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- Oxford University Press 1988; US$ 34.00
The apprentice system in colonial America began as a way for young men to learn valuable trade skills from experienced artisans and mechanics and soon flourished into a fascinating and essential social institution. Benjamin Franklin got his start in life as an apprentice, as did Mark Twain, Horace Greeley, William Dean Howells, William Lloyd Garrison,... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.00
Most Americans would be shocked to discover that slavery still exists in the United States. Yet most of us buy goods made by people who aren?t paid for their labor?people who are trapped financially, and often physically. In Nobodies , award-winning journalist John Bowe exposes the outsourcing, corporate chicanery, immigration fraud, and sleights... more...
- Zed Books 2000; US$ 36.95
Clodomir Santos de Morais is to organizational and entrepreneurial literacy what his Brazilian confrere, Paulo Freire, is to ordinary literacy. This book introduces for the first time in English the experiences of grassroots development workers who have applied his ideas of the Organization Workshop and capacitation in highly diverse social settings.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 48.95
In The Means to Grow Up , Robert Halpern describes the pedagogical importance of "apprenticeship"?a growing movement based in schools, youth-serving organizations, and arts, civic, and other cultural institutions. This movement aims to re-engage youth through in-depth learning and unique experiences under the guidance of skilled professionals. Employing... more...
- Kogan Page 2012; US$ 19.95
Apprenticeships is a complete guide containing frequently asked questions from students, parents and job-seekers. It's packed with quotations, case studies, useful advice, practical checklists, self-assessment questionnaires and also includes a list of useful websites and organisations. more...
- University of Queensland Press 1982; US$ 15.00
Workers in Bondage is primarily concerned with Queensland?s Pacific Islander labour force, but it begins with the origins of servitude in Queensland during the convict era before separation from New South Wales in 1859. The book also deals with the reconstruction of the Queensland sugar industry after the withdrawal of Islander labour and describes... more...
- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 28.99
In Sex Trafficking: Inside the Business of Modern Slavery, Siddharth Kara conducted one of the most comprehensive, systematic accounts of the global sex-trafficking industry. His book became a widely consulted resource not only for its uncommon revelations into an unconscionable business but also for its detailed analysis of the trade?s immense economic... more...
- International Labour Office 2012; US$ 16.00
The purpose of the present document is to describe in detail the revised methodology used to generate the 2012 ILO global estimate of forced labour, covering the period from 2002 to 2011, and the main results obtained. more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2013; US$ 32.95
In 1933 President Franklin D. Roosevelt created America's first domestic national service program: the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC). As part of this program?the largest and most highly esteemed of its kind?nearly three million unemployed men worked to rehabilitate, protect, and build the nation's natural resources. It demonstrated what citizens... more...