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Journal of Workplace Rights
Editor: Joel P. Rudin
Please note that effective December 5, 2014, SAGE Publications will be the publisher of Journal of Workplace Rights (previously Journal of Individual Employment Rights). This Journal was discontinued by SAGE – access will be provided via CLOCKSS.

The Journal of Workplace Rights is dedicated to the proposition that human rights should not be compromised by employers. It uses an expansive definition of human rights, based on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as passed by the United Nations in 1948. A list of proposed topics is provided below. The Journal invites prospective authors to submit papers that are completely unrelated to the below topics as long as their focus is on workplace rights.

Meet the Editor
Joel Rudin, is Professor of Human Resource Management at Rowan University's Rohrer College of Business. He earned his Ph.D. in Human Resource Management from Cornell University, and is also a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources. His most interesting research examines sex and race discrimination in employment. His articles have been published in journals such as Human Relations, Journal of Social Psychology, Labor Law Journal and Employee Responsibilities and Rights Journal. He plans to continue the Journal of Individual Employment Right's tradition of providing prompt feedback to authors, which was established by the Journal's previous editor, Charles Coleman.

"We see this Journal as a timely intervention in the field of human rights in the workplace. Too often in liberal democracies human rights are curtailed at the factory gate or the office door as the law concedes the so-called business case as a justifiable limitation on such rights. In the JWR practitioners and scholars will be provided with the scope to probe the limits of the business case and the potential for greatly extended individual rights at work."
Albert and Jean Mills, St. Mary's University (Canada)

"To some academics value judgments and good quality research are incompatible. The contents of this Journal seek to show just how wrong is such a view."
Phil Beaumont, University of Glasgow

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  • Employee Relations Bibliography & Abstracts
  • Human Resources Abstracts
  • Left Index
  • Personnel Management Abstracts
  • Social Science Citation Index
  • Urban Affairs Abstracts
  • Violence & Abuse Abstracts

The archive—
This impressive collection of electronic, fully searchable pdf's spans 8 years beginning with Volume 1, 1992-93, through Volume 8, 1999; it comprises 32 issues, 197 articles, and 2573 pages. The collection may be purchased outright for the low price of $846.00*, or may be received as part of an enhanced subscription (to your current subsscription to the **Journal of Workplace Rights) for just $85.00/year over the current subscription rate. The outright purchase is a truly remarkable value for this quality and quantity of content—for over 2000 pages, the breakdown is just 33 cents per page!

The Journal of Individual Employment Rights, born 20 years ago, quickly became a leading journal in the field; an authoritative, and international voice. This extensive resource collection covers all the developments and trends as they originated and evolved; an unsurpassed treasure trove of information at one's fingertips!

We encourage you to examine the abstracts in this collection, all are free to read.

*plus $25.00 annual hosting fee ** On Tuesday, January 01, 2008 the Journal of Individual Employment Rights was renamed Journal of Workplace Rights.

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Journal of Workplace Rights is a peer refereed journal.

© Copyright Volume 1 - 1992/1993 through Volume 17 - 2013/2014

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Frequency: Journal subscriptions are sold by volume only, 4 issues yearly.
Print ISSN: 1938-4998
On-Line ISSN: 1938-5005

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