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  • America's Working Manby David Halle

    University of Chicago Press 2014; US$ 32.00

    Over a period of six years, at factory and warehouse, at the tavern across the road, in their homes and union meetings, on fishing trips and social outings, David Halle talked and listened to workers of an automated chemical plant in New Jersey's industrial heartland. He has emerged with an unusually comprehensive and convincingly realistic picture... more...

  • Stress Management in the Construction Industryby Mei-yung Leung; Isabelle Yee Shan Chan; Cary L. Cooper

    Wiley 2014; US$ 135.00

    This systematic review of stress management in construction will help an understanding of the issues and theory as well as offering practical recommendations. addresses the growing concern to make work in construction healthier, safer, and more productive integrates research results, survey statistics and scenario analyses to reveal underlying... more...

  • Caring on the Clockby Mignon Duffy; Amy Armenia; Clare L. Stacey; Margaret K. Nelson

    Rutgers University Press 2015; US$ 32.95

    Caring on the Clock is the first book to bring together cutting-edge research on a wide range of paid care occupations, placing the various studies within a comprehensive and comparative framework. The book includes twenty-two original essays by leading researchers across a range of disciplines?including sociology, psychology, social work, and public... more...

  • Shake-Outby Mark Friedberger

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    The farm crisis of the 1980s quickly became a media event, with scenes depicted starkly in black and white on color TV. The embattled farmers, accompanied by their advocates, stood holding off bankers and sheriffs wielding foreclosure notices. In this new book, using findings from interviews and participant observation, agricultural historian Mark... more...

  • Gender and Plantation Labour in Africaby Piet Konings

    Langaa RPCIG 2012; US$ 32.30

    This book explores the relationship between plantation labour and gender in Africa. Such a study is the more opportune because most of the existing works on plantation labour in Africa seem to have either under-studied or even ignored the changing conceptions of gender on the continent in recent times. One of the book?s major concerns is to demonstrate... more...

  • Frauen in Fahrberufenby Jutta Wergen

    Deutscher Universitätsverlag 2015; US$ 69.99

    Jutta Wergen untersucht am Beispiel von Frauen in Fahrberufen, ob und wie durch die strukturellen Veränderungen in der Transportbranche auch Geschlechterstrukturen im beruflichen und familiären Alltag in Bewegung geraten. more...

  • Mill Familyby Cathy L. McHugh

    Oxford University Press 1988; US$ 144.99

    Examines the role of the family labour system in the early evolution of the post-bellum Southern cotton textile industry. more...

  • Soft Coal, Hard Choicesby Price V. Fishback

    Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 144.99

    Making use of economic theory and statistics, this study examines the economic lives of American coal miners in the early part of the 20th century. It emphasizes the competition among employers for labour, legal rights, the state of the labour market and the impact of trade unions. more...

  • A Global Union for Global Workersby Nathan Lillie

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • Competing for Knowledgeby Robert A Huggins; Hiro Izushi

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    With the buzzwords of knowledge-based economy and knowledge-driven economy , policy-makers, as well as journalists and management consultants, are pushing forward a vision of change that transforms the way advanced economies work. Yet little is understood about how the knowledge-based economy differs from the old, traditional economy. It is generally... more...