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    The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx & Friedrich Engels    The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx    Rocks in the Water, Rocks in the Sun: A Memoir from the Heart of Haiti by Vilmond Joegodson D?ralcin? & Paul Jackson    Increasing Motorcycle Conspicuity: Design and Assessment of Interventions to Enhance Rider Safety by Lars R??ger    Safe Design and Construction of Machinery: Regulation, Practice and Performance by Elizabeth Bluff    Solidarity Unionism: Rebuilding the Labor Movement from Below by Staughton Lynd    Collective Bargaining in the Public Sector: The Experience of Eight States: The Experience of Eight States by Joyce M. Najita & James L. Stern    No Man's Land: Jamaican Guestworkers in America and the Global History of Deportable Labor: Jamaican Guestworkers in America and by Cindy Hahamovitch    Healthcare Reform, Quality and Safety: Perspectives, Participants, Partnerships and Prospects in 30 Countries by Jeffrey Braithwaite    Continental Crucible: Big Business, Workers and Unions in the Transformation of North America by Richard Roman & Edur Velasco Arregui    Resilient Health Care, Volume 2: The Resilience of Everyday Clinical Work by Robert L. Wears    Struggle for the Soul of the Postwar South: White Evangelical Protestants and Operation Dixie by Elizabeth Fones-Wolf & Ken Fones-Wolf    Hobohemia and the Crucifixion Machine: Rival Images of a New World in 1930s Vancouver by Todd McCallum    Republicans and Labor: 1919 - 1929 by Robert H. Zieger    Working-Class Mobilization and Political Control: Venezuela and Mexico by Charles L. Davis    A Woman's Wage: Historical Meanings and Social Consequences by Alice Kessler-Harris    Eisenhower and Landrum-Griffin: A Study in Labor-Management Politics by R. Alton Lee    Absentee Landowning and Exploitation in West Virginia, 1760-1920 by Barbara Rasmussen    European Slave Trading in the Indian Ocean, 1500-1850 by Richard B. Allen    French Industrial Relations in the New World Economy by Nick Parsons    Organizing the Breathless: Cotton Dust, Southern Politics, and the Brown Lung Association by Robert E. Botsch    Coal-Mining Safety in the Progressive Period: The Political Economy of Reform by William Graebner    Generations of Social Movements: The Left and Historical Memory in the USA and France by H?l?ne Le Dantec-Lowry    The Wheel of Servitude: Black Forced Labor after Slavery by Daniel A. Novak    The Court-Martial of Mother Jones by Edward M. Steel    The Bracero Program: Interest Groups and Foreign Policy by Richard B. Craig    Marvin Miller, Baseball Revolutionary by Robert F. Burk    Wages and Earnings: Reviews of United Kingdom Statistical Sources by Andrew Dean    Basic Income: A Transformative Policy for India by Sarath Davala & Renana Jhabvala & Guy Standing    Worldwide Knowledge? Global Firms, Local Labour and the Region by Martina Fuchs    Only One Thing Can Save Us: Why America Needs a New Kind of Labor Movement by Thomas Geoghegan    Combining paid work and family care by Teppo Kröger    The Women and Men of 1926: A Gender and Social History of the General Strike and Miners' Lockout in South Wales by Sue Bruley    Redeeming Time: Protestantism and Chicago's Eight-Hour Movement, 1866-1912 by William A. Mirola    Doing History from the Bottom Up: On E.P. Thompson, Howard Zinn, and Rebuilding the Labor Movement from Below by Staughton Lynd    Digital Rebellion: The Birth of the Cyber Left by Todd Wolfson    Efficiency Wages: Models of Unemployment, Layoffs, and Wage Dispersion by Andrew Weiss    The General Strike by Julian Symons    Knowledge: Its Creation, Distribution and Economic Significance, Volume II: The Branches of Learning by Fritz Machlup    Revolt on Goose Island: The Chicago Factory Takeover and What it Says About the Economic Crisis by Kari Lydersen    In Solidarity: Essays on Working-Class Organization and Strategy in the United States by Kim Moody    Workers in Hard Times: A Long View of Economic Crises by Leon Fink    Making the World Safe for Workers: Labor, the Left, and Wilsonian Internationalism by Elizabeth McKillen    A Contest of Ideas: Capital, Politics and Labor by Nelson Lichtenstein    Marikana: Voices from South Africa's Mining Massacre by Peter Alexander & Thapelo Lekgowa & Botsang Mmope    Afscme's Philadelphia Story: Municipal Workers and Urban Power in the Twentieth Century by Francis Ryan    The Borders of Integration: Polish Migrants in Germany and the United States, 1870-1924 by Brian McCook    The Borders of Integration: Polish Migrants in Germany and the United States, 1870-1924 by Brian McCook    Working the Waterfront: The Ups and Downs of a Rebel Longshoreman by Gilbert Mers    Slaves Into Workers: Emancipation and Labor in Colonial Sudan by Ahmad Alawad Sikainga
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The Communist Manifesto

