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    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    Trade Unionism in Australia by Tom Bramble    Trucking Country: The Road to America's Wal-Mart Economy by Shane Hamilton    Making a New Deal: Industrial Workers in Chicago, 1919 1939 by Lizabeth Cohen    Women and Labour Organizing in Asia by Kaye Broadbent    The Man Who Hated Work and Loved Labor: The Life and Times of Tony Mazzocchi by Les Leopold    Cities and Labour Immigration: Comparing Policy Responses in Amsterdam, Paris, Rome and Tel Aviv by Michael Alexander    Wobblies on the Waterfront: Interracial Unionism in Progressive-Era Philadelphia by Peter Cole    The Economics of Language by Barry Chiswick    Class Acts: Service and Inequality in Luxury Hotels by Rachel Sherman    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 by Tony Waters    Lost in Transition by Mary C. Brinton    Labor Rights and Multinational Production by Layna Mosley    Reworking Race: The Making of Hawaii's Interracial Labor Movement by Moon-Kie Jung    Class Struggle in Hollywood, 1930-1950: Moguls, Mobsters, Stars, Reds, and Trade Unionists by Gerald Horne    Taxation, Wage Bargaining, and Unemployment by Isabela Mares    Poverty in America: A Handbook by John Iceland    Hard Lessons: The Mine Mill Union in the Canadian Labour Movement by Dieter K. Buse
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Thad Sitton &
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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Sanora Babb12 May 2014$25.00

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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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William Quigley9 May 2014$25.95

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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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Shane Hamilton8 May 2014$24.95

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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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Lizabeth Cohen4 May 2014$21.00

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Women and Labour Organizing in Asia by Kaye Broadbent
Women and Labour Organizing in Asia

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Kaye Broadbent29 Apr 2014$39.95

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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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Michael Alexander26 Apr 2014$124.95

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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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Peter Cole16 Apr 2014$27.00

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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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Tony Waters9 Apr 2014$36.99

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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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Mary C. Brinton5 Apr 2014$24.00

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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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Layna Mosley4 Apr 2014$25.00

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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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Moon-Kie Jung31 Mar 2014$20.99

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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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Gerald Horne14 Mar 2014$30.00

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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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Dieter K. Buse5 Mar 2014$17.99

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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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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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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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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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Nicholas Barr8 Jan 2014$35.00

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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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Paul Kahan6 Jan 2014$29.95

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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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Simon Feeny16 Nov 2013$109.95

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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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S.E.I.U.: Big Brother? Big Business? Big Rip Off? by Harriet Jackson
S.E.I.U.: Big Brother? Big Business? Big Rip Off?

S.E.I.U. Service Employees Internation Union. The "Working Families" union. The "Justice for Janitor's" union. You purple and yellow signs, you see the marches and rallies. Now, take a look inside the S.E.I.U. Building Service Division in Pittsburgh, Penna
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Harriet Jackson9 Nov 2013$3.95

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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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Christine Tamsy28 Oct 2013$124.95

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EU Cohesion Policy and European Integration: The Dynamics of EU Budget and Regional Policy Reform by John Bachtler & Carlos Mendez
EU Cohesion Policy and European Integration: The Dynamics of EU Budget and Regional Policy Reform

This book provides a comprehensive and theoretically-informed analysis of how Cohesion policy has evolved over time and, in particular the budgetary and policy dynamics of the 2007-13 reform. In the context of the budgetary politics of the EU, the book
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Sweated Work, Weak Bodies: Anti-Sweatshop Campaigns and Languages of Labor by Daniel E. Bender
Sweated Work, Weak Bodies: Anti-Sweatshop Campaigns and Languages of Labor

Sweated Work, Weak Bodies is the first book on the origins of sweatshops, exploring how they came to represent the dangers of industrialization and the perils of immigration.
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Daniel E. Bender15 Oct 2013$62.00

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Labor Rights Are Civil Rights: Mexican American Workers in Twentieth-Century America by Zaragosa Vargas
Labor Rights Are Civil Rights: Mexican American Workers in Twentieth-Century America

In 1937, Mexican workers were among the strikers and supporters beaten, arrested, and murdered by Chicago policemen in the now infamous Republic Steel Mill Strike. Using this event as a springboard, Zaragosa Vargas embarks on the first full-scale history

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Women Encounter Technology: Changing Patterns of Employment in the Third World by Swasti Mitter
Women Encounter Technology: Changing Patterns of Employment in the Third World

This collection explores the effects of new technologies on women's employment and on the nature of women's work in the Third World.
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Swasti Mitter12 Oct 2013$65.00

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A Global Union for Global Workers: Collective Bargaining and Regulatory Politics in Maritime Shipping by Nathan Lillie
A Global Union for Global Workers: Collective Bargaining and Regulatory Politics in Maritime Shipping

