Compliance and Compromise: The Jurisprudence of Gender Pay Equity

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Cher Weixia Chen
Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, Sep 23, 2011 - Law - 205 pages
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As domestic industrial relations and labor conditions have been seriously challenged by globalization, various international labor standards have been proposed to safeguard and promote labor rights. However, an important question remains: are these rules and standards enforceable and well enforced? "Compliance and Compromise: The Jurisprudence of Gender Pay Equity" examines the status of one of the core international labor standards gender pay equity that has been largely overlooked, and explores how domestic legislative and judicial systems respond to the core International Labor Organization Convention No. 100 on Equal Remuneration. It unravels under what circumstance legislative and judicial compliance occurs, with the novel application of the relatively new theory transnational legal process to explicate the phenomenon of compliance .
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Gender Pay Equity and the International Instruments
15
Legislative Compliance The Process of Internalization
39
Judicial Compliance The Process of Interpretation
81
The Process of Interaction
109
Canada v Japan The Best v The Worst
131
Conclusion
149
Bibliography
155
C100 Equal Remuneration Convention 1951
189
Index
195
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About the author (2011)

Cher Weixia Chen is an Assistant Professor of International Studies at New Century College, George Mason University. She has published in the areas of international law and comparative law on issues such as capital punishment and cultural defense.

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