Dr Ruth Dukes

  • Senior Lecturer (Law)

telephone: 01413306306
email: Ruth.Dukes@glasgow.ac.uk

Biography

Ruth Dukes is Professor of Labour Law. She joined the School of Law in 2005 from the London School of Economics, where she was a doctoral student and Graduate Teaching Assistant.

Professor Dukes holds degrees from the University of Edinburgh (LLB), the Humboldt University in Berlin (LLM with distinction), and the London School of Economics (PhD). She is a member of the Executive Committee of the Institute of Employment Rights, and of the Editorial Board of the Spanish Labour Law and Employment Relations Journal. In 2011/12 she was an Early Career Fellow of the Arts and Humanities Research Council, and a MacCormick Fellow at the University of Edinburgh.

Dukes has published numerous articles, book chapters, case notes and reports addressing questions of labour law – among them, the article 'Otto Kahn-Freund and Collective Laissez-Faire: an Edifice without a Keystone?’, winner of the Modern Law Review’s Wedderburn Prize 2010. Her 2014 monograph, The Labour Constitution: the Enduring Idea of Labour Law (OUP) has been widely reviewed (45(1) Industrial Law Journal; 79(4) Modern Law Review; 19(3) Edinburgh Law Review; 37(1) Historical Studies in Industrial Relations) and was runner-up for the SLSA’s Socio-Legal Theory and History Prize 2016. Several of her publications are available here

Research interests

Ruth Dukes’ research interests lie in the field of labour law, particularly collective labour law, and theories and systems of worker representation. She has published widely on trade union law, theories of labour law, employee information and consultation, and British and German labour history. Dukes is known, in particular, for her work on the scholarship of the German Jewish academic, Hugo Sinzheimer. She is the author of The Labour Constitution: the Enduring Idea of Labour Law, published in 2014 as part of the OUP series, Oxford Monographs on Labour Law, and runner-up for the SLSA’s Socio-Legal Theory and History Prize 2016.

Selected publications

Dukes, R. (2014) The Labour Constitution: The Enduring Idea of Labour Law. Series: Oxford monographs on labour law. Oxford University Press: Oxford. ISBN 9780199601691

Dukes, R. (2014) A global Labour constitution? Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly, 65,

Dukes, R. (2011) Hugo Sinzheimer and the constitutional function of labour law. In: Davidov, G. and Langille, B. (eds.) The Idea of Labour Law. Oxford University Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780199693610

Dukes, R. (2009) Otto Kahn-Freund and collective Laissez-Faire: an edifice without a keystone? Modern Law Review, 72(2), pp. 220-246. (doi:10.1111/j.1468-2230.2009.00741.x)

Grants

Professor Dukes has been awarded the following grants:

2015

Dr Ruth Dukes was awarded £1500 from the John Robertson Bequest to finance a one day Conference on Labour Law and Labour Markets: New Methodologies.

Dr Ruth Dukes was awarded £2500 from the Adam Smith Research Foundation to finance a one day Conference on Labour Law and Labour Markets: New Methodologies.

2013
Dr Ruth Dukes and Professor Emilios Christodoulidis were awarded £2000 from Social & Legal Studies to help finance a series of seminars on the topic of Social Rights and Markets

Dr Ruth Dukes and Professors Alan Bogg (Oxford) and Tonia Novitz (Bristol) were awarded £3575 from the Modern Law Review to finance a one day conference in celebration of the scholarship of Bob Simpson, The Changing Face of Collective Labour Law.

2011
Dr Ruth Dukes was awarded a £65,675 Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Fellowship in 2011 for research on the Constitutional Function of Labour Law.

2009
Dr Ruth Dukes and Prof Emilios Christodoulidis were awarded a grant of £4,000 by the Modern Law Review to finance a series of seminars on the topic of ‘Constitutionalising Employment Relations’ with papers from Harry Arthurs, Alain Supiot and Gunther Teubner.

2008
Dr Ruth Dukes was awarded £1500 from the Industrial Law Society to sponsor a plenary session at the Critical Legal Studies Conference, with papers from Karl Klare and Keith Ewing.

