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    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    Once Upon a Car: The Fall and Resurrection of America's Big Three Automakers - GM, Ford, and Chrysler by Bill Vlasic    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    Understanding Global Slavery: A Reader by Kevin Bales    Playing the Whore: The Work of Sex Work by Melissa Gira Grant    Strike for America: Chicago Teachers Against Austerity by Micah Uetricht    Migration and Economy: Global and Local Dynamics by Lillian Trager    Equality for Contingent Faculty: Overcoming the Two-Tier System by Keith Hoeller    The Coal Nation: Histories, Ecologies and Politics of Coal in India by Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt    Race and the Invisible Hand: How White Networks Exclude Black Men from Blue-Collar Jobs by Deirdre Royster    Rural Change in Australia: Population, Economy, Environment by Rae Dufty-Jones    For Jobs and Freedom: Race and Labor in America since 1865 by Robert H. Zieger    Autobiography of Mother Jones by Mary Harris Jones    Direct Action & Sabotage: Three Classic IWW Pamphlets from the 1910s by Elizabeth Gurley Flynn & Walker C. Smith & William E. Trautmann    Why Men Earn More: The Startling Truth Behind the Pay Gap - and What Women Can Do About It by Warren Farrell    Singapore's National Wages Council: An Insider's View by Chong Yah Lim    Labor Markets and Social Policy in Central and Eastern Europe: The Accession and Beyond by Nicholas Barr    The Homestead Strike: Labor, Violence, and American Industry by Paul Kahan    How Internet Radio Can Change the World by Eric Lee    Consuming Work: Youth Labor in America by Yasemin Besen-Cassino    Hub Cities in the Knowledge Economy: Seaports, Airports, Brainports by Sven Conventz    Coal, Class & Community: The United Mineworkers of New Zealand, 1880¿1960 by Len Richardson    Globalization and Cross-Border Labor Solidarity in the Americas: The Anti-Sweatshop Movement and the Struggle for Social Justice by Ralph Armbruster-Sandoval    Changing Welfare Services: Case Studies of Local Welfare Reform Programs by Michael J. Austin & Marvin D. Feit    Inequality and Economic Development in Brazil: by World Bank    Monopsony in Motion: Imperfect Competition in Labor Markets by Alan Manning    American Labor and the Cold War by Robert Cherny    Household Vulnerability and Resilience to Economic Shocks: Findings from Melanesia by Simon Feeny    Hard Work: Remaking the American Labor Movement by Rick Fantasia & Kim Voss    Hard Work: Remaking the American Labor Movement by Rick Fantasia & Kim Voss    Better a Hundred Friends Than a Hundred Rubles? Social Networks in Transition - The Kyrgyz Republic by Kathleen Kuehnast & Nora Dudwick    S.E.I.U.: Big Brother? Big Business? Big Rip Off? by Harriet Jackson    Labor Issues in Infrastructure Reform: A Toolkit by World Bank Group & Ppiaf    Unlocking the Employment Potential in the Middle East and North Africa: Toward a New Social Contract by World Bank    Rebels, Reformers, And Racketeers: How Insurgents Transformed The Labor Movement by Herman Benson    Regional Resilience, Economy and Society: Globalising Rural Places by Christine Tamásy    EU Cohesion Policy and European Integration: The Dynamics of EU Budget and Regional Policy Reform by John Bachtler & Carlos Mendez    Sweated Work, Weak Bodies: Anti-Sweatshop Campaigns and Languages of Labor by Daniel E. Bender    Labor Rights Are Civil Rights: Mexican American Workers in Twentieth-Century America by Zaragosa Vargas    Women Encounter Technology: Changing Patterns of Employment in the Third World by Swasti Mitter
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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 Waters 9 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. Brinton 5 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 Mosley 4 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 Jung 31 Mar 2014 $20.99

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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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Bill Vlasic 25 Mar 2014 $13.99

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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 Horne 14 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 Mares 12 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 Iceland 11 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. Buse 5 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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Kevin Bales 22 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 Uetricht 22 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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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 Hoeller 20 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-Dutt 18 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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Rae Dufty-Jones 10 Feb 2014 $124.95

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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. Zieger 9 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 Jones 31 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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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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Warren Farrell 26 Jan 2014 $23.00

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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 Lim 22 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 Barr 8 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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How Internet Radio Can Change the World by Eric Lee
How Internet Radio Can Change the World

How Internet Radio Can Change the World: An Activist's Handbook is essential reading for trade unionists, environmental campaigners, human rights activists -- anyone who is working to change the world. Author Eric Lee has pioneered the use of the Internet
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Eric Lee 30 Dec 2013 $6.00

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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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Yasemin Besen-Cassino 24 Dec 2013 $25.95

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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 Conventz 24 Dec 2013 $119.95

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Coal, Class & Community: The United Mineworkers of New Zealand, 1880¿1960 by Len Richardson
Coal, Class & Community: The United Mineworkers of New Zealand, 1880¿1960

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 Richardson 10 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-Sandoval 6 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 &
Marvin D. Feit
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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 Bank 20 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 Manning 19 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 Cherny 18 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 Feeny 16 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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Rick Fantasia &
Kim Voss
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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 &
Kim Voss
15 Nov 2013 $29.95

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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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Kathleen Kuehnast &
Nora Dudwick
12 Nov 2013 $9.99

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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 Jackson 9 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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World Bank Group &
Ppiaf
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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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World Bank 1 Nov 2013 $14.99

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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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Herman Benson 29 Oct 2013 $4.95

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Regional Resilience, Economy and Society: Globalising Rural Places by Christine Tamásy
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 Tamásy 28 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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John Bachtler &
Carlos Mendez
28 Oct 2013 $124.95

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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. Bender 15 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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Zaragosa Vargas 13 Oct 2013 $28.95

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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 Mitter 12 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 Lillie 11 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 Ku 4 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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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 Taylor 17 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Jobs with Justice: 25 Years, 25 Voices by Eric Larson
Jobs with Justice: 25 Years, 25 Voices

Through a series of interviews and essays, this compendium gives voice to the community, labor, immigrant, student, and faith activists that have built Jobs with Justice (JwJ). The book speaks on both the core principles of the organization for workers'

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Casting the Other: The Production and Maintenance of Inequalities in Work Organizations by Barbara Czarniawska
Casting the Other: The Production and Maintenance of Inequalities in Work Organizations

Emphasizing 'difference' as something to be managed can cause organizations to institute the 'problem of difference', so that attempts to remove inequality may actually promote it by making differences visible and stable.
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Globalization, Uncertainty and Late Careers in Society by Hans-Peter Blossfeld
Globalization, Uncertainty and Late Careers in Society

Globalization has been strongly shaping and transforming both national economies and individual careers in recent decades. These profound changes have had significant consequences for individual careers of men and women both during and after their employment

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Women, Gender and Labour Migration by Pamela Sharpe
Women, Gender and Labour Migration

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Immigrant Women Workers in the Neoliberal Age by Nilda Flores-Gonzalez
Immigrant Women Workers in the Neoliberal Age

Interdisciplinary perspectives on an underrepresented labor force
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Securing Prosperity: The American Labor Market: How It Has Changed and What to Do about It by Paul Osterman
Securing Prosperity: The American Labor Market: How It Has Changed and What to Do about It

We live in an age of economic paradox. The dynamism of America's economy is astounding--the country's industries are the most productive in the world and spin off new products and ideas at a bewildering pace. Yet Americans feel deeply uneasy about their
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Working for McDonald's in Europe by Tony Royle
Working for McDonald's in Europe

The McDonald's Corporation is not only the largest system- wide sales service in the world, it is a phenomenon in its own right, and is now recognized as one of the most famous brands in the world. A detailed analysis examining the extent to which McDonald's
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Tony Royle 25 Jun 2013 $71.95

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Employee Ownership, Participation and Governance by Andrew Pendleton
Employee Ownership, Participation and Governance

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Managing Tomorrow's High-Performance Unions by Thomas A. Hanningan
Managing Tomorrow's High-Performance Unions

Only by adopting a new style of high-performance union management can labor recover and revitalize itself, says Thomas A. Hannigan, of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. His book offers a practical, common sense understanding of how a
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Working Time by Lonnie Golden
Working Time

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Man of Fire: Selected Writings by Rodolfo Torres & Armando Ibarra
Man of Fire: Selected Writings

A collection of key works by the Latino labor activist and scholar
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All Change at Work? by Neil Millward
All Change at Work?

