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    Wages and Earnings: Reviews of United Kingdom Statistical Sources by Andrew Dean    Basic Income: A Transformative Policy for India by Sarath Davala & Renana Jhabvala & Guy Standing    Worldwide Knowledge? Global Firms, Local Labour and the Region by Martina Fuchs    Only One Thing Can Save Us: Why America Needs a New Kind of Labor Movement by Thomas Geoghegan    Combining paid work and family care by Teppo Kröger    The Women and Men of 1926: A Gender and Social History of the General Strike and Miners' Lockout in South Wales by Sue Bruley    Redeeming Time: Protestantism and Chicago's Eight-Hour Movement, 1866-1912 by William A. Mirola    Doing History from the Bottom Up: On E.P. Thompson, Howard Zinn, and Rebuilding the Labor Movement from Below by Staughton Lynd    Digital Rebellion: The Birth of the Cyber Left by Todd Wolfson    Efficiency Wages: Models of Unemployment, Layoffs, and Wage Dispersion by Andrew Weiss    The General Strike by Julian Symons    Knowledge: Its Creation, Distribution and Economic Significance, Volume II: The Branches of Learning by Fritz Machlup    Revolt on Goose Island: The Chicago Factory Takeover and What it Says About the Economic Crisis by Kari Lydersen    In Solidarity: Essays on Working-Class Organization and Strategy in the United States by Kim Moody    Workers in Hard Times: A Long View of Economic Crises by Leon Fink    Making the World Safe for Workers: Labor, the Left, and Wilsonian Internationalism by Elizabeth McKillen    A Contest of Ideas: Capital, Politics and Labor by Nelson Lichtenstein    Marikana: Voices from South Africa's Mining Massacre by Peter Alexander & Thapelo Lekgowa & Botsang Mmope    Afscme's Philadelphia Story: Municipal Workers and Urban Power in the Twentieth Century by Francis Ryan    The Borders of Integration: Polish Migrants in Germany and the United States, 1870-1924 by Brian McCook    The Borders of Integration: Polish Migrants in Germany and the United States, 1870-1924 by Brian McCook    Working the Waterfront: The Ups and Downs of a Rebel Longshoreman by Gilbert Mers    Slaves Into Workers: Emancipation and Labor in Colonial Sudan by Ahmad Alawad Sikainga    The Lexicon of Labor: More Than 500 Key Terms, Biographical Sketches, and Historical Insights Concerning Labor in America by Emmett Murray    Malled: My Unintentional Career in Retail by Caitlin Kelly    Retirement Heist: How Companies Plunder and Profit from the Nest Eggs of American Workers by Ellen E. Schultz    Bread and Roses: Mills, Migrants, and the Struggle for the American Dream by Bruce Watson    Solidarity Divided: The Crisis in Organized Labor and a New Path toward Social Justice by Bill Fletcher Jr. & Fernando Gapasin    Fast Boat to China: Corporate Flight and the Consequences of Free Trade Lessons from Shanghai by Andrew Ross    Bonjour Laziness: Why Hard Work Doesn't Pay by Corinne Maier    International Maritime Transport Costs: Market Structures and Network Configurations by Gordon Wilmsmeier    Human Resource Management and the Institutional Perspective by Geoffrey Wood    The Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters: C. L. Dellums and the Fight for Fair Treatment and Civil Rights by Robert Allen    Linking Networks: The Formation of Common Standards and Visions for Infrastructure Development by Martin Schiefelbusch    Migrant Professionals in the City: Local Encounters, Identities, and Inequalities: Local Encounters, Identities and Inequalities by Lars Meier    The Eu's Government of Industries: Markets, Institutions and Politics by Bernard Jullien    Handbook of U.S. Labor Statistics: Employment, Earnings, Prices, Productivity and Other Labor Data, 2014 by Mary Meghan Ryan    Fiscal Austerity and Innovation in Local Governance in Europe by Carlos Nunes Silva    European Integration and Rural Development: Actors, Institutions and Power by Michael Kull    Workers Unite! The International 150 Years Later by Marcello Musto    The Crusades of Cesar Chavez: A Biography by Miriam Pawel    The Death and Life of American Labor: Toward a New Worker's Movement by Stanley Aronowitz    Man for All Seasons: The Life and Times of Ken Douglas by David Grant    Teaching Marianne and Uncle Sam: Public Education, State Centralization, and Teacher Unionism in France and the United States by Nicholas Toloudis    Social Security: The Story of its Past and a Vision for its Future by Andrew G. Biggs    A Precariat Charter: From Denizens to Citizens by Guy Standing    Out in the Union: A Labor History of Queer America by Miriam Frank    Working Mom's Survival Guide by Paula Peters    A Woman's Wage: Historical Meanings and Social Consequences by Alice Kessler-Harris    Tourism Destination Development: Turns and Tactics by Arvid Viken
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Wages and Earnings: Reviews of United Kingdom Statistical Sources by Andrew Dean
Wages and Earnings: Reviews of United Kingdom Statistical Sources

