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- Tectum Verlag 2013; US$ 22.83
Hauptbeschreibung Rund 25 Millionen Tageszeitungen werden in Deutschland jeden Morgen gelesen. Mit ca. 350 Titeln ist die Vielfalt scheinbar groß, doch dahinter verbargen sich nur knapp 150 Redaktionen. Und viele Verlage stehen seit Jahren mit dem Rücken zur Wand: Sinkende Abonnentenzahlen drücken die Auflagen. Damit und mit der Wirtschaftskrise... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95
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 strategy, and the transnationalization of union structures for mobilizing industrial action.... more...
- Constable & Robinson 2013; US$ 11.65
Shanghaied in San Francisco in 1868, teenage Scots sailor Jack Renton then found himself on a voyage into the heart of darkness. Escaping from his floating prison in an open whaleboat, Renton drifted for 2000 miles, only to be washed up on the shores of a Pacific island shunned by 19th-century mariners, Malaita in the Solomon Islands. There he was... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 59.99
From African American pilots being asked to carry people?s luggage to patrons refusing drinks from black flight attendants, Cabin Pressure demonstrates that racism is still very much alive in the ?friendly skies.? The book draws on interviews with African Americans in the flight industry to examine the emotional labor involved in a business that... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 30.00
“I realize that I am a soldier of production whose duties are as important in this war as those of the man behind the gun.” So began the pledge that many home front men took at the outset of World War II when they went to work in the factories, fields, and mines while their compatriots fought in the battlefields of Europe and on the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
Tavistock Press was established as a co-operative venture between the Tavistock Institute and Routledge & Kegan Paul (RKP) in the 1950s to produce a series of major contributions across the social sciences. This volume is part of a 2001 reissue of a selection of those important works which have since gone out of print, or are difficult to locate.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 45.00
An interdisciplinary synthesis that offers a new understanding of childhood in the Middle Ages as a form of master-servant relation embedded in an ancient sense of time as a correspondence between earthly change and eternal order. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95
Gender, Work and Tourism examines the central role played by women in the tourism industry. It discusses the nature of their work and the ways in which tourism creates tensions between the attitude and conduct of tourists and the beliefs and behaviour of local women. Among the areas explored are: the segmentation of tourism work in Northern Cyprus;... more...