Globalizing Social Rights

The International Labour Organization and Beyond

  • Sandrine Kott
  • Joëlle Droux

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Introduction: A Global History Written from the ILO

    1. Sandrine Kott, Joëlle Droux
      Pages 1-14
  3. Transnational Networks and Milieus around the ILO

  4. The ILO and the Production of Social Standards

  5. The ILO and National Spaces: From Social Norms to Social Rights

  6. Competing Social Models: The ILO and Other International Bodies

  7. Back Matter
    Pages 310-346

About this book


Based on the case of the ILO, both as an actor and driver of international social policy, this collection explores the internationalization process of social rights, in a number of national and international contexts. This collection brings together a variety of new scholarship by a group of highly qualified and internationally renowned scholars.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Sandrine Kott
    • 1
  • Joëlle Droux
    • 1
  1. 1.University of GenevaSwitzerland

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2013
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-34475-8
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-29196-7
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