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- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 55.00
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 in Motion stands apart by analyzing labor markets from the real-world perspective that employers... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 99.95
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, this book explores and discusses opportunities and challenges associated with globalising rural... more...
- International Labour Office 2013; US$ 45.00
The 2008 financial crisis marked the beginning of a prolonged and ongoing period of extreme economic turbulence that has created multiple challenges for both governments and national systems of labour administration. Difficult economic conditions are encouraging a re-evaluation of established policies and institutions in the areas of labour, employment,... more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 28.95
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 of the Mexican-American labor movement in twentieth-century America. Absorbing and meticulously... more...
- International Labour Office 2013; US$ 30.00
This timely volume provides a unique and comprehensive overview of the evolution of labour administration in China and details the recent reforms of its legislation and institutions. It gives a clear explanation of the principles and practical working of labour administrations in workplace-specific issue such as occupational safety and health, labour... 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...
- Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 29.15
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, Coal, Class and Community tells a story about New Zealand's industrial past, clearly identifying the central... more...
- International Labour Office 2013; US$ 20.00
This publication is intended as a companion reader to an earlier publication A Guide to worker displacement: Some tools for reducing the impact on workers, communities and enterprises (ILO; 2001, 2009). more...
- International Labour Office 2013; US$ 15.00
Local economic and social development and city-to-city cooperation are gaining international visibility. This handbook address three main questions: What are the challenges related to the world of work that cities and their citizens are currently facing? How can cities, local governments and their partners learn from each others good practices... more...