Sean Cooney

University of Melbourne - Law School

University Square

185 Pelham Street, Carlton

Victoria, Victoria 3010

Australia

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (16)

1.

China's New Labour Contract Law: Responding to the Growing Complexity of Labour Relations in the PRC

University of NSW Law Journal, Vol. 30, No. 3, pp. 788-803, 2007, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 317
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 02 Apr 2008
Sean Cooney, Sarah Biddulph, Ying Zhu and Li Kungang
University of Melbourne - Law School, University of Melbourne - Law School, University of Melbourne - Department of Management and Anhui University
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China, contract, law, reform, employment, labour, work conditions, regulation, hire, termination, non-compete

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Making Chinese Labor Law Work: The Prospects for Regulatory Innovation in the People's Republic of China

Fordham International Law Journal, Vol. 30, 2007, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 282
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 15 Nov 2007
Sean Cooney
University of Melbourne - Law School
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China, Chinese, labor, law, regulatory, reform

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Legal Origins, Labour Law and the Regulation of Employment Relations

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 02 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 04 May 2010
Sean Cooney, Peter G. Gahan and Richard Mitchell
University of Melbourne - Law School, University of Melbourne - Department of Management and Marketing and Monash University - Department of Business Law & Taxation
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legal origins, employment relations, labour law

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Economic Globalisation and Convergence in Labour Market Regulation: An Empirical Assessment

Amercian Journal of Comparative Law, July 2012, Vol 60, pp. 703-742.
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 31 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 15 Nov 2012
University of Melbourne - Department of Management and Marketing, Monash University - Department of Business Law & Taxation, University of Melbourne - Law School, Adelaide Law School and Monash University - Department of Management
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labour law, convergence, globalization

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Time and Money Under Work Choices: Understanding the New Workplace Relations Act as a Scheme of Regulation

University of New South Wales Law Review, Vol. 29, pp. 215-241, 2006, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 276
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 06 Nov 2007
Sean Cooney, Jill Murray and John Howe
University of Melbourne - Law School, La Trobe Law School and University of Melbourne Law School
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Work Choices, workplace relations act, Australia, regulation, time, pay

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The Labour Market Regulation Index, Australia 1970-2010: Variable Definitions and Description of the Data

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 25 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2013
University of Melbourne - Law School, University of Melbourne - Department of Management and Marketing, RMIT University, Monash University - Department of Business Law & Taxation and Adelaide Law School
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Labour Market Regulation Index, labour law, protective strength, measures

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The Worker Protection Index (WPI): Coding for Australia, China, Indonesia and New Zealand

U. of Adelaide Law Research Paper No. 2020-52
Number of pages: 203 Posted: 16 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2020
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law, University of Melbourne - Law School, University of Melbourne - Department of Management and Marketing, Monash University - Department of Business Law & Taxation, Monash University - Department of Business Law & Taxation, La Trobe Law School, Adelaide Law School and Monash University - Department of Business Law & Taxation
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worker protection, leximetrics, quantitative coding index, labour law, Australia, China, Indonesia, New Zealand

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A Broader Role for the Commonwealth in Eradicating Foreign Sweatshops?

Melbourne University Law Review, Vol. 28, p. 290, 2004, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 131
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 04 Oct 2005
Sean Cooney
University of Melbourne - Law School
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sweatshops, Commonwealth, foreign workers, regulation

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The 'Labour Relationship' in Chinese Jurisprudence: Mistranslating Definitional Barriers to Labour Protection

U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 824, June 2019
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 03 Jul 2019
Sean Cooney
University of Melbourne - Law School
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labour law, Chinese, jurisprudence

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The Plural Regulation of Work: A Pilot Study of Restaurant Workers in Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Research Report, Centre for Employment and Labour Relations Law, Centre for Indonesian Law, Islam and Society, and Centre for Asian Law, University of Melbourne, ISBN: 978-0-7340-5391-6
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 31 Oct 2017
Monash University - Department of Business Law & Taxation, Monash University - Department of Business Law & Taxation, University of Melbourne - Law School and University of Melbourne Law School
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labour regulation, Indonesia, restaurants, informal norms

Mandate, Discretion and Professionalisation in an Employment Standards Enforcement Agency: An Antipodean Experience

Law & Policy, Vol. 35, No. 1-2, 2013, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 664
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 16 Dec 2013
John Howe, Tess Hardy and Sean Cooney
University of Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne - Law School and University of Melbourne - Law School
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regulatory enforcement, employment standards, labour inspection, relational regulation

Mandate, Discretion, and Professionalisation in an Employment Standards Enforcement Agency: An Antipodean Experience

Law & Policy, Vol. 35, Issue 1-2, pp. 81-108, 2013
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 02 Mar 2013
John Howe, Tess Hardy and Sean Cooney
University of Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne - Law School and University of Melbourne - Law School
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Less Energetic, but More Enlightened? Exploring the Fair Work Ombudsman’s Use of Litigation Since Work Choices

(2013) 35 Sydney Law Review 565
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 23 Jan 2021
Tess Hardy, John Howe and Sean Cooney
University of Melbourne - Law School, University of Melbourne Law School and University of Melbourne - Law School
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Litigation, Enforcement, Regulatory Agency, Deterrence, Labour Law

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Rule of Law with Chinese Characteristics: The Role of Campaigns in Lawmaking

Law & Policy, Vol. 34, Issue 4, pp. 373-401, 2012
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 04 Sep 2012
Sarah Biddulph, Sean Cooney and Ying Zhu
University of Melbourne - Law School, University of Melbourne - Law School and University of Melbourne - Department of Management
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Measuring Worker Protection Using Leximetrics: Illustrating a New Approach in Four Asia-Pacific Countries

The American Journal of Comparative Law, Volume 67, Issue 3, September 2019, Pages 515–549, U. of Adelaide Law Research Paper No. 2020-96
Posted: 08 Jul 2020
Adelaide Law School, Monash University - Department of Business Law & Taxation, Monash University - Department of Business Law & Taxation, Monash University - Department of Business Law & Taxation, University of Melbourne - Department of Management and Marketing, La Trobe Law School, University of Melbourne - Law School and Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law

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Worker Protection Index (WPI)

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Law and Fair Work in China

Law and Fair Work in China, S Cooney, S Biddulph and Y Zhu, Routledge, 2013, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 627
Posted: 27 Feb 2013
Sean Cooney, Sarah Biddulph and Ying Zhu
University of Melbourne - Law School, University of Melbourne - Law School and University of South Australia

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China, labour law, contract law

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The Evolution of Labour Law in Australia: Measuring the Change

Australian Journal of Labour Law, Vol. 23, No. 1, pp. 61-93, 2010
Posted: 31 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2010
Monash University - Department of Business Law & Taxation, University of Melbourne - Department of Management and Marketing, Adelaide Law School, University of Melbourne - Law School and RMIT University

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labour law, leximetric, legal origins