The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx & Friedrich Engels

In 1847, while in Brussels, the German Communist League asked Friedrich Engels and Karl Marx to draft a pamphlet on the principles of communism. It was published in 1848 under the title Manifesto of the Communist Party, and in it, Marx and Engels discuss

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The Communist Manifesto

The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx

In 1847, while in Brussels, the German Communist League asked Friedrich Engels and Karl Marx to draft a pamphlet on the principles of communism. It was published in 1848 under the title Manifesto of the Communist Party, and in it, Marx and Engels discuss

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Rocks in the Water, Rocks in the Sun: A Memoir from the Heart of Haiti

Rocks in the Water, Rocks in the Sun: A Memoir from the Heart of Haiti by Vilmond Joegodson D?ralcin? & Paul JacksonWhen Joegodson Déralciné was still a small child, his parents left rural Haiti to resettle in the rapidly growing zones of Port-au-Prince. As his family entered the city in 1986, Duvalier and his dictatorship exited. Haitians, once terrorized under Duvalier's
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Increasing Motorcycle Conspicuity: Design and Assessment of Interventions to Enhance Rider Safety

Increasing Motorcycle Conspicuity: Design and Assessment of Interventions to Enhance Rider Safety by Lars R??gerHow driving simulation, field studies and laboratory experiments can be used to improve rider safety is illustrated in this text. It outlines the factors that contribute to the visibility of powered-two-wheelers (PTWs) and their detection by car drivers,
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Safe Design and Construction of Machinery: Regulation, Practice and Performance

Safe Design and Construction of Machinery: Regulation, Practice and Performance by Elizabeth BluffThere is compelling evidence that a high proportion of machinery-related deaths and injuries are attributable to genuine and serious risks originating within machine design and construction. Through a unique blending of rich empirical data coupled with
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Solidarity Unionism: Rebuilding the Labor Movement from Below

Solidarity Unionism: Rebuilding the Labor Movement from Below by Staughton LyndCritical reading for all who care about the future of labor, Solidarity Unionism draws deeply on Staughton Lynd's experiences as a labor lawyer and activist in Youngstown, Ohio, and on his profound understanding of the history of the Congress of Industrial
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Collective Bargaining in the Public Sector: The Experience of Eight States: The Experience of Eight States

Collective Bargaining in the Public Sector: The Experience of Eight States: The Experience of Eight States by Joyce M. Najita & James L. SternUnlike Europe, where most public sector workers have long been included in collective bargaining agreements, the United States excluded public employees from such legislation until the 1960s and 70s. Since then, union membership in the U. S. has grown
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No Man's Land: Jamaican Guestworkers in America and the Global History of Deportable Labor: Jamaican Guestworkers in America and

No Man's Land: Jamaican Guestworkers in America and the Global History of Deportable Labor: Jamaican Guestworkers in America and by Cindy Hahamovitch

From South Africa in the nineteenth century to Hong Kong today, nations around the world, including the United States, have turned to guestworker programs to manage migration. These temporary labor recruitment systems represented a state-brokered compromise

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Healthcare Reform, Quality and Safety: Perspectives, Participants, Partnerships and Prospects in 30 Countries

