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In the former case, the assumption is that the object being conferred value and the valuer are separate and come into relation only because the value conferrer acts to do so.
The presumption may then be displaced where the one receiving a benefit is able to establish true consent on the part of the conferrer.
Building on Stuart Scheingold's classic contention in The Politics of Rights (1974) that although the law has significant limitations as a mechanism for delivering social change, it can be a powerful conferrer of entitlement and legitimacy, allowing the mobilization of groups challenging the status quo, Rights at Work goes still further.