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  • Strike Songs of the Depressionby Timothy P. Lynch

    University Press of Mississippi 2009; US$ 25.00

    The Depression brought unprecedented changes for American workers and organized labor. As the economy plummeted, employers cut wages and laid off workers, while simultaneously attempting to wrest more work from those who remained employed. In mills, mines, and factories workers organized and resisted, striking for higher wages, improved working conditions,... more...

  • Making Timeby Jane Lancaster

    Northeastern University Press 2015; US$ 34.99

    This first biography of the nurturing mom made famous in the popular book and film Cheaper by the Dozen, who met the challenges of combining marriage and motherhood with a high-profile career. more...

  • Brain Gainby Darrell M. West

    Brookings Institution Press 2010; US$ 19.99

    Many of America's greatest artists, scientists, investors, educators, and entrepreneurs have come from abroad. Rather than suffering from the "brain drain" of talented and educated individuals emigrating, the United States has benefited greatly over the years from the "brain gain" of immigration. These gifted immigrants have engineered advances in... more...

  • Capitalists Against Marketsby Peter A. Swenson

    Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 43.99 US$ 37.83

    Conventional wisdom argues that welfare state builders in the US and Sweden in the 1930s took their cues from labor and labor movements. Swenson makes the startling argument that pragmatic social reformers looked for support not only from below but also from above, taking into account capitalist interests and preferences. Juxtaposing two widely recognized... more...

  • Airline Choices for the Futureby Kostas Iatrou; Mauro Oretti

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Airline Choices for the Future: From Alliances to Mergers offers an up-to-date assessment of the industry as it stands today, delivering a comprehensive insight into how the world of airline alliances is changing, and how the merger phenomenon is likely to fit into the new scenario. The purpose of this book is twofold. Firstly, it outlines the evolution... more...

  • The Margins of Citizenshipby Philip Cook; Jonathan Seglow

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 160.00

    Citizenship is a central concept in political philosophy, bridging theory and practice and marking out those who belong and who share a common civic status. The injustices suffered by immigrants, disabled people, the economically inactive and others have been extensively catalogued, but their disadvantages have generally been conceptualised in social... more...

  • Safety Can't Be Measuredby Andrew S. Townsend

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 109.95

    The British Prime Minister has avowed to ?kill off the health and safety culture? which he described as ?a monster?. Nonetheless, industries face ever increasing public expectation and legislative pressure to improve safety when, actually, rates of safety improvement have slowed to a standstill. In Safety Can't Be Measured, Andrew Townsend suggests... more...

  • The Politics of West German Trade Unionsby Andrei Markovits

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 46.50

    First published in 1986, this book assesses the politics of the West German trade unions in the context of their larger role as major actors in the polity. By focusing on the historical realities of the labour movement both before and after 1945, the study explains the extent to which organized labour solidified and challenged the dominant structures... more...

  • Unions, Change and Crisisby Peter Lange; George Ross; Maurizio Vannicelli

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 46.50

    First published in 1982, Unions, Change and Crisis represents the first detailed, comparative, historical and theoretically grounded study of two of the major trade union movements of Europe. It brings together the results of the first part of the first major study from Harvard University?s Centre for European Studies. The book explores, first... more...

  • Criminal Capitalby Andrew Sanchez

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Criminal Capital explores the relationship between neoliberalism, criminality and the reshaping of class in modern India. It discusses how the political vocabularies of urban industrial workers reflect the processes by which power is distributed across the region. Based upon field research among a ?casualised? workforce in the industrial city of... more...