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  • The Cotton Plantation Rememberedby Mona Abaza

    American University of Cairo Press 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...

  • Development, Poverty and Power in Pakistanby Syed Mohammad Ali

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Rural development remains a major challenge for governments of developing countries such as Pakistan. While a broad range of state and donor interventions impact the lives of poor farmers -who provide a significant proportion of the labour force - comprehensive consideration of these combined interactions remains inadequate. Focussing on Pakistan,... more...

  • The Secrets of My Successby Janine Allis

    Wiley 2013; US$ 27.00

    Janine Allis explains how she grew Boost Juice bars into a global phenomenon. How do you turn a single juice bar into a global company with more than 6000 employees and $160 million in global sales? Ask Janine Allis. In The Secrets of My Success, Australia’s hottest entrepreneur tells the inside story of the growth of Boost Juice, including... more...

  • Knowledge Work and Knowledge-Intensive Firmsby Mats Alvesson

    Oxford University Press, UK 2004; US$ 72.99

    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$ 47.95

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

  • Designated Driversby G. E. Anderson

    Wiley 2012; US$ 38.00

    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... more...

  • Durham Mining Disastersby Maureen Anderson; Kevin Keegan

    Wharncliffe 2008; US$ 5.99

    It is now over half a century since the last coalmining disaster to affect the lives and families of people living and working on what became known as the Great Northern Coalfield. This was the first area of Britain where mining developed on a large scale but at tremendous human cost. Mining was always a dangerous occupation, especially during the... more...

  • Education and Training for the Oil and Gas Industry: The Evolution of Four Energy Nationsby Phil Andrews; Jim Playfoot; Simon Augustus

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 99.95

    The third book in the Getenergy Guides series, The Evolution of Four Energy Nations considers how four very different countries have evolved as oil and gas-producing nations and how the interventions of government, industry and the education and training sector have addressed workforce and skills development challenges in each of these countries.... more...

  • Construction Workers, Herbert Applebaum

    ABC-CLIO 1999; US$ 127.00

    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...