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- Crowood 2015; US$ 16.99
Lancashire is a walker's paradise with many unexpected delights such as Silverdale and the Forest of Bowland. This collection of 100 great walks will help you explore the diverse and beautiful landscapes of this fascinating yet under-rated county. The Crowood Walking Guides give detailed and accurate route descriptions of the 100 walks which are up... more...
- 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...
- International Labour Office 2009; US$ 10.00
This edition provides evidence of the effects of an unprecedented international crisis that has cast a shadow over the global economy and is reflected in the employment situation in the region. Employment will be a challenge in 2009. As ILO Director-General, Juan Somavia stated, "The ILO's message is realistic, not alarmist" with respect... more...
- International Labour Office 2012; US$ 16.00
New labour indicators for Latin America and the Caribbean portray a region that is experiencing its finest moment despite the crisis in other latitudes. The ILOs 2012 Labour Overview for Latin America and the Caribbean reports that the unemployment rate has continued its decline and that real wages, formal employment and social protection coverage... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 135.00
Japan's economy and businesses are entering this century with new management systems but their values unchanged. Drawing on the author's analysis of the 1950s, financial systems, personnel management methods, role of the corporation and R&D capabilities are re-assessed to provide a comprehensive analysis of Japan's financial and industrial changes. more...
- 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...
- International Monetary Fund 2013; US$ 9.00
Estimates of the current and future structure of employment in sub-Saharan Africa (2005–20) are obtained based on household survey estimates for 28 countries and an elasticity-type model that relates employment to economic growth and demographic outcomes. Agriculture still employs the majority of the labor force although workers are shifting slowly... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 13.30
Im Sommersemester 2006 hatte ich das Vergnügen, die Otto-von-Freising- Gastprofessur an der Katholischen Universität Eichstätt-Ingolstadt wahrnehmen zu dürfen. Ich hatte gerade im Wintersemester 2005/2006 an der Universität Hamburg mein letztes Semester als Professor für Politische Wissenschaft mit dem Schwerpunkt Internationale Beziehungen/Entwicklungspolitik/Dritte... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 105.00
The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have played a major role in focusing policy since their original incarnation in the mid to late 1990s but what happens when we no longer have the MDGs - what will guide policy after 2015? This book discusses the world and development policy up to and beyond 2015. more...
- University of California Press 2007; US$ 34.95
This study opens a critical perspective on the slow death of socialism and the rebirth of capitalism in the world's most dynamic and populous country. Based on remarkable fieldwork and extensive interviews in Chinese textile, apparel, machinery, and household appliance factories, Against the Law finds a rising tide of labor unrest mostly hidden from... more...