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  • Ambivalent Encountersby Jenny Huberman

    Rutgers University Press 2012; US$ 28.95

    This ethnographic study brings together scholarship on the anthropology of childhood, tourism, consumption, and exchange to examine how and why children working as unlicensed peddlers and tourist guides along the waterfront of Banaras, India, a popular and iconic tourist destination, elicit such powerful reactions from western visitors and locals... more...

  • The Clothing Workers of Great Britainby S.P Dobbs

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 265.00

    First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Victorian Railwaymenby P.W. Kingsford

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 265.00

    First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Grimethorpe Revivalby Mel Dyke

    Wharncliffe 2012; US$ 8.99

    This is a unique archive of children’s hopes, fears, views and memories during times when political shifts affected and risked educational potential, performance and aspiration. When career prospects for girls were equally at risk in mining dominated areas it reveals how a creative counter movement in a coalfield community during the bleak days... more...

  • Oil Rents, Corruption, and State Stabilityby International Monetary Fund

    International Monetary Fund 2009; US$ 9.00

    We examine the effects of oil rents on corruption and state stability exploiting the exogenous within-country variation of a new measure of oil rents for a panel of 31 oil-exporting countries during the period 1992 to 2005. We find that an increase in oil rents significantly increases corruption, significantly deteriorates political rights while at... more...

  • Social Consequences of Economic Restructuring in the Textile Industryby Cynthia D. Anderson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 185.00

    First Published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Vietnam's Socialist Servantsby Minh T. N. Nguyen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Since Vietnam introduced economic reforms in the mid-1980s, domestic service has become an established sector of the labour market, and domestic workers have become indispensable to urban life in the rapidly changing country. This book analyzes the ways in which the practices and discourses of domestic service serve to forge and contest emerging class... more...

  • African Railwaymenby R. D. Grillo

    Cambridge University Press 1974; US$ 32.00

    This was the first anthropological monograph to have dealt at length with the labour force of a major East African industry. more...

  • DB2 9 for z/OS Database Administrationby Susan Lawson; Daniel Luksetich

    MC Press 2012; US$ 64.99

    In order to become an IBM Certified Database Administrator - DB2 9 DBA for z/OS, you must pass two exams: DB2 9 Fundamentals Exam (Exam 730), and DB2 9 Database Administrator for z/OS (Exam 732)—the primary focus focus of this book. Written by two members of the team who participated in the actual writing of the exam, this specialized study guide... more...

  • Cabin Pressureby Louwanda Evans

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 59.99

    Author Louwanda Evans draws on provocative interviews with African Americans in the flight industry to examine the emotional labor involved in a business that offers occupational prestige, but also a history of the systemic exclusion of people of color. more...