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New Forms of Employment

Current Problems and Future Challenges

  • Jerzy Wratny
  • Agata Ludera-Ruszel
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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Changing Patterns of Work: Implications for Employment Relationship

  3. New Forms of Employment in a Digital Age

  4. The Protection of Workers in New Forms of Employment

About this book

Introduction

This volume is the first collection of original research brought together under the name of new forms of employment. The contributions written specifically for this project – an intruduction, conclusion, and chapters – propose to critically investigate the current state of this burgeoning and relevant research field and map out future directions. The diverse selection of research oriented on new forms of employment across the World included in this volume provides readers with a variety of topics, disciplinary angles, critical approaches and practices, methods and interpretations, emphases and voices, which, when taken together, illustrate the diversity and complexity of this dynamic and stimulating field, as well as the hightened attention to labour and employment law issues and proliferation of labour and employment law-oriented scholars.  

The Content

·         Changing patterns of work: implications for employment relationship

·         New forms of employment in a digital age

·         The protection of workers in new forms of employment

·         New forms of employment and challenges for the protection of collective labour rights of employees


The Editors

Jerzy Wratny a full professor of labour law, associated with the Institute of Law Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland.

Agata Ludera-Ruszel a Ph.D. in labour law, an assistant professor in Department of Labour Law and Social Policy at the Institute of Law of the University of Rzeszow, Poland.

Keywords

Digitisation Globalisation Forms of Employment Atypical forms of employment Non-employee forms of employment Digital labour platforms Industry 4.0 Labour law Social law Crowd working On-demand staffing platforms Telemedicine

Editors and affiliations

  • Jerzy Wratny
    • 1
  • Agata Ludera-Ruszel
    • 2
  1. 1.Polish Academy of SciencesWarszawaPoland
  2. 2.University of RzeszowRzeszówPoland

About the editors

Jerzy Wratny a full professor of labour law, associated with the Institute of Law Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland.

Agata Ludera-Ruszel a Ph.D. in labour law, an assistant professor in Department of Labour Law and Social Policy at the Institute of Law of the University of Rzeszow, Poland.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title New Forms of Employment
  • Book Subtitle Current Problems and Future Challenges
  • Editors Jerzy Wratny
    Agata Ludera-Ruszel
  • Series Title Prekarisierung und soziale Entkopplung – transdisziplinäre Studien
  • Series Abbreviated Title Prekarisierung und soziale Entkopplung – transdisziplinäre Studien
  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-658-28511-1
  • Copyright Information Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden GmbH, part of Springer Nature 2020
  • Publisher Name Springer VS, Wiesbaden
  • eBook Packages Social Sciences Social Sciences (R0)
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-658-28510-4
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-658-28511-1
  • Series ISSN 2509-3266
  • Series E-ISSN 2509-3274
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XVII, 357
  • Number of Illustrations 1 b/w illustrations, 7 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Sociology of Work
    Organizational Studies, Economic Sociology
    Social Structure, Social Inequality
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