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  • Writing the 1926 General Strikeby Charles Ferrall; Dougal McNeill

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 79.00

    This book analyses the literary response to the 1926 General Strike and sheds light on the relationship between modernist politics and literature. more...

  • Henry George and the Crisis of Inequalityby Edward O'Donnell

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 37.99

    The remarkable explosion of American industrial output and national wealth at the end of the nineteenth century was matched by a troubling rise in poverty and worker unrest. As politicians and intellectuals fought over who to blame for this crisis, Henry George (1839–1897) published Progress and Poverty (1879), a radical critique of laissez-faire... more...

  • Christianity and Democratisation: From Pious Subjects to Critical Participantsby John Anderson

    Manchester University Press 2009; US$ 94.99

    This book examines the contribution of different Christian traditions to the waves of democratisation that have swept various parts of the world in recent decades. It offers a historical overview of Christianity's engagement with the development of democracy, before focusing in detail on the period since the 1970s. Successive chapters deal with:... more...

  • The International Dimension of the Failed Algerian Transition: Democracy Betrayed?by Francesco Cavatorta

    Manchester University Press 2009; US$ 94.99

    The book builds an innovative theoretical framework, through which previously neglected international factors are brought into the analysis of transitions to democracy. The case of Algeria is then explored in great detail. This volume is an important contribution to the literature on democratization and provides an interesting analysis of Algerian... 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 exposé, 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...