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International Labour Organization (ILO) Century Series

Globalizing Social Rights

The International Labour Organization and Beyond

Editors: Kott, S., Droux, J. (Eds.)

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Based on the case of the ILO, both as an actor and driver of international social policy, this collection explores the internationalization process of social rights, in a number of national and international contexts. This collection brings together a variety of new scholarship by a group of highly qualified and internationally renowned scholars.

About the authors

PATRICIA CLAVIN Fellow and Tutor of History at Jesus College Oxford, and Professor of International History in the History Faculty of Oxford University, UK J.P. DAUGHTON Associate Professor of History at Stanford University, USA STEFANO GALLO obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Pisa, Italy JASON GUTHRIE PhD candidate in history at the University of Maryland College Park, USA HAGEN HENRY Research Director at the University of Helsinki Ruralia Institute, Finland MADELEINE HERREN Professor of History at the University of Heidelberg, Germany OLGA HIDALGO-WEBER Research Assistant and PHD candidate at Geneva University, Switzerland JILL JENSEN Visiting Assistant Professor with the Project for Global Workers Rights at The Pennsylvania State University, USA PAULI KETTUNEN Professor of Political History at the University of Helsinki, Finland MATTHIEU LEIMGRUBER Swiss National Foundation Research Professor at the University of Geneva, Switzerland MARTIN LENGWILER Professor for Modern History at the Department of History, University of Basle, Switzerland INGRID LIEBESKIND SAUTHIER History Teacher. From 2008 to 2010, post-doctoral researcher, Swiss National Fund/University of Geneva, Switzerland NORA NATCHKOVA Researcher on the International Labour Organisation and women's work during the Trente Glorieuses MITCHELL A. ORENSTEIN S. Richard Hirsch Associate Professor of European Studies at Johns Hopkins University, USA CORINNE A. PERNET SNSF Professor of History at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland CÉLINE SCHOENI Researcher on the International Labour Organisation and women's work during the Trente Glorieuses JASMIEN VAN DAELE Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Ghent University, Belgium

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  • Introduction: A Global History Written from the ILO

    Kott, Sandrine (et al.)

    Pages 1-14

  • Social and Political Networks and the Creation of the ILO: The Role of British Actors

    Hidalgo-Weber, Olga

    Pages 17-31

  • The ILO and Other International Actors in 20th-century Accident Insurance in Switzerland and Germany

    Lengwiler, Martin

    Pages 32-48

  • The ILO, Feminists and Expert Networks: The Challenges of a Protective Policy (1919–1934)

    Natchkova, Nora (et al.)

    Pages 49-64

  • Modern Unemployment: From the Creation of the Concept to the International Labour Office’s First Standards

    Sauthier, Ingrid Liebeskind

    Pages 67-84

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Globalizing Social Rights
Book Subtitle
The International Labour Organization and Beyond
Editors
  • S. Kott
  • J. Droux
Series Title
International Labour Organization (ILO) Century Series
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-29196-7
DOI
10.1057/9781137291967
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-34365-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-34475-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 346
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