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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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Smith and Wood's Employment Law 12th ed

ISBN13: 9780198727354
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780199664191
Published: September 2015
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £37.99

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Reliably updated by Ian Smith and Aaron Baker, this popular textbook maintains its reputation for balancing authority with accessibility. Providing comprehensive coverage of all the key employment law topics the 12th edition continues to offer unrivalled support for undergraduate and postgraduate students alike.

Smith & Wood's Employment Law draws on the extensive teaching and practical experience of its authors to provide students with a clear explanation of essential legislation and case detail while also offering incisive academic commentary and critical detail to help with essay preparation and class work.

Throughout the book topics are carefully explained in their social and historical context, providing readers with an insight into the fast-paced development of employment law and offering perceptive analysis of its future direction.

This book is also accompanied by an Online Resource Centre which includes further reading suggestions and useful weblinks to support independent study plus self-test questions with instant feedback to help consolidate learning and prepare for exams.

Employment Law
1. Introduction
2. Contracts of employment (1): status, formation, continuity and change
3. Contracts of employment (2): content and wages
4. The work-life balance rights
5. Discrimination in employment
6. Contracts of employment (3): discharge at common law
7. Unfair dismissal
8. Redundancy, reorganization and transfers of undertakings
9. Collective labour law
10. Industrial action