Wages and Earnings is a review of statistical sources, both official and non-official, on wages and earnings in Britain. The non-official sources of data relate mostly to salary statistics, while most of the official data are produced by the Department
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Basic Income: A Transformative Policy for India by Sarath Davala & Renana Jhabvala & Guy Standing
Basic Income: A Transformative Policy for India

Would it be possible to provide people with a basic income as a right? The idea has a long history. This book draws on two pilot schemes conducted in the Indian State of Madhya Pradesh, in which thousands of men, women and children were provided with an
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Worldwide Knowledge? Global Firms, Local Labour and the Region by Martina Fuchs
Worldwide Knowledge? Global Firms, Local Labour and the Region

Putting forward a comprehensive view of knowledge with a specific perspective on place and space, this book provides a new perspective on the globalisation of knowledge. Crossing disciplinary boundaries, the principal agenda of this volume is to open up
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Only One Thing Can Save Us: Why America Needs a New Kind of Labor Movement by Thomas Geoghegan
Only One Thing Can Save Us: Why America Needs a New Kind of Labor Movement

Is labor's day over or is labor the only real answer for our time? In this new book, National Book Critics Circle Award finalist and labor lawyer Thomas Geoghegan argues that even as organized labor seems to be crumbling, a revived—but different—labor
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Combining paid work and family care by Teppo Kröger
Combining paid work and family care

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

Work on the miners' Lock-Out of 1926 tends to focus on the perspective of the National Union of Mineworkers, while nothing has been written which attempts to examine, for example, how miner's wives coped for six months without pay. "The Women and Men of
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Redeeming Time: Protestantism and Chicago's Eight-Hour Movement, 1866-1912 by William A. Mirola
Redeeming Time: Protestantism and Chicago's Eight-Hour Movement, 1866-1912

The role clergy played and didn't play in one of organized labor's greatest victories
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Doing History from the Bottom Up: On E.P. Thompson, Howard Zinn, and Rebuilding the Labor Movement from Below by Staughton Lynd
Doing History from the Bottom Up: On E.P. Thompson, Howard Zinn, and Rebuilding the Labor Movement from Below

Staughton Lynd challenges academics to see American history through eyes of the poor and working class participants in history.
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Digital Rebellion: The Birth of the Cyber Left by Todd Wolfson
Digital Rebellion: The Birth of the Cyber Left

Online organizing and the new era of radical struggle
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Efficiency Wages: Models of Unemployment, Layoffs, and Wage Dispersion by Andrew Weiss
Efficiency Wages: Models of Unemployment, Layoffs, and Wage Dispersion

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

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The General Strike by Julian Symons
The General Strike

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

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

Originally published in 1982.