Supervision

Research students under supervision

Catriona Cannon

 

All publications

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2016

Dukes, R. (2016) Conflict and the crisis in labour law. In: Kjaer, P. F. and Olsen, N. (eds.) Critical Theories of Crisis in Europe: From Weimar to the Euro. Series: Reinventing Critical Theory. Rowman and Littlefield. ISBN 9781783487455 (In Press)

Dukes, R. (2016) Costello, C. and Freedland, M. (eds.), Migrants at Work: Immigration & Vulnerability in Labour Law. Modern Law Review, 79(3), pp. 519-523. (doi:10.1111/1468-2230.12196) [Book Review]

Bogg, A., and Dukes, R. (2016) The contract of employment and collective labour law. In: Freedland, M. (ed.) The Contract of Employment. Oxford University Press: Oxford. (In Press)

Doorey, D., and Dukes, R. (2016) Labour law and its last generation. In: Archer, S., Drache, D. and Zumbansen, P. (eds.) Festschrift for Harry Arthurs. McGill-Queens University Press. (In Press)

Dukes, R. (2016) A. Bogg., C. Costello, A.C.L. Davies, and J Prassl (eds.); The Autonomy of Labour Law. Comparative Labor Law and Policy Journal, 37(1), pp. 223-229. [Book Review]

Dukes, R., and Cannon, C. (2016) The role of social partners. In: Bogg, A., Costello, C. and Davies, A.C.L. (eds.) Edward Elgar Research Handbook on European Labour Law. Edward Elgar. (In Press)

Dukes, R., and Kountouris, N. (2016) Pre-strike ballots, picketing and protest: banning industrial action by the back door? Industrial Law Journal, (Accepted for Publication)

2015

Dukes, R. (2015) Wedderburn and the theory of labour law: building on Kahn-Freund. Industrial Law Journal, 44(3), pp. 357-384. (doi:10.1093/indlaw/dwv015)

Dukes, R., Novitz, T., and Bogg, A. (2015) Legislative Comment: pre-strike ballots and the Trade Union Bill 2015: denying workers the right to strike? Employment Law Bulletin, 129, pp. 2-4.

2014

Dukes, R. (2014) The Labour Constitution: The Enduring Idea of Labour Law. Series: Oxford monographs on labour law. Oxford University Press: Oxford. ISBN 9780199601691

Dukes, R. (2014) Review of Moore, S., McKay, S. and Veale, S.; Statutory Regulation and Employment Relations: The Impact of Statutory Trade Union Recognition. Historical Studies in Industrial Relations, 2014(35), pp. 214-216. (doi:10.3828/hsir.2014.35.10) [Book Review]

Dukes, R. (2014) A global Labour constitution? Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly, 65,

2013

Dukes, R., and Bogg, A. (2013) The European social dialogue: from autonomy to here. In: Countouris, N. and Freedland, M.R. (eds.) Resocializing Europe in a Time of Crisis. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge. ISBN 9781107041745

2012

Dukes, R. (2012) Systems of employee representation at the enterprise: UK report. In: Blanpain, R., Nakakuo, H. and Araki, T. (eds.) Systems of Employee Representation at the Enterprise: A Comparative Study. Series: Bulletin of comparative labour relations (81). Kluwer. ISBN 9789041140807

Dukes, R., and Christodoulidis, E. (2012) Habermas and the European social dialogue: deliberative democracy as industrial democracy? International Union Rights Journal, 18(4), pp. 20-21.

2011

Dukes, R. (2011) The right to strike under UK law: something more than a slogan? Industrial Law Journal, 40(3), pp. 302-311. (doi:10.1093/indlaw/dwr012)

Dukes, R. (2011) The Constitutional Function of Labour Law in the European Union. In: Walker, N., Tierney, S. and Shaw, J. (eds.) Europe's Constitutional Mosaic. Hart Publishing. ISBN 9781841139791

Dukes, R. (2011) Hugo Sinzheimer and the constitutional function of labour law. In: Davidov, G. and Langille, B. (eds.) The Idea of Labour Law. Oxford University Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780199693610

2010

Dukes, R. (2010) The Right to Strike Under UK Law: Not Much More than a Slogan? Industrial Law Journal, 39(1), pp. 82-91.

Dukes, R., and Christodoulidis, E. (2010) Dialogue & Debate: Labour, Constitution and A Sense of Measure: A Debate with Alain Supiot. Social and Legal Studies, 19(2), pp. 217-252.

2009

Dukes, R. (2009) Otto Kahn-Freund and collective Laissez-Faire: an edifice without a keystone? Modern Law Review, 72(2), pp. 220-246. (doi:10.1111/j.1468-2230.2009.00741.x)

Dukes, R. (2009) The Democratic Aspects of Trade Union Recognition, Alan Bogg: Review. Modern Law Review, 73(4), pp. 691-693.

