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  • Trade Union Merger Strategiesby Roger Undy

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 124.99

    As Trade Union membership has declined, union mergers have been prominent features in strategies of revitalization. Yet, there is very little systematic and empirical research into the effects of union mergers on the unions actually merging or of their impact on the wider union movement. This ground-breaking study fills this gap with its in-depth analysis... more...

  • Global Womanby Barbara Ehrenreich; Arlie Russell Hochschild

    Henry Holt and Co. 2004; US$ 18.99

    Introduction by Barbara Ehrenreich and Arlie Russell Hochschild Love and Gold by Arlie Russell Hochschild The Nanny Dilemma by Susan Cheever The Care Crisis in the Philippines: Children and Transnational Families in the New Global Economy by Rhacel Salazar Parreñas Blowups and Other Unhappy Endings by Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo Invisible... more...

  • Blunting neoliberalismby Lydia Fraile

    International Labour Office 2009; US$ 100.00

    Blunting neoliberalism is, to our knowledge, the first book to consider the impact of tripartism across the developing world. Tripartism refers to the consultation and negotiation of public policies between government, business and labour. The volume covers eight case studies from Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe and Latin America, focusing on developments... more...

  • « L?Union fait la force! »by Pierrick Labbé

    Les Presses de l'Université d'Ottawa 2012; US$ 29.95

    Ce livre raconte l?histoire d?une des plus anciennes sociétés de secours mutuels au Canada, l?Union Saint-Joseph d?Ottawa. more...

  • Hermes on Two Wheelsby Kevin Wehr

    UPA 2009; US$ 32.99

    Wehr's Hermes on Two Wheels examines an interesting social phenomenon closely in order to derive insights about the contradictions and challenges of our accelerated era of laptop capitalism. He shows that the Internet-driven post-Fordist era cannot dispense with actual people, who dodge traffic in order to deliver important pulp documents on time.... more...

  • 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...

  • It Started in Wisconsinby Mari Jo Buhle; Paul Buhle; John Nichols; Michael Moore; Patrick Barrett

    Verso Books 2012; US$ 14.95

    In the spring of 2011, Wisconsinites took to the streets in what became the largest and liveliest labor demonstrations in modern American history. Protesters in the Middle East sent greetings?and pizzas?to the thousands occupying the Capitol building in Madison, and 150,000 demonstrators converged on the city. In a year that has seen a revival of... more...

  • Scattered Sandby Hsiao-Hung Pai; Gregor Benton

    Verso Books 2012; US$ 19.95

    Each year, 200 million workers from China?s vast rural interior travel between cities and provinces in search of employment: the largest human migration in history. This indispensable army of labour accounts for half of China?s GDP, but is an unorganized workforce??scattered sand,? in Chinese parlance?and the most marginalized and impoverished group... more...

  • Raising Expectations (and Raising Hell)by Jane Mcalevey; Bob Ostertag

    Verso Books 2012; US$ 25.95

    In 1995, in the first contested election in the history ofthe AFL-CIO, John Sweeney won the presidency of the nation?s largest laborfederation, promising renewal and resurgence. Today, less than 7 percent ofAmerican private-sector workers belong to a union, the lowest percentage sincethe beginning of the twentieth century, and public employee collectivebargaining... more...