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- Stanford University Press 2010; US$ 25.95
This book advances debates over the relationship between care and economy through the concept of intimate labor?care, domestic, and sex work?and thus charts relations of race, class, gender, sexuality, and citizenship in the context of global economic transformations. more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2004; US$ 17.99
In a remarkable pairing, two renowned social critics offer a groundbreaking anthology that examines the unexplored consequences of globalization on the lives of women worldwide Women are moving around the globe as never before. But for every female executive racking up frequent flier miles, there are multitudes of women whose journeys go unnoticed.... more...
- University of California Press 2006; US$ 15.95
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 with poverty as a political issue and an economic reality. This edition has been updated and includes... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 35.00
Led by a relatively penniless young farm worker named Cesar Chavez, the farm workers movement still inspires a sense of pride and purpose among Latinos fighting for personal rights, political power, and economic well-being. Many of the young volunteers in the farm workers movement continue to fight for progressive causes today. Just who was Chavez... more...
The Coal Question: Political Economy and Industrial Change from the Nineteenth Century to the Present DayTaylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
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 comprehensive three-part approach. First, Ben Fine charts the ways in which the theoretical understanding... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 35.00
This book analyzes the role and legacy of the Communists in the American labor activism during the 1930s through the 1950s. The authors find that Communists were more egalitarian, the most progressive on class, race and gender issues, and leading fighters in struggles to enhance the human dignity of America's workers. more...
- University of California Press 1986; US$ 21.56
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 carefully selected group of middle-class and working-class women who were young adults in the 1970s.... more...