About the series

Publications on Labour Law

The peer-reviewed series Publications on Labour Law, edited by the Research Group Social Competition and Law of Antwerp University, has a threefold objective: to spread high quality legal research; to raise the profile of the Research Group’s work; and to contribute to a consistent labour law.

By studying the corrective influence of labour law on the labour market, the constitutional emancipatory dimension and the homogenous analysis of legal phenomena, the series contributes to the preservation of a consistent protection based on labour law

Through information and explanation. the editorial board wishes to infuse the legislative, jurisprudential and doctrinal debate with an academic argument.
Editorial board: Jan Buelens, Daniël Cuypers, Johan Peeters, Kelly Reyniers, Marc Rigaux, Kim Van den Langenbergh and Anne Van Regenmortel.

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Available volumes

  1. The Mondragon Cooperatives

    Publication date: July 7, 2014<
    The Mondragon Cooperatives
    144 pp. | paperback

    This book about the Mondragon cooperatives in the Spanish Basque Country is a critical reflection on the origin and further development of one of the most highly-praised cooperative enterprises in the world.
  2. From Labour Law to Social Competition Law?
    190 pp. | paperback

    Labour law is widely considered to be in crisis. The objective of this book is threefold. First of all, it draws attention to a number of phenomena and processes both within and outside the law that affect the protective mechanisms and essential functions of labour law. Secondly, the authors want to point out their main causes and principal consequences. Finally, the book reflects the remedies proposed by the authors to preserve the essential...
  3. Standard work: an anachronism?

    Publication date: November 9, 2012<
    Standard work: an anachronism?
    238 pp. | paperback

    This book investigates whether one of the basic norms underlying contemporary labour law in the EU - standard work - has been subject to drastic changes. Standard work, usually defined as fulltime, permanent employment for a single employer, has traditionally been the most common form of work structure, and various legal obligations and protections are strongly associated with it. However, standard work seems to have increasingly come under at...