SOME FURTHER THOUGHTS ON THE USEFULNESS OF COMPARATIVISM IN THE LAW OF EMPLOYEE PRIVACY.

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The article discusses the role of comparativism in the law of employee privacy. It describes situations in comparative perspective such as the presentation of self, intimate association, and biometric monitoring. James Whitman provides a critique of the idea of privacy as a basis for a legal theory. He argues that privacy advocates downplay the differences of the law of privacy between the U.S. and Europe.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)11-53
Number of pages43
JournalEmployee Rights & Employment Policy Journal
Volume14
Issue number1
StatePublished - Feb 1 2010

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Keywords

  • Right of privacy
  • Employees
  • Labor laws & legislation
  • Employment policy
  • United States
  • Europe

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