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    International Maritime Transport Costs: Market Structures and Network Configurations by Gordon Wilmsmeier    Human Resource Management and the Institutional Perspective by Geoffrey Wood    The Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters: C. L. Dellums and the Fight for Fair Treatment and Civil Rights by Robert Allen    Linking Networks: The Formation of Common Standards and Visions for Infrastructure Development by Martin Schiefelbusch    Migrant Professionals in the City: Local Encounters, Identities, and Inequalities: Local Encounters, Identities and Inequalities by Lars Meier    The Eu's Government of Industries: Markets, Institutions and Politics by Bernard Jullien    Handbook of U.S. Labor Statistics: Employment, Earnings, Prices, Productivity and Other Labor Data, 2014 by Mary Meghan Ryan    Fiscal Austerity and Innovation in Local Governance in Europe by Carlos Nunes Silva    European Integration and Rural Development: Actors, Institutions and Power by Michael Kull    Workers Unite! The International 150 Years Later by Marcello Musto    The Crusades of Cesar Chavez: A Biography by Miriam Pawel    The Death and Life of American Labor: Toward a New Worker's Movement by Stanley Aronowitz    Man for All Seasons: The Life and Times of Ken Douglas by David Grant    Teaching Marianne and Uncle Sam: Public Education, State Centralization, and Teacher Unionism in France and the United States by Nicholas Toloudis    Social Security: The Story of its Past and a Vision for its Future by Andrew G. Biggs    A Precariat Charter: From Denizens to Citizens by Guy Standing    Out in the Union: A Labor History of Queer America by Miriam Frank    Working Mom's Survival Guide by Paula Peters    A Woman's Wage: Historical Meanings and Social Consequences by Alice Kessler-Harris    Tourism Destination Development: Turns and Tactics by Arvid Viken    New Forms of Worker Organization: The Syndicalist and Autonomist Restoration of Class-Struggle Unionism by Immanuel Ness    Workers and the Right in Spain, 1900-1936 by Colin M. Winston    Compensation Mechanisms for Job Risks: Wages, Workers' Compensation, and Product Liability by Michael J. Moore & W. Kip Viscusi    Sex, Race and Class-The Perspective of Winning: A Selection of Writings 1952-2011 by Selma James    Female Labor Supply: Theory and Estimation by James P. Smith    Strike! by Jeremy Brecher    The State and Working Women: A Comparative Study of Britain and Sweden by Mary Ruggie    The Origins of the Urban Crisis: Race and Inequality in Postwar Detroit by Thomas J. Sugrue    Port-City Interplays in China by James Jixian Wang    Causality and Modern Science by Mario Bunge    Indignez-vous! Part II, Time for Outrage by Dalek Iga Ghandi    Strikes and Revolution in Russia, 1917 by Diane P. Koenker & William G. Rosenberg    Knowledge: Its Creation, Distribution and Economic Significance, Volume III: The Economics of Information and Human Capital by Fritz Machlup    Women Strikers Occupy Chain Stores, Win Big: The 1937 Woolworth's Sit-Down by Dana Frank    Organized Agriculture and the Labor Movement Before the Ufw: Puerto Rico, Hawai'i, California by Dionicio Nodin Valdes    Labor Economics: Introduction to Classic and the New Labor Economics by Derek Laing    The Precariat: The New Dangerous Class by Guy Standing    Shadow Mothers: Nannies, Au Pairs, and the Micropolitics of Mothering by Cameron Lynne Macdonald    The Temp Economy: From Kelly Girls to Permatemps in Postwar America by Erin Elisabeth Hatton    The Farm Labor Movement in the Midwest: Social Change and Adaptation Among Migrant Farmworkers by W. K. Barger & Ernesto M. Reza    Mexican Consuls and Labor Organizing: Imperial Politics in the American Southwest by Gilbert G. Gonzalez    60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Nashville: Including Clarksville, Columbia, Gallatin, and Murfreesboro by Steve Early & Johnny Molloy    Nameless Towns: Texas Sawmill Communities, 1880-1942 by Thad Sitton & James H. Conrad    Prying Open Fortress Europe: The Turn to Sectoral Labor Migration by Alexander Caviedes    Conquistadores de La Calle: Child Street Labor in Guatemala City by Thomas A. Offit    The Case Against the Employee Free Choice Act by Richard A. Epstein    The Case Against the Employee Free Choice Act by Richard A. Epstein    Brazilians Working with Americans/Brasileiros Que Trabalham Com Americanos: Cultural Case Studies/Estudos de Casos Culturais by Orlando R. Kelm & Mary E. Risner    On the Dirty Plate Trail: Remembering the Dust Bowl Refugee Camps by Sanora Babb    Ending Poverty As We Know It: Guaranteeing A Right To A Job by William Quigley
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International Maritime Transport Costs: Market Structures and Network Configurations by Gordon Wilmsmeier
International Maritime Transport Costs: Market Structures and Network Configurations

