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- University of California Press 2014; US$ 34.95
Structured to meet employers? needs for low-wage farm workers, the well-known Bracero Program recruited thousands of Mexicans to perform physical labor in the United States between 1942 and 1964 in exchange for remittances sent back to Mexico. As partners and family members were dispersed across national borders, interpersonal relationships were transformed.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95
This volume contains a series of essays which examines various regimes and working classes of such countries as Italy, France, Poland, the USA, the Soviet Union and Great Britain in the early 20th century. more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 140.50
This book provides a comprehensive yet accessible overview of land systems vulnerability assessment in Asia - fundamental to the understanding of the link between global change, environmental sustainability and human wellbeing. The extent and intensity of human interactions with the environment have increased spectacularly since the Industrial Revolution.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00
Society today faces a difficult contradiction: we know exactly how the physical limits of our planet are being reached and exactly why we cannot go on as we have before ? and yet, collectively, we seem unable to reach crucial decisions for our future in a timely way. This book argues that our definition of prosperity, which we have long assimilated... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 44.95
Even since the last edition of this milestone text was released six years ago, unions have continued to shed members; union membership in the private sector of the economy has fallen to levels not seen since the nineteenth century; the forces of economic liberalization (neo-liberalism), capital mobility, and globalization have affected measurably... more...
Wobblies in Their Heyday, The: The Rise and Destruction of the Industrial Workers of the World during the World War I EraABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 58.00
During World War I, the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) rose to prominence as an effective, militant union and then was destroyed by a devastating campaign of repression launched by the federal government. This book documents the rise and fall of this important industrial labor organization. more...
- 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...
- International Monetary Fund 2014; US$ 9.00
Milton Friedman argued that flexible exchange rates would facilitate external adjustment. Recent studies find surprisingly little robust evidence that they do. We argue that this is because they use composite (or aggregate) exchange rate regime classifications, which often mask very heterogeneous bilateral relationships between countries. Constructing... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 105.00
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...
- Springer 2014; US$ 6.99
?Neben derAuswahl der richtigen Zielmarkte, der geeigneten Form des Markteintritts und einer klaren Marktbearbeitungsstrategie hangt der Erfolg der internationalen Geschaftstatigkeit wesentlich von der Fahigkeit eines Unternehmens ab, die grenzuberschreitende Warenlieferung reibungslos abzuwickeln. In diesem Essential wird der konkrete Ablauf des Exportprozesses... more...