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  • The Road to Serfdomby F. A. Hayek; Bruce Caldwell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    A classic work in political philosophy, intellectual history and economics, The Road to Serfdom has inspired and infuriated politicians and scholars for half a century. Originally published in 1944, it was seen as heretical for its passionate warning against the dangers of state control over the means of production. For Hayek, the collectivist idea... more...

  • The State of Labourby Sharit K. Bhowmik

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 95.00

    This book analyzes the adverse effects of globalization and liberalization ? acutely manifest in the increased financialization of capital and the concomitant global financial crisis of 2008?09 ? on the labour force, especially in the developing countries. Drawing upon case studies from several countries including India, Columbia, Malawi, Brazil and... more...

  • Workers, Strikes, and Pogromsby Charters Wynn

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 39.50

    In this major reassessment of Russian labor history, Charters Wynn shows that in Imperial Russia's primary steel and mining region the same class that posed a powerful challenge to the tsarist government also undermined the revolutionary movement with its pogromist violence. From the last decades of the nineteenth century through Russia's First Revolution... more...

  • The Invisible Hand of Planningby Guy Alchon

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 32.95

    Guy Alchon examines the mutually supportive efforts of social scientists, business managers, and government officials to create America's first peacetime system of macroeconomic management. Originally published in 1985. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books... more...

  • Bank Risk Within and Across Equilibriaby Itai Agur

    International Monetary Fund 2014; US$ 9.00

    The global financial crisis highlighted that the financial system can be most vulnerable when it seems most stable. This paper models non-linear dynamics in banking. Small shocks can lead from an equilibrium with few bank defaults straight to a full freeze. The mechanism is based on amplification between adverse selection on banks' funding market and... more...

  • Die Europapolitik kroatischer Parteienby Martin Beischl

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 76.00

    Kroatien vollzog am 1. Juli 2013 als erster Staat des Westlichen Balkans seinen Beitritt zur Europäischen Union. Seit 1991 hatte das Land einen weitreichenden und mitunter traumatischen politischen, wirtschaftlichen und sozialen Transformationsprozess durchlaufen. Die Erlangung der nationalen Unabhängigkeit, die verlustreichen Bürgerkriegsjahre, die... more...

  • Handbook of U.S. Labor Statisticsby Mary Meghan Ryan

    Bernan Press 2014; 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...

  • Popular Radicalismby D. G. Wright

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.95

    This well-argued and richly-detailed book concludes that the working-class radical movement was never able to prove a serious challenge to the stability of the British state; and, in fact, achieved very little in these years, except when operating in conjunction with the political movements and organizations of the middle class. more...

  • Welfare Programs in Indiaby Colin Williams; Anjula Gurtoo

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 199.00

    The studies in this special issue look at various schemes, in their performance, impact and efficiency, providing a way forward in social policy points to approaches more embedded with the strategic changes in the Indian society. The contributors of the special issue pose some challenging questions for a relook at the old order of thinking which governs... more...

  • Strike!by Jeremy Brecher

    PM Press 2014; US$ 9.99

    Since its original publication in 1972, no book has done as much as Jeremy Brecher?s Strike! to bring American labor history to a wide audience. Strike! narrates the dramatic story of repeated, massive, and sometimes violent revolts by ordinary working people in America and tells this exciting hidden history from the point of view of the rank-and-file... more...