Based on in-depth empirical research this book develops our understanding of maritime transport costs, the maritime industry and the competitiveness of regions in a global market environment through a geographical lens. Further, the book uses a unique
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Gordon Wilmsmeier15 Oct 2014$109.95

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Human Resource Management and the Institutional Perspective by Geoffrey Wood
Human Resource Management and the Institutional Perspective

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

C. 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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Robert Allen7 Oct 2014$116.00

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Linking Networks: The Formation of Common Standards and Visions for Infrastructure Development by Martin Schiefelbusch
Linking Networks: The Formation of Common Standards and Visions for Infrastructure Development

Presenting recent research on the international integration of infrastructures in Europe this book combines general and methodological chapters and examples from a variety of different sectors such as transport, electricity and communication networks.
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Martin Schiefelbusch7 Oct 2014$119.95

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

The migration of professionals is widely seen as a paradigmatic representation and a driver of globalization. The global elite of highly qualified migrants-managers and scientists, for example-are partly defined by their lives' mobility. But their everyday
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Lars Meier6 Oct 2014$140.00

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

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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Bernard Jullien6 Oct 2014$145.00

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

The 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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Mary Meghan Ryan5 Oct 2014$164.99

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Fiscal Austerity and Innovation in Local Governance in Europe by Carlos Nunes Silva
Fiscal Austerity and Innovation in Local Governance in Europe

This book offers a broad perspective on some of the organizational and financial problems faced by cities and local governments across Europe and analyses the reactions and reforms implemented to address current economic and public finance conditions.
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Carlos Nunes Silva5 Oct 2014$109.95

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European Integration and Rural Development: Actors, Institutions and Power by Michael Kull
European Integration and Rural Development: Actors, Institutions and Power

By 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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Michael Kull3 Oct 2014$109.95

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Workers Unite! The International 150 Years Later by Marcello Musto
Workers Unite! The International 150 Years Later

Major 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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Marcello Musto27 Sep 2014$21.99

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The Crusades of Cesar Chavez: A Biography by Miriam Pawel
The Crusades of Cesar Chavez: A Biography

Cesar Chavez founded a labor union, launched a movement, and inspired a generation. He rose from migrant worker to national icon, becoming one of the great charismatic leaders of the 20th century. Two decades after his death, Chavez remains the most significant
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Miriam Pawel26 Sep 2014$34.99

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

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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Stanley Aronowitz24 Sep 2014$26.95

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

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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David Grant21 Sep 2014$31.12

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

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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Nicholas Toloudis18 Sep 2014$64.50

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Social Security: The Story of its Past and a Vision for its Future by Andrew G. Biggs
Social Security: The Story of its Past and a Vision for its Future

In a time of record-setting deficits and concern over burgeoning debt, perhaps no single issue is more hotly debated than how to fix Social Security, a program long called the "third rail" of American politics because it killed the political career
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Andrew G. Biggs16 Sep 2014$8.99

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A Precariat Charter: From Denizens to Citizens by Guy Standing
A Precariat Charter: From Denizens to Citizens

Guy Standing's immensely influential 2011 book introduced the Precariat as an emerging mass class, characterized by inequality and insecurity. Standing outlined the increasingly global nature of the Precariat as a social phenomenon, especially in the light
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Guy Standing1 Sep 2014$26.99

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Out in the Union: A Labor History of Queer America by Miriam Frank
Out in the Union: A Labor History of Queer America

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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Miriam Frank1 Sep 2014$54.50

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Working Mom's Survival Guide by Paula Peters
Working Mom's Survival Guide

More women than ever before are going back to work soon after having a baby. And no matter what their job, making the transition from home to work can be really challenging. Whether dealing with day-to-day dilemmas like spitup on their power suits or big-picture
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Paula Peters30 Aug 2014$12.95