"All Change at Work" focuses on change, captured by gathering together an enormous bank of data from four large-scale and highly respected surveys, and plotting trends from 1980 to the present. In addition, a special panel of workplaces, surveyed in both
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Neil Millward 11 Jun 2013 $58.95

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The Wages of Relief: Cities and the Unemployed in Prairie Canada, 1929-39 by Eric Strikwerda
The Wages of Relief: Cities and the Unemployed in Prairie Canada, 1929-39

The Wages of Relief examines the Depression experiences of three municipal governments-Edmonton, Saskatoon, and Winnipeg-and the individuals and families who relied on them for unemployment relief through the 1930s.
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Eric Strikwerda 11 Jun 2013 $29.95

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Provincial Solidarities: A History of the New Brunswick Federation of Labour by David Frank
Provincial Solidarities: A History of the New Brunswick Federation of Labour

Provincial Solidarities tells the story of the New Brunswick Federation of Labour--part of the history of working class struggles in Canada.
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Work and Society: Sociological Approaches, Themes and Methods by Tim Strangleman
Work and Society: Sociological Approaches, Themes and Methods

Work and Society provides a comprehensive investigation of the major trends in work and employment. The changing social order and its impact upon the labour market in recent years, alongside the huge changes brought about by new technology and globalization
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Tim Strangleman 7 Jun 2013 $47.95

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Public Service Employment Relations in Europe: Transformation, Modernization or Inertia? by Stephen Bach
Public Service Employment Relations in Europe: Transformation, Modernization or Inertia?

Written and edited by some of the country's primary authorities on public sector industrial relations, this outstanding book provides an up-to-date analysis of the restructuring of public service employment relations in six European countries.
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Stephen Bach 7 Jun 2013 $71.95

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Laboring for Rights: Unions and Sexual Diversity Across Nations by Gerald Hunt
Laboring for Rights: Unions and Sexual Diversity Across Nations

How do unions around the world respond to issues raised by sexual minorities? Much has been written on labor's response to issues raised by women and racial minorities, but there has been little work done on labor's engagement with gays, lesbians, bisexuals
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Gerald Hunt 6 Jun 2013 $38.95

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In Work, At Home by Alan Felstead
In Work, At Home

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101 Tips for Telecommuters by Debra Dinnocenzo
101 Tips for Telecommuters

Unlike other technology-focused books on the subject of telecommuting, this one addresses the human aspects, offering succinct and practical tips to improve relationships, processes, resources, and systems at work and at home.
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Debra Dinnocenzo 2 Jun 2013 $15.95

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Britain at Work by Mark Cully
Britain at Work

"Britain at Work" presents a detailed analysis of the 1998 Workplace Employee Relations Survey, the largest survey of its kind ever conducted. Across Britain, managers and worker representatives in over 3,000 workplaces completed work-life questionnaires.
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Mark Cully 2 Jun 2013 $38.95

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Deference and Defiance in Monterrey by Michael Snodgrass
Deference and Defiance in Monterrey

The first comprehensive history of labor relations and the working class in twentieth-century Monterrey, Deference and Defiance explores how both workers and industrialists perceived, responded to and helped shape the outcome of Mexico's revolution. Snodgrass's
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Michael Snodgrass 31 May 2013 $32.00

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The Women's Movement and Women's Employment in by Ellen Jordan
The Women's Movement and Women's Employment in

Ellen Jordan's treatment of the expansion of middle-class women's work is perhaps the most comprehensive available and is a valuable complement to existing works on the social and economic history of women.
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Employee Relations in the Public Services by Susan Corby
Employee Relations in the Public Services

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Social Partnership at Work by Carola M. Frege
Social Partnership at Work

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Towns in a Rural World by Teresa de Noronha Vaz
Towns in a Rural World

The contributors to this volume examine how to take advantage of the great potential offered by urban areas in the rural world to favour competitiveness and encourage economic activity. Taking a European perspective, the authors identify the main socio-economic
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The Food Industries of Europe in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries by Derek J. Oddy
The Food Industries of Europe in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

The industrialization of food preservation and processing has been a dramatic development across Europe during modern times. This book sets out its story from the beginning of the nineteenth century when preservation of food from one harvest to another
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Work to Welfare by Pete Alcock & Christina Beatty & Stephen Fothergill
Work to Welfare

This book provides a new perspective on joblessness among men. During the last twenty years vast numbers of men of working age have moved completely out of the labour market into 'early retirement' or 'long-term sickness' and to take on new roles in the
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Pete Alcock &
Christina Beatty &
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The Future of the American Labor Movement by Hoyt N. Wheeler
The Future of the American Labor Movement

Coming at a time of profound change in the global conditions under which American organized labor exists, The Future of the American Labor Movement describes and analyzes labor's strategic alternatives. The analysis is broadly cast, taking into account
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Chinese Workers by Jackie Sheehan
Chinese Workers

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Workplace Disaster Preparedness Response and Management by R. Paul Maiden
Workplace Disaster Preparedness Response and Management

Respond quickly and effectively to workplace trauma

For years, employee assistance programs have been providing critical incidence stress management services to employees who have been involved in, or witness to, workplace fatalities and accidents that
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A History of European Women's Work by Deborah Simonton
A History of European Women's Work

"A History of European Women's Work" draws together recent research, lively personal accounts and statistical evidence to take an overview of trends in women's work from the pre-industrial period to the present.
Deborah Simonton discusses the definition
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Women, Work and the Family in Europe by Eileen Drew
Women, Work and the Family in Europe

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Rethinking Industrial Relations by John Kelly
Rethinking Industrial Relations

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The Fight in the Fields: Cesar Chavez and the Farmworkers Movement by Susan Ferriss & Ricardo Sandoval
The Fight in the Fields: Cesar Chavez and the Farmworkers Movement

A "vivid, well-documented account of the farmworkers movement"(Philadelphia Inquirer) and its prime mover, Cesar Chavez. Edited by Diana Hembree with a foreword by Gary Soto and essays by Carey McWilliams, Victor Villaseñor, Alfredo Véa, Jr., Peter Matthiessen,
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Women at the Gates by Wendy Z. Goldman
Women at the Gates

In the annals of Industrialization, the Soviet experience is unique in its whirlwind rapidity. Even more striking was the critical role of women: in no country of the world did women come to constitute such a significant part of the working class in so
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Teleworking by Paul J. Jackson
Teleworking

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Part-Time Prospects by Jacqueline O'Reilly
Part-Time Prospects

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Weavers of Dreams, Unite! Actors' Unionism in Early Twentieth-Century America by Sean P. Holmes
Weavers of Dreams, Unite! Actors' Unionism in Early Twentieth-Century America

The unique history of unionization in the American theater
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Feminism, Femininity and the Politics of Working Women: The Women's Co-Operative Guild, 1880s to the Second World War by Gillian Scott
Feminism, Femininity and the Politics of Working Women: The Women's Co-Operative Guild, 1880s to the Second World War

This text discusses the development of the Women's Co-operative Guild from the 1880s to World War II. Charting the rise and fall of a feminist organization, the author assesses its political significance and examines the causes of its demise.
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Gillian Scott 19 May 2013 $120.00

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Policy Simulations in the European Union by Amedeo Fossati
Policy Simulations in the European Union

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Mainstreaming Equality in the European Union by Teresa Rees
Mainstreaming Equality in the European Union

"Gender in Translation" is the first full-length study of the feminist issues surrounding translation studies. In this unprecedented and thought-provoking work, Sherry Simon argues that feminist theory challenges the traditional view of authority in translation,
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Teresa Rees 18 May 2013 $69.95

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The Making of the Chinese Industrial Workplace by Mark W. Frazier
The Making of the Chinese Industrial Workplace

