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- International Labour Office 2005; US$ 5.00
Gives an overview on labour issues, prepared for the international conference "Working and employment conditions in an enlarged European Union", Brussels, 14-15 April 2005. Includes two ILO contributions (D. Vaughan-Whitehead; S. Lee). more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00
Work Inequalities in the Crisis provides an in-depth overview of the effects of the crisis on inequalities in the world of work. It examines these inequalities multi-dimensionally, looking at employment, wages and incomes, working conditions and social dialogue. At the same time, it investigates whether the crisis may halt the progress made in Europe... more...
- International Labour Office 2011; US$ 90.00
Since the successive crises erupted, the increase in inequality has not been addressed. This important publication offers a comprehensive overview of recent developments in the workplace. It will help to promote a different policy agenda that is desperately needed to overcome the causes and consequences of the crisis, namely addressing work inequalities.'... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00
After a first series of policy responses to the 2008 - 09 crisis aimed at sustaining domestic demand through expansionary anti-crisis packages, most European governments - starting with Greece, Ireland, Bulgaria and Romania, and followed by many others - have since put in place a series of restrictive budgetary policies aimed at reducing their budget... more...
- International Labour Office 2013; US$ 85.00
After a first series of policy responses to the 2008-09 crisis aimed at sustaining domestic demand through expansionary packages, most European governments have put in place restrictive policies to reduce their budget deficits. In consequence, a significant number of jobs and wages have been cut in the public sector. These reforms have given rise to... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00
This is the first book to provide a comprehensive and systematic assessment of the impact of the crisis and austerity policies on all elements of the European Social Model. This book assesses the situation in each individual EU member state on the basis of detailed empirical evidence and concrete case studies. more...
- International Labour Office 2015; US$ 45.00
This book assesses the current situations in EU Member States on the basis of detailed empirical evidence and concrete case studies of the social policies that have been discontinued or altered, distinguishing between recent developments caused by the economic crisis and long-term trends. The volume is a timely warning about the weakening of the European... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 40.00
While recent studies have highlighted the phenomenon and risks of increased inequalities between the top and the bottom of society, little research has so far been carried out on trends relating to the median income range that generally represents the middle class. This volume examines the following questions: what are the main transformations in the... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2011; US$ 24.99
In early 2009, at the start of a new administration in Washington, the Brookings Institution Press published The Obama Administration and the Americas: Agenda for Change , offering a roadmap for a fresh approach to U.S. relations with its neighbors. Now, at the midway point of that presidential administration, the editors of that insightful volume... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2009; US$ 28.99
The Obama administration inherits a daunting set of domestic and international policy challenges. It would be tempting to put Latin America and the Caribbean on the back burner, for their nations pose no imminent security threat nor do they seem at first blush critical to the most pressing problems of U.S. foreign policy. The Obama Administration... more...