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- Temple University Press 2015; US$ 79.50
In 1940, the U.S. Federal Works Agency created an experimental housing program for industrial workers. Eight model communities were leased and later sold to the residents, who formed a non-profit corporation called a mutual housing association. Further development of housing under the mutual housing plan was stymied by controversies around radical... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
This volume analyses poverty and welfare reform within a context of low-wage work and the contours of the labour market that welfare recipients are entering. It aims to bring labour into the discussion of welfare reform and creates a bridge between the domains of labour and welfare. more...
Worker Safety Under Siege: Labor, Capital, and the Politics of Workplace Safety in a Deregulated WorldTaylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
This eye-opening book shows how the rights of workers to safe and healthful workplaces are under greater attack today than at any time since the passage of the landmark Occupational Safety and Health Act in 1970. This collection is organized around three thematic issues that pose significant challenges to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
Is 'sustainable development' a charade sold to an increasingly misled public? This book presents a wide-ranging, penetrating critique of sustainability and what it actually means. The author argues that despite the rhetoric of socially and environmentally sustainable development and the ever-increasing number of legislative environmental policies,... more...
- Momentum Press 2015; US$ 49.95
Businesses, consumers, industry groups, and governments understand the importance of innovation and the innovation process for continued economic success and improvements in quality of life. However, innovation remains an opaque topic. A paradox exists in housing at-large; using innovation is vital yet accounting for the value to individual organizations... more...
- OECD Publishing 2015; US$ 28.00
Developing countries are increasingly moving towards more strategic national policies and plans, the effectiveness of which will depend upon proper assessment of a given countrys vulnerability to climate change. This report draws upon emerging monitoring and evaluation practices across developed and developing countries to identify four tools... more...
- transcript 2015; US$ 33.39
Zwischen den neuen Informations- und Kommunikationstechnologien und der zunehmend geforderten Balance von Erwerbsarbeits- und Privatleben bestehen komplexe Zusammenhänge. Neue digitale Formen von Kommunikation, die besonders durch das Web 2.0 möglich geworden sind, führen zu einer zunehmenden Flexibilisierung von Arbeit. Sie bedeutet einerseits Arbeitsintensivierung,... more...
- Head of Zeus 2015; US$ 11.65
This is the definitive story of the men who built the railways - the unknown Victorian labourers who blasted, tunnelled, drank and brawled their way across nineteenth-century England. Preached at and plundered, sworn at and swindled, this anarchic elite endured perils and disasters, and carved out of the English countryside an industrial-age architecture... more...
- Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 49.95
The Economics of Screening and Risk Sharing in Higher Education explores advances in information technologies and in statistical and social sciences that have significantly improved the reliability of techniques for screening large populations. These advances are important for higher education worldwide because they affect many of the mechanisms... more...
- Bernan Press 2015; US$ 164.99
The Handbook of U.S. Labor Statistics: Employment, Earnings, Prices, Productivity, and Other Labor Data continues and enhances the Bureau of Labor Statistics's (BLS) discontinued publication, Labor Statistics . It brings authoritative data from the BLS and other government agencies together into a convenient, single-volume source of labor... more...