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    Bananeras: Women Transforming the Banana Unions of Latin America by Dana Frank    Black Americans and Organized Labor: A New History by Paul D. Moreno    The U.S. Labor Market: Questions and Challenges for Public Policy by Michael R. Strain    Health and Safety in Canadian Workplaces by Jason Foster & Bob Barnetson    When Good Jobs Go Bad: Globalization, De-unionization, and Declining Job Quality in the North American Auto Industry by Jeffrey S. Rothstein    Veiled Employment: Islamism and the Political Economy of Women's Employment in Iran by Roksana Bahramitash    The Trade Unions-What Are They? by Tony Van Den Bergh    Unfree Labour? Struggles of Migrant and Immigrant Workers in Canada by Aziz Choudry    Software, Infrastructure, Labor: A Media Theory of Logistical Nightmares by Ned Rossiter    The Battle for Cosatu: An Insider's View by Patrick Craven    From Accidents to Zero: A Practical Guide to Improving Your Workplace Safety Culture by Andrew Sharman    The Changing World of Work: What Should We Ask of Higher Education? by Scott London    Unified We Are a Force: How Faith and Labor Can Overcome America's Inequalities by Joerg Rieger & Rosemarie Henkel-Rieger    Spirit of Rebellion: Labor and Religion in the New Cotton South by Jarod Roll    On Gender, Labor, and Inequality by Ruth Milkman    The Steelworkers' Retirement Security System: A Worker-based Model for Community Investment by Glenn Beamer    Spider Web: The Birth of American Anticommunism by Nick Fischer    Criminal Capital: Violence, Corruption and Class in Industrial India by Andrew Sanchez    Cotton Cultivation and Child Labor in Post-Soviet Uzbekistan by Bilal Bhat    Unions, Change and Crisis: French and Italian Union Strategy and the Political Economy, 1945-1980 by Peter Lange & George Ross & Maurizio Vannicelli    The Politics of West German Trade Unions: Strategies of Class and Interest Representation in Growth and Crisis by Andrei Markovits    The Margins of Citizenship by Philip Cook    The No-Nonsense Guide to Tourism by Pamela Nowicka    Reskilling America: Learning to Labor in the Twenty-First Century by Katherine S. Newman & Hella Winston    Manhood on the Line: Working-Class Masculinities in the American Heartland by Steve Meyer    Conservative Counterrevolution: Challenging Liberalism in 1950s Milwaukee by Tula A. Connell    The Right and Labor in America: Politics, Ideology, and Imagination by Nelson Lichtenstein    Value: The Representation of Labour in Capitalism by Diane Elson    The Pew and the Picket Line: Christianity and the American Working Class by Heath W. Carter    Bondage: Labor and Rights in Eurasia from the Sixteenth to the Early Twentieth Centuries by Alessandro Stanziani    Disaster Citizenship: Survivors, Solidarity, and Power in the Progressive Era by Jacob A. Remes    From South Texas to the Nation: The Exploitation of Mexican Labor in the Twentieth Century by John Weber    Strikebreaking and Intimidation: Mercenaries and Masculinity in Twentieth-Century America by Stephen H. Norwood    Hazards of the Job: From Industrial Disease to Environmental Health Science by Christopher C. Sellers    Grounds for Dreaming: Mexican Americans, Mexican Immigrants, and the California Farmworker Movement by Lori A. Flores    Team and Collective Training Needs Analysis: Defining Requirements and Specifying Training Systems by Dr. John Huddlestone & Dr. Jonathan Pike    Organizational Accidents Revisited by James Professor Reason    Children and AIDS: Sub-Saharan Africa by Dr. Alex Ochumbo    Security Culture: A How-to Guide for Improving Security Culture and Dealing with People Risk in Your Organisation by Hilary Mrs Walton    Making Time: Lillian Moller Gilbreth - A Life Beyond "Cheaper by the Dozen" by Jane Lancaster    The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx & Friedrich Engels    Strike Action and Nation Building: Labor Unrest in Palestine/Israel, 1899-1951 by David De Vries    Diamonds and War: State, Capital, and Labor in British-Ruled Palestine by David De Vries    Supervision and Authority in Industry: Western European Experiences, 1830-1939 by Patricia Van den Eeckhout    Influencing the Quality, Risk and Safety Movement in Healthcare: In Conversation with International Leaders by Kim Asst Prof Sears    Smokestacks in the Hills: Rural-Industrial Workers in West Virginia by Lou Martin    Teachers and Politics in Japan by Donald R. Thurston    Theory of Union Bargaining Goals by Wallace N. Atherton    Chinese in the Woods: Logging and Lumbering in the American West by Sue Fawn Chung    Fighting for Total Person Unionism: Harold Gibbons, Ernest Calloway, and Working-Class Citizenship by Robert Bussel