Healthcare Reform, Quality and Safety: Perspectives, Participants, Partnerships and Prospects in 30 Countries by Jeffrey BraithwaiteThe first of its kind, here is a compendium of the current 'state of the art' in global healthcare reform. It looks at the ways reforms have developed in 30 countries, and specifically the impact national reform initiatives have had on the quality and
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Continental Crucible: Big Business, Workers and Unions in the Transformation of North America

Continental Crucible: Big Business, Workers and Unions in the Transformation of North America by Richard Roman & Edur Velasco ArreguiThe crucible of North American neoliberal transformation is heating up, but its outcome is far from clear. Continental Crucible examines the clash between the corporate offensive and the forces of resistance from both a pancontinental and a class struggle
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Resilient Health Care, Volume 2: The Resilience of Everyday Clinical Work

Resilient Health Care, Volume 2: The Resilience of Everyday Clinical Work by Robert L. WearsDespite the common focus on deviations and failures in health systems, it is an undeniable fact that clinical work goes right far more often than it goes wrong, and that we only can make it better if we understand how this happens. This second volume of
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Struggle for the Soul of the Postwar South: White Evangelical Protestants and Operation Dixie

Struggle for the Soul of the Postwar South: White Evangelical Protestants and Operation Dixie by Elizabeth Fones-Wolf & Ken Fones-WolfReligion's role in the ill-fated struggle to unionize white workers in the South
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Hobohemia and the Crucifixion Machine: Rival Images of a New World in 1930s Vancouver

Hobohemia and the Crucifixion Machine: Rival Images of a New World in 1930s Vancouver by Todd McCallum

In May of 1868, Elizabeth Bingham Young and her new husband, Egerton Ryerson Young, began a long journey from Hamilton, Ontario, to the Methodist mission of Rossville. For the next eight years, Elizabeth supported her husband's work at two mission houses,

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Republicans and Labor: 1919 - 1929

Republicans and Labor: 1919 - 1929 by Robert H. ZiegerAt no other time in American history had labor unrest been more evident than the period immediately after World War I. Robert H. Zeiger here recounts the labor problems that faced the Republican administrations of Presidents Harding and Coolidge -- massive
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Working-Class Mobilization and Political Control: Venezuela and Mexico

Working-Class Mobilization and Political Control: Venezuela and Mexico by Charles L. Davis

Historically, Latin American political regimes have sought to postpone far-reaching economic reforms and improvements in living standards in order to facilitate the accumulation of private capital. These goals have led to exclusion of the lower classes

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A Woman's Wage: Historical Meanings and Social Consequences

A Woman's Wage: Historical Meanings and Social Consequences by Alice Kessler-HarrisIn this pathbreaking book, Alice Kessler-Harris explores the meanings of women's wages in the United States in the twentieth century, focusing on three sets of issues that capture the transformation of women's roles: the battle over minimum wage for women,
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Eisenhower and Landrum-Griffin: A Study in Labor-Management Politics

Eisenhower and Landrum-Griffin: A Study in Labor-Management Politics by R. Alton Lee

During the 1950s two Senate investigations, both highly publicized through the new medium of television, revealed the spread of racketeers and corruption among labor unions. Taking advantage of these sensational revelations, business interests, who for

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Absentee Landowning and Exploitation in West Virginia, 1760-1920

Absentee Landowning and Exploitation in West Virginia, 1760-1920 by Barbara Rasmussen

Absentee landowning has long been tied to economic distress in Appalachia. In this important revisionist study, Barbara Rasmussen examines the nature of landownership in five counties of West Virginia and its effects upon the counties' economic and social

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European Slave Trading in the Indian Ocean, 1500-1850

European Slave Trading in the Indian Ocean, 1500-1850 by Richard B. Allen
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French Industrial Relations in the New World Economy

French Industrial Relations in the New World Economy by Nick Parsons

Examining the traditionally predominant role of the state in shaping employment patterns and social policy in France, French Industrial Relations in the New World Economy analyzes the impact of globalization on French industrial relations.