This is a book about how global unionism was born in the maritime shipping sector. It argues that the industrial structure of shipping, and specifically the interconnected nature of shipping production chains, facilitated the globalization of union bargaining
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Nathan Lillie11 Oct 2013$39.95

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Our Stories: Migration and Labour in Taiwan by Yu-Ling Ku
Our Stories: Migration and Labour in Taiwan

This book is a must-read if you want to understand, beyond the clichés; the realities of migrant workers in Taiwan. The author, Ku Yu-ling writes about these people as her own. She fuses the lives of ordinary Taiwanese and migrants in her stories to show
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Yu-Ling Ku4 Oct 2013$18.70

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American Labor Unions in the Electoral Arena by Herbert B. Asher
American Labor Unions in the Electoral Arena

Are contemporary U.S. labor unions irrelevant, or in fact a changing force to be reckoned with as they grow into a new economy in a globalized America? Is the current political power exercised by U.S. labor unions more akin to the social movements of
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Herbert B. Asher29 Sep 2013$27.99

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Renewing International Labour Stud by Marcus Taylor
Renewing International Labour Stud

This volume seeks to re-energise the paradigm of the New International Labour Studies by detailing how struggles over the construction, reproduction, utilisation and restructuring of labour forces are the contested social foundations upon which the global

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Marcus Taylor17 Sep 2013$44.95

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Representing Workers by Howard Gospel
Representing Workers

The first in Routledge's new series, "The Future of Trade Unions in Modern Britain," this book deals with the questions of employee representation, trade union recognition and membership of unions in Britain. Pushing forward the boundaries of academic
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Howard Gospel12 Sep 2013$56.95

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The Silk Weavers of Kyoto: Family and Work in a Changing Traditional Industry by Tamara Hareven
The Silk Weavers of Kyoto: Family and Work in a Changing Traditional Industry

The makers of obi, the elegant and costly sash worn over kimono in Japan, belong to an endangered species. These families of manufacturers, weavers, and other craftspeople centered in the Nishijin weaving district of Kyoto have practiced their demanding
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Tamara Hareven2 Sep 2013$33.95

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State of the Union: A Century of American Labor (Revised and Expanded Edition) by Nelson Lichtenstein
State of the Union: A Century of American Labor (Revised and Expanded Edition)

In a fresh and timely reinterpretation, Nelson Lichtenstein examines how trade unionism has waxed and waned in the nation's political and moral imagination, among both devoted partisans and intransigent foes. From the steel foundry to the burger-grill,

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Making Sweatshops: The Globalization of the U.S. Apparel Industry by Ellen Rosen
Making Sweatshops: The Globalization of the U.S. Apparel Industry

The only comprehensive historical analysis of the globalization of the U.S. apparel industry, this book focuses on the reemergence of sweatshops in the United States and the growth of new ones abroad. Ellen Israel Rosen, who has spent more than a decade
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Ellen Rosen28 Aug 2013$33.95

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Left Out by Judith Stepan-Norris & Maurice Zeitlin
Left Out

From the late 1930s through the mid-1950s, the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) brought together America's working men and women under a united class banner. Of the 38 CIO unions, 18 were 'left-wing' or 'Communist-dominated'. Yet the political
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Judith Stepan-Norris &
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Union Organizing by Gregor Gall
Union Organizing

This book features contributions exploring the history of union organizing, the contemporary situation and providing comparative dimensions. It examines the attempts by trade unions to secure the rights of representation and negotiation for their members
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Gregor Gall24 Aug 2013$82.50

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The Right to Stay Home: How US Policy Drives Mexican Migration by David Bacon
The Right to Stay Home: How US Policy Drives Mexican Migration

The story of the growing resistance of Mexican communities to the poverty that forces people to migrate to the United States

People across Mexico are being forced into migration, and while 11 percent of that country's population lives north of the US

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David Bacon23 Aug 2013$27.95

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Good with Their Hands: Boxers, Bluesmen, and Other Characters from the Rust Belt by Carlo Rotella
Good with Their Hands: Boxers, Bluesmen, and Other Characters from the Rust Belt

This eloquent, streetwise book is a paean to America's Rust Belt and a compelling exploration of four milieus caught up in a great transformation of city life. With loving attention to detail and a fine sense of historical context, Carlo Rotella explores
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Sexual Harassment: A Debate by Linda LeMoncheck
Sexual Harassment: A Debate

The question of what constitutes sexual harassment—from suggestive remarks to outright threats, from off-color jokes to lewd posters on office walls—is contentious, as is the question of how to address sexual harassment. Do all instances
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Hey, Waitress! The USA from the Other Side of the Tray by Alison Owings
Hey, Waitress! The USA from the Other Side of the Tray

Most of us have sat across the tray from a waitress, but how many of us know what really is going on from her side? Hey, Waitress! aims to tell us. Containing lively, personal portraits of waitresses from many different walks of life, this book is the
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