The Rights of Labor

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Should workers own the capital their own labour produces? If they should, what kinds of justifications are there not only philosophically and ethically, but in the legal tradition as well? The authors draw on the fields of jurisprudence, political science, and economic and social history to explain the rise of principles of ownership rights.

'This is a concise, intelligent survey study of labor rights that belongs in the library of everyone with a serious interest in the subject. It is clearly written, interdisciplinary in range, and conscientiously researched...Abrahamsson and Brostrom have written a most valuable and informative book. As a non-rhetorical, succinct and clearly written tour of the principal theoretical posi

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Contents

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
9
THE CONCEPT OF RIGHTS
19
THEORETICAL POINTS OF DEPARTURE
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Copyright

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