Looking

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Organizing the Breathless: Cotton Dust, Southern Politics, and the Brown Lung Association

Organizing the Breathless: Cotton Dust, Southern Politics, and the Brown Lung Association by Robert E. Botsch

In the 1970s, textile workers joined forces with a small band of grassroots activists and organizers and challenged the most powerful industrial interest in the heart of Dixie-the cotton textile manufacturers. They located disabled workers and organized

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Coal-Mining Safety in the Progressive Period: The Political Economy of Reform

Coal-Mining Safety in the Progressive Period: The Political Economy of Reform by William Graebner

Through the first decade of the twentieth century, Americans looked upon industrial accidents with callous disregard; they were accepted as an unfortunate but necessary adjunct to industrial society. A series of mine disasters in December 1907 (including

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Generations of Social Movements: The Left and Historical Memory in the USA and France

Generations of Social Movements: The Left and Historical Memory in the USA and France by H?l?ne Le Dantec-LowryFrench political culture has long been seen as a model of leftist militancy, while the left in the United States is often perceived in terms of organizational discontinuity. Yet, the crisis of social democracy today suggests that at a time when the archetypal
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The Wheel of Servitude: Black Forced Labor after Slavery

The Wheel of Servitude: Black Forced Labor after Slavery by Daniel A. Novak

Emancipation brought an end to many of the evils of slavery, but it did not do away with involuntary servitude in the South. Even during Reconstruction, state legislatures passed laws that bound laborers to the landowner with a nearly unbreakable tie

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The Court-Martial of Mother Jones

The Court-Martial of Mother Jones by Edward M. Steel

In March 1913, labor agitator Mary Harris "Mother" Jones and forty-seven other civilians were tried by a military court on charges of murder and conspiracy to murder -- charges stemming from violence that erupted during the long coal miners' strike in

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The Bracero Program: Interest Groups and Foreign Policy

The Bracero Program: Interest Groups and Foreign Policy by Richard B. CraigLong before "Cesar Chávez" and "Chicano" became commonly known, the word "bracero" had established itself in the language of American politics. The Mexican Farm Labor Program-or bracero program as it came to be known-was from its inception in 1942 a highly
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Marvin Miller, Baseball Revolutionary

Marvin Miller, Baseball Revolutionary by Robert F. BurkThe story of how one man shaped professional sports' modern era
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Wages and Earnings: Reviews of United Kingdom Statistical Sources

Wages and Earnings: Reviews of United Kingdom Statistical Sources by Andrew DeanWages and Earnings is a review of statistical sources, both official and non-official, on wages and earnings in Britain. The non-official sources of data relate mostly to salary statistics, while most of the official data are produced by the Department
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Basic Income: A Transformative Policy for India

Basic Income: A Transformative Policy for India by Sarath Davala & Renana Jhabvala & Guy StandingWould it be possible to provide people with a basic income as a right? The idea has a long history. This book draws on two pilot schemes conducted in the Indian State of Madhya Pradesh, in which thousands of men, women and children were provided with an
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Worldwide Knowledge? Global Firms, Local Labour and the Region

Worldwide Knowledge? Global Firms, Local Labour and the Region by Martina FuchsPutting forward a comprehensive view of knowledge with a specific perspective on place and space, this book provides a new perspective on the globalisation of knowledge. Crossing disciplinary boundaries, the principal agenda of this volume is to open up
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Only One Thing Can Save Us: Why America Needs a New Kind of Labor Movement

Only One Thing Can Save Us: Why America Needs a New Kind of Labor Movement by Thomas GeogheganIs labor's day over or is labor the only real answer for our time? In this new book, National Book Critics Circle Award finalist and labor lawyer Thomas Geoghegan argues that even as organized labor seems to be crumbling, a revived—but different—labor
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Combining paid work and family care

Combining paid work and family care by Teppo KrögerHighlighting what can be learned from individual experiences, the book analyses the changing welfare and labour market policies which shape the lives of working carers in Finland, Sweden, Australia, England, Japan and Taiwan.
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The Women and Men of 1926: A Gender and Social History of the General Strike and Miners' Lockout in South Wales