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A Woman's Wage: Historical Meanings and Social Consequences by Alice Kessler-Harris
A Woman's Wage: Historical Meanings and Social Consequences

In this updated edition of a pathbreaking classic, Alice Kessler-Harris explores the meanings of women's wages in the United States in the twentieth and twenty first centuries, focusing on three issues that capture the transformation of women's roles:
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Alice Kessler-Harris25 Aug 2014$25.00

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Tourism Destination Development: Turns and Tactics by Arvid Viken
Tourism Destination Development: Turns and Tactics

This anthology draws on different approaches and discourses of tourism destination development, while focusing on how they are shaped and reshaped and how they should be read and rehearsed. The book reveals dominant as well as alternative approaches to
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Arvid Viken24 Aug 2014$119.95

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

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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Immanuel Ness23 Aug 2014$9.99

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

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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Colin M. Winston22 Aug 2014$47.00

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Compensation Mechanisms for Job Risks: Wages, Workers' Compensation, and Product Liability by Michael J. Moore & W. Kip Viscusi
Compensation Mechanisms for Job Risks: Wages, Workers' Compensation, and Product Liability

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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W. Kip Viscusi
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Sex, Race and Class-The Perspective of Winning: A Selection of Writings 1952-2011 by Selma James
Sex, Race and Class-The Perspective of Winning: A Selection of Writings 1952-2011

Branching off Marx's theories of class struggle, this impressive collection of essays on workers' rights as they pertains to women's rights aims to educate and inform those interested in radical feminist labor theory. Arguing that class struggle manifests
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Selma James20 Aug 2014$14.99

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Female Labor Supply: Theory and Estimation by James P. Smith
Female Labor Supply: Theory and Estimation

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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James P. Smith16 Aug 2014$52.00

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Strike! by Jeremy Brecher
Strike!

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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Jeremy Brecher15 Aug 2014$9.99

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

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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Mary Ruggie15 Aug 2014$48.95

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The Origins of the Urban Crisis: Race and Inequality in Postwar Detroit by Thomas J. Sugrue
The Origins of the Urban Crisis: Race and Inequality in Postwar Detroit

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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Thomas J. Sugrue13 Aug 2014$19.95

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Port-City Interplays in China by James Jixian Wang
Port-City Interplays in China

Based on the author's own research and investigations into more than 25 port cities in China over the past 18 years, this book provides vivid stories about China and challenges existing theories on port development. This book answers the following questions
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James Jixian Wang13 Aug 2014$109.95

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Causality and Modern Science by Mario Bunge
Causality and Modern Science

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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Mario Bunge10 Aug 2014$29.95

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Indignez-vous! Part II, Time for Outrage by Dalek Iga Ghandi
Indignez-vous! Part II, Time for Outrage

A first in a series of books, from an author who wishes to remain anonymous, this book is like the first piece of a larger puzzle. Let the reader be aware, that the other pieces will follow to give a picture of the puzzle. Inspiration for it comes from
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Dalek Iga Ghandi9 Aug 2014$3.99

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

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

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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Fritz Machlup5 Aug 2014$87.50

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

The first successful all women sit-in conducted by 'the counter girls' at the Detroit Woolworth's during the Great Depression.
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Dana Frank1 Aug 2014$4.95

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

Puerto 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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Dionicio Nodin Valdes23 Jul 2014$30.00

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Labor Economics: Introduction to Classic and the New Labor Economics by Derek Laing
Labor Economics: Introduction to Classic and the New Labor Economics

Labor 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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Derek Laing12 Jul 2014$125.00

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The Precariat: The New Dangerous Class by Guy Standing
The Precariat: The New Dangerous Class

This book introduces the Precariat - the growing number of people facing lives of insecurity, doing work without a past or future. This book considers why the Precariat is growing, what fears it faces, what political dangers it represents and what would
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Guy Standing6 Jul 2014$27.99

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Shadow Mothers: Nannies, Au Pairs, and the Micropolitics of Mothering by Cameron Lynne Macdonald
Shadow Mothers: Nannies, Au Pairs, and the Micropolitics of Mothering

Shadow Mothers shines new light on an aspect of contemporary motherhood often hidden from view: the need for paid childcare by women returning to the workforce, and the complex bonds mothers forge with the "shadow mothers" they hire. Cameron Lynne Macdonald
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Cameron Lynne Macdonald5 Jul 2014$26.95

