By Catherine R. Albiston
How do kinfolk and scientific depart Act rights function in perform within the courts and within the office? This empirical examine examines how associations and social practices remodel the which means of those rights to recreate inequality. office ideas and norms equipped round the kin salary excellent, the idea that incapacity and paintings are collectively unique, and management's historic keep an eye on through the years all constrain possibilities for social switch. but employees may also mobilize rights as a cultural discourse to alter the social that means of relatives and clinical depart. Drawing on theoretical frameworks from social constructivism and new institutionalism, this learn explains how associations remodel rights to recreate structures of strength and inequality yet whilst additionally supply possibilities for legislations to alter social constitution. It offers a clean examine the perennial debate approximately legislations and social swap through studying how associations form the method of rights mobilization.