The Women and Men of 1926: A Gender and Social History of the General Strike and Miners' Lockout in South Wales by Sue BruleyWork on the miners' Lock-Out of 1926 tends to focus on the perspective of the National Union of Mineworkers, while nothing has been written which attempts to examine, for example, how miner's wives coped for six months without pay. "The Women and Men of
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Redeeming Time: Protestantism and Chicago's Eight-Hour Movement, 1866-1912

Redeeming Time: Protestantism and Chicago's Eight-Hour Movement, 1866-1912 by William A. MirolaThe role clergy played and didn't play in one of organized labor's greatest victories
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Doing History from the Bottom Up: On E.P. Thompson, Howard Zinn, and Rebuilding the Labor Movement from Below

Doing History from the Bottom Up: On E.P. Thompson, Howard Zinn, and Rebuilding the Labor Movement from Below by Staughton LyndStaughton Lynd challenges academics to see American history through eyes of the poor and working class participants in history.
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Digital Rebellion: The Birth of the Cyber Left

Digital Rebellion: The Birth of the Cyber Left by Todd WolfsonOnline organizing and the new era of radical struggle
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Efficiency Wages: Models of Unemployment, Layoffs, and Wage Dispersion

Efficiency Wages: Models of Unemployment, Layoffs, and Wage Dispersion by Andrew Weiss

Known for his seminal work in efficiency-wage theory, Andrew Weiss surveys recent research in the field and presents new results. He shows how wage schedules affect the kinds of workers a firm employs and how well those workers perform on the job. Using

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The General Strike

The General Strike by Julian SymonsIn May 1926, Britain was gripped by the General Strike. This downing of tools lasted for nine days, during which time it divided the people, threatened the survival of the government and brought the country nearer to revolution than perhaps it had ever
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Knowledge: Its Creation, Distribution and Economic Significance, Volume II: The Branches of Learning

Knowledge: Its Creation, Distribution and Economic Significance, Volume II: The Branches of Learning by Fritz Machlup

Volume II of this ten-volume work, examines the parts of intellectual knowledge that have been considered worth teaching in institutions of higher learning. To judge what to teach, it was necessary to classify.

Originally published in 1982.

The Princeton

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Revolt on Goose Island: The Chicago Factory Takeover and What it Says About the Economic Crisis

Revolt on Goose Island: The Chicago Factory Takeover and What it Says About the Economic Crisis by Kari LydersenRevised and updated, with a new afterword by the author

"There is much talk about 'audacity' these days, but true chutzpah is when the workers take over the factory and take on the bank. Kari Lydersen's invaluable account of the Republic sit-down strike

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In Solidarity: Essays on Working-Class Organization and Strategy in the United States

In Solidarity: Essays on Working-Class Organization and Strategy in the United States by Kim MoodyA thorough collection of inspiring and informed essays on applied Marxist theory and the future of labor unions.
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Workers in Hard Times: A Long View of Economic Crises

Workers in Hard Times: A Long View of Economic Crises by Leon FinkHistorical perspectives on workers, capitalism, and the "Great Recession"
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Making the World Safe for Workers: Labor, the Left, and Wilsonian Internationalism

Making the World Safe for Workers: Labor, the Left, and Wilsonian Internationalism by Elizabeth McKillenLabor's contentious response to Woodrow Wilson's international agenda
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A Contest of Ideas: Capital, Politics and Labor

A Contest of Ideas: Capital, Politics and Labor by Nelson LichtensteinCollected essays and provocations from the preeminent labor historian
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Marikana: Voices from South Africa's Mining Massacre

Marikana: Voices from South Africa's Mining Massacre by Peter Alexander & Thapelo Lekgowa & Botsang Mmope
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Afscme's Philadelphia Story: Municipal Workers and Urban Power in the Twentieth Century

Afscme's Philadelphia Story: Municipal Workers and Urban Power in the Twentieth Century by Francis Ryan