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

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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Erin Elisabeth Hatton4 Jul 2014$28.95

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The Farm Labor Movement in the Midwest: Social Change and Adaptation Among Migrant Farmworkers by W. K. Barger & Ernesto M. Reza
The Farm Labor Movement in the Midwest: Social Change and Adaptation Among Migrant Farmworkers

The 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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Ernesto M. Reza
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Mexican Consuls and Labor Organizing: Imperial Politics in the American Southwest by Gilbert G. Gonzalez
Mexican Consuls and Labor Organizing: Imperial Politics in the American Southwest

Chicano 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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Gilbert G. Gonzalez14 Jun 2014$30.00

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60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Nashville: Including Clarksville, Columbia, Gallatin, and Murfreesboro by Steve Early & Johnny Molloy
60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Nashville: Including Clarksville, Columbia, Gallatin, and Murfreesboro

Nashville 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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Steve Early &
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Nameless Towns: Texas Sawmill Communities, 1880-1942 by Thad Sitton & James H. Conrad
Nameless Towns: Texas Sawmill Communities, 1880-1942

Sawmill 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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James H. Conrad
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Prying Open Fortress Europe: The Turn to Sectoral Labor Migration by Alexander Caviedes
Prying Open Fortress Europe: The Turn to Sectoral Labor Migration

Globalization has increased international migratory pressures, but in advanced industrialized countries entrenched social interests eager to maintain restrictive policies make it difficult for governments to encourage mass migration. This book explains
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Alexander Caviedes22 May 2014$89.99

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Conquistadores de La Calle: Child Street Labor in Guatemala City by Thomas A. Offit
Conquistadores de La Calle: Child Street Labor in Guatemala City

The first comprehensive, book-length study of its kind, Conquistadores de la Calle presents the findings of nearly two years of ethnographic research on the streets of Guatemala City, toppling conventional wisdom that the region's youth workers are solely
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Thomas A. Offit18 May 2014$25.00

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The Case Against the Employee Free Choice Act by Richard A. Epstein
The Case Against the Employee Free Choice Act

With the Obama administration in the White House and an overwhelmingly Democratic Congress, passage of the Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA) appears likely. But it can and should be stopped if at all possible, given the adverse impact that it will have on
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Richard A. Epstein15 May 2014$14.99

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The Case Against the Employee Free Choice Act by Richard A. Epstein
The Case Against the Employee Free Choice Act

With the Obama administration in the White House and an overwhelmingly Democratic Congress, passage of the Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA) appears likely. But it can and should be stopped if at all possible, given the adverse impact that it will have on
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Richard A. Epstein15 May 2014$14.99

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Brazilians Working with Americans/Brasileiros Que Trabalham Com Americanos: Cultural Case Studies/Estudos de Casos Culturais by Orlando R. Kelm & Mary E. Risner
Brazilians Working with Americans/Brasileiros Que Trabalham Com Americanos: Cultural Case Studies/Estudos de Casos Culturais

Doing business internationally requires understanding not only other languages, but even more so the business practices and cultures of other countries. In the case of Brazilians working with Americans, a fundamental difference for all parties to understand
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Orlando R. Kelm &
Mary E. Risner
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On the Dirty Plate Trail: Remembering the Dust Bowl Refugee Camps by Sanora Babb
On the Dirty Plate Trail: Remembering the Dust Bowl Refugee Camps

The 1930s exodus of "Okies" dispossessed by repeated droughts and failed crop prices was a relatively brief interlude in the history of migrant agricultural labor. Yet it attracted wide attention through the publication of John Steinbeck's The Grapes of
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Ending Poverty As We Know It: Guaranteeing A Right To A Job by William Quigley
Ending Poverty As We Know It: Guaranteeing A Right To A Job

Across the United States tens of millions of people are working forty or more hours a week...and living in poverty. This is surprising in a country where politicians promise that anyone who does their share, and works hard, will get ahead. In Ending Poverty
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Trade Unionism in Australia by Tom Bramble
Trade Unionism in Australia

In the late 1960s Australian unionism was on the flood tide: growing in strength, industrially confident and capable of shaping the overall political climate of the nation. Forty years on, union membership and power is ebbing away despite community support
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Tom Bramble8 May 2014$50.00

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Trucking Country: The Road to America's Wal-Mart Economy by Shane Hamilton
Trucking Country: The Road to America's Wal-Mart Economy

