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  • "Wir bauen den großen Kuzbass!"by Julia Franziska Landau

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 58.35

    <P>Das Kusnezker Becken (Kuzbass) in Westsibirien war eines der größten Kohlereviere der ehemaligen Sowjetunion. In einer wenig besiedelten Gegend wurden in kurzer Zeit Berg- und Hüttenwerke aufgebaut. Die Propagandaparole "Wir bauen den großen Kuzbass!" soll die Aufbruchsstimmung der forcierten Industrialisierung unter Stalin verdeutlichen.... more...

  • ¿Por qué me van a pagar?by Lourdes Barboza; María del Pilar Callizo; Silvina Francezón

    International Labour Office 2003; US$ 5.00

    Investigates the working conditions of children growing up and working outside their family more...

  • A 1950s Housewifeby Sheila Hardy

    The History Press 2011; US$ 14.57

    Getting married in the 1950s was quite a different experience to how it is today. After the independence of the wartime years, women now had to leave their jobs when they married and support their husband by creating a spotless home, delicious meals and an inviting bedroom. From ingenious cleaning tips, ration-book recipes and home decor inspiration,... 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...

  • 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...

  • Aging and Working in the New Economyby Julie McMullin; Victor W. Marshall

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 40.00

    Includes case studies and analyses that provide insight into the structural features of small and medium-sized firms in the Information Technology sector, and the implications of these features for the careers of people who are employed by them. more...

  • Air Kiss and Tellby Charlotte Dawson; Jo Thornely

    Allen & Unwin 2012; US$ 18.17

    The hilarious and refreshingly honest memoir that tracks the highs and lows of the star of The Celebrity Apprentice and Australia's Next Top Model . more...

  • Alekby Alek Wek

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99

    Since the day she was scouted by a modeling agent while shopping at a London street fair when she was just nineteen, Alek Wek's life has been nothing short of a fantasy. When she's not the featured model in print campaigns for hip companies, or gracing the cover of Elle , she is working the runways of Paris, New York, and Milan to model for the world's... more...

  • 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...

  • Anerkennung von Kompetenzenby Silvia Annen; BIBB Bundesinstitut für Berufsbildung

    W. Bertelsmann Verlag 2012; US$ 40.85

    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...