Adelle Blackett
McGill University
Publications 43
#1Adelle BlackettH-Index: 6
The authors offer a contextualized analysis of judicial decisions rendered during 1971–2013 in Cote d'Ivoire, where domestic work is regulated by a general labour code. Assessments of those decisions, alongside qualitative interviews of institutional actors, elucidate how innovative practices were mainly derived from the code by attentive inspectors and by jurisprudence evolving to treat domestic work like any other. Yet limitations emanating from the inability to grapple with the specificity of...
#1Adelle Blackett (Facultad de Derecho)H-Index: 6
#2Assata Koné‐Silué (UCA: Université Félix Houphouët-Boigny)
#1Adelle Blackett (Université Laval Faculty of Law)H-Index: 6
#2Assata Koné‐Silué (UCA: Université Félix Houphouët-Boigny)
This is a pivotal moment for the study of slavery, in historical and contemporary form across a range of comparative law contexts. The foreword to Annie Bunting and Joel Quirk’s timely and insightful collection of essays is written by the first United Nations Special Rapporteur on contemporary slavery, Gulnara Shahinian, who recalls the “decades of silence that had relegated slavery to a relic from an earlier stage in history.”1 Shahinian laments the initial reluctance to talk about anything but...
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#1Gabriela Medici (UZH: University of Zurich)
#2Adelle Blackett (McGill University)H-Index: 6
On November 12, 2014, the Swiss government notified the International Labour Organization (ILO) of its ratification of Convention 189 on Decent Work for Domestic Workers. In joining, Switzerland proclaimed that its laws were in conformity with Convention No. 189. Ratification, it was argued, would constitute an act of international solidarity. Convention No. 189 and Recommendation No. 201 have provided a strong basis of alternative legality to the inequitable 'law of the home-workplace' that has...