Cornell University

Selected Bibliography

International Labor Standards

Alston, Philip. "Core Labour Standards and the Transformation of the International Labour Rights Regime." European Journal of International Law. Vol. 15, No. 3 (Jun 2004):457.

Application of international labour standards, 2005: Report of the Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations/Hours of work: From fixed to flexible?/Application of international labour standards, 2005: Information document on ratifications and standards-related activities International Labour Review, Vol. 144, no. 1 (2005):128-130.

Elliott, Kimberly Ann, 1960- Can labor standards improve under globalization? / Kimberly Elliott, Richard Freeman. Washington, DC : Institute for International Economics, 2003.

Hensman, Rohini. "Can Labor Standards Improve Under Globalization? International Labor Standards: Globalization, Trade, and Public Policy." British Journal of Industrial Relations. Vol. 42, no. 4 (Dec 2004):761-763.

ILO. Business and Social Initiatives Database. http://www.ilo.org/dyn/basi/ (consulted October 2004).

ILO. Decent Work and the Informal Economy. Report VI, International Labour Conference, 90th Session, Geneva, 2002.

ILO. A Fair Globalization: Creating Opportunities for All, Report of the World Commission on the Social Dimension of Globalization (Geneva, 2004).

ILO. Follow-up to the Global Employment Agenda.  Geneva: doc. GB.285/ESP/1, November 2002.

ILO. Organizing for Social Justice: Global Report under the Follow-up to the ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work. Report of the Director-General, International Labour Conference, 92nd Session, Geneva, 2004.

ILO. Time for Equality at Work. Global Report under the Follow-up to the ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work, Report of the Director-General, International Labour Conference, 91st Session, Geneva, 2003.

Kucera, D. "Core Labour Standards and Foreign Direct Investment." International Labour Review  Vol. 141, no. 1-2 (2002).

Moran, Theodore H. "Monitoring Compliance with International Labor Standards: How Can the Process Be Improved, and What Are the Implications for Inserting Labor Standards into the WTO?" Journal of Business Ethics  Vol. 59, no. 1-2 (Jun 2005):147-153.

National Academies (U.S.). Committee on Monitoring International Labor Standards. Monitoring international labor standards : techniques and sources of information. Committee on Monitoring International Labor Standards, Center for Education, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, and Policy and Global Affairs Division. Washington, DC : National Academies Press, 2004.

Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. International Trade and Core Labour Standards. Paris, 2000.

Palley, Thomas. "The economic case for international labour standards." Cambridge Journal of Economics.Vol. 28, no. 1 (Jan 2004):21-36.

Reynaud, A. C. Labour Standards and the Integration Process in the Americas Geneva: ILO, 2001.

Richthofen, W. V. Labour Inspection: A guide to the Profession (Geneva, ILO, 2002).

Sengenberger, W. Globalization and Social Progress: The Role And Impact Of International Labour Standards. Bonn: Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, 2002.

Child Labor

Assefa Bekele, et al. Child Labour and Minimum Social Standards : The Challenge for Asia. Bangkok, Thailand: ILO/IPEC, Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, 1995.

Basu, Kaushik, and Zafiris Tzannatos. "The Global Child Labor Problem: What do we Know and what can we do?" World Bank Economic Review 17,(2003): 147-160.

Basu, Kaushik. "Child Labor: Cause, Consequence, and Cure, with Remarks on International Labor Standards." Journal of Economic Literature 37, no. 3 (1999): 1083.

Basu, Kaushik. Child Labor: Cause, Consequence, and Cure, with Remarks on International Labor Standards Washington, D.C. : World Bank, 1998.

___, "International Labor Standards and Child Labor." Challenge 42, no. 5 (1999): 80.

Brown, Drusilla K. "A Transaction Cost Politics Analysis of International Child Labor Standards." Social Dimensions of U.S. Trade Policies. Ed. Alan V. Deardorff and Robert M. Stern. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2000. 246-264.

Brown, Drusilla, Alan V. Deardoff, and Robert Stern. "Child Labor: Theory, Evidence, and Policy," in: International Labor Standards: History, Theory, and Policy Options, ed. by Kaushik Basu, Henrik Horn, Lisa Roman, and Judith Shapiro. Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2003, pp. 195-247.

Edmonds, Eric, and Nina Pavcnik. Does Globalization Increase Child Labor? Evidence from Vietnam. Working Paper no. 8760.National Bureau of Economic Research, 2002.

Edmonds, Eric V., and Nina Pavcnik. "International Trade and Child Labor: Cross-Country Evidence." Journal of International Economics 68, no. 1 (2006): 115.

International Labour Organization. Every Child Counts: New Global Estimates on Child Labour. Geneva: IPEC, 2002.

International Labour Organization. Investing in Every Child: An Economic Study Of The Costs And Benefits of Eliminating Child Labour. Geneva: IPEC, 2004.

Krueger, Alan. "The Political Economy of Child Labor," in: International Labor Standards: History, Theory, and Policy Options, ed. by Kaushik Basu, Henrik Horn, Lisa Roman, and Judith Shapiro. Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2003, pp. 248-55.

Leipziger, Deborah, and Pia Sabharwal. "Companies that Play Hide and Seek with Child Labor." Business and Society Review no. 95 (1996): 11.

Palley, Thomas I. "The Child Labor Problem and the Need for International Labor Standars." Journal of Economic Issues 36, no. 3 (2002): 601.

Rosario, Virginia O. d., et al. Comparative Study of Local and International Labor Standards Affecting Women and Young Workers. Manila: Bureau of Women and Young Workers, Dept. of Labor and Employment, 1990.

Forced Labor

Bales, Kevin. International Labor Standards: Quality of Information and Measures in Progress in Combating Forced Labor. Paper Prepared for the National Research Council Workshop on International Labor Standards: Quality of Information and Measures of Progress. Washington, DC: National Research Council, 2002.

Bolle, Patrick. "Supervising Labour Standards and Human Rights: The Case of Forced Labour in Myanmar (Burma)." International Labour Review 137, no. 3 (1998): 391.

International Labour Organisation. Abolition of Forced Labour. General Survey by the Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations. Geneva: International Labour Office 1979.

International Labour Organisation. Forced Labour in Myanmar (Burma). Report of the Commission of Inquiry. Geneva: International Labour Office, 1998.

International Labour Organisation, Human Trafficking and Forced Labour Exploitation:  Guidance for Legislation and Law Enforcement.  Geneva: International Labour Office, 2005.

International Labour Organisation. Stopping Forced Labor. Global Report under the Follow-up to the ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work. Geneva: International Labour Office, 2001.

Maul, Daniel Roger. "The International Labour Organization and the Struggle against Forced Labour from 1919 to the Present." Labor History, 48, no. 4 (November 2007): 477-500.

Salt, John, and Jennifer Hogarth. Migrant Trafficking and Human Smuggling in Europe: A Review of the Evidence. Geneva: International Organization of Migration, 2000.

United Nations. Commission on Human Rights. Contemporary Forms of Slavery: Report of the Working Group on Contemporary Forms of Slavery on its Twenty-Fifth Session. Geneva: UN Commission on Human Rights. Sub-Commission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights, 2000.

United Nations. Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights.  Contemporary Forms of Slavery. (Fact Sheet No. 14). Geneva:  UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, 1991.

United States. Department of State.  Trafficking in Persons Report. Washington, DC: US Department of State, 2002.

United States. Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Labor and Human Rights.  Human Rights Instruction Package. Washington, DC: US Department of State, 2002