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- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 115.00
A definitive study of partnership at work in the UK, with extensive surveys and interviews in organizations from the finance, NHS and local government sectors. The authors challenge conventional assumptions about the mutual interest associated with partnership, and find evidence of work intensification where partnership has been introduced. more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 34.50
An international comparative study on scientific research on the employment situation of migrants and ethnic minorities in European countries more...
- Charles C Thomas 2008; US$ 54.95
This all new book brings new perspectives and ideas for police labor leaders to succeed in these challenging times; and includes major revisions and updates of the 1997 book Police Association Power, Politics, and Confrontation, including a title change. The book is an expansive and comprehensive text on police unions, encompassing the vast and intricate... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 15.00
By the Lake of Sleeping Children explores the post-NAFTA and Proposition 187 border purgatory of garbage pickers and dump dwellers, gawking tourists,and relief workers, fearsome coyotes and their desperate clientele. In sixteen indelible portraits, Urrea illuminates the horrors and the simple joys of people trapped between the two worlds of Mexico... more...
- UPF 2009; US$ 34.95
Film noir, which flourished in 1940s and 50s, reflected the struggles and sentiments of postwar America. Dennis Broe contends that the genre, with its emphasis on dark subject matter, paralleled the class conflict in labor and union movements that dominated the period. more...
- OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 124.99
As Trade Union membership has declined, merger and amalgamation have been prominent features in strategies of revitalization. Yet, there is very little systematic, empirical research into their effects on unions or the wider union movement. This ground-breaking study fills this gap with its in-depth analysis of British unions' mergers since 1978. more...
- The New Press 2011; US$ 17.99
In what has been described as the crime wave no one talks about,? billions of dollars worth of wages are stolen from millions of workers in the United States every year?a grand theft that exceeds every other larceny category. Even the Economic Policy Foundation, a business-funded think tank, has estimated that companies annually steal an incredible... more...
- International Labour Office 2010; US$ 42.00
En la actualidad, está ampliamente reconocido que el cambio climático es uno de los desafíos, cuando no el más importante, al que se enfrentará la humanidad en los próximos decenios. Debido a sus efectos en la temperatura promedio, en las precipitaciones y en los niveles del mar, pondrá en peligro los medios de subsistencia... more...
- Penguin Random House New Zealand 2012; US$ 18.39
A major biography of Ken Douglas, the most powerful union leader in modern New Zealand history. Ken Douglas was raised in a hardworking, tough-talking, union-focussed Wellington family and got into union politics as a very young working man. Hard-nosed, pragmatic and never scared of a scrap, he rose through the ranks, got deeper into left-wing ideology... more...