Managing the margins : gender, citizenship, and the international regulation of precarious employment / Leah F. Vosko.

By: Vosko, Leah F.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011Description: xvii, 311 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780199574810; 0199574812; 9780199575091; 0199575096.Subject(s): Temporary employment | Part-time employment | Part-time employment -- Law and legislation | Temporary employment -- Law and legislation | Women -- Employment | Foreign workers | Women -- Employment -- Law and legislation | Foreign workers -- Legal status, laws, etcDDC classification: 331.25727 Other classification: MS 1300 | MS 3050
Contents:
Forging a gender contract in early national and international labour regulation -- Constructing and consolidating the standard employment relationship in international labour regulation -- The partial eclipse of the SER and the dynamics of SER-centrism in international labour regulations -- Regulating part-time employment: equal treatment and its limits -- Regulating temporary employment: equal treatment, qualified -- Self-employment and the regulation of the employment relationship: from equal treatment to effective protection -- Alternatives to the SER.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-289) and index.

Forging a gender contract in early national and international labour regulation -- Constructing and consolidating the standard employment relationship in international labour regulation -- The partial eclipse of the SER and the dynamics of SER-centrism in international labour regulations -- Regulating part-time employment: equal treatment and its limits -- Regulating temporary employment: equal treatment, qualified -- Self-employment and the regulation of the employment relationship: from equal treatment to effective protection -- Alternatives to the SER.

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Leah F. Vosko is Professor of Political Science and Canada Research Chair in Feminist Political Economy at York University, where she teaches comparative political economy, public policy, and women and politics. She is the author of Temporary Work: The Gendered Rise of a Precarious EmploymentRelationship (University of Toronto Press, 2000), editor of Precarious Employment: Understanding Labour Market Insecurity in Canada, and co-author of Self-Employed Workers Organize: Law, Policy and Unions (McGill-Queen's University Press, 2006 and 2005 respecitvely). She is currently overseeing amulti-year collaborative international research project on comparative perspectives on precarious employment, the Comparative Perspectives Database (CPD), linked to the Gender and Work Database (GWD) project (www.genderwork.ca).

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