State workers in China have until recently enjoyed the 'iron rice bowl' of comprehensive cradle-to-grave benefits and lifetime employment. This central institution in Chinese politics emerged over the course of various crises that swept through China's
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Mark W. Frazier 18 May 2013 $40.00

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Labor Unions, Partisan Coalitions, and Market Reforms in Latin America by Maria Victoria Murillo
Labor Unions, Partisan Coalitions, and Market Reforms in Latin America

Why do labor unions resist economic restructuring and adjustment policies in some countries and in some economic sectors while they submit in other cases? And why do some labor leaders fashion more creative and effective roles for labor unions? This book
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Maria Victoria Murillo 13 May 2013 $28.00

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Black Flag Boricuas: Anarchism, Antiauthoritarianism, and the Left in Puerto Rico, 1897-1921 by Kirwin R. Shaffer
Black Flag Boricuas: Anarchism, Antiauthoritarianism, and the Left in Puerto Rico, 1897-1921

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Latin American Migrations to the U.S. Heartland: Changing Social Landscapes in Middle America by Linda Allegro
Latin American Migrations to the U.S. Heartland: Changing Social Landscapes in Middle America

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European Union - European Industrial Relations? by Wolfgang Lecher
European Union - European Industrial Relations?

This book explores the prospects for the emergence of a distinctly European pattern in industrial relations, in which European-level organisations representing employers and trade unions gain in importance.
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Wolfgang Lecher 12 May 2013 $95.00

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Internal Labour Markets in Japan by Kenn Ariga & Giorgio Brunello & Yasushi Ohkusa
Internal Labour Markets in Japan

Japanese labour market practices have attracted considerable attention in the West for two reasons. Firstly, innovative human resource management (HRM) is responsible for the development of competitive industrial sectors. Secondly, inner flexibility of
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Giorgio Brunello &
Yasushi Ohkusa
3 May 2013 $30.00

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Changing Forms of Employment: Organizations, Skills and Gender by Rosemary Crompton
Changing Forms of Employment: Organizations, Skills and Gender

Changing Forms of Employment examines the widespread evidence of change in specific aspects of employing organizations, employment and employment related institutions.
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Rosemary Crompton 3 May 2013 $57.95

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Democracy and Efficiency in the Economic Enterprise by Ugo Pagano
Democracy and Efficiency in the Economic Enterprise

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At the End of the Shift: Mines and Single-Industry Towns in Northern Ontario by Matt Bray
At the End of the Shift: Mines and Single-Industry Towns in Northern Ontario

This book explores the relationship between mining and the communities it creates.
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Women and Industrialization in Asia by Susan Horton
Women and Industrialization in Asia

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The Coal Question: Political Economy and Industrial Change from the Nineteenth Century to the Present Day by Ben Fine
The Coal Question: Political Economy and Industrial Change from the Nineteenth Century to the Present Day

The coal industry has always occupied a symbolic place in British economic and political life, inspiring debates and arousing passions throughout the last two centuries. This account of the economics of coal, first published in 1990, is unique in its

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Work and Pay in Japan by Robert A. Hart & Seiichi Kawasaki
Work and Pay in Japan

This book provides a comprehensive overview of Japanese labour market institutions and practices with respect to employment issues and labour payments. It contains extensive discussion of the effects of industrial relations, small business activity, business
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Robert A. Hart &
Seiichi Kawasaki
29 Apr 2013 $37.00

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Japanese Women Working by Janet Hunter
Japanese Women Working

Japanese Women Working provides a wide range of perspectives on the study of working women in Japan in the twentieth century. The contributors--including historians, economists, anthropologists and management specialists from both Japan and the

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Janet Hunter 28 Apr 2013 $64.95

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Pure and Simple Politics by Julie Greene
Pure and Simple Politics

Scholarship on American labor politics has been dominated by the view that the American Federation of Labor, the dominant labor organization, rejected political action in favor of economic strategies. Based upon extensive research into labor and political
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Julie Greene 27 Apr 2013 $53.00

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Migration and the International Labor Market 1850-1939 by Tim Hatton
Migration and the International Labor Market 1850-1939

Although much has been written on the historical role of immigration, it has largely focused on social rather than economic history. "Migration and the International Labour Market 1850-1939" concentrates on the two central aspects of international migration--the
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Tim Hatton 26 Apr 2013 $70.00

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Women, Work And Sexual Politics In Eighteenth-Century England by Bridget Hill
Women, Work And Sexual Politics In Eighteenth-Century England

A reassessment of women's experience of work in 18th-century England, and the effects it had on industrialization and other economic, social and technological changes. It also examines how this influenced marriage and relations between the sexes.
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Bridget Hill 25 Apr 2013 $43.95

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Postindustrial Possibilities: A Critique of Economic Discourse by Fred Block
Postindustrial Possibilities: A Critique of Economic Discourse

While it is often acknowledged that we live in a "postindustrial" age, our economic concepts have lagged far behind our postmodern sensibility. In this incisive new work, the well-known sociologist, Fred Block, sheds obsolete and shopworn economic analysis
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Fred Block 17 Apr 2013 $29.95

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Cultures of Solidarity: Consciousness, Action, and Contemporary American Workers by Rick Fantasia
Cultures of Solidarity: Consciousness, Action, and Contemporary American Workers

A commonplace assumption about American workers is that they lack class consciousness. This perception has baffled social scientists, demoralized activists, and generated a significant literature on American exceptionalism. In this provocative book, a
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Rick Fantasia 16 Apr 2013 $33.95

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Communist Neo-Traditionalism: Work and Authority in Chinese Industry by Andrew G. Walder
Communist Neo-Traditionalism: Work and Authority in Chinese Industry

Based on official Chinese sources as well as intensive interviews with Hong Kong residents formerly employed in mainland factories, Andrew Walder's neo-traditional image of communist society in China will be of interest not only to those concerned with
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Andrew G. Walder 15 Apr 2013 $33.95

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Hard Choices: How Women Decide About Work, Career and Motherhood by Kathleen Gerson
Hard Choices: How Women Decide About Work, Career and Motherhood

How do women choose between work and family commitments? And what are the causes, limits, and consequences of the "subtle revolution" in women's choices over the 1960s and 1970s? To answer these questions, Kathleen Gerson analyzes the experiences of a
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Palomino: Clinton Jencks and Mexican-American Unionism in the American Southwest by James J. Lorence
Palomino: Clinton Jencks and Mexican-American Unionism in the American Southwest

The lifework of a trailblazer in American civil liberties history
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The Labour Revolution (Routledge Revivals) by Karl Kautsky
The Labour Revolution (Routledge Revivals)

First published in English in 1924 this ambitious work, by the famous Marxist theoretician Karl Kautsky, aims to provide nothing less than an "exposition of the methods to introduce socialism" amongst the capitalist economies of Europe in the post-World
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Karl Kautsky 7 Apr 2013 $42.95

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Collapse of Dignity: The Story of a Mining Tragedy and the Fight Against Greed and Corruption in Mexico by Napoleon Gomez
Collapse of Dignity: The Story of a Mining Tragedy and the Fight Against Greed and Corruption in Mexico

In the early morning hours of February 19, 2006, a sudden blast shook a coal mine in northern Mexico, trapping sixty-five workers in a subterranean tunnel. Napoleón Gómez, head of the fiercely independent union that represented the workers, was appalled
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California NORML Guide to Drug Testing by Dale Gieringer PhD
California NORML Guide to Drug Testing

California NORML Guide to Drug Testing is an authorative guide to dealing with drug testing for marijuana.
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Dale Gieringer PhD 31 Mar 2013 $9.99

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The Declining Importance of Race and Gender in the Labor Market: The Role of Employment Discrimination Policies by June E. O'Neill & Dave M. O'Neill
The Declining Importance of Race and Gender in the Labor Market: The Role of Employment Discrimination Policies

The Declining Importance of Race and Gender in the Labor Market provides historical background on employment discrimination and wage discrepancies in the United States and on government efforts to address employment discrimination
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Korean Workers and Neoliberal Globalisation by Kevin Gray
Korean Workers and Neoliberal Globalisation

