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Economic growth, development, planning

  • "Nächstes Jahr kehren wir zurück..."by Karin Hunn

    Wallstein Verlag 2012; US$ 39.25

    Hauptbeschreibung Als die Bundesanstalt für Arbeit im Herbst 1961 eine Anwerbestelle in der Türkei einrichtete, geschah dies in der Absicht, den Mangel an Arbeitskräften durch "Gastarbeiter" auszugleichen. Bis zum Anwerbestopp im September 1973 reisten etwa 865000 überwiegend männliche türkische Arbeitskräfte in die Bundesrepublik. Obwohl ihre hohen... more...

  • "Wir bauen den großen Kuzbass!"by Julia Franziska Landau

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 60.61

    <P>Das Kusnezker Becken (Kuzbass) in Westsibirien war eines der größten Kohlereviere der ehemaligen Sowjetunion. In einer wenig besiedelten Gegend wurden in kurzer Zeit Berg- und Hüttenwerke aufgebaut. Die Propagandaparole "Wir bauen den großen Kuzbass!" soll die Aufbruchsstimmung der forcierten Industrialisierung unter Stalin verdeutlichen.... more...

  • ¿Por qué me van a pagar?by Lourdes Barboza; María del Pilar Callizo; Silvina Francezón

    International Labour Office 2003; US$ 5.00

    Investigates the working conditions of children growing up and working outside their family more...

  • Ökonomische Begründbarkeit von Maßnahmen der Behindertenförderungby Alina M. Schoenberg

    Springer 2013; US$ 49.95

    ?In dieser Studie wird eine Definition und Deskription von Behinderung erarbeitet, die erlaubt, mit Hilfe wirtschaftswissenschaftlicher Analysemethoden Aussagen über Nachteile von Menschen mit Behinderung zu treffen. Behinderungsverstärkende ökonomische und soziale Gegebenheiten werden in die Analyse einbezogen. Eine umfassende Bestimmung... more...

  • A 1950s Housewifeby Sheila Hardy

    The History Press 2011; US$ 14.57

    Getting married in the 1950s was quite a different experience to how it is today. After the independence of the wartime years, women now had to leave their jobs when they married and support their husband by creating a spotless home, delicious meals and an inviting bedroom. From ingenious cleaning tips, ration-book recipes and home decor inspiration,... more...

  • The 1996 Zambia National Housing Policyby P. Makasa

    IOS Press 2010; US$ 116.00

    Devising a workable housing policy in a country with apparently insurmountable housing problems, presents a great challenge. With the help of an award from UN-HABITAT, Zambian authorities attempted to do just this, in a process which is an ideal candidate for scrutiny. This study analyzes the goals, means and instruments that were used to formulate... more...

  • 2008 Labour Overviewby ILO / Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean

    International Labour Office 2009; US$ 10.00

    This edition provides evidence of the effects of an unprecedented international crisis that has cast a shadow over the global economy and is reflected in the employment situation in the region. Employment will be a challenge in 2009. As ILO Director-General, Juan Somavia stated, "The ILO's message is realistic, not alarmist" with respect... more...

  • 2012 Labour Overviewby International Labour Office

    International Labour Office 2012; US$ 16.00

    New labour indicators for Latin America and the Caribbean portray a region that is experiencing its finest moment despite the crisis in other latitudes. The ILO’s 2012 Labour Overview for Latin America and the Caribbean reports that the unemployment rate has continued its decline and that real wages, formal employment and social protection coverage... more...

  • The 21st Century at Workby Lynn A. Karoly; Constantijn Panis

    RAND Corporation 2004; US$ 9.95

    What are the forces that will continue to shape the U.S. workforce and workplace over the next 10 to 15 years? With its eye on forming sound policy and helping stakeholders in the private and public sectors make informed decisions, the U.S. Department of Labor asked RAND to look at the future of work. The authors analyze trends in and the implications... more...

  • The 250 Questions Every Self-Employed Person Should Askby Mary Mihaly

    F+W Media 2009; US$ 10.95

    I want to be my own boss. I never want to punch another timeclock. I want to follow my own dream. Each year, millions of Americans choose the path of self-employment--whether as freelancers, consultants, or microbusiness owners. And every year, they encounter pitfalls and detours along the way. When they have questions, where can they turn? This book... more...