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  • Debt and Slavery in the Mediterranean and Atlantic Worldsby Alessandro Stanziani

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    Filling a significant gap in the historiography, the essays in this volume show that debt slavery has played a crucial role in the economic history of numerous societies which continues even today. more...

  • Bonded Labour and Debt in the Indian Ocean Worldby Gwyn Campbell; Alessandro Stanziani

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    This volume of essays contains case studies of debt bondage covering the impact of an expanding globalized economy, increased commercialization, colonial and post-colonial societies, and emerging economies. more...

  • Wörterbuch historischer Berufsbezeichnungenby Jakob Ebner

    De Gruyter 2015; Not Available

    This dictionary is a compilation of historical occupational titles in the German language drawn from diverse economic sectors and regions, presented in a linguistic context with definitions, expert references, etymologies, as well as family names. It will thus be a key source in cultural and linguistic history and an essential tool for... more...

  • Youth Unemploymentby Justin Healey

    The Spinney Press 2015; US$ 18.05

    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...

  • Guide sur les questions de genre dans les politiques de l'emploi et du marché du travailby ILO

    International Labour Office 2015; US$ 20.00

    L’objectif du présent guide des ressources est de renforcer les capacités des mandants de l’OIT et des décideurs en matière de formulation de politiques de l’emploi. Sous l’effet de la crise financière et économique mondiale de 2008 et des taux très élevés de chômage... more...

  • Verkauft!by Aicha Laoula

    Cameo Verlag 2014; Not Available

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

  • L’OIT en actionby ILO

    International Labour Office 2014; US$ 15.00

    Cette présentation des résultats de la coopération au développement de l'OIT pour 2012 et 2013 reflète des changements dans la nature des interventions de l'Organisation ainsi qu'une augmentation de la reconnaissance de la valeur du travail décent. Elle met en avant quelques résultats... more...

  • Apprenticeship: Towards a New Paradigm of Learningby Patrick Ainley; Helen 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...

  • Bondageby Alessandro Stanziani

    Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 34.95

    For the first time, this book provides the global history of labor in Central Eurasia, Russia, Europe, and the Indian Ocean between the sixteenth and the twentieth centuries. It contests common views on free and unfree labor, and compares the latter to many Western countries where wage conditions resembled those of domestic servants. This gave rise... more...

  • Like a Bundle of Reedsby Michael Laitman

    Bnei Baruch, Laitman Kabbalah 2014; US$ 4.99

    Like a Bundle of Reeds explains why unity and mutual responsibility can heal our society and mitigate anti-Semitism. Using numerous quotes and references from Jewish sages and historians, the author sheds light on some of the Jews? most daunting and mystifying questions: What is our role on this planet? Are we truly ?the chosen people?? If we are,... more...