Trucking Country is a social history of long-haul trucking that explores the contentious politics of free-market capitalism in post-World War II America. Shane Hamilton paints an eye-opening portrait of the rural highways of the American heartland,

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Making a New Deal: Industrial Workers in Chicago, 1919 1939 by Lizabeth Cohen
Making a New Deal: Industrial Workers in Chicago, 1919 1939

This book examines how it was possible and what it meant for ordinary factory workers to become effective unionists and national political participants by the mid-1930s. We follow Chicago workers as they make choices about whether to attend ethnic benefit
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Women and Labour Organizing in Asia by Kaye Broadbent
Women and Labour Organizing in Asia

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The Man Who Hated Work and Loved Labor: The Life and Times of Tony Mazzocchi by Les Leopold
The Man Who Hated Work and Loved Labor: The Life and Times of Tony Mazzocchi

A CIA-connected labor union, an assassination attempt, a mysterious car crash, listening devices, and stolen documents--everything you'd expect from the latest thriller. Yet, this was the reality of Tony Mazzocchi, the Rachel Carson of the U.S. workplace;

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Les Leopold28 Apr 2014$24.95

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Cities and Labour Immigration: Comparing Policy Responses in Amsterdam, Paris, Rome and Tel Aviv by Michael Alexander
Cities and Labour Immigration: Comparing Policy Responses in Amsterdam, Paris, Rome and Tel Aviv

Using a unique analytical framework based on host-stranger relations, this book explores the response of cities to the settlement of labour immigrants. Comparing the local policies of four cities - Paris, Amsterdam, Rome and Tel Aviv - Michael Alexander
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Wobblies on the Waterfront: Interracial Unionism in Progressive-Era Philadelphia by Peter Cole
Wobblies on the Waterfront: Interracial Unionism in Progressive-Era Philadelphia

For almost a decade during the 1910s and 1920s, the Philadelphia waterfront was home to the most durable interracial, multiethnic union seen in the United States prior to the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) era. In a period when most unions,
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The Economics of Language by Barry Chiswick
The Economics of Language

Written by two internationally renowned experts in the field, this book explores the determinants of dominant language proficiency among immigrants and other linguistic minorities and the consequences of this proficiency for the labour market.

Using empirical

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Class Acts: Service and Inequality in Luxury Hotels by Rachel Sherman
Class Acts: Service and Inequality in Luxury Hotels

In this lively study, Rachel Sherman goes behind the scenes in two urban luxury hotels to give a nuanced picture of the workers who care for and cater to wealthy guests by providing seemingly unlimited personal attention. Drawing on in-depth interviews
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The Persistence of Subsistence Agriculture: Life Beneath the Level of the Marketplace by Tony Waters
The Persistence of Subsistence Agriculture: Life Beneath the Level of the Marketplace

This book is about how the modern market world transformed the lives of remote agricultural farmers. Waters uses diverse examples to illustrate how the modern market economy captured persistent subsistence farmes in 18th century Scotland, 19th century
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The Persistence of Subsistence Agriculture: Life Beneath the Level of the Marketplace by Tony Waters
The Persistence of Subsistence Agriculture: Life Beneath the Level of the Marketplace

This book is about how the modern market world transformed the lives of remote agricultural farmers. Waters uses diverse examples to illustrate how the modern market economy captured persistent subsistence farmes in 18th century Scotland, 19th century
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Tony Waters9 Apr 2014$36.99

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Lost in Transition by Mary C. Brinton
Lost in Transition

Lost in Transition tells the story of the 'lost generation' that came of age in Japan's deep economic recession in the 1990s. The book argues that Japan is in the midst of profound changes that have had an especially strong impact on the young generation.
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Labor Rights and Multinational Production by Layna Mosley
Labor Rights and Multinational Production

Labor Rights and Multinational Production investigates the relationship between workers' rights and multinational production. Mosley argues that some types of multinational production, embodied in directly owned foreign investment, positively affect labor
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Reworking Race: The Making of Hawaii's Interracial Labor Movement by Moon-Kie Jung
Reworking Race: The Making of Hawaii's Interracial Labor Movement

25 Documents and Speeches Every American Should Own
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Once Upon a Car: The Fall and Resurrection of America's Big Three Automakers - GM, Ford, and Chrysler by Bill Vlasic
Once Upon a Car: The Fall and Resurrection of America's Big Three Automakers - GM, Ford, and Chrysler

