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Temporary Labour Migration in the Global Era: The Regulatory Challenges

Edited by: Joanna Howe, Rosemary Owens

ISBN13: 9781509927494
Published: February 2019
Publisher: Hart Publishing
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback (Hardback in 2016)
Price: £32.99
Hardback edition , ISBN13 9781509906284



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This is the first academic legal book on temporary labour migration. Its aim is to open up a discussion on the topic through essays by leading scholars in law, economics, sociology and political science, using a comparative and interdisciplinary method.

The legal regulation of temporary labour migration in the global era is highly topical but under-researched, despite the extraordinary growth in this phenomenon. There is scarcely a nation state that is not now touched by labour migration.

In 2015 it is estimated there are more than 232 million persons working in a country other than their country of origin. Migration is thus a labour issue and labour mobility has become a key feature of the global economy.

Prestigious global institutions promote temporary labour migration as a means of development for poorer nations and as a ‘triple win’, benefitting countries of origin and destination, as well as individual migrants.

The case in support is often articulated in one-dimensional fashion, focusing on economic outcomes and marginalising other factors.

This edited collection provides an opportunity for a more robust examination of temporary labour migration through a broader consideration of the nature and distribution of any economic benefits.

Subjects:
Employment Law
Contents:
Part I: Introduction
1. Temporary Labour Migration in the Global Era: The Regulatory Challenges Joanna Howe and Rosemary Owens
Part II: Global Economic Integration and the Regulation of Temporary Labour Migration
2. Seasonal Workers and Intra-corporate Transferees in EU Law: Capital's Handmaidens? Cathryn Costello and Mark Freedland
3. Temporary Labour Migration and the Trade in Services: European and Global Perspectives in an Age of Economic Integration Samuel Engblom, Nicola Kountouris and Asa Odin Ekman
4. The Distinction Between Temporary Labour Migration and Posted Work in Austria: Labour Law versus Trade Law Gudrun Biffl and Isabella Skrivanek
Part III: Temporary Labour Migration in Pursuit of Economic Efficiency
5. Employer Demand for 'Skilled' Migrant Workers: Regulating Admission Under the United Kingdom's Tier 2 (General) Visa Mimi Zou
6. Contesting the Demand-Driven Orthodoxy: An Assessment of the Australian Regulation of Temporary Labour Migration Joanna Howe
Part IV: Temporary Labour Migration and the Production of Precarity
7. Migrant Domestic Workers in British Columbia, Canada: Unfreedom, Trafficking and Domestic Servitude Judy Fudge
8. Why is Labour Protection for Temporary Migrant Workers so Fraught?: A Perspective from Australia Joo-Cheong Tham, Iain Campbell and Martina Boese
Part V: Challenges in Realising Decent Work for Temporary Migrant Workers
9. Empowering Temporary Migrant Workers in Sweden: A Call for Unequal Treatment Petra Herzfeld Olsson 10. Temporary Labour Migration and Modern Slavery Virginia Mantouvalou
11. The Regulation of Temporary Immigration as Part of New Forms of the Supply Chain: Segmenting Labour Rights For Workers Julia Lopez Lopez
12. Regulating Temporariness in Italian Migration Law Veronica Papa
Part VI: Contesting Temporariness: Status and the Social Effects of the Legal Regulation of Temporary Labour Migration
13. The Membership of Migrant Workers and the Ethical Limits of Exclusion Alexander Reilly
14. Protecting the Rights of Temporary Migrant Workers: Ideals versus Reality Martin Ruhs
Part VII: The Global Challenge of Temporary Labour Migration: Regulatory Responses and Possibilities
15. Roles for Workers and Unions in Regulating Labour Recruitment in Mexico Jennifer Gordon
16. Decent Labour Standards in Corporate Supply Chains: The Immokalee Workers Model James J Brudney 17. Reducing Worker-Paid Migration Costs Philip Martin
18. Temporary Labour Migration and Workplace Rights in Australia: Is Effective Enforcement Possible? Rosemary Owens

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