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  • Forced Laborby Beate Andrees; Patrick Belser

    International Labour Office 2009; US$ 22.50

    PRAISE FOR FORCED LABOR 'Excellent. . . . This state-of-the-art volume provides a first-rate analysis of the dynamics leading to the occurrence of forced labour, its global distribution,and different types of policy responses.' -Jens Lerche, SOAS, University of London. Two centuries after the abolition of the transatlantic slave trade, at least... more...

  • The Liberation of the Serfsby

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 119.00

    The Liberation of the Serfs argues that slave labor can never be efficient and will therefore disappear by itself (though the process may take many years). The contributions herein address the economics of unfree labor in places like Prussia, Westphalia, Austria, Argentina and the British Empire.  more...

  • Workers in Bondageby Kay Saunders

    University of Queensland Press 2013; US$ 17.99

    Based on thorough documentary research in archives and newspapers, Workers in Bondage begins with the origins of servitude during the convict era in Queensland before its separation from New South Wales in 1859. The study then focuses in on Queensland?s Pacific Islander labor force, examining the reconstruction of the Queensland sugar industry after... more...

  • Zivildienst zwischen Reform und Revolteby Patrick Bernhard

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 77.00

    Seit 1968 und den Konflikten um die Studentenbewegung wurde der Zivildienst mehr und mehr zum Politikum. Auf ihrem "langen Marsch durch die Institutionen" machte die APO die Kriegsdienstverweigerung zum politischen Kampfinstrument und zwang die sozialliberale Koalition unter Willy Brandt zu weitreichenden Reformen. Patrick Bernhard schildert nicht... more...

  • Caught at seaby ILO

    International Labour Office 2013; US$ 15.00

    The fishing sector is an important source of employment, income and food production for many countries. But there are serious incidents of abuse in some fisheries and fishing vessels. By Beate Andrees, head of the ILO’s Special Action Programme to Combat Forced Labour. more...

  • Apprenticeship: Towards a New Paradigm of Learningby University of Greenwich) School of Post Compulsory Education and Training Patrick (Researcher Ainley; University of Warwick) Industrial Relations Research Unit Northampton and Associate Fellow Nene College Helen (Professor of Industrial Relations Rainbird

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 195.00

    In the light of changes the government has launched as part of its welfare to work initiatives, this text explores apprenticeship. The authors set the historical context and discuss the theoretical and practical aspects of acquiring the necessary knowledge and skills for competence. more...

  • Verkauft!by Aicha Laoula

    Cameo Verlag 2014; US$ 34.99

    Als Wüstenkind geboren, als Sklavin gehandelt und als Mädchen verheiratet Aicha Laoula wurde als Berberin bereits im Kleinkindalter Opfer des afrikanischen Sklavenhandels. Ihre Mutter verkaufte sie über zehn Jahre hinweg immer und immer wieder an reiche Leute - anfangs zum Preis von nur einem Stück Brot. Sklaverei, tödliche Intrigen und Folter gehörten... more...

  • Youth Unemploymentby Justin Healey

    The Spinney Press 2015; US$ 30.00

    For an increasing number of vulnerable young people the basic goals of having a decently paid job and owning a home are becoming elusive. With no easy fix in sight, is job insecurity becoming the norm for many young Australians? This book presents the latest youth employment statistics and key report findings, and explores a range of government and... more...

  • Apprenticeshipsby Erica Smith; Vikki Smith

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 199.00

    ople has traditionally been an ?alternative? to mainstream routes through school and college / university.  However, significant changes in recent years remain relatively unexplored and under ?researched. Drawing on contributions from a range of countries this e-book on Apprenticeships explores some of the challenges that the apprenticeship system... more...

  • United we Serveby E.J. Dionne; Kayla Meltzer Drogosz; Robert E. Litan

    Brookings Institution Press 2003; US$ 22.95

    Public rhetoric in the USA has always laid heavy stress on the obligations of citizenship. Bill Clinton praised the idea of service as does George W. Bush. This volume gathers voices on civic life and civic obligation to explore the idea of national service as it relates to citizenship. more...