Dukes, R. (2009) Douglas Brodie, 'The Contract of Employment': Review. Edinburgh Law Review, 13(1), pp. 153-154. (doi:10.3366/E1364980908001108) [Book Review]

2008

Dukes, R. (2008) Book Review: P. Davies and M. Freedland, Towards a Flexible Labour Market (OUP 2007). Social and Legal Studies, 17(2), pp. 287-289.

Dukes, R. (2008) Constitutionalizing Employment Relations: Sinzheimer, Kahn-Freund and the Role of Labour Law. Journal of Law and Society, 35(3), pp. 341-363. (doi:10.1111/j.1468-2230.2009.00741.x)

Dukes, R. (2008) The Statutory Recognition Procedure 1999: No Bias in Favour of Recognition? Industrial Law Journal, 37(3), pp. 236-267. (doi:10.1093/indlaw/dwn010)

Dukes, R. (2008) Voluntarism and the Single Channel: the Development of Single Channel Worker Representation in the UK. International Journal of Comparative Labour Law and Industrial Relations, 24(1), pp. 87-121.

Dukes, R. (2008) Consultation with workers. In: Cane, P. and Conaghan, J. (eds.) New Oxford Companion to Law. Oxford University Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780199290543

Dukes, R. (2008) Works councils. In: Cane, P. and Conaghan, J. (eds.) New Oxford Companion to Law. Oxford University Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780199290543

Dukes, R. (2008) Codes of Practice in Employment Law. In: Cane, P. and Conaghan, J. (eds.) The New Oxford Companion to Law. Oxford University Press: Oxford, p. 150. ISBN 978-0199290543

2007

Dukes, R. (2007) The ICE Regulations. Pre-Existing Agreements and Standard Provisions: a Warning to Employers. Industrial Law Journal, 36(3), pp. 329-340.

2005

Dukes, R. (2005) The Origins of the German System of Worker Representation. Historical Studies in Industrial Relations, 19, pp. 31-62.

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Number of items: 32.

Articles

Dukes, R., and Kountouris, N. (2016) Pre-strike ballots, picketing and protest: banning industrial action by the back door? Industrial Law Journal, (Accepted for Publication)

Dukes, R. (2015) Wedderburn and the theory of labour law: building on Kahn-Freund. Industrial Law Journal, 44(3), pp. 357-384. (doi:10.1093/indlaw/dwv015)

Dukes, R., Novitz, T., and Bogg, A. (2015) Legislative Comment: pre-strike ballots and the Trade Union Bill 2015: denying workers the right to strike? Employment Law Bulletin, 129, pp. 2-4.

Dukes, R. (2014) A global Labour constitution? Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly, 65,

Dukes, R., and Christodoulidis, E. (2012) Habermas and the European social dialogue: deliberative democracy as industrial democracy? International Union Rights Journal, 18(4), pp. 20-21.

Dukes, R. (2011) The right to strike under UK law: something more than a slogan? Industrial Law Journal, 40(3), pp. 302-311. (doi:10.1093/indlaw/dwr012)

Dukes, R. (2010) The Right to Strike Under UK Law: Not Much More than a Slogan? Industrial Law Journal, 39(1), pp. 82-91.

Dukes, R., and Christodoulidis, E. (2010) Dialogue & Debate: Labour, Constitution and A Sense of Measure: A Debate with Alain Supiot. Social and Legal Studies, 19(2), pp. 217-252.

Dukes, R. (2009) Otto Kahn-Freund and collective Laissez-Faire: an edifice without a keystone? Modern Law Review, 72(2), pp. 220-246. (doi:10.1111/j.1468-2230.2009.00741.x)

Dukes, R. (2009) The Democratic Aspects of Trade Union Recognition, Alan Bogg: Review. Modern Law Review, 73(4), pp. 691-693.

Dukes, R. (2008) Book Review: P. Davies and M. Freedland, Towards a Flexible Labour Market (OUP 2007). Social and Legal Studies, 17(2), pp. 287-289.

Dukes, R. (2008) Constitutionalizing Employment Relations: Sinzheimer, Kahn-Freund and the Role of Labour Law. Journal of Law and Society, 35(3), pp. 341-363. (doi:10.1111/j.1468-2230.2009.00741.x)

Dukes, R. (2008) The Statutory Recognition Procedure 1999: No Bias in Favour of Recognition? Industrial Law Journal, 37(3), pp. 236-267. (doi:10.1093/indlaw/dwn010)

Dukes, R. (2008) Voluntarism and the Single Channel: the Development of Single Channel Worker Representation in the UK. International Journal of Comparative Labour Law and Industrial Relations, 24(1), pp. 87-121.

