1. Blurring Legal Boundaries: Regulating for Decent Work Judy Fudge PART I: INFORMALITY AT WORK 2. Flexibility and Informalisation of Employment Relationships Kamala Sankaran 3. Transform or Perish: Changing Conceptions of Work in Recycling Poornima Chikarmane and Lakshmi Narayanan 4. Informal Sectors and New Industries: The Complexities of Regulating Occupational Health and Safety in Developing Countries Richard Johnstone PART II: BETWEEN THE BORDERS OF EMPLOYMENT AND COMMERCIAL LAW 5. Legal Responsibility for Labour Conditions Down the Production Chain Alan Hyde 6. A Blurred Boundary between Entrepreneurship and Servitude: Regulating Business Format Franchising in Australia Joellen Riley 7. Developing Legislative Protection for Owner Drivers in Australia: The Long Road to Regulatory Best Practice Brendan Johnson 8. Organising Independent Contractors: The Impact of Competition Law Shae McCrystal 9. Regulation of Dependent Self-employed Workers in Spain: A Regulatory Framework for Informal Work? Juan-Pablo Landa Zapirain 10. Freelancers: An Intermediate Group in Labour Law? Guy Davidov PART III: PAID CARE WORKERS-THE SIGNIFICANCE OF INSTITUTIONS FOR DECENT WORK 11. The Wages of Care-workers: From Structure to Agency Guy Mundlak 12. Sector-based Collective Bargaining Regimes and Gender Segregation: A Case Study of Self-employed Home Childcare Workers in Quebec Stephanie Bernstein 13. From 'Domestic Servant' to 'Domestic Worker' Einat Albin 14. Employment Agencies and Domestic Work in Ghana Dzodzi Tsikata PART IV: REGULATING FOR DECENT WORK 15. Corporate Codes of Conduct in the Garment Sector in Bangalore Roopa Madhav 16. How Britain's Low-paid Non-unionised Employees Deal with Workplace Problems Anna Pollert 17. Learning from Case Law Accounts of Marginalised Working Lizzie Barmes
Judy Fudge is Professor and Lansdowne Chair at the Faculty of Law at the University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Shae McCrystal is Senior Lecturer in the School of Law at the University of Sydney, Australia. Kamala Sankaran is Associate Professor at the Faculty of Law, University of Delhi, India.
All the essays are well written and coherently focused. Overall, this is an excellent collection of information and analysis -- Beth Gaze * Griffith Law Review, Volume 22, Number 1 *