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- Edward Elgar Publishing 2008; US$ 40.00
Identifies avenues leading to the revitalization of industrial relations as an academic discipline. This book demonstrates there is much work to be done: the scope and intellectual content of industrial relations need to be reconsidered; academic and social institutions must be reshaped; and, conceptual and practical issues demand attention. more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 19.95 US$ 18.15
Once America's "arsenal of democracy," Detroit is now the symbol of the American urban crisis. In this reappraisal of America?s racial and economic inequalities, Thomas Sugrue asks why Detroit and other industrial cities have become the sites of persistent racialized poverty. He challenges the conventional wisdom that urban decline is the product... more...
- For Beginners 2012; US$ 16.99
Do you appreciate your forty-hour, five-day workweek? Appreciate having a safe working environment? Unions made this all possible in one way or another. Unions bring value to all sectors of a society. As the champion of people power versus corporate power, unions help to spread the benefits of production throughout a society. Regardless of the state... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00
The story of how the Ohio conference of the American Association of University Professors mobilized its resources and fought alongside Teamsters, firefighters, janitors, and police to defeat Ohio Senate Bill 5 by referendum, restoring collective bargain rights across the state. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield International 2015; US$ 40.99
Exploring a range of transnational labour movements, the book provides a theory for understanding how collective action succeeds and fails. more...
- NYU Press 2016; US$ 50.00
?How does it feel to be a problem?? asked W.E.B. DuBois in The Souls of Black Folk. For many thinkers across the color line, the ?Negro problem? was inextricably linked to the concurrent ?labor problem,? occasioning debates regarding blacks? role in the nation?s industrial past, present and future. With blacks freed from the seemingly protective embrace... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2000; US$ 29.99
The Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) encompassed the largest sustained surge of worker organization in American history. Robert Zieger charts the rise of this industrial union movement, from the founding of the CIO by John L. Lewis in 1935 to its merger under Walter Reuther with the American Federation of Labor in 1955. Exploring themes of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95
Can democracy only survive if it is participatory? Is participatory democracy a prerequisite for sustainable development? Are trade unions the most appropriate body through which such aims can be implemented? These critical questions are tackled in Gérard Kester's book, Trade Unions and Workplace Democracy in Africa, which applies an unparalleled... more...