The Princeton

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

Revised and updated, with a new afterword by the author

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

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

A thorough collection of inspiring and informed essays on applied Marxist theory and the future of labor unions.
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Kim Moody20 Nov 2014$22.00

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Workers in Hard Times: A Long View of Economic Crises by Leon Fink
Workers in Hard Times: A Long View of Economic Crises

Historical perspectives on workers, capitalism, and the "Great Recession"
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Making the World Safe for Workers: Labor, the Left, and Wilsonian Internationalism by Elizabeth McKillen
Making the World Safe for Workers: Labor, the Left, and Wilsonian Internationalism

Labor's contentious response to Woodrow Wilson's international agenda
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A Contest of Ideas: Capital, Politics and Labor by Nelson Lichtenstein
A Contest of Ideas: Capital, Politics and Labor

Collected essays and provocations from the preeminent labor historian
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Marikana: Voices from South Africa's Mining Massacre by Peter Alexander & Thapelo Lekgowa & Botsang Mmope
Marikana: Voices from South Africa's Mining Massacre

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

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

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Francis Ryan17 Nov 2014$28.95

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

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

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Working the Waterfront: The Ups and Downs of a Rebel Longshoreman by Gilbert Mers
Working the Waterfront: The Ups and Downs of a Rebel Longshoreman

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

In the Sudan, native Sudanese slaves served Sudanese masters until the region was conquered by the Turks, who practiced slavery on an institutional scale. When the British took over the Sudan in 1898, they officially emancipated the slaves, yet found it
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Ahmad Alawad Sikainga14 Nov 2014$25.00

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

First published in 1998, The Lexicon of Labor found a large and appreciative following among readers who were grateful to have the vibrant, powerful language of the labor movement captured in a lively single volume. This long-awaited revised and updated
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Malled: My Unintentional Career in Retail by Caitlin Kelly
Malled: My Unintentional Career in Retail

One woman's midcareer misadventures in the absurd world of American retail.

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

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Caitlin Kelly10 Nov 2014$16.00

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Retirement Heist: How Companies Plunder and Profit from the Nest Eggs of American Workers by Ellen E. Schultz
Retirement Heist: How Companies Plunder and Profit from the Nest Eggs of American Workers

Winner of the 2012 Helen Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in Journalism

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

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

On January 12, 1912, an army of textile workers stormed out of the mills in Lawrence, Massachusetts, commencing what has since become known as the "Bread and Roses" strike. Based on newspaper accounts, magazine reportage, and oral histories, Watson reconstructs
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Bruce Watson6 Nov 2014$16.00

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Solidarity Divided: The Crisis in Organized Labor and a New Path toward Social Justice by Bill Fletcher Jr. & Fernando Gapasin
Solidarity Divided: The Crisis in Organized Labor and a New Path toward Social Justice

The U.S. trade union movement finds itself today on a global battlefield filled with landmines and littered with the bodies of various social movements and struggles. Candid, incisive, and accessible, Solidarity Divided is a critical examination of labor's
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Fast Boat to China: Corporate Flight and the Consequences of Free Trade Lessons from Shanghai by Andrew Ross
Fast Boat to China: Corporate Flight and the Consequences of Free Trade Lessons from Shanghai

Most Americans today are aware that jobs are being outsourced to China, India, and other nations at an alarming rate. From factory jobs to white-collar, high-tech positions, the exporting of labor is one of the most controversial issues in America.

Yet

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Bonjour Laziness: Why Hard Work Doesn't Pay by Corinne Maier
Bonjour Laziness: Why Hard Work Doesn't Pay

Your company wants you to be loyal. You should feel lucky–after all, your job is a privilege (think of all those who would like to have it). And you know (despite what you've read about Enron and WorldCom) that management has your best interests
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Corinne Maier27 Oct 2014$12.00

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International Maritime Transport Costs: Market Structures and Network Configurations by Gordon Wilmsmeier
International Maritime Transport Costs: Market Structures and Network Configurations

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

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

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

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Geoffrey Wood10 Oct 2014$59.95

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

C. L. Dellums and the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters helped to precipitate a sea of change in labor and race relations in California and the nation. Fundamental issues of unfair employment practices, discrimination, and segregation were confronted
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Robert Allen7 Oct 2014$116.00

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

Presenting recent research on the international integration of infrastructures in Europe this book combines general and methodological chapters and examples from a variety of different sectors such as transport, electricity and communication networks.
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Migrant Professionals in the City: Local Encounters, Identities, and Inequalities: Local Encounters, Identities and Inequalities by Lars Meier
Migrant Professionals in the City: Local Encounters, Identities, and Inequalities: Local Encounters, Identities and Inequalities

