Challenging Labour Law in the 21st Century
Edited by Nicole Busby and Grace James
This unique selection of chapters brings together researchers from a variety of academic disciplines to explore aspects of law’s engagement with working families. It connects academic debate with policy proposals through an integrated set of approaches and perspectives.
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- Families, Care-giving and Paid Work Challenging Labour Law in the 21st Century
- Chapter 1: Reconciling Employment and Family Care-giving: A Gender Analysis of Current Challenges and Future Directions for UK Policy
- Chapter 2: Atypical Working in Europe and the Impact on Work–Family Reconciliation
- Chapter 3: Is There a Fundamental Right to Reconcile Work and Family Life in the EU?
- Chapter 4: The Rights and Realities of Balancing Work and Family Life in New Zealand
- Chapter 5: Law’s Response to the Reconciliation of Work and Care: The Australian Case
- Chapter 6: Parental Leave Rights in Italy: Reconciling Gender Ideologies with the Demands of Europeanization
- Chapter 7: Comparative Lessons on Work–Family Conflict – Swedish Parental Leave versus American Parental Leave
- Chapter 8: Care-giving and Reasonable Adjustment in the UK
- Chapter 9: Reconciling Care-giving and Work in Ireland: The Contribution of Protection Against Family Status Discrimination
- Chapter 10: Child Welfare and Work–Family Reconciliation Policies: Lessons from Family Law
- Chapter 11: Unpaid Care-giving and Paid Work Within a Rights Framework: Towards Reconciliation?
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