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- Rutgers University Press 2009; US$ 23.95
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 the writings of a select group of influential reformers and politicians framed strike news,... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 40.00
In light of the experience of the global financial crisis, this book develops concrete recommendations for financial sector reform and regulation in Asian economies aimed at preventing the recurrence of systemic financial crises, improving the ability to manage and resolve crises, managing capital flows and promoting the development of Asian bond markets.... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2012; US$ 28.00
In 1950, Mexican American miners went on strike for fair working conditions in Hanover, New Mexico. When an injunction prohibited miners from picketing, their wives took over the picket lines--an unprecedented act that disrupted mining families but ultimately ensured the strikers' victory in 1952. In On Strike and on Film , Ellen Baker examines the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1977; US$ 90.00
Work stoppages - the British experience: strikes, H.A. Clegg; work stoppages in the United Kingdom 1951-1964 - a quantitative study, P. Galambos and E.W. Evans; strikes in the United Kingdom - recent statistics and trends, J.F.B. Goodman; strikes and the economy, T.G. Whittingham and B. Towers; recent British strike trends - a factual analysis, M.... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2002; US$ 30.00
This is the first systematic study of strikebreaking, intimidation, and anti-unionism in the United States, subjects essential to a full understanding of labor's fortunes in the twentieth century. Paradoxically, the country that pioneered the expansion of civil liberties allowed corporations to assemble private armies to disrupt union organizing,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 105.00
Based on qualitative work in car plants in Argentina, this book offers new insights for an understanding of workers' collective struggles in a radical perspective. Criticizing the use of injustice as the basis of mobilization, it argues that workers' collective resistance should be seen as a function of the development of solidarity. more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2003; US$ 48.00
In June 1986, a Japanese watch factory in Hong Kong tried to fire 36 of its women workers. This provoked an unprecedented sit-in by 300 of the women employed at the plant. The sit-in lasted for 13 days and accounted for over half the days lost to labour unrest that year. more...
- International Labour Office 2010; US$ 275.00
Since its first edition in 1935-36, the Yearbook of Labour Statistics has established itself as the world's foremost work of statistical reference on labour questions, bringing together in systematic form a mass of data from a vast network of authoritative sources of information in some 190 countries... more...