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  • Construction Workers, U.S.A.by HERBERT APPLEBAUM

    ABC-CLIO 1999; US$ 161.00

    A lively, personalized account incorporating objective analysis and solid information accumulated over 42 years, this book presents a graphic picture of the construction industry from an insider's point of view. The volume focuses on the culture of construction workers, the management style of contractors, and the structural and organizational nature... more...

  • The Cotton Plantation Rememberedby Mona Abaza

    I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 26.99

    Cotton made the fortune of the Fuuda family, Egyptian landed gentry with peasant origins, during the second part of the nineteenth century. This story, narrated and photographed by a family member who has researched and documented various aspects of her own history, goes well beyond the family photo album to become an attempt to convey how cotton,... more...

  • The Lobster Gangs of Maineby James M. Acheson

    University Press of New England 2012; US$ 14.99

    An anthropologist describes the working world of Maine lobstermen, focusing on the intricate personal network that sustains them. more...

  • Knowledge Work and Knowledge-Intensive Firmsby Mats Alvesson

    Oxford University Press, UK 2004; US$ 64.99

    This book provides a critical understanding of some basic aspects of knowledge-intensive work and organizations. The author adopts a social constructivist approach and explores the management and analytical challenges of knowledge-intensive firms. It will be key reading for academics, researchers, and advanced students in organization studies, knowledge... 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...

  • Designated Driversby G. E. Anderson

    Wiley 2012; US$ 32.00

    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 the... more...

  • Anerkennung von Kompetenzenby Silvia Annen

    W. Bertelsmann Verlag 2012; US$ 42.17

    Wie lassen sich formal, non-formal und informell erworbene Kompetenzen im Bildungssystem und auf dem Arbeitsmarkt besser nutzen? Die vorliegende Dissertation liefert ein Kriterienraster sowie eine Typologie, um bestehende Verfahren zur Anerkennung von Kompetenzen zu analysieren und zu systematisieren. Die Autorin konkretisiert zentrale Begriffe und... more...

  • Latino Farmworkers in the Eastern United Statesby Thomas A. Arcury; Sara A. Quandt

    Springer 2009; US$ 109.00

    States that Latino Farmworkers work at some of America's most hazardous jobs, have few protections, and receive some of the lowest wages. This book examines the health and living conditions of workers in agriculture, while advocating for equality. more...

  • Fueling the Gilded Ageby Andrew Arnold

    NYU Press 2014; US$ 79.00

    If the railroads won the Gilded Age, the coal industry lost it.  Railroads epitomized modern management, high technology, and vast economies of scale. By comparison, the coal industry was embarrassingly primitive. Miners and operators dug coal, bought it, and sold it in 1900 in the same ways that they had for generations. In the popular imagination,... more...

  • Troubled Watersby Ruth Balint

    Allen & Unwin 2002; US$ 24.53

    The joint-winner of the 2003 The Australian/Vogel Literary Award - a lucid account of Australia's relationship with the Timor Sea, with Indonesian fishermen, with the relationship between those Island people and the Aboriginal communities of north-west Australia. more...