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  • Informal Labor, Formal Politics, and Dignified Discontent in Indiaby Rina Agarwala

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 24.00

    This book examines informal workers' alternative social movements in India. more...

  • Korean Workers and Neoliberal Globalizationby Kevin Gray

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    One of the most remarkable aspects of South Korea?s transition from impoverished post-colonial nation to fully-fledged industrialized democracy has been the growth of its independent and dynamic labour movement. Korean Workers and Neoliberal Globalisation examines current trends and transformations within the Korean labour movement since the 1990s.... more...

  • Karriere oder Kochtopf?by Monika von Bergen

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2013; Not Available

    Die Hochschule für Wirtschaft und Politik Hamburg ist schon seit Jahren auf ver­ schiedenste Art und Weise mit dem Thema "Frau" befaßt. Seit 1978 gibt es einzel­ ne Lehrveranstaltungen mit frauenspezifischen Themenstellungen. Ab Sommerse­ mester 1983 sind zwei derartige Veranstaltun~en zum festen Bestandteil des regulä­ ren Kursplans geworden. Die... more...

  • Renewing International Labour Studiesby Marcus Taylor

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    This volume seeks to re-energise the paradigm of the New International Labour Studies by detailing how struggles over the construction, reproduction, utilisation and restructuring of labour forces are the contested social foundations upon which the global economy stands. Through a combination of theoretical works and a series of case studies, the... more...

  • Ready for Revolutionby Agustín Guillamón; Paul Sharkey

    AK Press 2014; US$ 14.99

    An armed, clandestine, union committee evolves into the revolutionary vanguard. more...

  • The Jonathan Presidencyby John A. Ayoade; Adeoye A. Akinsanya; Olatunde J. B. Ojo

    UPA 2013; US$ 42.99

    The Jonathan Presidency provides a comprehensive and unique analysis of the tenure of Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan. The Jonathan Presidency analyzes the ability of the featured Nigerian politicians to deliver their electoral promises, protect and uphold the Nigerian Constitution, and sustain a transparent, citizen-friendly administration.... more...

  • The Communist Manifestoby Karl Marx; Friedrich Engels

    HarperCollins Canada 2014; US$ 5.99

    In 1847, while in Brussels, the German Communist League asked Friedrich Engels and Karl Marx to draft a pamphlet on the principles of communism. It was published in 1848 under the title Manifesto of the Communist Party , and in it, Marx and Engels discuss the basic communist theories on society, economics, class struggles and politics. The Communist... more...

  • The Communist Manifestoby Karl Marx; Friedrich Engels

    HarperCollins Canada 2014; US$ 1.99

    In 1847, while in Brussels, the German Communist League asked Friedrich Engels and Karl Marx to draft a pamphlet on the principles of communism. It was published in 1848 under the title Manifesto of the Communist Party , and in it, Marx and Engels discuss the basic communist theories on society, economics, class struggles and politics. HarperPerennial... more...

  • Efficiency Wagesby Andrew Weiss

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    Known for his seminal work in efficiency-wage theory, Andrew Weiss surveys recent research in the field and presents new results. He shows how wage schedules affect the kinds of workers a firm employs and how well those workers perform on the job. Using straightforward examples, he demonstrates how efficiency-wage theory can explain labor market outcomes... more...

  • Compensation Mechanisms for Job Risksby Michael J. Moore; W. Kip Viscusi

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 30.95

    In this major new work, Michael J. Moore and W. Kip Viscusi explore the question, "How are workers compensated for exposing themselves to the risk of physical injury while on the job?" The authors detail the diverse nature of labor market responses to job risks and the important role played by compensation-for-risk mechanisms. Following an overview... more...