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  • Labour Market Policies and Poverty Reduction Strategies in Recovery from the Asian Crisisby International Labour Office

    International Labour Office 2002; US$ 5.00

    Examines the impact of economic recession and recovery on employment and poverty in East and South East Asia and explores ways of strengthening labour market polices, poverty reduction efforts and the promotion of employment in order to achieve more sustainable economic and social development. Highlights the situation in Indonesia, including papers... more...

  • Labour Market Policy for Socially Responsible Workforce Adjustmentby Peter Auer

    International Labour Office 2001; US$ 5.00

    Focuses on the case when labour is displaced permanently as a consequence of structural change. Considers prevention, internal and external adjustment thereto, and urges to anticipate changes in technology and work organization. more...

  • Jobs for Immigrants, 2by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 63.00

    When immigrants arrive in a new country, they are confronted with new labour market requirements such as language proficiency, familiarity with job search procedures and work practices which they are not always able to satisfy. These obstacles affect not only new immigrants, but, surprisingly, their children too, even if the children are born and educated... more...

  • Worth Fighting Forby Kathie Muir

    University of NSW Press 2008; US$ 22.50

    This book tells the story of the ACTU’s ‘Your Rights at Work’ campaign against Work Choices, the largest, most expensive and most sophisticated political campaign ever mounted in Australia, and one with a decisive impact on the 2007 federal election. more...

  • Contemporary Latin Americaby Francisco Panizza

    Zed Books 2009; US$ 29.95

    In an overview of the history of the region over the past twenty-five years, this book traces the intellectual and political origins of the Washington Consensus, assesses its impact on democracy and economic development, and discusses whether the emergence of a variety of left-wing governments in the region represents a clear break with its policies. more...

  • Industrialismby DWJ Books

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 54.00

    During the 19th century, the U.S. economy and life in America underwent dramatic changes as transportation, factories, and new, convenient inventions were developed for the public, indelibly changing the way Americans worked and purchased goods. Covering the growth of manufacturing and technology, Industrialism discusses industrialism and its contributions... more...

  • Reconversion économique et développement territorialby Jean-Marc Fontan; Juan-Luis Klein; Benoît Lévesque

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2003; US$ 33.75

    La mondialisation et la montée de la nouvelle économie posent un défi aux acteurs de la société civile. Comment résister aux vagues de suppression d'emplois ou aux réorganisations sectorielles? Comment assurer le développement ou la survie de sa région malgré les fortes turbulences provoquées... more...

  • 2007 Labour Overviewby ILO / Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean

    International Labour Office 2007; US$ 10.00

    This report demonstrates that Latin America and the Caribbean have made progress in improving some key labour market indicators, especially in reducing unemployment, but significant gaps persist that affect the most vulnerable populations, the rate of informality remains high and not all workers have social protection... more...

  • Peripheral Labourby Shahid Amin; Marcel van der Linden

    Cambridge University Press 1997; US$ 34.00

    Takes an alternative look at the notion of 'wage-workers' and contributes to the development of a non-Eurocentric historiography. more...

  • The Failure of Transitionby Marianna Fotaki

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 199.00

    This e-book links the process of ‘transition’, which started in the former Soviet system about 20 years ago, to the recent global financial and economic crisis. We consider ‘transition’ as a shift from one socio-economic ‘dreamworld’ to another, rather than as a real change towards freedom and democracy, as most mainstream... more...