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The Politics of West German Trade Unions: Strategies of Class and Interest Representation in Growth and Crisis

The Politics of West German Trade Unions: Strategies of Class and Interest Representation in Growth and Crisis by Andrei Markovits

First published in 1986, this book assesses the politics of the West German trade unions in the context of their larger role as major actors in the polity. By focusing on the historical realities of the labour movement both before and after 1945, the study explains the extent to which organized labour solidified and challenged the dominant structures of politics and authority. It examines the metalworkers' union, the construction workers' union, the printers' union and the chemical workers' union and shows how the industrial reality of each organisation helped shape its political outlook and...

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The Margins of Citizenship

The Margins of Citizenship by Philip Cook

Citizenship is a central concept in political philosophy, bridging theory and practice and marking out those who belong and who share a common civic status. The injustices suffered by immigrants, disabled people, the economically inactive and others have been extensively catalogued, but their disadvantages have generally been conceptualised in social and/or economic terms, less commonly in terms of their status as members of the polity and hardly ever together, as a group.

This volume seeks to investigate the partial citizenship which these groups share and in doing so to reflect upon civic marginalisation...

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The No-Nonsense Guide to Tourism

The No-Nonsense Guide to Tourism by Pamela Nowicka
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Reskilling America: Learning to Labor in the Twenty-First Century

Reskilling America: Learning to Labor in the Twenty-First Century by Katherine S. Newman & Hella Winston

From Katherine Newman, award-winning author of No Shame in My Game, and sociologist Hella Winston, a sharp and irrefutable call to reenergize this nation's long-neglected system of vocational training

After decades of off-shoring and downsizing that have left blue collar workers obsolete and stranded, the United States is now on the verge of an industrial renaissance. Companies like Apple, BMW, Bosch, and Volkswagen are all opening plants and committing millions of dollars to build products right here on American soil.

The only problem: we don't have a skilled enough labor pool to fill these positions,...

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Manhood on the Line: Working-Class Masculinities in the American Heartland

Manhood on the Line: Working-Class Masculinities in the American Heartland by Steve MeyerGrinding out new ideas of masculinity in the twentieth century
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Conservative Counterrevolution: Challenging Liberalism in 1950s Milwaukee

Conservative Counterrevolution: Challenging Liberalism in 1950s Milwaukee by Tula A. ConnellA forceful account of right-wing opposition to the postwar New Deal
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The Right and Labor in America: Politics, Ideology, and Imagination

The Right and Labor in America: Politics, Ideology, and Imagination by Nelson LichtensteinThis collection of essays by leading American historians explains how and why the fight against unionism has long been central to the meaning of contemporary conservatism.
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Value: The Representation of Labour in Capitalism

Value: The Representation of Labour in Capitalism by Diane ElsonThis republication of a long out-of-print collection of essays, first published in 1979, focuses on the elusive concept of “value.” The field of study surrounding the theory of value remains comparatively sparse in Anglophone circles, and the essays here aim to answer the question, “Why is Marx??s theory of value important?”


From the Trade Paperback edition.

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The Pew and the Picket Line: Christianity and the American Working Class

The Pew and the Picket Line: Christianity and the American Working Class by Heath W. CarterInnovative essays on how faith and capitalism have shaped one-another in the United States
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Bondage: Labor and Rights in Eurasia from the Sixteenth to the Early Twentieth Centuries

Bondage: Labor and Rights in Eurasia from the Sixteenth to the Early Twentieth Centuries by Alessandro Stanziani
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Disaster Citizenship: Survivors, Solidarity, and Power in the Progressive Era

Disaster Citizenship: Survivors, Solidarity, and Power in the Progressive Era by Jacob A. RemesThe clash of reformers and survivors in the aftermath of catastrophe
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From South Texas to the Nation: The Exploitation of Mexican Labor in the Twentieth Century

From South Texas to the Nation: The Exploitation of Mexican Labor in the Twentieth Century by John WeberIn the early years of the twentieth century, newcomer farmers and migrant Mexicans forged a new world in South Texas. In just a decade, this vast region, previously considered too isolated and desolate for large-scale agriculture, became one of the United States' most lucrative farming regions and one of its worst places to work. By encouraging mass migration from Mexico, paying low wages, selectively enforcing immigration restrictions, toppling older political arrangements, and periodically immobilizing the workforce, growers created a system of labor controls unique in its levels of exploitation....
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Strikebreaking and Intimidation: Mercenaries and Masculinity in Twentieth-Century America

