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    When Good Jobs Go Bad: Globalization, De-unionization, and Declining Job Quality in the North American Auto Industry by Jeffrey S. Rothstein    Veiled Employment: Islamism and the Political Economy of Women's Employment in Iran by Roksana Bahramitash    The Trade Unions-What Are They? by Tony Van Den Bergh    Unfree Labour? Struggles of Migrant and Immigrant Workers in Canada by Aziz Choudry    Software, Infrastructure, Labor: A Media Theory of Logistical Nightmares by Ned Rossiter    The Battle for Cosatu: An Insider's View by Patrick Craven    From Accidents to Zero: A Practical Guide to Improving Your Workplace Safety Culture by Andrew Sharman    The Changing World of Work: What Should We Ask of Higher Education? by Scott London    Unified We Are a Force: How Faith and Labor Can Overcome America's Inequalities by Joerg Rieger & Rosemarie Henkel-Rieger    Spirit of Rebellion: Labor and Religion in the New Cotton South by Jarod Roll    On Gender, Labor, and Inequality by Ruth Milkman    The Steelworkers' Retirement Security System: A Worker-based Model for Community Investment by Glenn Beamer    Spider Web: The Birth of American Anticommunism by Nick Fischer    Criminal Capital: Violence, Corruption and Class in Industrial India by Andrew Sanchez    Cotton Cultivation and Child Labor in Post-Soviet Uzbekistan by Bilal Bhat    Unions, Change and Crisis: French and Italian Union Strategy and the Political Economy, 1945-1980 by Peter Lange & George Ross & Maurizio Vannicelli    The Politics of West German Trade Unions: Strategies of Class and Interest Representation in Growth and Crisis by Andrei Markovits    The Margins of Citizenship by Philip Cook    The No-Nonsense Guide to Tourism by Pamela Nowicka    Reskilling America: Learning to Labor in the Twenty-First Century by Katherine S. Newman & Hella Winston    Manhood on the Line: Working-Class Masculinities in the American Heartland by Steve Meyer    Conservative Counterrevolution: Challenging Liberalism in 1950s Milwaukee by Tula A. Connell    The Right and Labor in America: Politics, Ideology, and Imagination by Nelson Lichtenstein    Value: The Representation of Labour in Capitalism by Diane Elson    The Pew and the Picket Line: Christianity and the American Working Class by Heath W. Carter    Bondage: Labor and Rights in Eurasia from the Sixteenth to the Early Twentieth Centuries by Alessandro Stanziani    Disaster Citizenship: Survivors, Solidarity, and Power in the Progressive Era by Jacob A. Remes    From South Texas to the Nation: The Exploitation of Mexican Labor in the Twentieth Century by John Weber    Strikebreaking and Intimidation: Mercenaries and Masculinity in Twentieth-Century America by Stephen H. Norwood    Hazards of the Job: From Industrial Disease to Environmental Health Science by Christopher C. Sellers    Grounds for Dreaming: Mexican Americans, Mexican Immigrants, and the California Farmworker Movement by Lori A. Flores    Team and Collective Training Needs Analysis: Defining Requirements and Specifying Training Systems by Dr. John Huddlestone & Dr. Jonathan Pike    Organizational Accidents Revisited by James Professor Reason    Children and AIDS: Sub-Saharan Africa by Dr. Alex Ochumbo    Security Culture: A How-to Guide for Improving Security Culture and Dealing with People Risk in Your Organisation by Hilary Mrs Walton    Making Time: Lillian Moller Gilbreth - A Life Beyond "Cheaper by the Dozen" by Jane Lancaster    The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx & Friedrich Engels    Strike Action and Nation Building: Labor Unrest in Palestine/Israel, 1899-1951 by David De Vries    Diamonds and War: State, Capital, and Labor in British-Ruled Palestine by David De Vries    Supervision and Authority in Industry: Western European Experiences, 1830-1939 by Patricia Van den Eeckhout    Influencing the Quality, Risk and Safety Movement in Healthcare: In Conversation with International Leaders by Kim Asst Prof Sears    Smokestacks in the Hills: Rural-Industrial Workers in West Virginia by Lou Martin    Teachers and Politics in Japan by Donald R. Thurston    Theory of Union Bargaining Goals by Wallace N. Atherton    Chinese in the Woods: Logging and Lumbering in the American West by Sue Fawn Chung    Fighting for Total Person Unionism: Harold Gibbons, Ernest Calloway, and Working-Class Citizenship by Robert Bussel    Building the Golden Gate Bridge: A Workers' Oral History by Harvey Schwartz    Safety Management Systems in Aviation by Carl D. Mr Halford & John J. Mr Goglia & Alan J. Professor Stolzer    Household Workers Unite: The Untold Story of African American Women Who Built a Movement by Premilla Nadasen    Labour and Transnational Action in Times of Crisis by Andreas Bieler