Once Upon a Car is the fascinating epic story of the rise, fall, and rebirth of the Big Three U.S. automakers, General Motors, Ford, and Chrysler. Written by Bill Vlasic, the Detroit bureau chief for the New York Times and acclaimed author of Taken
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Class Struggle in Hollywood, 1930-1950: Moguls, Mobsters, Stars, Reds, and Trade Unionists by Gerald Horne
Class Struggle in Hollywood, 1930-1950: Moguls, Mobsters, Stars, Reds, and Trade Unionists

As World War II wound down in 1945 and the cold war heated up, the skilled trades that made up the Conference of Studio Unions (CSU) began a tumultuous strike at the major Hollywood studios. This turmoil escalated further when the studios retaliated by
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Taxation, Wage Bargaining, and Unemployment by Isabela Mares
Taxation, Wage Bargaining, and Unemployment

Why were European economies able to pursue the simultaneous commitment to full employment and welfare state expansion during the first decades of the postwar period and why did this virtuous relationship break down during recent decades? This book provides
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Isabela Mares12 Mar 2014$32.00

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Poverty in America: A Handbook by John Iceland
Poverty in America: A Handbook

In a remarkably concise, readable, and accessible format, John Iceland provides a comprehensive picture of poverty in America, He shows how poverty is measured and understood and how it has changed over time, as well as how public policies have grappled
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John Iceland11 Mar 2014$24.95

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Hard Lessons: The Mine Mill Union in the Canadian Labour Movement by Dieter K. Buse
Hard Lessons: The Mine Mill Union in the Canadian Labour Movement

This book brings together the voices of contemporary labour leaders, activists, old timers, and academics to discuss the first hundred years of the Mine, Mill and Smelter Workers Union.
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Understanding Global Slavery: A Reader by Kevin Bales
Understanding Global Slavery: A Reader

Although slavery is illegal throughout the world, we learned from Kevin Bales's highly praised exposé, Disposable People: New Slavery in the Global Economy, that more than twenty-seven million people-in countries from Pakistan to Thailand to the United
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Kevin Bales22 Feb 2014$28.95

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Playing the Whore: The Work of Sex Work by Melissa Gira Grant
Playing the Whore: The Work of Sex Work

Recent years have seen a panic over "online red-light districts," which supposedly seduce vulnerable young women into a life of degradation, and New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof's live tweeting of a Cambodian brothel raid. But rarely do these
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Strike for America: Chicago Teachers Against Austerity by Micah Uetricht
Strike for America: Chicago Teachers Against Austerity

The Chicago Teachers Union strike was the most important domestic labor struggle so far this century—and perhaps for the last forty years—and the strongest challenge to the conservative agenda for restructuring education, which advocates for
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Micah Uetricht22 Feb 2014$14.95

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Migration and Economy: Global and Local Dynamics by Lillian Trager
Migration and Economy: Global and Local Dynamics

Trager and her coauthors focus on migration not as a single event but as a dynamic process that responds to and is shaped by broader economic, cultural, and social forces. Individual essays consider issues of international and internal migration; of transnational
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Lillian Trager21 Feb 2014$33.99

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Equality for Contingent Faculty: Overcoming the Two-Tier System by Keith Hoeller
Equality for Contingent Faculty: Overcoming the Two-Tier System

Vice President Joseph Biden has blamed tuition increases on the high salaries of college professors, seemingly unaware of the fact that there are now over one million faculty who earn poverty-level wages teaching off the tenure track. The Chronicle of
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Keith Hoeller20 Feb 2014$14.99

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The Coal Nation: Histories, Ecologies and Politics of Coal in India by Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt
The Coal Nation: Histories, Ecologies and Politics of Coal in India

The Coal Nation explores the complex history of coal in India; from its colonial legacies to contemporary cultural and social impacts of mining; land ownership and moral resource rights; protective legislation for coal as well as for the indigenous and
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Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt18 Feb 2014$124.95

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Race and the Invisible Hand: How White Networks Exclude Black Men from Blue-Collar Jobs by Deirdre Royster
Race and the Invisible Hand: How White Networks Exclude Black Men from Blue-Collar Jobs

