Politics, Ideology, and Adjudication: The German Federal Labor Court and the U.S. National Labor Relations Board
Matthew M. Bodah and Martin R. Schneider

The Evolution of Labor Law in Three Asian Nations: An Introductory Comparative Study
Sean Cooney, Petra Mahy, Richard Mitchell, and Peter Gahan

Will Workers Have a Voice in China’s "Socialist Market Economy"? The Curious Revival of the Workers Congress System
Cynthia Estlund


Responsibility for the Safety of Workers Down the Chain of Supply

The Shift in Regulatory Focus from Employment to Work Relationships: Critiquing Reforms to Australian and U.K. Occupational Safety and Health Laws
Paul Harpur and Philip James

Joint Responsibility of Enterprises for the Health and Safety of Their Contractors’ Workers: Recent Developments in Italian Law
Davide Casale

The Case of AFOA v. Port of Seattle: A German Point of View
Claudia Schubert



The Spirit of Philadelphia: Social Justice vs. the Total Market, by Alain Supiot
reviewed by Nicola Countouris

The Making of Law: The Supreme Court and Labor Legislation in Mexico, 1875—1931, by William J. Suarez-Potts
reviewed by Luis F. Gomez

Buying Time: The Delayed Crisis of Democratic Capitalism, by Wolfgang Streeck
reviewed by Chris Howell


ISSUE 2 - Winter 2015


Segmentation and the Debate on Labor Laws
Julia Lopez

New Trajectories of Labor Law in the European Crisis: The Italian Case
Bruno Caruso

Segmentation of Public Employment in the Frame of the Austerity Policies: Precariousness as a Consequence
Consuelo Chacartegui

Special Protection for Cleaners: A Case of Justified Selectivity?
Guy Davidov

The Segmentation of Workers’ Rights and the Legal Analysis of Personal Work Relations: Redefining a Problem
Mark Freedland

"Take These Chains from My Heart and Set Me Free": How Labor Law Theory Drives Segmentation of Workers’ Rights
Brian Langille

Formalizing the Segmentation of Workers’ Rights: Tensions Among Regulatory Levels
Julia Lopez

Green Shoots in the Labor Market: A Cornucopia of Social Experiments
Katherine Van Wezel Stone



The Fissured Workplace: Why Work Became So Bad for So Many and What Can Be Done to Improve It, by David Weil
reviewed by Timothy J. Bartkiw

The Darjeeling Distinction: Labor and Justice on Fair-Trade Tea Plantations in India, by Sarah Besky
reviewed by Jamie K. McCallum

Mobilizing Against Inequality: Unions, Immigrant Workers, and the Crisis of Capitalism, edited by Lee H. Adler, Maite Tapia, and Lowell Turner
reviewed by Akasemi Newsome

Insurgency Trap: Labor Politics in Postsocialist China, by Eli Friedman
reviewed by Fuxi Wang 

ISSUE 3 - Spring 2015

ILO Labor Standards and Trade Agreements: A Case for Consistency
Jordi Agustí-Panareda, Franz Christian Ebert, and Desirée Leclercq

Malingerer or Maligned: A Comparative Study of Multiple Chemical Sensitivity Case Law
Odelia R. Bay

How Much Is It Worth? Evidence on Back Pay in Unfair Dismissal Cases in Mexico
Jorge Luis Silva Méndez and Joyce Sadka

"Affirmative Action" or "Positive Action" in the Employment Context: Comparing the Interpretation of "Equality" by the European Court of Justice with That of the South African Constitutional Court
Darcy du Toit



Dream Zones: Anticipating Capitalism and Development in India, by Jamie Cross
reviewed by Jennifer S. Bowles

Sans Papiers: The Social and Economic Lives of Young Undocumented Immigrants, by Alice Bloch, Nando Sigona, and Roger Zetter
reviewed by Maria Lorena Cook

Varieties of Liberalization and The New Politics of Social Solidarity, by Kathleen Thelen
reviewed by Christian Lyhne Ibsen

Continuity Despite Change: The Politics of Labor Regulation in Latin America, by Matthew E. Carnes
reviewed by César F. Rosado Marzán

Adjudicating Employment Rights: A Cross-National Comparison, by Susan Corby and Pete Burgess
reviewed by Elizabeth Shilton