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  • The Mobility of Labor and Capitalby Saskia Sassen

    Cambridge University Press 1990; US$ 29.00 US$ 23.78

    Offering a fresh understanding of the processes of international migration and specifically the US from 1960 to 1985. more...

  • QUALITATIVE COMPUTINGby Francoise Chatelin

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2012; US$ 118.00

    High technology industries are in desperate need for adequate tools to assess the validity of simulations produced by ever faster computers for perennial unstable problems. In order to meet these industrial expectations, applied mathematicians are facing a formidable challenge summarized by these words — nonlinearity and coupling. This book is... more...

  • Hispanic-Latino Entrepreneurshipby J. Mark Munoz; Michelle Ingram Spain

    Business Expert Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    The Hispanic-Latino community is large, expanding, and an important contributor to the U.S. economy. Numbering over 50 million, Hispanic-Latinos currently represent about 16% of the population. Hispanic-Latinos engage in a diversity of jobs that help keep the American economic engine running. The practice of entrepreneurship has been on the rise with... more...

  • Elterngeldby Thordis Reimer

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 21.24

    Die Einführung des Elterngeldes in Deutschland war mit hohen Erwartungen an gesellschaftlichen Wandel in sehr unterschiedlichen Bereichen verbunden. Dies betrifft insbesondere eine Erhöhung der Geburtenrate, eine geschlechtergerechtere Aufteilung von Erwerbsarbeit und Sorgearbeit sowie einen schnelleren Wiedereinstieg in die Erwerbstätigkeit von Frauen... more...

  • Die berufliche Geschlechtersegregation in Deutschlandby Anne Busch

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 39.72

    ?Auf dem deutschen Arbeitsmarkt erweist sich die berufliche Geschlechtersegregation als erstaunlich stabil. Sie gilt zudem als wichtige Dimension sozialer Ungleichheit zwischen Frauen und Männern im Erwerbsleben. Daher bedarf es einer wissenschaftlichen Klärung jener zeitlichen Persistenz sowie der Folgen der Segregation für geschlechtsspezifische... more...

  • Fürsorge im Wirtschaftsboomby Friederike Föcking

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 87.89

    Das Bundessozialhilfegesetz (BSHG) von 1961 reformierte die traditionelle Fürsorge grundlegend. Nach der Rentenreform von 1957 war es die zweite große sozialpolitische Neuerung der Ära Adenauer. Erstmals garantierte das BSHG einen Rechtsanspruch auf Hilfe und sicherte nicht nur ein Existenzminimum, sondern auch die Mittel für ein Leben, "das der Würde... more...

  • Business Risk Managementby Edward J. Anderson

    Wiley 2013; US$ 81.00 US$ 70.20

    A comprehensive and accessible introduction to modern quantitative risk management . The business world is rife with risk and uncertainty, and risk management is a vitally important topic for managers. The best way to achieve a clear understanding of risk is to use quantitative tools and probability models.  Written for students, this book... more...

  • Guide d’introduction à l’égalité de Rémunérationby Martin Oelz; Shauna Olney; Manuela Tomei

    International Labour Office 2013; US$ 32.00

    Ensuring that the work done by women and men is valued fairly and ending pay discrimination is essential to achieving gender equality. However, pay inequality continues to persist and gender pay gaps in some instances have stagnated or even increased. more...

  • The Revaluation of Women's Workby Sheila Lewenhak

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 123.95

    This book provides a survey and analysis of the different ways in which women's work is valued throughout the world. It challenges the narrow definition of work as paid work, as that excludes so many of women's activities. It looks at ways in which women's worth has been consistently undervalued in industrial as well as non-industrial countries, in... more...

  • Gender, Work, and Economyby Heidi Gottfried

    Wiley 2013; US$ 26.95 US$ 23.36

    This engaging new text uses a feminist lens to crack open the often hidden worlds of gender and work, addressing enduring questions about how structural inequalities are produced and why they persist. Making visible the social relationships that drive the global economy, the book explores how economic transformations not only change the way we... more...