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  • Employers, Agencies and Immigrationby Anna Triandafyllidou; Sabrina Marchetti

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    Exploring the performance by immigrants of domestic and care work in European households, this book places the employer centre-stage, examining the role of the employer and his or her agents in securing the balance between work, family and welfare needs, as well as investigating both who the employers are and the nature of their relationships with... more...

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

    Rutgers University Press 2015; US$ 32.95

    A nurse inserts an I.V. A personal care attendant helps a quadriplegic bathe and get dressed. A nanny reads a bedtime story to soothe a child to sleep. Every day, workers like these provide critical support to some of the most vulnerable members of our society.  Caring on the Clock  provides a wealth of insight into these workers, who take care of... more...

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

    Wiley 2014; US$ 131.95

    ? A book that presents an integrated and comprehensive stress management model that reflects the demands and dynamism of the construction industry is not just important but a must for all those working in the industry .? Philip Dewe, Professor of Organizational Behaviour, Birkbeck College, University of London   ?Stress kills and successful... more...

  • America's Working Manby David Halle

    University of Chicago Press 2014; US$ 30.00

    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...

  • Colonization and Domestic Service: Historical and Contemporary Perspectivesby Victoria K. Haskins; Claire Lowrie

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    This groundbreaking book brings together two key themes that have not been addressed together previously in any sustained way: domestic service and colonization. Colonization offers a rich and exciting new paradigm for analyzing the phenomenon of domestic labor by non-family workers, paid and otherwise. Colonization is used here in its broadest sense,... more...

  • Betriebliche Sozialpolitik im historischen Systemvergleichby Rüdiger Gerlach

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2014; US$ 68.10

    Betriebliche Sozialleistungen prägten seit der Industrialisierung das Leben großer Bevölkerungsteile. Für die Zeit der deutschen Teilung analysiert sie Rüdiger Gerlach erstmals im Ost-West Systemvergleich. Auf einer breiten Quellengrundlage verdeutlicht er ihre Entwicklung am Beispiel der Automobilbauer Volkswagen und Sachsenring, die ähnliche Arbeitsbedingungen... more...

  • Women in ITby BCS The Chartered Institute for IT

    BCS Learning & Development Limited 2014;

    Gender diversity still poses a major challenge in the IT and telecoms industry, with women making up less than 20 per cent of the IT workforce. This ebook seeks to encourage more girls and women to consider a career in IT by showcasing the lives and careers of female IT professionals, entrepreneurs and academics. more...

  • The Laws of the Knowledge Workplaceby Dariusz Jemielniak

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 104.95

    In The Laws of the Knowledge Workplace, Dr Jemielniak has collected research-based chapters providing deep, interdisciplinary insight into knowledge professions, addressing issues of professional identity, emotion, power and authority, trust and indoctrination, and management behaviour. The accounts and studies in this book come from management, organization... more...

  • Absent Aviatorsby Donna Bridges; Jane Neal-Smith; Albert J. Mills

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 129.95

    Absent Aviators consolidates a diverse range of issues from a number of authors from Australia, Austria, the United States, Canada, South Africa and the United Kingdom. Each of the chapters is research-based and aims to present a broad picture of gender issues in aviation, gendered workplaces and sociology, underpinned by sound theoretical perspectives... more...

  • Sailors, Slaves, and Immigrantsby Alessandro Stanziani

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    Slaves, convicts, and unfree immigrants have traveled the oceans throughout human history, but the conventional Atlantic World historical paradigm has narrowed our understanding of modernity. This provocative study contrasts the Atlantic conflation of freedom and the sea with the complex relationships in the Indian Ocean in the long 19th century.... more...