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- O'Reilly Media 2009; US$ 23.99
Are you doing all you can to further your career as a software developer? With today's rapidly changing and ever-expanding technologies, being successful requires more than technical expertise. To grow professionally, you also need soft skills and effective learning techniques. Honing those skills is what this book is all about. Authors Dave Hoover... more...
- Free Press 2010; US$ 32.95
As America?s need for productive workers increases, Hamilton explains how apprenticeship would exploit workplaces as learning environments, helping young people to make the crucial connections between school learning, community participation, and a satisfying, constructive life?s work. more...
- SAGE India 2011; US$ 49.95
Human Bondage: Tracing its Roots in India is an in-depth study of bonded labour with special focus on how the system exists in India. The book provides us with a detailed analysis of the historical, social and cultural context in which bondage has developed. The author discusses the socio-economic characteristics that accompany bondage: caste, illiteracy,... more...
- International Labour Office 2009; US$ 32.00
The present casebook fills an important gap. It covers a range of national experience, from judicial decisions on forced and bonded labour in a number of developing countries, through to the more recent decisions on forced labour and trafficking in industrialized countries. In particular, it seeks to illustrate how national court decisions have taken... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 72.95
This collection of essays examines the different forms of unfree labour that contributed to the development of the Atlantic world and, by extension, the debates and protests that emerged concerning labour servitude and the abolition of slavery in the West. more...
- 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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 35.99
This thoughtful book explores the contested relationship between slavery and capitalism. Tracing slavery's integral role in the formation of a capitalist world economy, Dale W. Tomich reinterprets the development of the world economy through the "prism of slavery." Through a sustained critique of Marxism, world-systems theory, and new economic history,... more...
- Ohio University Press 2012; US$ 21.99
In Chocolate Islands: Cocoa, Slavery, and Colonial Africa, Catherine Higgs traces the early-twentieth-century journey of the Englishman Joseph Burtt to the Portuguese colony of São Tomé and Príncipe?the chocolate islands?through Angola and Mozambique, and finally to British Southern Africa. Burtt had been hired by the chocolate firm Cadbury Brothers... more...