Beyond Employment: Changes in Work and the Future of Labour Law in Europe

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This book is the English edition of what has become widely known as The Supiot Report, a bold and far-reaching look at the changing nature of work, employment and labor institutions, and systems of regulation and welfare. The author places recent developments in their economic, social, institutional, and legal contexts, and draws upon illustrations from a number of European countries.
 

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Contents

Work and Private Power
1
Work and Membership of the Labour Force
24
Work and Time
58
Work and Collective Organization
94
The Role of the State
136
Changes in Work Womens Work and the Future of Labour
174
Labour Law and Economic Performance
190
Summary
215
Appendix
230
Index
237
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About the author (2001)

Alain Supiot received his State Doctorate in Law in 1979 (Bordeaux), and became Professor of Law in 1980, first at the University of Poitiers and then at the University of Nantes. His career has included many periods of research abroad including at the Institute of Industrial Relations,Berkeley in 1981; the European University Institute, Florence in 1989/90; and the Wissenschaftskolleg (Institute of Advanced Studies), Berlin in 1997/8. He has written many books on labour and social security law including Critique du Droit du Travail (1994), and the collective work Le Travail enperspectives (1998). He is a member of the Scientific Council of the French National Council for Scientific Research (CNRS), and chair of the National Council for the Development of the Human and Social Sciences.

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