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Published: 10 December 2009

330 Pages


ISBN: 9780199574810

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Managing the Margins

Gender, Citizenship, and the International Regulation of Precarious Employment

Leah F. Vosko

  • Illustrates how national and international labour regulations respond inadequately to contemporary employment trends, marginalizing many workers
  • Analyzes the interplay of employment norms, gender relations, and citizenship boundaries across the 20th century
  • Draws on extensive original quantitative and qualitative material on labour market trends as well as historical research on the evolution of international labour regulations
  • Broad interdisciplinary appeal
  • Provides illustrations from Europe, North America, and Australia

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