One of the most remarkable aspects of South Korea's transition from impoverished post-colonial nation to fully-fledged industrialized democracy has been the growth of its independent and dynamic labour movement. Korean Workers and Neoliberal Globalisation

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Kevin Gray 11 Mar 2013 $44.95

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Rebel Voices: An IWW Anthology by Joyce L. Kornbluh
Rebel Voices: An IWW Anthology

The Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), commonly known as the Wobblies, were among the most well-respected and largest unions in the United States in the early 20th century. Having organized the first major automobile industry strike as well as major

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Joyce L. Kornbluh 8 Mar 2013 $9.99

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Gleanings of Freedom: Free and Slave Labor along the Mason-Dixon Line, 1790-1860 by Max Grivno
Gleanings of Freedom: Free and Slave Labor along the Mason-Dixon Line, 1790-1860

Late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century landowners in the hinterlands of Baltimore, Maryland, cobbled together workforces from a diverse labor population of black and white apprentices, indentured servants, slaves, and hired workers. This book examines
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Chicago in the Age of Capital: Class, Politics, and Democracy during the Civil War and Reconstruction by John B. Jentz & Richard Schneirov
Chicago in the Age of Capital: Class, Politics, and Democracy during the Civil War and Reconstruction

In this sweeping interpretive history of mid-nineteenth-century Chicago, historians John B. Jentz and Richard Schneirov boldly trace the evolution of a modern social order. Combining a mastery of historical and political detail with a sophisticated theoretical
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The Labor Question in America: Economic Democracy in the Gilded Age by Rosanne Currarino
The Labor Question in America: Economic Democracy in the Gilded Age

Rosanne Currarino traces the struggle to define the nature of democratic life in an era of industrial strife. As Americans confronted the glaring disparity between democracy's promises of independence and prosperity and the grim realities of economic want
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Rosanne Currarino 25 Jan 2013 $22.50

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Work, Female Empowerment and Economic Development by Sara Horrell
Work, Female Empowerment and Economic Development

This book discusses how to alleviate poverty in Africa, identifying the constraints under which women operate and policies that will aid growth and empower women, recognizing the importance of bargaining parameters and the role of assets.
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Sara Horrell 29 Dec 2012 $160.00

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The Russian Revolution in Retreat, 1920-24: Soviet Workers and the New Communist Elite by Simon Pirani
The Russian Revolution in Retreat, 1920-24: Soviet Workers and the New Communist Elite

This book examines the relationship between the Russian Communist Party and working class in the years after the revolution and civil war. It shows that the working class was politically expropriated by the Bolshevik party, as democratic bodies such as
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Simon Pirani 29 Dec 2012 $39.95

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Detroit's Cold War: The Origins of Postwar Conservatism by Colleen Doody
Detroit's Cold War: The Origins of Postwar Conservatism

Detroit's Cold War: The Origins of Postwar Conservatism locates the roots of American conservatism in a city that was a nexus of labor and industry in postwar America. Drawing on meticulous archival research focusing on Detroit, Colleen Doody shows how
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Colleen Doody 15 Dec 2012 $30.00

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Working in China: Ethnographies of Labor and Workplace Transformation by Ching Kwan Lee
Working in China: Ethnographies of Labor and Workplace Transformation

After a quarter of a century of market reform, China has become the workshop of the world and the leading growth engine of the global economy. Its immense labour force accounts for some twenty-nine per cent of the world's total labour pool but all too

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Sweet Tyranny: Migrant Labor, Industrial Agriculture, and Imperial Politics by Kathleen Mapes
Sweet Tyranny: Migrant Labor, Industrial Agriculture, and Imperial Politics

In this innovative grassroots to global study, Kathleen Mapes explores how the sugar beet industry transformed the rural Midwest through the introduction of large factories, contract farming, and foreign migrant labor. Sweet Tyranny calls into question
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Kathleen Mapes 10 Dec 2012 $27.90

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NAFTA and Labor in North America by Norman Caulfield
NAFTA and Labor in North America

As companies increasingly look to the global market for capital, cheaper commodities and labor, and lower production costs, the impact on Mexican and American workers and labor unions is significant. National boundaries and the laws of governments that
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A. Philip Randolph and the Struggle for Civil Rights by Cornelius L. Bynum
A. Philip Randolph and the Struggle for Civil Rights

A. Philip Randolph's career as a trade unionist and civil rights activist fundamentally shaped the course of black protest in the mid-twentieth century. Standing alongside W. E. B. Du Bois, Marcus Garvey, and others at the center of the cultural renaissance
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Cornelius L. Bynum 9 Dec 2012 $22.50

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Banded Together: Economic Democratization in the Brass Valley by Jeremy Brecher
Banded Together: Economic Democratization in the Brass Valley

Providing incisive commentary on the historical and contemporary American working class experience, Banded Together: Economic Democratization in the Brass Valley documents a community's efforts to rebuild and revitalize itself in the aftermath of deindustrialization.
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Jeremy Brecher 9 Dec 2012 $24.30

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The Gospel of the Working Class: Labor's Southern Prophets in New Deal America by Erik S. Gellman & Jarod Roll
The Gospel of the Working Class: Labor's Southern Prophets in New Deal America

In this exceptional dual biography and cultural history, Erik S. Gellman and Jarod Roll trace the influence of two southern activist preachers, one black and one white, who used their ministry to organize the working class in the 1930s and 1940s across
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Guest Workers and Resistance to U.S. Corporate Despotism by Immanuel Ness
Guest Workers and Resistance to U.S. Corporate Despotism

Political scientist Immanuel Ness thoroughly investigates the use of guest workers in the United States, the largest recipient of migrant labor in the world. Ness argues that the use of migrant labor is increasing in importance and represents despotic
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Immanuel Ness 8 Dec 2012 $22.50

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Archie Green: The Making of a Working-Class Hero by Sean Burns
Archie Green: The Making of a Working-Class Hero

Archie Green: The Making of a Working-Class Hero celebrates one of the most revered folklorists and labor historians of the twentieth century. Devoted to understanding the diverse cultural customs of working people, Archie Green (1917-2009) tirelessly
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Sean Burns 8 Dec 2012 $22.50

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We Are the Union: Democratic Unionism and Dissent at Boeing by Dana L. Cloud
We Are the Union: Democratic Unionism and Dissent at Boeing

Dana L. Cloud engages union reformers at Boeing to reveal how ordinary workers attempted to take command of their futures by chipping away at the partnership between union leadership and corporate management. _x000B_Focusing on the 1995 strike at Boeing,
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Dana L. Cloud 8 Dec 2012 $30.00

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The Haymarket Conspiracy: Transatlantic Anarchist Networks by Timothy Messer-Kruse
The Haymarket Conspiracy: Transatlantic Anarchist Networks

The Haymarket Conspiracy: Transatlantic Anarchist Networks traces the evolution of revolutionary anarchist ideas in Europe and their migration to the United States in the 1880s. A new history of the transatlantic origins of American anarchism, this study
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Timothy Messer-Kruse 8 Dec 2012 $27.00

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Indigenous Women and Work: From Labor to Activism by Carol Williams
Indigenous Women and Work: From Labor to Activism

The essays in Indigenous Women and Work create a transnational and comparative dialogue on the history of the productive and reproductive lives and circumstances of Indigenous women from the late nineteenth century to the present in the United States,
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Carol Williams 8 Dec 2012 $25.20

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Making Feminist Politics: Transnational Alliances between Women and Labor by Suzanne Franzway & Mary Margaret Fonow
Making Feminist Politics: Transnational Alliances between Women and Labor

This timely and detailed examination of the intersections of feminism, labor politics, and global studies reveals how women across the world are transforming labor unions. Situating specific case studies within broad feminist topics, Suzanne Franzway and
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Mexican Inclusion: The Origins of Anti-Discrimination Policy in Texas and the Southwest by Matthew Gritter
Mexican Inclusion: The Origins of Anti-Discrimination Policy in Texas and the Southwest

