vslopac.iima.ac.in
Search history Clear

Advanced searchRecent commentsTag cloudMost popularPurchase suggestions

Normal view MARC view ISBD view
Enhancing capabilities through labour law: informal workers in India
By: Routh, Supriya
Material type:
Text
Publisher: London Routledge 2014
Description: xviii, 283 p.
ISBN: 9780415726054
Subject(s): Labor laws and legislation - India
| Social security - India
| Informal sector (Economics) - India
| Refuse and refuse disposal - India
DDC classification: 344.5401
Summary: In 2002 the International Labour Organization issued a report titled ‘Decent work and the informal economy’ in which it stressed the need to ensure appropriate employment and income, rights at work, and effective social protection in informal economic activities. Such a call by the ILO is urgent in the context of countries such as India, where the majority of workers are engaged in informal economic activities, and where expansion of informal economic activities is coupled with deteriorating working conditions and living standards. This book explores the informal economic activity of India as a case study to examine typical requirements in the work-lives of informal workers, and to develop a means to institutionalise the promotion of these requirements through labour law. Drawing upon Amartya Sen’s theoretical outlook, the book considers whether a capability approach to human development may be able to promote recognition and work-life conditions of a specific category of informal workers in India by integrating specific informal workers within a social dialogue framework along with a range of other social partners including state and non-state institutions. While examining the viability of a human development based labour law in an Indian context, the book also indicates how the proposals put forth in the book may be relevant for informal workers in other developing countries. This research monograph will be of great interest to scholars of labour law, informal work and workers, law and development, social justice, and labour studies.(http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415726054/)
List(s) this item appears in: labour law | labour law india
Tags from this library: No tags from this library for this title. Log in to add tags.
  
Average rating: 0.0 (0 votes)
Holdings ( 1 )
Title notes
Comments ( 0 )
Books
Vikram Sarabhai Library
Slot 1082 (0 Floor, East Wing)
Non-fiction
344.5401 R6E6 (Browse shelf)
Available
188482

Print
Add to your cart
Save record
More searches
Share
© 2020-2021 Vikram Sarabhai Library,
Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad
Koha version 19.11
Powered by Koha