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    Ramparts of Resistance: Why Workers Lost Their Power, and How to Get It Back by Sheila Cohen    Green Bans, Red Union: The saving of a city by Meredith Burgmann & Verity Burgmann    The Spirit of Marikana: The Rise of Insurgent Trade Unionism in South Africa by Luke Sinwell & Siphiwe Mbatha    Europe in Revolt: Mapping the New European Left by Pr    Working for Equality: The Narrative of Harry Hudson by Harry Hudson    Striking Beauties: Women Apparel Workers in the U.S. South, 1930-2000 by Michelle Haberland    From Craftsmen to Capitalists: German Artisans from the Third Reich to the Federal Republic, 1939-1953 by Frederick L. McKitrick    Beyond $15: Immigrant Workers, Faith Activists, and the Revival of the Labor Movement by Jonathan Rosenblum    Political Economy of Labor Repression in the United States by Andrew Kolin    Never Done: A History of Women's Work in Media Production by Erin Hill    The Precariat: The New Dangerous Class by Guy Standing    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    The Battle for Cosatu: An Insider's View by Patrick Craven    On Gender, Labor, and Inequality by Ruth Milkman    The Steelworkers' Retirement Security System: A Worker-based Model for Community Investment by Glenn Beamer    Cotton Cultivation and Child Labor in Post-Soviet Uzbekistan by Bilal Bhat    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    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    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    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    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    Smokestacks in the Hills: Rural-Industrial Workers in West Virginia by Lou Martin    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    Safety Management Systems in Aviation by Carl D. Mr Halford & John J. Mr Goglia & Alan J. Professor Stolzer    Household Workers Unite: The Untold Story of African American Women Who Built a Movement by Premilla Nadasen    Labour and Transnational Action in Times of Crisis by Andreas Bieler    Diamonds in the Rough: Corporate Paternalism and African Professionalism on the Mines of Colonial Angola, 1917-1975 by Todd Cleveland    Immigrants against the State: Yiddish and Italian Anarchism in America by Kenyon Zimmer    Poland, Solidarity, Walesa by Michael R. Dobbs & K. S. Karol & Dessa Trevisan    Free Labor: The Civil War and the Making of an American Working Class by Mark A. Lause    The Influence Machine: The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Corporate Capture of American Life by Alyssa Katz

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Ramparts of Resistance: Why Workers Lost Their Power, and How to Get It Back

Sheila Cohen

Ramparts of Resistance: Why Workers Lost Their Power, and How to Get It Back by Sheila CohenA critical history of grasssroots labour struggles from the 1970s to today that calls for a new politics of trade unionism.
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Green Bans, Red Union: The saving of a city

Meredith Burgmann & Verity Burgmann

Green Bans, Red Union: The saving of a city by Meredith Burgmann & Verity BurgmannRevised edition of a landmark book At the height of the building boom in the 1970s, a remarkable campaign stopped billions of dollars worth of indiscriminate development that was turning Australian cities into concrete jungles. Enraging employers and politicians but delighting many in the wider community, the members of the NSW Builders Labourers' Federation risked their jobs to preserve buildings, bush and parkland. The direct impact of this green bans movement can be seen all over Sydney. Green Bans, Red Union documents the development of a union that took a stand. Apart from the green bans...
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The Spirit of Marikana: The Rise of Insurgent Trade Unionism in South Africa

Luke Sinwell & Siphiwe Mbatha

The Spirit of Marikana: The Rise of Insurgent Trade Unionism in South Africa by Luke Sinwell & Siphiwe MbathaA comprehensive examination of the contemporary mineworkers' movement in South Africa, in a vivid ethnographic narrative
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Europe in Revolt: Mapping the New European Left

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Europe in Revolt: Mapping the New European Left by PrA gripping and authoritative account of the uprisings against extreme austerity that have shaken Europe.
2017 / 2 / 17
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Working for Equality: The Narrative of Harry Hudson

Harry Hudson

Working for Equality: The Narrative of Harry Hudson by Harry Hudson

"When I went to work for Lockheed-Georgia Company in September of 1952 I had no idea that this would end up being my life

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Striking Beauties: Women Apparel Workers in the U.S. South, 1930-2000

Michelle Haberland

Striking Beauties: Women Apparel Workers in the U.S. South, 1930-2000 by Michelle Haberland

Apparel manufacturing in the American South, by virtue of its size, its reliance upon female labor, and its broad geographic scope, is an important but often overlooked industry that connects the disparate concerns of women

2017 / 2 / 17
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From Craftsmen to Capitalists: German Artisans from the Third Reich to the Federal Republic, 1939-1953

Frederick L. McKitrick

From Craftsmen to Capitalists: German Artisans from the Third Reich to the Federal Republic, 1939-1953 by Frederick L. McKitrick

Politically adrift, alienated from Weimar society, and fearful of competition from industrial elites and the working class alike, the independent artisans of interwar Germany were a particularly receptive audience for National Socialist ideology. As Hitler consolidated power, they emerged as an important Nazi constituency, drawn by the party's rejection of both capitalism and Bolshevism. Yet, in the years after 1945, the artisan class became one of the pillars of postwar stability, thoroughly integrated into German society. From Craftsmen to Capitalists gives the first account of this astonishing...

