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  • Transnational Haushaltenby Juliane Karakayali

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 41.75

    In den deutschen Medien wird seit einiger Zeit das Thema Pflegenotstand heftig diskutiert. Der größte Teil der alten, pflegebedürftigen Menschen in Deutschland zieht die Pflege im eigenen Haushalt einer Heimunterbringung vor. In einer - sellschaft, in der immer mehr Frauen berufstätig sind und der Jahrzehnte lang geltende Automatismus der Zuweisung... more...

  • Hackby Dmitry Samarov

    University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 20.00

    Cabdrivers and their yellow taxis are as much a part of the cityscape as the high-rise buildings and the subway. We hail them without thought after a wearying day at the office or an exuberant night on the town. And, undoubtedly, taxi drivers have stories to tell?of farcical local politics, of colorful passengers, of changing neighborhoods and clandestine... more...

  • Tobacco Capitalismby Peter Benson

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 32.95 US$ 29.98

    Tobacco Capitalism tells the story of the people who live and work on U.S. tobacco farms at a time when the global tobacco industry is undergoing profound changes. Against the backdrop of the antitobacco movement, the globalization and industrialization of agriculture, and intense debates over immigration, Peter Benson draws on years... more...

  • Filipino Crosscurrentsby Kale Bantigue Fajardo

    University of Minnesota Press 2011; US$ 75.00

    Filipino seamen currently compose approximately twenty percent of the 1.2 million international maritime transportation workers. Ninety percent of the world’s goods and commodities are transported by ship. Taken together, these statistics attest to the critical role Filipino seamen play in worldwide maritime trade. In Filipino Crosscurrents, an... more...

  • Gurus, Hired Guns, and Warm Bodiesby Stephen R. Barley; Gideon Kunda

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 39.95 US$ 36.35

    Over the last several decades, employers have increasingly replaced permanent employees with temporary workers and independent contractors to cut labor costs and enhance flexibility. Although commentators have focused largely on low-wage temporary work, the use of skilled contractors has also grown exponentially, especially in high-technology areas.... more...

  • Making Care Countby Mignon Duffy

    Rutgers University Press 2011; US$ 28.95

    There are fundamental tasks common to every society: children have to be raised, homes need to be cleaned, meals need to be prepared, and people who are elderly, ill, or disabled need care. Day in, day out, these responsibilities can involve both monotonous drudgery and untold rewards for those performing them, whether they are family members,... more...

  • Designated Driversby G. E. Anderson

    Wiley 2012; US$ 38.00 US$ 33.50

    An in-depth look at the Chinese car industry that sheds new light on the delicate nature of China's planned economy China's unprecedented growth over the last three decades, along with the recent financial crisis in the West, has raised questions about the superiority of state-led capitalism. In Designated Drivers: How China Plans to Dominate... more...

  • Buxtonby Dorothy Schwieder; Joseph Hraba; Elmer Schwieder

    University of Iowa Press 2003; US$ 26.00

    From 1900 until the early 1920s, an unusual community existed in America's heartland-Buxton, Iowa. Originally established by the Consolidation Coal Company, Buxton was the largest unincorporated coal mining community in Iowa. What made Buxton unique, however, is the fact that the majority of its 5,000 residents were African Americans?a highly unusual... more...

  • Working the Skiesby Drew Whitelegg

    NYU Press 2007; US$ 26.00

    Get ready for takeoff. The life of the flight attendant, a.k.a., stewardess, was supposedly once one of glamour, exotic travel and sexual freedom, as recently depicted in such films as Catch Me If You Can and View From the Top . The nostalgia for the beautiful, carefree and ever helpful stewardess perhaps reveals a yearning for simpler times, but... more...

  • Men's Livesby Peter Matthiessen

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 17.00

    An eloquent portrayal of a disappearing way of life of the Long Island fishermen whose voices--humorous, bitter and bewildered--are as clear as the threatened beauty of their once quiet shore. more...