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  • Corporate Social Responsibilityby S.B. Banerjee

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00

    Provides a critical perspective on contemporary discourses of corporate social responsibility (CSR). This book shows how supranational institutions such as the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund and the World Trade Organization are complicit in an 'economic capture' of social issues. more...

  • Whistle-blowing in Organizationsby Marcia P. Miceli

    Lawrence Erlbaum Associates 2008; US$ 39.95

    A research based book on whistle-blowing in organizations. It describes studies on this important topic and the implications of the research and theory for organizational behavior, managerial practice, and public policy. more...

  • Gender and Work in Capitalist Economiesby Pamela Odih

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 46.00

    Provides an intervention into Marxist analysis of time and capitalist accumulation, and looks at how in contemporary regimes this translates as the universal appropriation of women's labour time. This book explores industrial and post-industrial times as moments in a longer-term trend and accelerated rates of disaggregated production. more...

  • Multinationals in their Communitiesby Ian W. Jones; Michael Pollitt; David Bek

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 144.00

    Multinationals can impact significantly on the quality of social relations within their communities, partly through corporate citizenship projects. This book analyzes the nature and effectiveness of these projects, using theoretical and empirical insights of recent literature. It demonstrates how MNCs can build communities in developing countries. more...

  • The Sexual Paradoxby Susan Pinker

    Scribner 2008; US$ 22.99

    Susan Pinker, psychologist and award-winning columnist, has written a groundbreaking and controversial book that reveals why learning and behavioral gaps between boys and girls in the classroom are reversed in the workplace. Pinker examines how fundamental sex differences play out over the life span. By comparing fragile boys who succeed later... more...

  • What Women Want From Workby Dr Ruth Woodfield

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 115.00

    Are current patterns within women's occupations a function of external limitations on initial ambitions, or do women simply prefer distinct types of work? Including case studies of fire fighting and teaching, this book offers a qualitative exploration of girls' and women's reported journeys towards their work choices. more...

  • Perspectives on Corporate Social Responsibilityby N Boeger; R Murray; C. Villiers

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2008; US$ 40.00

    Examines the concepts of corporate social responsibility (CSR) in the context of globalisation and its many challenges, focusing on different legal perspectives that arise. Highlighting the importance of law, legal systems and the role of lawyers to the debate on CSR, this book is suitable for students in commercial law, and international law. more...

  • Support for Growth-oriented Women Entrepreneurs in Ethiopia, Kenya and Tanzaniaby Lois Stevenson; Annette St-Onge

    International Labour Office 2005; US$ 19.95

    Covers the background information to the ILO-African Development Bank country-level studies on the subject and presents the findings and recommendations resulting from the application of the analytical integrated framework in the three countries. more...

  • Time for Equalityby International Labour Office

    International Labour Office 2003; US$ 18.00

    Examines the diverse forms of discrimination at work that have been identified and formally condemned nationally and internationally. Provides an update of the various policy and practical responses, with the aim of mobilizing greater support for the elimination of discrimination in respect of employment and occupation. more...

  • Organizing Transnational Accountabilityby M. Boström; C. Garsten

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2008; US$ 40.00

    There is increasing pressure for accountability, driven by such factors as the globalization of markets, environmental destruction and the violation of human rights. This book focuses on the development of accountability tools and techniques as well as on the organizational arrangements and political struggles behind such endeavours. more...