The Effects of Anti-age Discrimination Legislation: A Comparative Analysis

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Title The Effects of Anti-age Discrimination Legislation: A Comparative Analysis
Author Harcourt, Mark; Wilkinson, Adrian John; Wood, Geoffrey
Journal Name The International Journal of Comparative Labour Law and Industrial Relations
Editor Olga Rymkevitch, Marlene Schmidt & Michele Tiraboschi
Year Published 2010
Place of publication Netherlands
Publisher Kluwer Law International
Abstract The central aim of this article is to evaluate, compare, and contrast the perceptions of key stakeholders with regard to the likely effects of anti-discrimination legislation on employment relations practice in a liberal market economy, that of the United Kingdom. It is based on a series of in-depth interviews conducted around the time of the implementation of the legislation, compared and contrasted with a similar panel of interviews conducted in New Zealand. In that country, which has similar legal traditions to the United Kingdom and many similarities in terms of employment relations, anti-age discrimination legislation has been in place for some years, so the comparison provides useful insights.
Peer Reviewed Yes
Published Yes
Publisher URI http://www.kluwerlawonline.com/toc.php?pubcode=IJCL
Copyright Statement Copyright 2010 Kluwer Law International. The attached file is reproduced here in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher. Please refer to the journal's website for access to the definitive, published version.
Volume 26
Issue Number 4
Page from 447
Page to 465
ISSN 0952-617X
Date Accessioned 2011-01-28
Language en_AU
Research Centre Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing
Faculty Griffith Business School
Subject Industrial Relations
URI http://hdl.handle.net/10072/36925
Publication Type Journal Articles (Refereed Article)
Publication Type Code c1

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