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

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

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

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

The Handbook of U.S. Labor Statistics: Employment, Earnings, Prices, Productivity, and Other Labor Data continues and enhances the Bureau of Labor Statistics's (BLS) discontinued publication, Labor Statistics. It brings authoritative data
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Mary Meghan Ryan5 Oct 2014$164.99

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

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

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

By examining the Community Initiative LEADER+ and setting this within a discussion of the state and structure of rural development policy, this book looks at the challenges, opportunities and policy options which are available and have been implemented
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Workers Unite! The International 150 Years Later by Marcello Musto
Workers Unite! The International 150 Years Later

Major political and economic shifts have succeeded one another over the past twenty-five years. The rise to prominence of ecological issues, social changes generated by neoliberal globalization, and - most recently - one of the worst world economic crises
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Marcello Musto27 Sep 2014$21.99

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

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

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

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

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Stanley Aronowitz24 Sep 2014$26.95

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Guy Standing's immensely influential 2011 book introduced the Precariat as an emerging mass class, characterized by inequality and insecurity. Standing outlined the increasingly global nature of the Precariat as a social phenomenon, especially in the light
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Out in the Union: A Labor History of Queer America by Miriam Frank
Out in the Union: A Labor History of Queer America

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

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Miriam Frank1 Sep 2014$54.50

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

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

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

In this updated edition of a pathbreaking classic, Alice Kessler-Harris explores the meanings of women's wages in the United States in the twentieth and twenty first centuries, focusing on three issues that capture the transformation of women's roles:
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Tourism Destination Development: Turns and Tactics by Arvid Viken
Tourism Destination Development: Turns and Tactics

This anthology draws on different approaches and discourses of tourism destination development, while focusing on how they are shaped and reshaped and how they should be read and rehearsed. The book reveals dominant as well as alternative approaches to
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New Forms of Worker Organization: The Syndicalist and Autonomist Restoration of Class-Struggle Unionism by Immanuel Ness
New Forms of Worker Organization: The Syndicalist and Autonomist Restoration of Class-Struggle Unionism

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

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

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

Originally published in 1984.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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James P. Smith16 Aug 2014$52.00

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Strike! by Jeremy Brecher
Strike!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Causality and Modern Science by Mario Bunge
Causality and Modern Science

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

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Mario Bunge10 Aug 2014$29.95

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

A first in a series of books, from an author who wishes to remain anonymous, this book is like the first piece of a larger puzzle. Let the reader be aware, that the other pieces will follow to give a picture of the puzzle. Inspiration for it comes from
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Strikes and Revolution in Russia, 1917 by Diane P. Koenker & William G. Rosenberg
Strikes and Revolution in Russia, 1917

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

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

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

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

The first successful all women sit-in conducted by 'the counter girls' at the Detroit Woolworth's during the Great Depression.
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Organized Agriculture and the Labor Movement Before the Ufw: Puerto Rico, Hawai'i, California by Dionicio Nodin Valdes
Organized Agriculture and the Labor Movement Before the Ufw: Puerto Rico, Hawai'i, California

Puerto Rico, Hawai'i, and California share the experiences of conquest and annexation to the United States in the nineteenth century and mass organizational struggles by rural workers in the twentieth. Organized Agriculture and the Labor Movement before
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Dionicio Nodin Valdes23 Jul 2014$30.00

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

Labor Economics has comprehensive coverage, and gives instructors the flexibility to tailor their text precisely to the course that they want to teach. The text stresses problem solving, with several Worked Problems in each chapter, and includes leading-edge
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Derek Laing12 Jul 2014$125.00

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

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

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

Shadow Mothers shines new light on an aspect of contemporary motherhood often hidden from view: the need for paid childcare by women returning to the workforce, and the complex bonds mothers forge with the "shadow mothers" they hire. Cameron Lynne Macdonald
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The Temp Economy: From Kelly Girls to Permatemps in Postwar America by Erin Elisabeth Hatton
The Temp Economy: From Kelly Girls to Permatemps in Postwar America

