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Unacceptable Forms of Work: A Multidimensional Model

McCann, Deirdre, Fudge, Judy (2016) Unacceptable Forms of Work: A Multidimensional Model. International Labour Review, . ISSN 0020-7780. E-ISSN 1564-913X. (doi:10.1111/ilr.12002) (KAR id:55680)


Unacceptable forms of work (UFW) have been identified as an Area of Critical Importance for the ILO as it approaches its centenary. Yet there is presently no comprehensive elaboration of the dimensions, causes or manifestations of UFW. This article reports on a research project that has proposed such a framework. The article first investigates and reconceptualises a set of key discourses on contemporary work to identify their contribution to an analytically rigorous conception of UFW. It then outlines a novel Multidimensional Model that has been designed for use by local policy actors in identifying and targeting UFW in countries across a range of income levels.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1111/ilr.12002
Subjects: K Law
Divisions: Divisions > Division for the Study of Law, Society and Social Justice > Kent Law School
Depositing User: Sarah Saines
Date Deposited: 24 May 2016 10:48 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2021 13:35 UTC
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Fudge, Judy.

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