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Slaves Into Workers: Emancipation and Labor in Colonial Sudan

Slaves Into Workers: Emancipation and Labor in Colonial Sudan by Ahmad Alawad SikaingaIn 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 impossible to replace their labor in the country's economy. This pathfinding study explores the process of emancipation and the development of wage labor in the Sudan under British colonial rule. Ahmad Sikainga focuses on the fate of ex-slaves in Khartoum and on the efforts of the colonial government to transform them into wage laborers. He probes...
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Bondage: Labor and Rights in Eurasia from the Sixteenth to the Early Twentieth Centuries

Bondage: Labor and Rights in Eurasia from the Sixteenth to the Early Twentieth Centuries by Alessandro Stanziani
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Prying Open Fortress Europe: The Turn to Sectoral Labor Migration

Prying Open Fortress Europe: The Turn to Sectoral Labor Migration by Alexander CaviedesGlobalization 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 how countries in Western Europe have responded to this challenge by establishing sector-specific labor migration policies that are capable of managing migration toward industries with particular labor shortages while still offering the semblance of managed migration necessary to make such policy politically palatable.
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Towards Healthy Cities: Comparing Conditions for Change

Towards Healthy Cities: Comparing Conditions for Change by Alexander Otgaar & Jeroen KlijsThis 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 book uses case studies from around the world to show the importance of these conditions, and how actors are trying to meet them.
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The China Price

The China Price by Alexandra HarneyA 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 China is able to offer such amazingly low prices to the rest of the world. What she has discovered is a brutal, Hobbesian world in which intense pricing pressure from Western companies combines with ubiquitous corruption and a lack of transparency to exact an unseen and unconscionable toll in human misery and environmental damage. In a way, Harney...
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A Woman's Wage: Historical Meanings and Social Consequences

A Woman's Wage: Historical Meanings and Social Consequences by Alice Kessler-HarrisIn this 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: the battle over minimum wage for women, which exposes the relationship between family ideology and workplace demands; the argument concerning equal pay for equal work, which challenges gendered patterns of self-esteem and social organization; and the debate over comparable worth, which seeks to incorporate traditionally female values into new work...
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Working People in Alberta

Working People in Alberta by Alvin FinkelA political and economic analysis of the history of working people in Alberta.
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The Influence Machine: The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Corporate Capture of American Life

The Influence Machine: The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Corporate Capture of American Life by Alyssa KatzAn illuminating history and groundbreaking investigation tracing how a single trade organization turned itself into the most dangerous political weapon in America When Americans hear the words "Chamber of Commerce," many still think of the local business associations that spruce up Main Streets and sponsor Little League teams around the country. But the United States Chamber of Commerce is a different animal altogether. The Chamber was originally founded to give big business a voice during the long—and now almost inconceivable—period in American history that saw the rise of workers' rights,...
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Policy Simulations in the European Union

Policy Simulations in the European Union by Amedeo Fossati
Amedeo Fossati19 May 2013$130.00

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Labour and Transnational Action in Times of Crisis

Labour and Transnational Action in Times of Crisis by Andreas BielerExploring a range of transnational labour movements, the book provides a theory for understanding how collective action succeeds and fails.
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The Politics of West German Trade Unions: Strategies of Class and Interest Representation in Growth and Crisis

The Politics of West German Trade Unions: Strategies of Class and Interest Representation in Growth and Crisis by Andrei Markovits

First published in 1986, this book assesses the politics of the West German trade unions in the context of their larger role as major actors in the polity. By focusing on the historical realities of the labour movement both before and after 1945, the study explains the extent to which organized labour solidified and challenged the dominant structures of politics and authority. It examines the metalworkers' union, the construction workers' union, the printers' union and the chemical workers' union and shows how the industrial reality of each organisation helped shape its political outlook and...