Dukes, R. (2007) The ICE Regulations. Pre-Existing Agreements and Standard Provisions: a Warning to Employers. Industrial Law Journal, 36(3), pp. 329-340.

Dukes, R. (2005) The Origins of the German System of Worker Representation. Historical Studies in Industrial Relations, 19, pp. 31-62.

Books

Dukes, R. (2014) The Labour Constitution: The Enduring Idea of Labour Law. Series: Oxford monographs on labour law. Oxford University Press: Oxford. ISBN 9780199601691

Book Sections

Dukes, R. (2016) Conflict and the crisis in labour law. In: Kjaer, P. F. and Olsen, N. (eds.) Critical Theories of Crisis in Europe: From Weimar to the Euro. Series: Reinventing Critical Theory. Rowman and Littlefield. ISBN 9781783487455 (In Press)

Bogg, A., and Dukes, R. (2016) The contract of employment and collective labour law. In: Freedland, M. (ed.) The Contract of Employment. Oxford University Press: Oxford. (In Press)

Doorey, D., and Dukes, R. (2016) Labour law and its last generation. In: Archer, S., Drache, D. and Zumbansen, P. (eds.) Festschrift for Harry Arthurs. McGill-Queens University Press. (In Press)

Dukes, R., and Cannon, C. (2016) The role of social partners. In: Bogg, A., Costello, C. and Davies, A.C.L. (eds.) Edward Elgar Research Handbook on European Labour Law. Edward Elgar. (In Press)

Dukes, R., and Bogg, A. (2013) The European social dialogue: from autonomy to here. In: Countouris, N. and Freedland, M.R. (eds.) Resocializing Europe in a Time of Crisis. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge. ISBN 9781107041745

Dukes, R. (2012) Systems of employee representation at the enterprise: UK report. In: Blanpain, R., Nakakuo, H. and Araki, T. (eds.) Systems of Employee Representation at the Enterprise: A Comparative Study. Series: Bulletin of comparative labour relations (81). Kluwer. ISBN 9789041140807

Dukes, R. (2011) The Constitutional Function of Labour Law in the European Union. In: Walker, N., Tierney, S. and Shaw, J. (eds.) Europe's Constitutional Mosaic. Hart Publishing. ISBN 9781841139791

Dukes, R. (2011) Hugo Sinzheimer and the constitutional function of labour law. In: Davidov, G. and Langille, B. (eds.) The Idea of Labour Law. Oxford University Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780199693610

Dukes, R. (2008) Consultation with workers. In: Cane, P. and Conaghan, J. (eds.) New Oxford Companion to Law. Oxford University Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780199290543

Dukes, R. (2008) Works councils. In: Cane, P. and Conaghan, J. (eds.) New Oxford Companion to Law. Oxford University Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780199290543

Dukes, R. (2008) Codes of Practice in Employment Law. In: Cane, P. and Conaghan, J. (eds.) The New Oxford Companion to Law. Oxford University Press: Oxford, p. 150. ISBN 978-0199290543

Book Reviews

Dukes, R. (2016) Costello, C. and Freedland, M. (eds.), Migrants at Work: Immigration & Vulnerability in Labour Law. Modern Law Review, 79(3), pp. 519-523. (doi:10.1111/1468-2230.12196) [Book Review]

Dukes, R. (2016) A. Bogg., C. Costello, A.C.L. Davies, and J Prassl (eds.); The Autonomy of Labour Law. Comparative Labor Law and Policy Journal, 37(1), pp. 223-229. [Book Review]

Dukes, R. (2014) Review of Moore, S., McKay, S. and Veale, S.; Statutory Regulation and Employment Relations: The Impact of Statutory Trade Union Recognition. Historical Studies in Industrial Relations, 2014(35), pp. 214-216. (doi:10.3828/hsir.2014.35.10) [Book Review]

Dukes, R. (2009) Douglas Brodie, 'The Contract of Employment': Review. Edinburgh Law Review, 13(1), pp. 153-154. (doi:10.3366/E1364980908001108) [Book Review]

This list was generated on Fri Jul 29 09:22:29 2016 BST.