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

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

The Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC) was founded by Baldemar Velásquez in 1967 to challenge the poverty and powerlessness that confronted migrant farmworkers in the Midwest. This study documents FLOC's development through its first quarter century
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Mexican Consuls and Labor Organizing: Imperial Politics in the American Southwest by Gilbert G. Gonzalez
Mexican Consuls and Labor Organizing: Imperial Politics in the American Southwest

Chicano history, from the early decades of the twentieth century up to the present, cannot be explained without reference to the determined interventions of the Mexican government, asserts Gilbert G. González. In this pathfinding study, he offers convincing
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60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Nashville: Including Clarksville, Columbia, Gallatin, and Murfreesboro by Steve Early & Johnny Molloy
60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Nashville: Including Clarksville, Columbia, Gallatin, and Murfreesboro

Nashville may be the capital of country music, but it's also home to some splendid hiking trails. This guide offers trekkers of all ages and fitness levels a variety of day hikes throughout middle Tennessee, from historical hikes like the Outdoor Confederate
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Nameless Towns: Texas Sawmill Communities, 1880-1942 by Thad Sitton & James H. Conrad
Nameless Towns: Texas Sawmill Communities, 1880-1942

Sawmill communities were once the thriving centers of East Texas life. Many sprang up almost overnight in a pine forest clearing, and many disappeared just as quickly after the company "cut out" its last trees. But during their heyday, these company towns
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Prying Open Fortress Europe: The Turn to Sectoral Labor Migration by Alexander Caviedes
Prying Open Fortress Europe: The Turn to Sectoral Labor Migration

Globalization has increased international migratory pressures, but in advanced industrialized countries entrenched social interests eager to maintain restrictive policies make it difficult for governments to encourage mass migration. This book explains
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Conquistadores de La Calle: Child Street Labor in Guatemala City by Thomas A. Offit
Conquistadores de La Calle: Child Street Labor in Guatemala City

The first comprehensive, book-length study of its kind, Conquistadores de la Calle presents the findings of nearly two years of ethnographic research on the streets of Guatemala City, toppling conventional wisdom that the region's youth workers are solely
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The Case Against the Employee Free Choice Act by Richard A. Epstein
The Case Against the Employee Free Choice Act

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

With the Obama administration in the White House and an overwhelmingly Democratic Congress, passage of the Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA) appears likely. But it can and should be stopped if at all possible, given the adverse impact that it will have on
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Brazilians Working with Americans/Brasileiros Que Trabalham Com Americanos: Cultural Case Studies/Estudos de Casos Culturais by Orlando R. Kelm & Mary E. Risner
Brazilians Working with Americans/Brasileiros Que Trabalham Com Americanos: Cultural Case Studies/Estudos de Casos Culturais

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

The 1930s exodus of "Okies" dispossessed by repeated droughts and failed crop prices was a relatively brief interlude in the history of migrant agricultural labor. Yet it attracted wide attention through the publication of John Steinbeck's The Grapes of
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Sanora Babb12 May 2014$25.00

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Ending Poverty As We Know It: Guaranteeing A Right To A Job by William Quigley
Ending Poverty As We Know It: Guaranteeing A Right To A Job

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Les Leopold28 Apr 2014$24.95

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

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

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

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

Using empirical

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

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

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

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

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Lost in Transition by Mary C. Brinton
Lost in Transition

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

Labor Rights and Multinational Production investigates the relationship between workers' rights and multinational production. Mosley argues that some types of multinational production, embodied in directly owned foreign investment, positively affect labor
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Layna Mosley4 Apr 2014$25.00

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Reworking Race: The Making of Hawaii's Interracial Labor Movement by Moon-Kie Jung
Reworking Race: The Making of Hawaii's Interracial Labor Movement

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

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

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

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

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

In a remarkably concise, readable, and accessible format, John Iceland provides a comprehensive picture of poverty in America, He shows how poverty is measured and understood and how it has changed over time, as well as how public policies have grappled
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Hard Lessons: The Mine Mill Union in the Canadian Labour Movement by Dieter K. Buse
Hard Lessons: The Mine Mill Union in the Canadian Labour Movement