From the time of Booker T. Washington to today, and William Julius Wilson, the advice dispensed to young black men has invariably been, "Get a trade." Deirdre Royster has put this folk wisdom to an empirical test-and, in Race and the Invisible Hand, exposes
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Rural Change in Australia: Population, Economy, Environment by Rae Dufty-Jones
Rural Change in Australia: Population, Economy, Environment

This book provides a contemporary perspective on rapidly evolving population, economic and environmental changes in 'rural and regional Australia', itself a significant concept. Bringing together a range of empirical studies, the book builds on established
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For Jobs and Freedom: Race and Labor in America since 1865 by Robert H. Zieger
For Jobs and Freedom: Race and Labor in America since 1865

Work has always been central to the African American experience. Whether as slaves or freedmen, African Americans have struggled to gain economic opportunity. For Jobs and Freedom: Race and Labor in America since 1865 analyzes the position of African American
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Robert H. Zieger9 Feb 2014$40.00

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Autobiography of Mother Jones by Mary Harris Jones
Autobiography of Mother Jones

This important addition to labor and feminist literature speaks tirelessly and effectively on behalf of workers' rights and unions in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
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Mary Harris Jones31 Jan 2014$8.95

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Direct Action & Sabotage: Three Classic IWW Pamphlets from the 1910s by Elizabeth Gurley Flynn & Walker C. Smith & William E. Trautmann
Direct Action & Sabotage: Three Classic IWW Pamphlets from the 1910s

The pamphlets reprinted in this collection were first published in the 1910s amidst great controversy; the significant works included are "Direct Action and Sabotage" by William E. Trautmann, "Sabotage: Its History, Philosophy and Function" by Walker

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Elizabeth Gurley Flynn &
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Why Men Earn More: The Startling Truth Behind the Pay Gap - and What Women Can Do About It by Warren Farrell
Why Men Earn More: The Startling Truth Behind the Pay Gap - and What Women Can Do About It

If men really are paid more than women for the same amount of work, why would anyone hire a man? Warren Farrell asked himself that question, wondering whether the assumption of unequal pay is really true. Following years of research, he now presents his
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Singapore's National Wages Council: An Insider's View by Chong Yah Lim
Singapore's National Wages Council: An Insider's View

Written by Emeritus Professor LIM Chong-Yah, Founding Chairman of the tripartite National Wages Council (NWC), this unique volume offers readers an insider's view of the genesis and the evolution of the wage determination mechanism and system in Singapore
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Chong Yah Lim22 Jan 2014$101.00

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Labor Markets and Social Policy in Central and Eastern Europe: The Accession and Beyond by Nicholas Barr
Labor Markets and Social Policy in Central and Eastern Europe: The Accession and Beyond

"The experience of Central and Eastern Europe is unique. It is evidence of great success in demolishing the communist system and building a market economy. It is also evidence of major remaining challenges. This excellent book should be read not only by
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The Homestead Strike: Labor, Violence, and American Industry by Paul Kahan
The Homestead Strike: Labor, Violence, and American Industry

On July 6, 1892, three hundred armed Pinkerton agents arrived in Homestead, Pennsylvania to retake the Carnegie Steelworks from the company's striking workers. As the agents tried to leave their boats, shots rang out and a violent skirmish began. The

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Consuming Work: Youth Labor in America by Yasemin Besen-Cassino
Consuming Work: Youth Labor in America

Youth labor is an important element in our modern economy, but as students' consumption habits have changed, so too have their reasons for working. In Consuming Work, Yasemin Besen-Cassino reveals that many American high school and college students work
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Hub Cities in the Knowledge Economy: Seaports, Airports, Brainports by Sven Conventz
Hub Cities in the Knowledge Economy: Seaports, Airports, Brainports

The overarching research topic addressed in this book is the complex and multifaceted interaction between infrastructural accessibility/connectivity of city-regions on the one hand and knowledge generation in these city-regions on the other hand. To this
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Sven Conventz24 Dec 2013$119.95

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Coal, Class & Community: The United Mineworkers of New Zealand, 18801960 by Len Richardson
Coal, Class & Community: The United Mineworkers of New Zealand, 18801960

Geographically isolated and long regarded as the "quintessential" proletarians, industrial bogeymen and revolutionaries, coal miners occupy an important place in the history of industrial radicalism in New Zealand. Looking behind the stereotypes, this
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Len Richardson10 Dec 2013$31.99

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Globalization and Cross-Border Labor Solidarity in the Americas: The Anti-Sweatshop Movement and the Struggle for Social Justice by Ralph Armbruster-Sandoval
Globalization and Cross-Border Labor Solidarity in the Americas: The Anti-Sweatshop Movement and the Struggle for Social Justice

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Ralph Armbruster-Sandoval6 Dec 2013$43.95

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Changing Welfare Services: Case Studies of Local Welfare Reform Programs by Michael J. Austin & Marvin D. Feit
Changing Welfare Services: Case Studies of Local Welfare Reform Programs

Contains field-tested techniques to enhance the effectiveness of your local social services!