Immigration across the US-Mexican border may currently be a hot topic, but it is hardly a new one. Labor issues and civil rights have been interwoven with the history of the region since at least the time of the Mexican-American War, and the twentieth

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Matthew Gritter 28 Nov 2012 $40.00

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State of the Unions by Philip M. Dine
State of the Unions

After years of being ignored by the media and public, labor finds itself squarely in the spotlight - under attack from all angles and fighting back fiercely. No longer can anyone claim that labor's falling membership has made it a mere relic, for its adversaries
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Philip M. Dine 27 Nov 2012 $15.99

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The Case against the Davis-Bacon Act: Fifty-Four Reasons for Repeal by Armand J. Thieblot
The Case against the Davis-Bacon Act: Fifty-Four Reasons for Repeal

The Davis-Bacon Act is a United States federal law that established the requirement that prevailing wages must be paid on public works projects. In this book, Armand J. Thieblot argues that the law was passed under false pretenses and based on flawed

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Kitchens: The Culture of Restaurant Work by Gary Alan Fine
Kitchens: The Culture of Restaurant Work

Kitchens takes us into the robust, overheated, backstage world of the contemporary restaurant. In this rich, often surprising portrait of the real lives of kitchen workers, Gary Alan Fine brings their experiences, challenges, and satisfactions to colorful
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Gary Alan Fine 18 Nov 2012 $29.95

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London After Recession: A Fictitious Capital? by Gavin Poynter
London After Recession: A Fictitious Capital?

This book examines the impact of the recession and discusses London's future trajectory as an entrepreneurial city and capital of the United Kingdom. While recognising the enduring capacity of London to 'reinvent' itself, contributors evaluate different
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Gavin Poynter 5 Nov 2012 $134.95

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Global Companies, Local Innovations: Why the Engineering Aspects of Innovation Making Require Co-location by Yasuyuki Motoyama
Global Companies, Local Innovations: Why the Engineering Aspects of Innovation Making Require Co-location

Investigating the innovation activities of multinational corporations, this book uncovers and examines why the geography of innovation by multinationals is overwhelmingly local, in spite of their global operations in manufacturing and sales, through case
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Yasuyuki Motoyama 5 Nov 2012 $109.95

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Integrating Seaports and Trade Corridors by Peter Hall
Integrating Seaports and Trade Corridors

How can the benefits of maritime trade be increased for the companies and institutions directly involved as well as the port city-regions where the transfers take place? Tackling this question, the authors of this volume put into perspective the reality,
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Peter Hall 4 Nov 2012 $124.95

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Towards Healthy Cities: Comparing Conditions for Change by Alexander Otgaar & Jeroen Klijs
Towards Healthy Cities: Comparing Conditions for Change

This book explores the conditions needed to make public and private investments in healthy cities effective. It argues that three conditions are essential: citizen empowerment, corporate responsibility and a coordinated improvement of urban health. The
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Alexander Otgaar &
Jeroen Klijs
4 Nov 2012 $119.95

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Anthropology of Labor Unions by E. Paul Durrenberger & Karaleah S. Reichart
Anthropology of Labor Unions

The Anthropology of Labor Unions presents ethnographic data and analysis in eight case studies from several very diverse industries. It covers a wide range of topics, from the role of women and community in strikes to the importance of place in organization,
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E. Paul Durrenberger &
Karaleah S. Reichart
27 Oct 2012 $17.95

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Representation and Rebellion by Jonathan H. Rees
Representation and Rebellion

In response to the tragedy of the Ludlow Massacre, John D. Rockefeller Jr. introduced one of the nation's first employee representation plans (ERPs) to the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company in 1915. With the advice of William Mackenzie King, who would go
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Jonathan H. Rees 27 Oct 2012 $27.95

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

Poverty may have always been with us, but it hasn't always been the same. In an in-depth look at trends, patterns, and causes of poverty in the United States, John Iceland combines the latest statistical information, historical data, and social scientific
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John Iceland 7 Oct 2012 $27.95

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Disposable People: New Slavery in the Global Economy by Kevin Bales
Disposable People: New Slavery in the Global Economy

Slavery is illegal throughout the world, yet more than twenty-seven million people are still trapped in one of history's oldest social institutions. Kevin Bales's disturbing story of slavery today reaches from brick kilns in Pakistan and brothels in Thailand
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Kevin Bales 7 Oct 2012 $29.95

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Mining Towns: Making a Living, Making a Life by Erik Eklund
Mining Towns: Making a Living, Making a Life

A history of iconic Australian towns that have emerged as a result of mining booms—including Broken Hill, Mount Isa, Queenstown, Mount Morgan, Port Pirie, and Kambalda—this book is a unique attempt to introduce urban readers to those communities,

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Raising Expectations (and Raising Hell): My Decade Fighting for the Labor Movement by Jane McAlevey & Bob Ostertag
Raising Expectations (and Raising Hell): My Decade Fighting for the Labor Movement

A real-life Norma Rae on the catastrophic state of the American union movement.

In 1995, in the first contested election in the history of the AFL-CIO, John Sweeney won the presidency of the nation's largest labor federation, promising renewal and resurgence.

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Jane McAlevey &
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2 Oct 2012 $25.95

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Environmental Protection Policy and Experience in the U.S. and China's Western Regions by Sujian Guo
Environmental Protection Policy and Experience in the U.S. and China's Western Regions

Environmental scholars and specialists from U.S. and China provide insightful comparisons and analyses of environmental protection policy and experience in the U.S. and ChinaOs western regions. A special focus is provided on the lessons of the U.S. experience
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Sujian Guo 30 Sep 2012 $79.99

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AFL-CIO's Secret War against Developing Country Workers: Solidarity or Sabotage? by Kim Scipes
AFL-CIO's Secret War against Developing Country Workers: Solidarity or Sabotage?

This book examines the themes of imperialism and empire from the perspective of the foreign policy program of organized labor in the United States. It details efforts to make real popular democracy within Labor. The author calls for American workers to
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Kim Scipes 26 Sep 2012 $36.99

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The Corrosion of Character: The Personal Consequences of Work in the New Capitalism by Richard Sennett
The Corrosion of Character: The Personal Consequences of Work in the New Capitalism

A Business Week Best Book of the Year... "A devastating and wholly necessary book."-Studs Terkel, author of Working
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Richard Sennett 22 Sep 2012 $15.95

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It Started in Wisconsin: Dispatches from the Front Lines of the New Labor Protest by Mari Jo Buhle
It Started in Wisconsin: Dispatches from the Front Lines of the New Labor Protest

First-hand accounts of the largest pro-labor mass mobilization in modern American history.

In the spring of 2011, Wisconsinites took to the streets in what became the largest and liveliest labor demonstrations in modern American history. Protesters in

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Mari Jo Buhle 9 Sep 2012 $14.95

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Intern Nation: How to Earn Nothing and Learn Little in the Brave New Economy by Ross Perlin
Intern Nation: How to Earn Nothing and Learn Little in the Brave New Economy

The first no-holds-barred exposé of the exploitative world of internships.

Millions of young people-and increasingly some not-so-young people-now work as interns. They famously shuttle coffee in a thousand magazine offices, legislative backrooms, and

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Ross Perlin 9 Sep 2012 $14.95

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Locating Migrating Media by Greg Elmer
Locating Migrating Media

Locating Migrating Media details the extent to which media productions, both televisual and cinematic, have sought out new and cheaper shot locations, creative staff, and financing around the world. The book contributes to debates about media globalization,
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Greg Elmer 9 Sep 2012 $79.99

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Beyond States and Markets: The Challenges of Social Reproduction by Isabella Bakker
Beyond States and Markets: The Challenges of Social Reproduction

Seeking to extend our understanding of the contemporary global political economy, this book provides an important and original introduction to the current theoretical debates about social reproduction and argues for the necessity of linking social reproduction

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Isabella Bakker 5 Sep 2012 $49.95

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Governing International Labour Migration: Current Issues, Challenges and Dilemmas by Christina Gabriel
Governing International Labour Migration: Current Issues, Challenges and Dilemmas

This book offers a critical examination of the way in which the nature and governance of international labour migration is changing within a globalizing environment.