AFSCME's Philadelphia Story provides the most comprehensive account of the early years of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, which is one of the nation's largest and most politically powerful unions in the AFL-CIO. Author

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The Borders of Integration: Polish Migrants in Germany and the United States, 1870-1924

The Borders of Integration: Polish Migrants in Germany and the United States, 1870-1924 by Brian McCook
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The Borders of Integration: Polish Migrants in Germany and the United States, 1870-1924

The Borders of Integration: Polish Migrants in Germany and the United States, 1870-1924 by Brian McCook
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Working the Waterfront: The Ups and Downs of a Rebel Longshoreman

Working the Waterfront: The Ups and Downs of a Rebel Longshoreman by Gilbert Mers"Somebody said, 'History is written by the winners. The losers have nothing to say.' This book is by one of the losers, a bit player, not the star of the drama." So begins Gilbert Mers in these personal recollections of forty-two years on the Texas waterfront
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Slaves Into Workers: Emancipation and Labor in Colonial Sudan

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The Lexicon of Labor: More Than 500 Key Terms, Biographical Sketches, and Historical Insights Concerning Labor in America

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Malled: My Unintentional Career in Retail

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After losing her job as a journalist and the security of a good salary, Caitlin Kelly was hard up for cash. When she saw that The North Face-an upscale outdoor clothing company-was

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Retirement Heist: How Companies Plunder and Profit from the Nest Eggs of American Workers

Retirement Heist: How Companies Plunder and Profit from the Nest Eggs of American Workers by Ellen E. SchultzWinner of the 2012 Helen Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in Journalism

Hundreds of companies have slashed pensions and health coverage for millions of retirees, claiming that a "perfect storm" of stock market losses, aging workers, and spiraling

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Bread and Roses: Mills, Migrants, and the Struggle for the American Dream

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Solidarity Divided: The Crisis in Organized Labor and a New Path toward Social Justice

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Fast Boat to China: Corporate Flight and the Consequences of Free Trade Lessons from Shanghai

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Bonjour Laziness: Why Hard Work Doesn't Pay

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International Maritime Transport Costs: Market Structures and Network Configurations

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Human Resource Management and the Institutional Perspective

Human Resource Management and the Institutional Perspective by Geoffrey Wood

One of the most influential debates across business and management studies has centered on the relative impact of institutions on the fortunes of firms and nations. However, analyses have primarily focused on institutional effects on societal features,

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The Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters: C. L. Dellums and the Fight for Fair Treatment and Civil Rights

The Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters: C. L. Dellums and the Fight for Fair Treatment and Civil Rights by Robert AllenC. L. Dellums and the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters helped to precipitate a sea of change in labor and race relations in California and the nation. Fundamental issues of unfair employment practices, discrimination, and segregation were confronted
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Linking Networks: The Formation of Common Standards and Visions for Infrastructure Development

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Migrant Professionals in the City: Local Encounters, Identities, and Inequalities: Local Encounters, Identities and Inequalities

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The Eu's Government of Industries: Markets, Institutions and Politics

The Eu's Government of Industries: Markets, Institutions and Politics by Bernard Jullien

To what extent is business activity governed at a European scale? Since the advent of the recent economic crisis, the EU's choices about the euro, debt ratios and interest rates have caught the headlines and highlighted the importance of EU decision-making

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Handbook of U.S. Labor Statistics: Employment, Earnings, Prices, Productivity and Other Labor Data, 2014

Handbook of U.S. Labor Statistics: Employment, Earnings, Prices, Productivity and Other Labor Data, 2014 by Mary Meghan RyanThe Handbook of U.S. Labor Statistics: Employment, Earnings, Prices, Productivity, and Other Labor Data continues and enhances the Bureau of Labor Statistics's (BLS) discontinued publication, Labor Statistics. It brings authoritative data
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Fiscal Austerity and Innovation in Local Governance in Europe

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European Integration and Rural Development: Actors, Institutions and Power

European Integration and Rural Development: Actors, Institutions and Power by Michael KullBy examining the Community Initiative LEADER+ and setting this within a discussion of the state and structure of rural development policy, this book looks at the challenges, opportunities and policy options which are available and have been implemented
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Workers Unite! The International 150 Years Later

