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Description - Decent Work by Dharam P. Ghai

The volume is based on studies prepared by eminent academics Dharam Ghai, Bob Hepple, Martin Godfrey, Ashwani Saith, and Sarosh Kuruvilla. They explain the dimensions of Decent Work with special reference to the four strategic objectives of the ILO, namely: rights at work, employment, social protection, and social dialogue. The volume provides an introduction to the concept of decent work, as well as its strategies and policies. The contributors discuss the evolution of the concept and demonstrate its relevance and applicability to diverse institutional contexts and stages of development.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9789290147855
ISBN-10: 9290147857
Format: Paperback
Pages: 240
Imprint: International Labour Office
Publisher: International Labour Office
Publish Date: 21-Mar-2006
Country of Publication: Switzerland

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Author Biography - Dharam P. Ghai

Dharan Ghai was director of UNRISD from 1987 to 1997. Previously, he was head of research at the ILO World Employment Program and director of the Institute for Development Studies at the University of Nairobi. He is the author or editor of several books and numerous articles on a wide range of development issues, particularly poverty, employment, rural development, and social dimensions of structural adjustment and environment. He is now a consultant based in Geneva.