It examines how labour mobility and the governance of labour migration are changing

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Christina Gabriel 5 Sep 2012 $42.95

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What Do Unions Do? A Twenty-Year Perspective by James T. Bennett
What Do Unions Do? A Twenty-Year Perspective

One of the best-known and most-quoted books ever written on labor unions is What Do Unions Do? by Richard Freeman and James Medoff. Published in 1984, the book proved to be a landmark because it provided the most comprehensive and statistically sophisticated

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James T. Bennett 1 Sep 2012 $39.95

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Africa, Tropical Timber, Turfs, and Trade: Geographic Perspectives on Ghana's Timber Industry and Development by J. Henry Owusu
Africa, Tropical Timber, Turfs, and Trade: Geographic Perspectives on Ghana's Timber Industry and Development

This book examines development issues, particularly spatial integration, in Sub-Saharan Africa regarding its tropical timber trade, and the related formal-informal operational turf creation, control and dynamics. Focusing primarily on Ghana, it examines
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J. Henry Owusu 28 Aug 2012 $89.99

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Losing Labour's Soul? New Labour and the Blair Government 1997-2007 by Eric Shaw
Losing Labour's Soul? New Labour and the Blair Government 1997-2007

Based on extensive original research and interviews with a wide variety of key players, this is a compelling assessment of the Labour Party in power.

Beginning with a detailed account of the development of New Labour, including the ideological tensions

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Eric Shaw 21 Aug 2012 $53.95

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Human Rights and Labor Solidarity: Trade Unions in the Global Economy by Susan L. Kang
Human Rights and Labor Solidarity: Trade Unions in the Global Economy

Susan L. Kang analyzes comparative case studies of campaigns by trade unions to link local labor rights disputes to international human rights frameworks. She finds that contingent political incentives, rather than normative arguments, compel governments
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Susan L. Kang 27 Jul 2012 $69.95

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Union Power: Solidarity and Struggle in Niagara by Carmela Patrias & Larry Savage
Union Power: Solidarity and Struggle in Niagara

Drawing on extensive archival research and interviews, Union Power traces the development of the Niagara region's labour movement from the early nineteenth century to the present.
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Carmela Patrias &
Larry Savage
26 Jul 2012 $24.95

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The Political Consequences of Anti-Americanism by Richard Higgott
The Political Consequences of Anti-Americanism

This book puts anti-Americanism into a contemporary context and analyzes some of its political consequences. It explores networks, culture and foundations and security issues, providing regional and country studies.
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Richard Higgott 24 Jul 2012 $140.00

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Work Time Regulation as Sustainable Full Employment Strategy: The Social Effort Bargain by Robert LaJeunesse
Work Time Regulation as Sustainable Full Employment Strategy: The Social Effort Bargain

This book presents a careful, convincing critique of both reducing work hours and traditional full employment policies, advocating a policy of work time regulation that is appropriate for a twenty-first century post-industrial economy.
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Robert LaJeunesse 6 Jul 2012 $140.00

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Economic Reform and Employment Relations in Vietnam by Ngan Thuy Collins
Economic Reform and Employment Relations in Vietnam

This book surveys Vietnam's economic reforms since the start of the transition from socialist planning to market economy, and in particular their impact on employment relations: the transformation of which has been a key part of reforms and a necessary
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Ngan Thuy Collins 5 Jul 2012 $138.00

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Local Food Systems in Old Industrial Regions: Concepts, Spatial Context, and Local Practices by Neil Reid
Local Food Systems in Old Industrial Regions: Concepts, Spatial Context, and Local Practices

Local food systems have the potential to provide residents with a supply of safe and nutritious food; such systems also have the potential to create much-needed employment opportunities. Interrogating the scale, scope, and economic context of local food
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Neil Reid 29 Jun 2012 $109.95

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Why Labor Organizing Should Be a Civil Right: Rebuilding a Middle-Class Democracy by Enhancing Worker Voice by Richard D. Kahlenberg & Moshe Z. Marvit
Why Labor Organizing Should Be a Civil Right: Rebuilding a Middle-Class Democracy by Enhancing Worker Voice

Of the many causes of increased inequality-globalization, changes in technology, and the adoption of regressive tax policies-the virtual collapse of the American labor movement over the past quarter-century ranks as a significant, if underanalyzed, problem.
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Richard D. Kahlenberg &
Moshe Z. Marvit
15 Jun 2012 $9.99

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The Political Economy of Work by David Spencer
The Political Economy of Work

This book offers a new and unique assessment of the theoretical analysis of work, challenging some common preconceptions and promoting an original approach to the field, contemplating its nature, development and its impact on human well-being.
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David Spencer 14 Jun 2012 $130.00

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A Path for Chinese Civil Society: A Case Study on Industrial Associations in Wenzhou, China by Jianxing Yu & Jun Zhou & Hua Jiang
A Path for Chinese Civil Society: A Case Study on Industrial Associations in Wenzhou, China

Through close investigation into the industrial, organizational, and social governance of industrial associations in Wenzhou and in-depth analysis of their challenges and developments within the institutional context, this book explores the non-western
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Keeping it in the Family: International Perspectives on Succession and Retirement on Family Farms by Matt Lobley
Keeping it in the Family: International Perspectives on Succession and Retirement on Family Farms

Now as we face major questions about how we use land and the impact of our land use on the global environment, farming once again faces a challenging and uncertain future. This book draws on the experiences of farmers in Australia, New Zealand, North America,
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Industrial Transition: New Global-Local Patterns of Production, Work, and Innovation by Martina Fromhold-Eisebith
Industrial Transition: New Global-Local Patterns of Production, Work, and Innovation

Contributions by an international set of renowned economic geographers highlight the major features of 'industrial transition' and address various questions that matter for the future of our global economy: How are regions and localities affected by the
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Trade Unions in a Neoliberal World: British Trade Unions under New Labour by Gary Daniels
Trade Unions in a Neoliberal World: British Trade Unions under New Labour

Written by very well-respected contributors, this comprehensive volume provides readers with an academic examination and comparison of the politics of industrial relations in the UK and Europe.
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Gary Daniels 2 Jun 2012 $158.00

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The Peril and Promise of Performance Pay by Donald B. Gratz
The Peril and Promise of Performance Pay

More than 20 states and many school districts are currently implementing or considering performance pay plans for teachers. Most of the existing plans are not working. Schools are not improving, teachers and parents are upset, students are being denied
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Formal and Informal Work by Birgit Pfau-Effinger
Formal and Informal Work

Informal work - family care, voluntary work, and undeclared or unregulated work - is a critical form of labor in today's economy, yet it remains underanalyzed and examined. This volume develops a comprehensive conceptual framework of informal work and
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EU Labour Migration since Enlargement: Trends, Impacts and Policies by Béla Galgóczi
EU Labour Migration since Enlargement: Trends, Impacts and Policies

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Organize! Building from the Local for Global Justice by Aziz Choudry
Organize! Building from the Local for Global Justice

Penned by a diverse range of activists, academics, lawyers, artists, and researchers, this book weaves a rich and varied tapestry of strategies for bringing about change in an era of unprecedented economic, social, and ecological crisis. From community-based
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Spaces of Vernacular Creativity: Rethinking the Cultural Economy by Erik M. Gray
Spaces of Vernacular Creativity: Rethinking the Cultural Economy

This book documents the proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Cognitive Modeling (ICCM), which brought together researchers from diverse backgrounds to compare cognitive models; evaluate models using human data; and further the develop
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Erik M. Gray 30 Apr 2012 $153.00

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Defending the Swedish Model by Gregg Bucken-Knapp
Defending the Swedish Model

Across Europe, the prospect of a rapidly shrinking workforce has put increased labor migration back on the political agenda. However, for many on the left, concerns exist that less restrictive labor migration policies threaten core features of the socialdemocratic
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Gregg Bucken-Knapp 28 Apr 2012 $79.99

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Globalization, Knowledge and Labour: Education for solidarity within spaces of resistance by Mario Novelli
Globalization, Knowledge and Labour: Education for solidarity within spaces of resistance