Workers Unite! The International 150 Years Later by Marcello MustoMajor political and economic shifts have succeeded one another over the past twenty-five years. The rise to prominence of ecological issues, social changes generated by neoliberal globalization, and - most recently - one of the worst world economic crises
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The Crusades of Cesar Chavez: A Biography

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The Death and Life of American Labor: Toward a New Worker's Movement

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Union membership in the United States has fallen below 11 percent, the lowest rate since before the New Deal. Labor activist and scholar of the American labor movement Stanley Aronowitz argues that the movement as we have known it for the last 100 years

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Man for All Seasons: The Life and Times of Ken Douglas

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A major biography of Ken Douglas, the most powerful union leader in modern New Zealand history.Ken Douglas was raised in a hardworking, tough-talking, union-focussed Wellington family and got into union politics as a very young working man. Hard-nosed,

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Teaching Marianne and Uncle Sam: Public Education, State Centralization, and Teacher Unionism in France and the United States

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Offering the first systematic, comparative examination of the origins of teachers' unions in two countries—France and the United States—Teaching Marianne and Uncle Sam shows how teachers' unions came into existence not because of the willful

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Social Security: The Story of its Past and a Vision for its Future

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A Precariat Charter: From Denizens to Citizens

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Out in the Union: A Labor History of Queer America

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Out in the Union tells the continuous story of queer American workers from the mid-1960s through 2013. Miriam Frank shrewdly chronicles the evolution of labor politics with queer activism and identity formation, showing how unions began affirming

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Working Mom's Survival Guide

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A Woman's Wage: Historical Meanings and Social Consequences

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Tourism Destination Development: Turns and Tactics

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New Forms of Worker Organization: The Syndicalist and Autonomist Restoration of Class-Struggle Unionism

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As bureaucratic labor unions are currently under assault throughout the world, most have surrendered the achievements of the mid-20th century, when the working class was a militant force for change. As unions implode and weaken, workers are independently

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Workers and the Right in Spain, 1900-1936

Workers and the Right in Spain, 1900-1936 by Colin M. Winston

Colin Winston traces the Libres' emergence following the collapse of Catholic syndicalism in Catalonia and shows how, in the period up to the Civil War, they moved from radical Carlism to a form of proletarian fascism.

Originally published in 1984.

The

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Compensation Mechanisms for Job Risks: Wages, Workers' Compensation, and Product Liability

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In this major new work, Michael J. Moore and W. Kip Viscusi explore the question, "How are workers compensated for exposing themselves to the risk of physical injury while on the job?" The authors detail the diverse nature of labor market responses to

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Sex, Race and Class-The Perspective of Winning: A Selection of Writings 1952-2011

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Female Labor Supply: Theory and Estimation

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This collection of original essays brings econometric theory to bear on the problem of estimating the labor force participation of women. Five scholars here examine, both theoretically and empirically, the determinants of women's wages in the market,

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Strike!

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Since its original publication in 1972, no book has done as much as Jeremy Brecher's Strike! to bring American labor history to a wide audience. Strike! narrates the dramatic story of repeated, massive, and sometimes violent revolts by ordinary working

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The State and Working Women: A Comparative Study of Britain and Sweden

The State and Working Women: A Comparative Study of Britain and Sweden by Mary Ruggie

Mary Ruggie's controversial study of British and Swedish labor market, anti-discrimination, and child care programs argues that gender-based policy alone cannot substantially raise the economic status of women workers. Rather, policies for women must

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The Origins of the Urban Crisis: Race and Inequality in Postwar Detroit

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Once America's "arsenal of democracy," Detroit is now the symbol of the American urban crisis. In this reappraisal of America's racial and economic inequalities, Thomas Sugrue asks why Detroit and other industrial cities have become the sites of persistent

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Port-City Interplays in China

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Causality and Modern Science

Causality and Modern Science by Mario Bunge

The causal problem has become topical once again. While we are no longer causalists or believers in the universal truth of the causal principle we continue to think of causes and effects, as well as of causal and noncausal relations among them. Instead

