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- 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...
- 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...
- International Labour Office 2008; US$ 25.00
The handbook is a tool for training. It seeks both to inform labour inspectors of the facts and trends of modern forced labour and the challenges before them, and to promote discussion as to how labour inspectorates worldwide could be harnessed more effectively to global efforts against forced labour and trafficking. more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Berghahn Books 2004; US$ 39.95
General Motors, the largest corporation on earth today, has been the owner since 1929 of Adam Opel AG, Russelsheim, the maker of Opel cars. Ford Motor Company in 1931 built the Ford Werke factory in Cologne, now the headquarters of European Ford. In this book, historians tell the astonishing story of what happened at Opel and Ford Werke under the... 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...