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

Although slavery is illegal throughout the world, we learned from Kevin Bales's highly praised exposé, Disposable People: New Slavery in the Global Economy, that more than twenty-seven million people-in countries from Pakistan to Thailand to the United
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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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Melissa Gira Grant22 Feb 2014$14.95

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Strike for America: Chicago Teachers Against Austerity by Micah Uetricht
Strike for America: Chicago Teachers Against Austerity

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Work has always been central to the African American experience. Whether as slaves or freedmen, African Americans have struggled to gain economic opportunity. For Jobs and Freedom: Race and Labor in America since 1865 analyzes the position of African American
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Autobiography of Mother Jones by Mary Harris Jones
Autobiography of Mother Jones

This important addition to labor and feminist literature speaks tirelessly and effectively on behalf of workers' rights and unions in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
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Direct Action & Sabotage: Three Classic IWW Pamphlets from the 1910s by Elizabeth Gurley Flynn & Walker C. Smith & William E. Trautmann
Direct Action & Sabotage: Three Classic IWW Pamphlets from the 1910s

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Paul Kahan6 Jan 2014$29.95

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

Youth labor is an important element in our modern economy, but as students' consumption habits have changed, so too have their reasons for working. In Consuming Work, Yasemin Besen-Cassino reveals that many American high school and college students work
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Yasemin Besen-Cassino24 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 Conventz24 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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Globalization and Cross-Border Labor Solidarity in the Americas: The Anti-Sweatshop Movement and the Struggle for Social Justice by Ralph Armbruster-Sandoval
Globalization and Cross-Border Labor Solidarity in the Americas: The Anti-Sweatshop Movement and the Struggle for Social Justice

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Ralph Armbruster-Sandoval6 Dec 2013$43.95

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Alan Manning19 Nov 2013$55.00

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

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

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Robert Cherny18 Nov 2013$24.95

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

Focusing on the vulnerability and resilience to economic shocks at the household level, this book draws on extensive research activities carried out in two Melanesia countries: the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu. In particular, the book identifies the household
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Simon Feeny16 Nov 2013$109.95

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Hard Work: Remaking the American Labor Movement by Rick Fantasia & Kim Voss
Hard Work: Remaking the American Labor Movement

This concise overview of the labor movement in the United States focuses on why American workers have failed to develop the powerful unions that exist in other industrialized countries. Packed with valuable analysis and information, Hard Work explores
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Rick Fantasia &
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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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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 &
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Labor Issues in Infrastructure Reform: A Toolkit by World Bank Group & Ppiaf
Labor Issues in Infrastructure Reform: A Toolkit

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

Over the next two decades, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region faces an unprecedented challenge. In 2000, the labor forces of the region totaled some 104 million workers, a figure expected to reach 185 million by 2020. With unemployment now
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World Bank1 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 Benson29 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 Tamásy28 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
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Sweated Work, Weak Bodies: Anti-Sweatshop Campaigns and Languages of Labor by Daniel E. Bender
Sweated Work, Weak Bodies: Anti-Sweatshop Campaigns and Languages of Labor

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

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

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

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Zaragosa Vargas13 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 Mitter12 Oct 2013$65.00

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Renewing International Labour Stud by Marcus Taylor
Renewing International Labour Stud

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

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Marcus Taylor17 Sep 2013$44.95

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Representing Workers by Howard Gospel
Representing Workers

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

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

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

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

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

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Nelson Lichtenstein30 Aug 2013$22.95

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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David Bacon23 Aug 2013$27.95

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

This eloquent, streetwise book is a paean to America's Rust Belt and a compelling exploration of four milieus caught up in a great transformation of city life. With loving attention to detail and a fine sense of historical context, Carlo Rotella explores
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Carlo Rotella21 Aug 2013$33.95

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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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Linda LeMoncheck19 Aug 2013$23.99

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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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Alison Owings17 Aug 2013$29.95

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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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Eric Larson7 Aug 2013$9.99

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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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Barbara Czarniawska6 Aug 2013$95.00

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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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Hans-Peter Blossfeld6 Jul 2013$39.95

