Tonia Novitz Voices at Work: Continuity and Change in the Common Law World now published
20 May 2014
Voices at Work: Continuity and Change in the Common Law World now published by Oxford University Press (co-edited by Alan Bogg and Tonia Novitz)
Voices at Work: Continuity and Change in the Common Law Worldnow published by Oxford University Press (co-edited by Alan Bogg and Tonia Novitz)
This edited collection is the culmination of a comparative project on 'Voices at Work' funded by the Leverhulme Trust 2010 – 2013 for which Professor Tonia Novitz was the Primary Investigator. The book aims to shed light on the problematic concept of worker 'voice' by tracking its evolution and its complex interactions with various forms of law. The volume identifies the scope for continuity of legal approaches to voice and the potential for change in a sample of industrialised English speaking common law countries, namely Australia, Canada, New Zealand, UK, and USA. The contributors consist of many leading scholars of labour law, politics and industrial relations drawn from across the jurisdictions, and the result is an exceedingly comprehensive comparative study. Additionally, while offering a critique of existing laws, this book proposes alternative legal tools to promote engagement with a multitude of 'voices' at work and therefore foster the effective deployment of law in industrial relations. The book is addressed to academics, policymakers, legal practitioners, legislative drafters, trade unions and interest groups alike.
The book can be ordered at: http://ukcatalogue.oup.com/product/9780199683130.do
Professor Tonia Novitz is Professor of Labour Law at the University of Bristol.