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  • Welfare, the Working Poor, and Laborby Louise B. Simmons

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    This volume analyses poverty and welfare reform within a context of low-wage work and the contours of the labour market that welfare recipients are entering. It aims to bring labour into the discussion of welfare reform and creates a bridge between the domains of labour and welfare. more...

  • The Illusion of Progressby Alexander Gillespie

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Is 'sustainable development' a charade sold to an increasingly misled public? This book presents a wide-ranging, penetrating critique of sustainability and what it actually means. The author argues that despite the rhetoric of socially and environmentally sustainable development and the ever-increasing number of legislative environmental policies,... more...

  • The Economics of Screening and Risk Sharing in Higher Educationby Bernhard Eckwert; Itzhak Zilcha

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 49.95

    The Economics of Screening and Risk Sharing in Higher Education explores advances in information technologies and in statistical and social sciences that have significantly improved the reliability of techniques for screening large populations. These advances are important for higher education worldwide because they affect many of the mechanisms... more...

  • Handbook of U.S. Labor Statistics 2015by Mary Meghan Ryan

    Bernan Press 2015; US$ 164.99

    The Handbook of U.S. Labor Statistics: Employment, Earnings, Prices, Productivity, and Other Labor Data continues and enhances the Bureau of Labor Statistics's (BLS) discontinued publication, Labor Statistics . It brings authoritative data from the BLS and other government agencies together into a convenient, single-volume source of labor... more...

  • Immigration and Workby Jody Agius Vallejo

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2015; US$ 154.95

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  • Global Economic Disparityby Jae Wan Chung

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 79.99

    This book explores geoeconomic insights into the global economy of superpowers. In ten chapters, the author explores causal relationships between global economic disparities and historical events, proceeding from the general to the specific. more...

  • Skills of the "Unskilled"by Jacqueline Hagan

    University of California Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    Most labor and migration studies classify migrants with limited formal education or credentials as "unskilled." Despite the value of migrants' work experiences and the substantial technical and interpersonal skills developed throughout their lives, the labor-market contributions of these migrants are often overlooked and their mobility pathways poorly... more...

  • Global Talentby Gi-Wook Shin; Joon Choi

    Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 24.95

    Global Talent seeks to examine the utility of skilled foreigners beyond their human capital value by focusing on their social capital potential, especially their role as transnational bridges between host and home countries. Gi-Wook Shin and Joon Nak Choi build on an emerging stream of research that conceptualizes global labor mobility as a positive-sum... more...

  • Striking Beautiesby Michelle Haberland

    University of Georgia Press 2015; US$ 26.95

    Apparel manufacturing in the American South, by virtue of its size, its reliance upon female labor, and its broad geographic scope, is an important but often overlooked industry that connects the disparate concerns of women’s history, southern cultural history, and labor history. In Striking Beauties , Michelle Haberland examines its essential... more...