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  • Integral Polityby Ronnie Lessem; Ibrahim Abouleish; Marko Pogacnik; Louis Herman

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    Integral spirituality, integral philosophy and the integral age, at an overall or holistic level of consciousness, has become a strong enough idea to form the genesis of a movement over the course of the last half century--and Integral Polity applies this notion to business, economics and enterprise. Using case studies ranging across the globe this... more...

  • The Political Economy of Border Drawingby Regine Paul

    Berghahn Books 2015; US$ 95.00

    The conditions for non-EU migrant workers to gain legal entry to Britain, France, and Germany are at the same time similar and quite different. To explain this variation this book compares the fine-grained legal categories for migrant workers in each country, and examines the interaction of economic, social, and cultural rationales in determining... more...

  • It's Not Like I'm Poorby Sarah Halpern-Meekin; Kathryn Edin; Laura Tach; Jennifer Sykes

    University of California Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    The world of welfare has changed radically. As the poor trade welfare checks for low-wage jobs, their low earnings qualify them for a hefty check come tax time?a combination of the earned income tax credit and other refunds. For many working parents this one check is like hitting the lottery, offering several months? wages as well as the hope of investing... more...

  • Working-Class Mobilization and Political Controlby Charles L. Davis

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Historically, Latin American political regimes have sought to postpone far-reaching economic reforms and improvements in living standards in order to facilitate the accumulation of private capital. These goals have led to exclusion of the lower classes from the political process altogether or to efforts to control their political mobilization. The... more...

  • Republicans and Laborby Robert H. Zieger

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    At no other time in American history had labor unrest been more evident than the period immediately after World War I. Robert H. Zeiger here recounts the labor problems that faced the Republican administrations of Presidents Harding and Coolidge -- massive strikes, antiracial hysteria, and the hardening of class attitudes throughout the nation --... more...

  • Asian Labor in the Wartime Japanese Empire: Unknown Historiesby Paul H. Kratoska

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    During the Pacific War the Japanese government used a wide range of methods to recruit workers for construction projects throughout the occupied territories. Mistreatment of workers was a major grievance, both in widely publicized cases such as the use of prisoners of war and forced Asian labor to construct the Thailand-Burma "Death" Railway, and in... more...

  • The Daily Grindby Marquita R. Walker

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 89.99

    This text focuses on the structural and institutional barriers that create inequality and inequity in the labor-management relationship as well as how workers, as agents of change, participate in, interact with, and respond to those social, cultural, and economic constructs. more...

  • Entangled Political Economyby Roger Koppl; Steven Horwitz

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 124.95

    Volume 18 Entangled Political Economy of the Book Series Advances in Austrian Economics examines the concept ‘entangled political economy’ from several distinct but complementary points of view. The volume is proof that Wagner’s notion of entanglement opens new vistas for political economy in all its dimensions. more...

  • Development Policy in Small Countriesby Percy Selwyn

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    First published in 1975, the main emphasis of this reissued collection is on the various aspects of dependence to which small countries as such are subject, and the policy options in the political and economic field which are open to them. more...

  • The Illusion of Progressby Alexander Gillespie

    Taylor and Francis 2014; 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...