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- 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...
- W. Bertelsmann Verlag 2014; US$ 33.70
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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 ILOs Special Action Programme to Combat Forced Labour. 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...
- 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 more...