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Towards a Flexible Labour Market
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Towards a Flexible Labour Market: Labour Legislation and Regulation since the 1990s

Paul Davies and Mark Freedland

Abstract

This book deals with the development of employment legislation and policy in the United Kingdom during the period from the early 1990s until 2006. The core of the work consists of a critical analysis of the policy and legislation of the ‘New Labour’ governments headed by Tony Blair, and considers both domestically-driven initiatives and those governments' responses to employment initiatives stemming from the social policy of the European Community. The book constitutes a successor volume to the same authors' Labour Legislation and Public Policy (OUP, 1992), which covered the period from the en ... More

Keywords: employment law, governmental policy, labour market regulation, European Community, social policy, New Labour

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780199217878
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217878.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Paul Davies, author
Cassel Professor of Commercial Law in the London School of Economics

Mark Freedland, author
Professor of Employment Law in the University of Oxford