Strikebreaking and Intimidation: Mercenaries and Masculinity in Twentieth-Century America by Stephen H. NorwoodThis is the first systematic study of strikebreaking, intimidation, and anti-unionism in the United States, subjects essential to a full understanding of labor's fortunes in the twentieth century. Paradoxically, the country that pioneered the expansion of civil liberties allowed corporations to assemble private armies to disrupt union organizing, spy on workers, and break strikes. Using a social-historical approach, Stephen Norwood focuses on the mercenaries the corporations enlisted in their anti-union efforts--particularly college students, African American men, the unemployed, and men associated...
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Hazards of the Job: From Industrial Disease to Environmental Health Science

Hazards of the Job: From Industrial Disease to Environmental Health Science by Christopher C. SellersHazards of the Job explores the roots of modern environmentalism in the early-twentieth-century United States. It was in the workplace of this era, argues Christopher Sellers, that our contemporary understanding of environmental health dangers first took shape. At the crossroads where medicine and science met business, labor, and the state, industrial hygiene became a crucible for molding midcentury notions of corporate interest and professional disinterest as well as environmental concepts of the 'normal' and the 'natural.' The evolution of industrial hygiene illuminates how powerfully battles...
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Grounds for Dreaming: Mexican Americans, Mexican Immigrants, and the California Farmworker Movement

Grounds for Dreaming: Mexican Americans, Mexican Immigrants, and the California Farmworker Movement by Lori A. FloresKnown as "The Salad Bowl of the World," California's Salinas Valley became an agricultural empire due to the toil of diverse farmworkers, including Latinos. A sweeping critical history of how Mexican Americans and Mexican immigrants organized for their rights in the decades leading up to the seminal strikes led by Cesar Chavez, this important work also looks closely at how different groups of Mexicans-U.S. born, bracero, and undocumented-confronted and interacted with one another during this period.
 
An incisive study of labor, migration, race, gender, citizenship, and class, Lori Flores's...
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Team and Collective Training Needs Analysis: Defining Requirements and Specifying Training Systems

Team and Collective Training Needs Analysis: Defining Requirements and Specifying Training Systems by Dr. John Huddlestone & Dr. Jonathan Pike

Military capability is delivered operationally at a team and collective level, be it a unit as small as a squad or section, or as large as a maritime task group. Modern military forces are required to deal with a potentially wide range of missions frequently involving multiple alliance partners, within a geopolitical environment which can seem to change rapidly. Individual performance, while being important, is not the primary determinant of mission success - force integration, interoperability, adaptability and teamwork are key factors. Team and collective training which fully addresses these...

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Organizational Accidents Revisited

Organizational Accidents Revisited by James Professor Reason

Managing the Risks of Organizational Accidents introduced the notion of an ‘organizational accident??. These are rare but often calamitous events that occur in complex technological systems operating in hazardous circumstances. They stand in sharp contrast to ‘individual accidents?? whose damaging consequences are limited to relatively few people or assets. Although they share some common causal factors, they mostly have quite different causal pathways. The frequency of individual accidents - usually lost-time injuries - does not predict the likelihood of an organizational accident. The...

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Children and AIDS: Sub-Saharan Africa

Children and AIDS: Sub-Saharan Africa by Dr. Alex OchumboThe disproportional loss of individuals to HIV/AIDS in their most productive years raises concerns over the welfare of surviving members of affected families and communities. One consequence of the rapid increase in adult mortality is the rise in the proportion of children who are orphaned. Sub-Saharan Africa, accounts for about 90 percent of these. Mainly due to the staggering toll of HIV/AIDS, research effort has focused on treatment and prevention. Children have received attention primarily in relation to 'mother to child transmission' and paediatric AIDS. These issues are important and compelling...
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Security Culture: A How-to Guide for Improving Security Culture and Dealing with People Risk in Your Organisation

Security Culture: A How-to Guide for Improving Security Culture and Dealing with People Risk in Your Organisation by Hilary Mrs Walton

Security Culture starts from the premise that, even with good technical tools and security processes, an organisation is still vulnerable without a strong culture and a resilient set of behaviours in relation to people risk.

Hilary Walton combines her research and her unique work portfolio to provide proven security culture strategies with practical advice on their implementation. And she does so across the board: from management buy-in, employee development and motivation, right through to effective metrics for security culture activities.

There is still relatively little integrated and structured...

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Making Time: Lillian Moller Gilbreth - A Life Beyond "Cheaper by the Dozen"

Making Time: Lillian Moller Gilbreth - A Life Beyond "Cheaper by the Dozen" by Jane LancasterThis first biography of the nurturing mom made famous in the popular book and film Cheaper by the Dozen, who met the challenges of combining marriage and motherhood with a high-profile career.
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