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  • Hidden Americaby Jeanne Marie Laskas

    Penguin Publishing Group 2012; US$ 16.00

    An Oprah.com "Must-Read Book" In Hidden America , award-winning journalist Jeanne Marie Laskas dives deep into her subjects and emerges with character-driven stories about the people who make our lives run every day?and yet we barely think of them. Take the men of Hopedale Mining company in Cadiz, Ohio. Laskas spent several weeks with them, both... more...

  • Making the Empire Workby Daniel E. Bender; Jana K. Lipman

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 28.00

    Millions of laborers, from the Philippines to the Caribbean, performed the work of the United States empire. Forging a global economy connecting the tropics to the industrial center, workers harvested sugar, cleaned hotel rooms, provided sexual favors, and filled military ranks. Placing working men and women at the center of the long history of the... more...

  • Labour Relations and Industrial Performance in Brazilby Renato Colistete

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 152.00

    Labour relations had important connections with industrial performance in Greater Sao Paulo, the most important industrial centre in Brazil and Latin America, between 1945 and 1960. This book shows that the predominant industrial practices in terms of wages, working conditions and industrial training kept away activities based on quality and innovation... more...

  • Understanding Global Slaveryby Kevin Bales

    University of California Press 2005; US$ 15.95

    Although slavery is illegal throughout the world, we learned from Kevin Bales's highly praised exposť, Disposable People: New Slavery in the Global Economy, that more than twenty-seven million people?in countries from Pakistan to Thailand to the United States--are still trapped in bondage. With this new volume, Bales, the leading authority on modern... more...

  • The Labour Party's Economic Strategy, 1979-1997by Richard Hill

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 163.00

    The book considers Labour's economic strategy as it developed through the party's long period of opposition between 1979 and 1997. This history argues strongly that accounts of Labour's recent past which claim that the Party was driven by a combination of Thatcherism and opinion polls are flawed. It offers an alternative account which stresses the... more...

  • Bonjour Lazinessby Corinne Maier

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 12.00

    Your company wants you to be loyal. You should feel lucky?after all, your job is a privilege (think of all those who would like to have it). And you know (despite what you?ve read about Enron and WorldCom) that management has your best interests at heart. Your goal is to devote yourself to the pursuit of corporate profit, make your company number one,... more...

  • Women and Employmentby J. Scott; S. Dex; H. Joshi

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2008; US$ 40.00

    Examines twenty five years of change in women's employment and addresses the challenges facing women. This book tackles issues including gender inequalities and ethnic diversities, and confronts such questions as what work-life balance means? It draws out the policy lessons that could improve economic and social well-being. more...

  • Migration Legislation in East Africaby Flora Mndeme Musonda

    International Labour Office 2006; US$ 5.00

    Reviews policies, legislation and practice related to labour migration in East Africa, covering Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda more...

  • The Labor Movementby Tim McNeese

    Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 30.00

    The labor movement espoused social equality and honest labor through the formation of labor unions. By the 1930s, labor unions were becoming more accepted which gave workers the right to establish unions without interference from their employers. This title looks at the movement that has had an effect on how industry operates in the United States. more...

  • Embodying Women's Workby Caroline Gatrell

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 42.00

    Considering 'women's work' from two perspectives, the first of which conceptualises the labour of maternity (potential and actual) as women's work, the second of which explores the dynamics between women's bodies and employment, this title explores the debate on gender, women's bodies, and work. more...