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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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Nilda Flores-Gonzalez27 Jun 2013$25.20

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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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Paul Osterman27 Jun 2013$14.95

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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 Royle25 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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Andrew Pendleton25 Jun 2013$95.00

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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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Thomas A. Hanningan21 Jun 2013$50.00

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Working Time by Lonnie Golden
Working Time

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Lonnie Golden21 Jun 2013$110.00

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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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Rodolfo Torres &
Armando Ibarra
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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 Millward11 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 Strikwerda11 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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David Frank11 Jun 2013$27.95

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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 Strangleman7 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 Bach7 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 Hunt6 Jun 2013$38.95

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

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Alan Felstead3 Jun 2013$33.95

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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 Dinnocenzo2 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 Cully2 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 Snodgrass31 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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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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Hoyt N. Wheeler24 May 2013$34.00

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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 Scott19 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 Rees18 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. Frazier18 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 Murillo13 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 Lecher12 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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Kenn Ariga &
Giorgio Brunello &
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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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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
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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 Hunter28 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 Greene27 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 Hatton26 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 Hill25 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 Block17 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 Fantasia16 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. Walder15 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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Kathleen Gerson13 Apr 2013$31.95

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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 Kautsky7 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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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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June E. O'Neill &
Dave M. O'Neill
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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 Gray11 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. Kornbluh8 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 Currarino25 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 Horrell29 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 Pirani29 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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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 Mapes10 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. Bynum9 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 Brecher9 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 Ness8 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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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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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-Kruse8 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 Williams8 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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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. Dine27 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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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 Poynter5 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 Motoyama5 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 Hall4 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
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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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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. Rees27 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 Iceland7 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 Bales7 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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Erik Eklund6 Oct 2012$39.99

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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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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 Guo30 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 Scipes26 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 Sennett22 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 Buhle9 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 Perlin9 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 Elmer9 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 Bakker5 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 Gabriel5 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. Bennett1 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 Owusu28 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 Shaw21 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. Kang27 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 Higgott24 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 LaJeunesse6 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 Collins5 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 Reid29 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
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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 Spencer14 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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Jianxing Yu &
Jun Zhou &
Hua Jiang
14 Jun 2012$79.99

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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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Matt Lobley5 Jun 2012$119.95

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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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Martina Fromhold-Eisebith5 Jun 2012$119.95

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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 Daniels2 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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Donald B. Gratz21 May 2012$33.99

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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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Birgit Pfau-Effinger15 May 2012$113.00

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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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Béla Galgóczi12 May 2012$134.95

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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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Aziz Choudry5 May 2012$15.99

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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. Gray30 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-Knapp28 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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Mario Novelli22 Apr 2012$140.00

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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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Prof. Troy Rondinone22 Apr 2012$45.00

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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 Hishida22 Apr 2012$150.00

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The Managed Hand by Miliann Kang
The Managed Hand

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Miliann Kang15 Apr 2012$31.95

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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 Gunatlilaka14 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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Bob Barnetson14 Apr 2012$24.95

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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 Treichel13 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 Shotwell12 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 Chiswick11 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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Lyse Langlois11 Apr 2012$24.95

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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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Jason Russell11 Apr 2012$29.95

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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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Alvin Finkel11 Apr 2012$41.95

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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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Prof. Michael Bourdillon &
Prof. Deborah Levison &
Prof. William Myers
9 Apr 2012$27.95

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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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Ezequiel Adamovsky5 Apr 2012$14.95

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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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Jorge Saba Arbache13 Feb 2012$14.99

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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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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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David Alan Corbin26 Nov 2011$16.00

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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 Gertel20 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 Murphy3 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 McNevin20 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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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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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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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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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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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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Elspeth Guild28 Jan 2011$124.95

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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 Hall28 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 Winslow18 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 Government16 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 China Price by Alexandra Harney
The China Price

A landmark eyewitness exposé of how China's factory economy competes for Western business by selling out its workers, its environment, and its future In The China Price, acclaimed Financial Times correspondent Alex Harney uncovers the truth about how
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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 Shenkar30 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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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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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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