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  • The German Workerby Alfred Kelly

    University of California Press 1987; US$ 12.95

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  • Labor Risingby Richard Greenwald; Daniel Katz

    New Press, The 2012; US$ 20.95

    When Wisconsin governor Scott Walker threatened the collective bargaining rights of the state’s public sector employees in early 2011, the massive protests that erupted inresponse put the labor movement back on the nation’s front pages. It was a fleeting reminder of a not-so-distant past when the “labor question”—and the... more...

  • Gridlockby Pardis Mahdavi

    Stanford University Press 2011; US$ 27.95

    The images of human trafficking are all too often reduced to media tales of helpless young women taken by heavily accented, dark-skinned captors?but the reality is a far cry from this stereotype. In the Middle East, Dubai has been accused of being a hotbed of trafficking. Pardis Mahdavi, however, draws a more complicated and more personal picture... more...

  • Against the Lawby Ching Kwan Lee

    University of California Press 2007; US$ 21.95

    This study opens a critical perspective on the slow death of socialism and the rebirth of capitalism in the world's most dynamic and populous country. Based on remarkable fieldwork and extensive interviews in Chinese textile, apparel, machinery, and household appliance factories, Against the Law finds a rising tide of labor unrest mostly hidden from... more...

  • Real Estate Richesby Ku Swee Yong

    Marshall Cavendish 2011; US$ 16.15

    In January 2011, the Singapore government unveiled a new set of property measures to curb rising home prices. It took most market watchers by surprise mainly because of the constant reassurance that the earlier round of measures, announced in August 2010, had been effective. Were these new measures necessary? What’s in store next? more...

  • Learning to Industrializeby Kenichi Ohno

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 152.00

    This book proposes a new, pragmatic way of approaching economic development which features policy learning based on a comparison of international best policy practices. While the important role of government in promoting private sector development is being recognized, policy discussion often remains general without details as to what exactly to do... more...

  • Shaping Our Unscripted Future with Service-Learningby Laurie N. DiPadova-Stocks; Amy L. Kenworthy

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 199.00

    The articles in this E-book each convey the theme of interconnectedness in unscripted times – the awareness that what happens to some of us affects us all. Beginning with Stuteville and Ikerd’s “Global sustainability and service-learning: Paradigms for the future”, we find a comprehensive analysis of the dominant neoclassical economic... more...

  • Globalisation Poverty and Cultureby Usha Agrawal

    Rajat Publications 2008; US$ 40.00

    Globalisation is intensification of consciousness of the world as a whole and preceded the advent of capitalist modernity. Inspite of the claims that globalisation accelerates growth and reduced poverty, poverty reduction remains the central challenge to the global society and culture. Hence globalisation, poverty and culture are interconnected and... more...

  • Globalisierung: Eine soziologische Analyseby Tobias Krempa

    Diplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 10.44

    Kein anderer Prozess beeinflusst derzeit das gesellschaftliche Leben auf der Welt so sehr wie die Globalisierung. Sie tritt auf allen Wirklichkeitsebenen zutage. Zunächst als wirtschaftliche Dynamik wahrgenommen, beeinflusste sie sehr bald auch den politischen und kulturellen Alltag und hat inzwischen sogar ökologische Konsequenzen. Vor allen die Sozial-... more...

  • Die Migration indischer Gastarbeiter in die Vereinigten Arabischen Emirateby Holger Simon

    Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 49.90

    Seit nunmehr über dreißig Jahren erleben die Golfstaaten, und als einer unter ihnen die Vereinigten Arabischen Emirate (VAE), einen immensen Wirtschaftsaufschwung durch Einnahmen aus dem Ölsektor. Die Einnahmen wurden unter der Federführung von Scheich Zayed, dem großen Vater des Landes, in den Aufbau von Infrastruktur investiert. Die damit verbundenen... more...