This book begins from the central premise that progressive social change requires collective struggle underpinned by a clear strategy, and that processes of neoliberal globalisation have altered the cartography upon which social struggle takes place. Drawing
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The Great Industrial War by Prof. Troy Rondinone
The Great Industrial War

The Great Industrial War, a comprehensive assessment of how class has been interpreted by the media in American history, documents the rise and fall of a frightening concept: industrial war. Troy Rondinone examines how the mainstream press along with

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China's Trade Unions - How Autonomous Are They? A Survey of 1811 Enterprise Union Chairpersons by Masaharu Hishida
China's Trade Unions - How Autonomous Are They? A Survey of 1811 Enterprise Union Chairpersons

This book examines the status of trade unions in contemporary China, exploring the degree to which trade unions have been reformed as China is increasingly integrated into the global economy, and discussing the key question of how autonomous China's trade
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Masaharu Hishida 22 Apr 2012 $150.00

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The Managed Hand by Miliann Kang
The Managed Hand

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The Challenge of Youth Employment in Sri Lanka by Ramani Gunatlilaka
The Challenge of Youth Employment in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka has long been regarded as a model of a successful welfare state in a low-income setting, yet it has not succeeded in creating a sufficient number of "good jobs" for the increasing number of young people. Hence, young Sri Lankans perceive their
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Ramani Gunatlilaka 14 Apr 2012 $24.99

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Political Economy of Workplace Injury in Canada by Bob Barnetson
Political Economy of Workplace Injury in Canada

Workplace injuries are common, avoidable, and unacceptable. The Political Economy of Workplace Injury in Canada reveals how employers and governments engage in ineffective injury prevention efforts, intervening only when necessary to maintain the standard
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Putting Nigeria to Work by Volker Treichel
Putting Nigeria to Work

Public debate in Nigeria on the country's progress since its return to democracy in 1999 has been dominated by two seemingly opposite themes. The first theme is the strong growth performance of the non-oil economy. This success has been marked by sharp
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Volker Treichel 13 Apr 2012 $19.99

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Autoworkers Under the Gun by Gregg Shotwell
Autoworkers Under the Gun

In an industry under constant attack, a veteran autoworker offers his take on the collapse of the American Dream.
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Gregg Shotwell 12 Apr 2012 $17.00

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High-Skilled Immigration in a Global Labor Market by Barry Chiswick
High-Skilled Immigration in a Global Labor Market

Recent U.S. immigration reform proposals have focused almost exclusively on regulating the population of low-skilled foreign workers. High-Skilled Immigration in a Global Labor Market contends that policymakers should focus more on attracting immigrants
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Barry Chiswick 11 Apr 2012 $49.99

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The Anatomy of Ethical Leadership by Lyse Langlois
The Anatomy of Ethical Leadership

Will the twenty-first century be marked as an era leading to a healthier work environment?
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Our Union by Jason Russell
Our Union

In Our Union, Jason Russell argues that the union local, as an institution of working-class organization, was a key agent for the Canadian working class as it sought to create a new place for itself in the decades following World War II. Using UAW/CAW
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Working People in Alberta by Alvin Finkel
Working People in Alberta

A political and economic analysis of the history of working people in Alberta.
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Rights and Wrongs of Children's Work by Prof. Michael Bourdillon & Prof. Deborah Levison & Prof. William Myers
Rights and Wrongs of Children's Work

Rights and Wrongs of Children's Work, a groundbreaking book authored by an interdisciplinary team of experts, incorporates recent theoretical advances and experiences to explore the place of labor in children's lives and development. It condemns the exploitation
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Anti-Capitalism by Ezequiel Adamovsky
Anti-Capitalism

In Anti-Capitalism, activist and scholar Ezequiel Adamovsky tells the story of the long-standing effort to build a better world, one without an abusive system at its heart. Backed up by arresting, lucid images from the radical artist group United Illustrators,
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Gender Disparities in Africa's Labor Market by Jorge Saba Arbache
Gender Disparities in Africa's Labor Market

Women's earnings are a fraction of male's earnings in several African countries. It is tempting to conclude that this wage gap is a sign of discrimination against women in the labor market. Yet this book uses new datasets to show that the gap is not simply
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The Challenge of Labour in China by King-chi Chan Chris
The Challenge of Labour in China

China's economic success has been founded partly on relatively cheap labour, especially in the export industries. In recent years, however, there has been growing concern about wages and labour standards in China. This book examines how wages are bargained,
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Worker Identity, Agency and Economic Development by Elizabeth Hill
Worker Identity, Agency and Economic Development

More than nine out of every ten working women in India are employed in the informal economy, unprotected by labour laws and excluded from basic forms of social security. They work as daily labourers in the fields, small producers and industrial outworkers

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Childhood and Child Labour in the British Industrial Revolution by Jane Humphries
Childhood and Child Labour in the British Industrial Revolution

This is a unique account of working-class childhood during the British industrial revolution. Using more than 600 autobiographies written by working men of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries Jane Humphries illuminates working-class childhood in contexts
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60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Nashville by Johnny Molloy
60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Nashville

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The Ethnic Penalty by Reza Hasmath
The Ethnic Penalty

The Ethnic Penalty argues that a penalty has impeded the occupational success of ethnic minorities during the job search, hiring and promotion process. In this context, the book examines whether explanatory factors such as discrimination, an individual's
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Reza Hasmath 20 Jan 2012 $109.95

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A Little History of the Australian Labor Party by Frank Bongiorno & Nick Dyrenfurth
A Little History of the Australian Labor Party

Celebrating the 120th anniversary of the Australian Labor Party (ALP)-one of the oldest labor parties in the world and the first to form a government-this short and lively book recounts ALP's history from its origins during the late 19th century through
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Gun Thugs, Rednecks, and Radicals: A Documentary History of the West Virginia Mine Wars by David Alan Corbin
Gun Thugs, Rednecks, and Radicals: A Documentary History of the West Virginia Mine Wars

Telling the powerful story of the West Virginia coal mining rebellions of the early 20th century, this book collects material from the leaders, the miners, and the journalists sent to report on the 1912 and 1921 West Virginia mine wars-explosive examples
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Economic Spaces of Pastoral Production and Commodity Systems by Jörg Gertel
Economic Spaces of Pastoral Production and Commodity Systems

Pastoralism as a land use system is under recognized in terms of its contribution to food provision and livelihoods as well as to human security.

This book is the first attempt to explore the dynamics of economic spaces of pastoral production and commodity

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Jörg Gertel 20 Nov 2011 $134.95

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Labour Migration and Social Development in Contemporary China by Rachel Murphy
Labour Migration and Social Development in Contemporary China

This book examines labour migration in China, focusing in particular on the social dimensions, exploring important issues including poverty alleviation, inequality, social insurance, health and education, and the role of NGOs. It considers the impact of
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Rachel Murphy 3 Nov 2011 $39.95

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Contesting Citizenship by Anne McNevin
Contesting Citizenship

Irregular migrants complicate the boundaries of citizenship and stretch the parameters of political belonging. Comprised of refugees, asylum seekers, "illegal" labor migrants, and stateless persons, this group of migrants occupies new sovereign spaces
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Anne McNevin 20 May 2011 $39.99

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Government Unions and the Bankrupting of America by Daniel DiSalvo
Government Unions and the Bankrupting of America

Government-workers unions have been political juggernauts in the U.S. since the unseen collective-bargaining-rights revolution of the 1960s and '70s. These unions are different and more powerful than those that battle owners and managers in the private
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Daniel DiSalvo 18 May 2011 $5.99

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Labor Law for the Rank & Filer: Building Solidarity While Staying Clear of the Law, Second edition by Daniel Gross & Staughton Lynd
Labor Law for the Rank & Filer: Building Solidarity While Staying Clear of the Law, Second edition

Blending cutting-edge legal strategies for winning justice at work with a theory of dramatic, bottom-up social change, this practical guide to workers' rights aims to make work better while reinvigorating the labor movement. A powerful organization model
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Daniel Gross &
Staughton Lynd
9 May 2011 $10.00

