The Right to Work in China

Chinese Labor Legislation in the Light of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

By Haina Lu

From an international law perspective, this book examines the legislative protection of the right to work in China. As a human right, the right to work is an understudied subject, so is its national protection in China. The book conducts a systematic and comprehensive exploration on the content and State obligations regarding the right to work in international law, including both international human rights law and international labor law. It also examines the latest developments in China's legislation, especially labor law, in the light of clarified international standards. The book analyzes the implications of the Chinese experiences for the international human rights system.

416 pages

Publication Date: 7/23/2011
Format: Paper
ISBN: 9789400001916