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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Weiterentwicklung von Berufen - Herausforderungen für die Berufsbildungsforschungby

    W. Bertelsmann Verlag 2014; US$ 31.60

    Die Beiträge in dem Sammelband betrachten die Rolle der Berufsforschung bei der Entwicklung von Berufen. Die Autoren beschreiben grundlegende Ansprüche von und an die Berufsforschung. Neben Beiträgen zur Qualifikationsforschung sowie zur Strukturierung und Gestaltung von Berufen richten die Autoren ihr Augenmerk auf zentrale Fragen der Verwertbarkeit... more...

  • Bondageby Alessandro Stanziani

    Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 95.00

    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...

  • East Asia Pacific at Workby World Bank

    World Bank Publications 2014; US$ 24.99

    The unprecedented progress of East Asia Pacifi c is a triumph of working people. Countries that were low-income a generation ago successfully integrated into the global value chain, exploiting their labor-cost advantage. In 1990, the region held about one-third of the world's labor force. Leveraging this comparative advantage, the share of global... 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...

  • Freedom's Frontierby Stacey L. Smith

    The University of North Carolina Press 2013; US$ 29.99

    Freedom's Frontier: California and the Struggle over Unfree Labor, Emancipation, and Reconstruction 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...

  • 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...

  • The Means to Grow Upby Robert Halpern

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95

    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...