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The Sex of Labour Law in Europe/Le Sexe Du Droit Du Travail En Europe

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ISBN13: 9789041102591
ISBN: 9041102590
Published: July 1998
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
Format: Hardback
Price: £127.00

This work is based on papers presented at a conference entitled ""The Sex of Labour Law in Europe/Le Sexe du droit du travail en Europe"", which was held at the European University Institute in Florence.;The contributors argue that law in general, and especially social and labour law, is not asexual, and that law has been written from a male point of view. As a consequence, many rules and regulations do not take into account a typical female point of view and therefore appear to disregard the position of women, which leads in many cases to sexual inequality. The contributors give a detailed account of the position of women in labour law in their own jurisdiction. The text should be of interest to academics and practitioners involved in labour law, human rights, gender studies and women's studies.

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Avant-propos; Y. Kravaritou. I. Le Sexe du droit du travail ou de la norme masculine determinante; Y. Kravaritou. II. La Construction socio-sexuee du droit du travail en Belgique; E. Vogel-Polsky. III. The Gender Dimension in German Labour Law: Time Revisited; K. Scheiwe. IV. L'Egalite professionnelle hors la loi; A. Junter-Loiseau. V. Gender Difference and Labour Law in Italy; F. Borgogelli. VI. Labour Law's Subject: A Hidden Agender? K. O'Donovan. VII. Equality and Gender: The (In)compatibility of the Legal and the Feminist Debate; K. Wentholt. VIII. Economic Independence, Labour Law and Social Security; R. Holtmaat. IX. Informal Norms and Gendered Labour Law; H. Petersen. X. Pour la sexuation - equitable - du droit due travail; Y. Kravaritou. Bio-bibliographies.