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Globalization, Migration and Social Transformation by Bryan Fanning
Globalization, Migration and Social Transformation

Globalization, Migration and Social Transformation takes Ireland as a paradigmatic case of social transformation, exploring the reasons for which emigration was so quickly replaced by immigration, along with the social, political, cultural and economic
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Bryan Fanning 27 Apr 2011 $119.95

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Education of an American Liberal by Lucille Milner
Education of an American Liberal

Lucille Milner describes her early years as a reformer. She documents her work as a co-founder of the American Civil Liberties Union and work with other progressive organizations.
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High-Skilled Immigration in a Global Labor Market by Barry R. Chiswick
High-Skilled Immigration in a Global Labor Market

Recent U.S. immigration reform proposals have focused almost exclusively on regulating the population of low-skilled foreign workers. High-Skilled Immigration in a Global Labor Market contends that policymakers should focus more on attracting immigrants
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Barry R. Chiswick 17 Mar 2011 $49.99

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Eureka by Jill Blee
Eureka

On 3 December 1854 a bloody battle between gold miners, soldiers and police raged for fifteen minutes at the Eureka Lead in Ballarat. But this brief conflict, which had been brewing for years, would have momentous consequences - overturning the accepted
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Jill Blee 24 Feb 2011 $4.99

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Constructing and Imagining Labour Migration by Elspeth Guild
Constructing and Imagining Labour Migration

Labour migration has been on the agenda of many countries around the globe, and governments of both sending and receiving countries have made attempts to develop regulatory mechanisms to deal with the phenomenon. This multidisciplinary book opens the debate
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Integrating Seaports and Trade Corridors by Peter Hall
Integrating Seaports and Trade Corridors

How can the benefits of maritime trade be increased for the companies and institutions directly involved as well as the port city-regions where the transfers take place? Tackling this question, the authors of this volume put into perspective the reality,
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Peter Hall 28 Jan 2011 $124.95

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Shadow Mothers by Cameron Lynne Macdonald
Shadow Mothers

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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Changing the Industrial Geography in Asia: The Impact of China and India by Shahid Yusuf & Kaoru Nabeshima
Changing the Industrial Geography in Asia: The Impact of China and India

Industry;International Economics and Trade; Macroeconomics and Economic Growth
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John Barleycorn by Jack london
John Barleycorn

A perfect biography of Jack London as a drunk; it is most likely the first novel and thoughtful analysis on alcoholism in American literture. The novel is packed with London's notorious advevtures including his well known drinking binges through the character
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The Asssination Burea, Ltd. by Jack London
The Asssination Burea, Ltd.

The Assasssination Bureau kills people for cash, but it also has a social conscience. The leader of the Bureaujustifies these murders as to the social good - until he accepts a contract on himself. Truly in Jack London fashionnit is not to be outdone even
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The People of The Abyss by Jack London
The People of The Abyss

Jack wrote this book after passing as an American sailor stranded in London in 1902. He had been sleeping in flop houses living among the desitute. A classic novel of the people who live in the abyss of poverty. This book is the best selling novel of the
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The Flivver King: The Story of Ford-America by Upton Sinclair
The Flivver King: The Story of Ford-America

This novel describes the working class day-to-day struggle for economic justice. The book was written in 1937 to aid the formation of the 'United Auto Workers' (UAW). It is a continuation of Sinclair's famous novel "The Jungle". Again,this novel depicts
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Getting a Cut: A Contextual Understanding of Commission Systems by Richard Seltzer
Getting a Cut: A Contextual Understanding of Commission Systems

The perspective of those who receive commissions has been largely ignored, and much of the literature on commissions and bonuses focuses on the concerns of management without regard for the employees or much recognition that understanding the employee
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Missing Links in Labour Geography by Ann C. Bergene
Missing Links in Labour Geography

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Labor's Civil War in California: The NUHW Healthcare Workers' Rebellion by Cal Winslow
Labor's Civil War in California: The NUHW Healthcare Workers' Rebellion

A clear analysis of tactics and politics, this thorough account examines the dispute between the United Healthcare Workers (UHW) union in California and its "parent" organization the Service Employees International Union (SEIU)-one of the most important
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Cal Winslow 18 May 2010 $10.00

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Social Security Handbook 2010: Overview of Social Security Programs by Federal Government
Social Security Handbook 2010: Overview of Social Security Programs

The Social Security Handbook: Overview of Social Security Programs, 2010 provides information about Social Security programs and services, and identifies rights and obligations under the Social Security laws. The Handbook also contains information about
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Federal Government 16 May 2010 $59.99

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Child of the Sit-Downs by Carlton Jackson
Child of the Sit-Downs

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Inclusive States: Social Policy and Structural Inequalities by Anis A. Dani
Inclusive States: Social Policy and Structural Inequalities

The heterogeneity of social structures and cultural identities in many developing countries, together with traditional hierarchies, rivalries, and deep-seated biases, has perpetuated inequities. Inclusive States: Social Policy and Structural Inequalities
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The Chinese Century: The Rising Chinese Economy and Its Impact on the Global Economy by Oded Shenkar
The Chinese Century: The Rising Chinese Economy and Its Impact on the Global Economy

Within 20 years--possibly far sooner--China will have the world's largest economy. Already, China is the #2 economy in the world for direct foreign investment, behind the US.

Worldwide bestseller The Chinese Century reveals how China is restoring

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Oded Shenkar 30 Nov 2009 $13.59

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Trade Unions and the State: The Construction of Industrial Relations Institutions in Britain, 1890-2000 by Chris Howell
Trade Unions and the State: The Construction of Industrial Relations Institutions in Britain, 1890-2000

The collapse of Britain's powerful labor movement in the last quarter century has been one of the most significant and astonishing stories in recent political history. How were the governments of Margaret Thatcher and her successors able to tame the unions?
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Advances in Industrial and Labor Relations, Volume 15 by David Lewin
Advances in Industrial and Labor Relations, Volume 15

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Emplee Par Firm Per Surv Aeap8h by V. Perotin
Emplee Par Firm Per Surv Aeap8h

This latest volume of "Advances" contains a series of original and innovative empirical and survey papers that investigate theoretical and contemporary issues facing participatory organizations. The first four papers explore the growing area of partic
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Tunisia's Global Integration: A Second Generation of Reforms to Boost Growth and Employment by Ndiame Diop & World Bank
Tunisia's Global Integration: A Second Generation of Reforms to Boost Growth and Employment

Tunisia's past integration policies have significantly increased FDI flows in the manufacturing sector, triggering a rise of textiles and clothing and mechanical and electrical components exports through participation to EU production networks and increasing
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Ndiame Diop &
World Bank
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Adequacy of Retirement Income After Pension Reforms in Central, Eastern and Southern Europe: Nine Country Studies by Robert Holzmann & Ufuk Guven
Adequacy of Retirement Income After Pension Reforms in Central, Eastern and Southern Europe: Nine Country Studies

The former transition countries of Central, Eastern, and Southern Europe (CESE) inherited defined benefit public pension systems financed on a pay-as-you-go basis. Under central planning, these systems exhibited fiscal strains which worsened during the
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Robert Holzmann &
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Collapsing Careers: How the Workplace Short-Changes Mothers by Joanna Grigg
Collapsing Careers: How the Workplace Short-Changes Mothers

At a time when sexual equality is taken for granted, it comes as a shock to mothers returning to the workplace to find that 'equality' means different things to different employers. Yet, demographics dictate that in most developing nations, the mature
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Youth Employment in Sierra Leone: Sustainable Livelihood Opportunities in a Post-Conflict Setting by Pia Peeters & Wendy Cunningham & Gayatri Acharya
Youth Employment in Sierra Leone: Sustainable Livelihood Opportunities in a Post-Conflict Setting

Creating job opportunities for a large and growing number of young people is a key development challenge for the government of Sierra Leone. Analyzing the supply and demand sides of the labor market, this book asseses the challenges and options for improving
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Pia Peeters &
Wendy Cunningham &
Gayatri Acharya
28 Mar 2009 $25.00

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