Changing Welfare Services: Case Studies of Local Welfare Reform Programs describes promising programs and practices that have emerged in the United States since

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Michael J. Austin &
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Inequality and Economic Development in Brazil: by World Bank
Inequality and Economic Development in Brazil:

Inequality and Economic Development in Brazil is part of the World Bank Country Study series. These reports are published with the approval of the subject government to communicate the results of the Bank's work on the economic and related conditions of
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World Bank20 Nov 2013$14.99

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Monopsony in Motion: Imperfect Competition in Labor Markets by Alan Manning
Monopsony in Motion: Imperfect Competition in Labor Markets

What happens if an employer cuts wages by one cent? Much of labor economics is built on the assumption that all the workers will quit immediately. Here, Alan Manning mounts a systematic challenge to the standard model of perfect competition. Monopsony

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Alan Manning19 Nov 2013$55.00

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American Labor and the Cold War by Robert Cherny
American Labor and the Cold War

This collection addresses the history of labor in the postwar years by exploring the impact of the global contest between the United States and the Soviet Union on American workers and labor unions.

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Robert Cherny18 Nov 2013$24.95

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Household Vulnerability and Resilience to Economic Shocks: Findings from Melanesia by Simon Feeny
Household Vulnerability and Resilience to Economic Shocks: Findings from Melanesia

Focusing on the vulnerability and resilience to economic shocks at the household level, this book draws on extensive research activities carried out in two Melanesia countries: the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu. In particular, the book identifies the household
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Hard Work: Remaking the American Labor Movement by Rick Fantasia & Kim Voss
Hard Work: Remaking the American Labor Movement

This concise overview of the labor movement in the United States focuses on why American workers have failed to develop the powerful unions that exist in other industrialized countries. Packed with valuable analysis and information, Hard Work explores
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Hard Work: Remaking the American Labor Movement by Rick Fantasia & Kim Voss
Hard Work: Remaking the American Labor Movement

This concise overview of the labor movement in the United States focuses on why American workers have failed to develop the powerful unions that exist in other industrialized countries. Packed with valuable analysis and information, Hard Work explores
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Rick Fantasia &
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Better a Hundred Friends Than a Hundred Rubles? Social Networks in Transition - The Kyrgyz Republic by Kathleen Kuehnast & Nora Dudwick
Better a Hundred Friends Than a Hundred Rubles? Social Networks in Transition - The Kyrgyz Republic

Better a Hundred Friends than a Hundred Rubles? is part of the World Bank Working Paper series. These papers are published to communicate the results of the Bank's ongoing research and to stimulate public discussion. The study of social networks in post-socialist
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Labor Issues in Infrastructure Reform: A Toolkit by World Bank Group & Ppiaf
Labor Issues in Infrastructure Reform: A Toolkit

A universal concern in reforms involving private participation in infrastructure is the effect such reforms have on labor. Fears of job loss and changes in employment status have often led enterprise workers and unions to be among the most vocal and organized
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Unlocking the Employment Potential in the Middle East and North Africa: Toward a New Social Contract by World Bank
Unlocking the Employment Potential in the Middle East and North Africa: Toward a New Social Contract

Over the next two decades, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region faces an unprecedented challenge. In 2000, the labor forces of the region totaled some 104 million workers, a figure expected to reach 185 million by 2020. With unemployment now
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Rebels, Reformers, And Racketeers: How Insurgents Transformed The Labor Movement by Herman Benson
Rebels, Reformers, And Racketeers: How Insurgents Transformed The Labor Movement

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Regional Resilience, Economy and Society: Globalising Rural Places by Christine Tamsy
Regional Resilience, Economy and Society: Globalising Rural Places

Taking a geographical approach, this book produces new critical work on the interdependence between globalization and rural spaces. Bringing together an interdisciplinary team of academics, and comparative case studies from Europe (West and East) and Asia,
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