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  • Once Upon a Carby Bill Vlasic

    HarperCollins 2011; Not Available

    Once Upon a Car is the fascinating epic story of the rise, fall, and rebirth of the Big Three U.S. automakers, General Motors, Ford, and Chrysler. Written by Bill Vlasic, the Detroit bureau chief for the New York Times and acclaimed author of Taken for a Ride , this eye-opening, richly anecdotal work is more than a riveting and insightful business... more...

  • Growing Up Hard in Harlan Countyby G. C. Jones

    The University Press of Kentucky 2013; US$ 19.95

    G.C. "Red" Jones's classic memoir of growing up in rural eastern Kentucky during the Depression is a story of courage, persistence, and eventual triumph. His priceless and detailed recollections of hardscrabble farming, of the impact of Prohibition on an individualistic people, of the community-destroying mine wars of "Bloody Harlan," and of the drastic... more...

  • South Africa SME Observatoryby Penny Kew; Natasha Turton; Mike Herrington; Jens Dyring Christensen

    International Labour Office 2013; US$ 15.00

    A baseline study of entrepreneurial intentions and activity amongst young men and women more...

  • Dominant Divisions of Laborby Thomas Janoski; Darina Lepadatu

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 46.66

    This brief volume takes a panoramic view of the candidates for the most succinct theory of the 21st century division of labor that would replace Fordism, Taylorism and scientific management. more...

  • Cold Typeby Harvey Araton

    Cinco Puntos Press 2014; US$ 15.95

    Harvey Araton writes, with keen insight, of a time when power was ebbing fast from both newspapers and their unions. It?s an especially bittersweet tale he tells of the people who had grown up in newspapers and unions, as they struggle to adapt to this evolving new order. And, of course, what makes this even more evocative, is that we?re still trying... more...

  • New Labour Policy, Industrial Relations and the Trade Unionsby Steve Coulter

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    New Labour was outwardly hostile to trade unions and their concerns. Yet the Blair government worked closely with the TUC on several key employment reforms. Steve Coulter analyses the dimensions of the often fractious Labour-union partnership and shows how the TUC pursued an 'insider lobbying' route to influence the shape of New Labour's policies.... more...

  • Neoliberal Industrial Relations Policy in the UKby Conor Cradden

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    From attempts to control inflation in the 1970s, through the reforms of the Thatcher years, to the rise and fall of New Labour, this book shows how different theories and conceptual models have been critical to the development of industrial relations in the UK. more...

  • Manpower Policies for the Use of Science and Technology in Developmentby Charles V. Kidd

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Manpower Policies for the Use of Science and Technology in Development discusses several factors to consider when making human-resource-related policies in the science and technology industries. The book is comprised of eight chapters; each chapter tackles a specific area of concern regarding manpower policies. Chapter 1 covers the frameworks and... more...

  • Labor Supply and Public Policyby Michael C. Keeley

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Labor Supply and Public Policy: A Critical Review deals with the theoretical and empirical econometric research done on the determinants of labor supply and with the effects of public policies on labor supply. This book reviews the various estimates made from studies concerning the economics of labor supply and evaluates the econometric methods that... more...

  • An Analysis of the Determinants of Occupational Upgradingby Duane E. Leigh

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    An Analysis of the Determinants of Occupational Upgrading presents a study that focuses on occupational mobility as a proxy measure for job upgrading. This monograph was first prepared in 1975 as a final report to the Manpower Administration of the U.S. Department of Labor. It is the second monograph of the Institute for Research on Poverty to deal... more...