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Beyond $15: Immigrant Workers, Faith Activists, and the Revival of the Labor Movement

Jonathan Rosenblum

Beyond $15: Immigrant Workers, Faith Activists, and the Revival of the Labor Movement by Jonathan RosenblumThe inside story of the first successful $15 minimum wage campaign that renewed a national labor movement

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Political Economy of Labor Repression in the United States

Andrew Kolin

Political Economy of Labor Repression in the United States by Andrew KolinThis book explores the political economy of labor repression, expanding the meaning of repression by looking at the relation of politics to economics. It explains how and why this relation leads to the repression of labor and considers how labor repression develops over time from the social relation of capital and labor, and how this is expressed over the course of US history.
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Never Done: A History of Women's Work in Media Production

Erin Hill

Never Done: A History of Women's Work in Media Production by Erin HillNever Done introduces generations of women who worked behind the scenes in the film industry
2016 / 10 / 16
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The Precariat: The New Dangerous Class

Guy Standing

The Precariat: The New Dangerous Class by Guy Standing
2016 / 10 / 7
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Bananeras: Women Transforming the Banana Unions of Latin America

Dana Frank

Bananeras: Women Transforming the Banana Unions of Latin America by Dana FrankWomen banana workers—bananeras—are waging a powerful revolution by making gender equity central in Latin American labor organizing.
2016 / 9 / 25
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Black Americans and Organized Labor: A New History

Paul D. Moreno

Black Americans and Organized Labor: A New History by Paul D. Moreno

In Black Americans and Organized Labor, Paul D. Moreno offers a bold reinterpretation of the role of race and racial discrimination in the American labor movement. Moreno applies insights of the law-and-economics movement to formulate a powerfully compelling labor-race theorem of elegant simplicity: White unionists found that race was a convenient basis on which to do what unions do -- control the labor supply. Not racism pure and simple but "the economics of discrimination" explains historic black absence and under-representation in unions.

Moreno's sweeping reexamination stretches from the...

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The U.S. Labor Market: Questions and Challenges for Public Policy

Michael R. Strain

The U.S. Labor Market: Questions and Challenges for Public Policy by Michael R. StrainThis volume explores nine major questions regarding the labor market on which respected economists disagree. The purpose of the volume is to elevate the public debate about labor-market policy questions by exposing the public to this range of reasonable viewpoints.
2016 / 9 / 18
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Health and Safety in Canadian Workplaces

Jason Foster & Bob Barnetson

Health and Safety in Canadian Workplaces by Jason Foster & Bob BarnetsonWorkplace injuries happen every day and can profoundly affect workers, their families, and the communities in which they live. This textbook is for workers and students looking for an introduction to injury prevention on the job. It offers an extensive overview of central occupational health and safety (OHS) concepts and practices and provides practical suggestions for health and safety advocacy. Foster and Barnetson bring the field into the twenty-first century by including discussions of how precarious employment, gender, and ill-health can be better handled in Canadian OHS. Although they...
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When Good Jobs Go Bad: Globalization, De-unionization, and Declining Job Quality in the North American Auto Industry

Jeffrey S. Rothstein

When Good Jobs Go Bad: Globalization, De-unionization, and Declining Job Quality in the North American Auto Industry by Jeffrey S. RothsteinIn When Good Jobs Go Bad, Jeffrey Rothstein looks at the impact of globalization on workers in the North American auto industry, revealing that globalization has had a deleterious effect on even the most valued of blue-collar jobs. Rothstein shows how the consolidation of the Mexican and U.S.-Canadian auto industries, the expanding number of foreign automakers in North America, and the spread of lean production have all undermined organized labor and harmed workers.
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Veiled Employment: Islamism and the Political Economy of Women's Employment in Iran

Roksana Bahramitash

Veiled Employment: Islamism and the Political Economy of Women's Employment in Iran by Roksana BahramitashThe popularity of neoliberal economic policies is based, in part, on the argument that the liberalization of markets promotes growth and increases employment opportunities for women. Although the latest research bears this out, it also presents a grim portrait of the state of women's employment. Approximately seventy percent of those living on less than a dollar a day are women or girls. In Veiled Employment, the editors seek to examine these stark disparities, focusing on the evolving role of women's employment in Iran. Based on empirical field research in Iran, the contributors' essays document...
2016 / 8 / 11
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The Trade Unions-What Are They?

Tony Van Den Bergh

The Trade Unions-What Are They? by Tony Van Den BerghThe Trade Unions-What Are They? is a primer of the trade union movement in Britain and examines the intricacies of industrial negotiations concerning issues such as the Incomes and Prices policy and restrictive practices. This book looks at the history of British trade unions and presents the biographies of five great trade union leaders of the past. Four famous trade union cases are also discussed, along with some significant events and statistics.
This monograph is comprised of 13 chapters and begins with a brief history of trade unions in Britain, followed by biographical sketches of five...
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Unfree Labour? Struggles of Migrant and Immigrant Workers in Canada

Aziz Choudry

Unfree Labour? Struggles of Migrant and Immigrant Workers in Canada by Aziz ChoudryOver the past decade, Canada has experienced considerable growth in labour migration. Moreover, temporary labour migration has replaced permanent immigration as the primary means by which people enter Canada. Utilizing the rhetoric of maintaining competitiveness, Canadian employers and the state have ushered in an era of neoliberal migration alongside an agenda of austerity flowing from capitalist crisis. Labour markets have been restructured to render labour more flexible and precarious, and in Canada as in other high-income capitalist labour markets, employers are relying on migrant and immigrant...
2016 / 7 / 12
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The Battle for Cosatu: An Insider's View

Patrick Craven

The Battle for Cosatu: An Insider's View by Patrick CravenFrom his early start as a passionate pro-labour and anti-apartheid campaigner in Britain in the 1960s, to championing and defending the rights of workers in South Africa for the last 30 years, Patrick Craven first served as the editor of the Congress of South African Trade Union's magazine, then rose through the ranks of the Congress to become National Spokesperson. Craven has become the go-to person for labour-related commentary. In this, Craven's first book, we are given insight into one of the most tumultuous times for trade unions in post-apartheid South Africa. Beginning with the run-up...
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