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Wages and Earnings: Reviews of United Kingdom Statistical Sources

Wages and Earnings: Reviews of United Kingdom Statistical Sources by Andrew DeanWages and Earnings is a review of statistical sources, both official and non-official, on wages and earnings in Britain. The non-official sources of data relate mostly to salary statistics, while most of the official data are produced by the Department of Employment. Topics covered range from wage rates and salary scales to fringe benefits and labor costs. The concepts of incomes, earnings, wages, and salaries are also explained.

This book is comprised of eight chapters and begins with an overview of earnings as well as the concepts of wages and salaries. The next chapter examines three official...

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Communist Neo-Traditionalism: Work and Authority in Chinese Industry

Communist Neo-Traditionalism: Work and Authority in Chinese Industry by Andrew G. WalderBased 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 China and other communist countries, but also to students of industrial relations and comparative social science.
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Fast Boat to China: Corporate Flight and the Consequences of Free Trade Lessons from Shanghai

Fast Boat to China: Corporate Flight and the Consequences of Free Trade Lessons from Shanghai by Andrew RossMost 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 few people know much about the other end — about the people who are actually working these jobs and how their own lives have been throw into tumult by these new economic forces. Andrew Ross spent a year in China, interviewing local employees and their managers in Taiwan, Shanghai, and the far western provinces. In this engaging and informative...

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Criminal Capital: Violence, Corruption and Class in Industrial India

Criminal Capital: Violence, Corruption and Class in Industrial India by Andrew Sanchez

Criminal Capital explores the relationship between neoliberalism, criminality and the reshaping of class in modern India. It discusses how the political vocabularies of urban industrial workers reflect the processes by which power is distributed across the region. Based upon field research among a 'casualised' workforce in the industrial city of Jamshedpur, the book examines the links between the decline of employment security, and criminality in trade unions, corporations and the state.

The volume compares popular discourses of corruption against the ethnography of local labour politics, business...

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From Accidents to Zero: A Practical Guide to Improving Your Workplace Safety Culture

From Accidents to Zero: A Practical Guide to Improving Your Workplace Safety Culture by Andrew Sharman

As leaders increasingly understand the importance of good safety practice to support their business objectives, safety and health practitioners develop better tools and solutions. However, there is still a gulf between these two groups where engagement, communication and shared understanding can be found lacking. From Accidents to Zero opens up the field of safety culture and breaks it down into bite-sized pieces to facilitate new, critical thought and inspire practical action.

Based on the concept of creating safety, as opposed to just preventing accidents, each of the 26 chapters in this user-friendly...

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Inclusive States: Social Policy and Structural Inequalities

Inclusive States: Social Policy and Structural Inequalities by Anis A. DaniThe 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 examines the role of the state and society in addressing structural inequalities and identifies a set of policy recommendations to redress them. This book defines structural inequality as a condition arising from unequal status attributed to a category of people in relation to others, a relationship perpetuated and reinforced by unequal relations...
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Missing Links in Labour Geography

Missing Links in Labour Geography by Ann C. Bergene
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The Case against the Davis-Bacon Act: Fifty-Four Reasons for Repeal

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

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 economic logic. Despite this, the law continues to expand in scope and increase in cost. The act is supported by a substantial bureaucracy within the Department of Labor that has resisted all efforts at substantive modernization or reform. Today, the Davis-Bacon Act is the bedrock upon which stands one of the last bastions of private unionization...

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Tourism Destination Development: Turns and Tactics

Tourism Destination Development: Turns and Tactics by Arvid VikenThis 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 the field. The authors demonstrate how tourism destinations are commercial, but socially embedded; how they are both material and territorial, but at the same time socially constructed; how production of touristic brands and images are vital, but contested. Such tensions are unfolded through paradigmatic discussions and a series of case studies from the...
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