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Indignez-vous! Part II, Time for Outrage

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Strikes and Revolution in Russia, 1917

Strikes and Revolution in Russia, 1917 by Diane P. Koenker & William G. Rosenberg

More than seventy years since the Bolsheviks came to power, there is still no comprehensive study of workers' activism in history's first successful workers' revolution. Strikes and Revolution in Russia, 1917 is the first effort in any language to explore

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Knowledge: Its Creation, Distribution and Economic Significance, Volume III: The Economics of Information and Human Capital

Knowledge: Its Creation, Distribution and Economic Significance, Volume III: The Economics of Information and Human Capital by Fritz Machlup

Volume III examines in clear and elegant prose the roles of knowledge and information in economics. Part One analyzes the effects of new or uncertain information on market performance; examines the formation and revision of expectations; and provides

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Women Strikers Occupy Chain Stores, Win Big: The 1937 Woolworth's Sit-Down

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Organized Agriculture and the Labor Movement Before the Ufw: Puerto Rico, Hawai'i, California

Organized Agriculture and the Labor Movement Before the Ufw: Puerto Rico, Hawai'i, California by Dionicio Nodin ValdesPuerto Rico, Hawai'i, and California share the experiences of conquest and annexation to the United States in the nineteenth century and mass organizational struggles by rural workers in the twentieth. Organized Agriculture and the Labor Movement before
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Labor Economics: Introduction to Classic and the New Labor Economics

Labor Economics: Introduction to Classic and the New Labor Economics by Derek LaingLabor Economics has comprehensive coverage, and gives instructors the flexibility to tailor their text precisely to the course that they want to teach. The text stresses problem solving, with several Worked Problems in each chapter, and includes leading-edge
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The Precariat: The New Dangerous Class

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Shadow Mothers: Nannies, Au Pairs, and the Micropolitics of Mothering

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The Temp Economy: From Kelly Girls to Permatemps in Postwar America

The Temp Economy: From Kelly Girls to Permatemps in Postwar America by Erin Elisabeth Hatton

Everyone knows that work in America is not what it used to be. Layoffs, outsourcing, contingent work, disappearing career ladders—these are the new workplace realities for an increasing number of people. But why? In The Temp Economy, Erin Hatton

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The Farm Labor Movement in the Midwest: Social Change and Adaptation Among Migrant Farmworkers

The Farm Labor Movement in the Midwest: Social Change and Adaptation Among Migrant Farmworkers by W. K. Barger & Ernesto M. RezaThe Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC) was founded by Baldemar Velásquez in 1967 to challenge the poverty and powerlessness that confronted migrant farmworkers in the Midwest. This study documents FLOC's development through its first quarter century
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Mexican Consuls and Labor Organizing: Imperial Politics in the American Southwest

Mexican Consuls and Labor Organizing: Imperial Politics in the American Southwest by Gilbert G. GonzalezChicano history, from the early decades of the twentieth century up to the present, cannot be explained without reference to the determined interventions of the Mexican government, asserts Gilbert G. González. In this pathfinding study, he offers convincing
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60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Nashville: Including Clarksville, Columbia, Gallatin, and Murfreesboro

60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Nashville: Including Clarksville, Columbia, Gallatin, and Murfreesboro by Steve Early & Johnny MolloyNashville may be the capital of country music, but it's also home to some splendid hiking trails. This guide offers trekkers of all ages and fitness levels a variety of day hikes throughout middle Tennessee, from historical hikes like the Outdoor Confederate
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Nameless Towns: Texas Sawmill Communities, 1880-1942

Nameless Towns: Texas Sawmill Communities, 1880-1942 by Thad Sitton & James H. ConradSawmill communities were once the thriving centers of East Texas life. Many sprang up almost overnight in a pine forest clearing, and many disappeared just as quickly after the company "cut out" its last trees. But during their heyday, these company towns
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E Tron by Akshaj Mehta
Loved the book. It kept me engrossed till the end. The chara ...
4 of 5 Stars!
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