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  • 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...

  • Union Powerby James Young

    Monthly Review Press 2017; US$ 24.65

    If you're lucky enough to be employed today in the United States, there's about a one-in-ten chance that you're in a labor union. And even if you?re part of that unionized 10 percent, chances are your union doesn't carry much economic or political clout. But this was not always the case, as historian and activist James Young shows in this vibrant... more...

  • Depression Folkby Ronald D. Cohen

    The University of North Carolina Press 2016; US$ 26.99

    While music lovers and music historians alike understand that folk music played an increasingly pivotal role in American labor and politics during the economic and social tumult of the Great Depression, how did this relationship come to be? Ronald D. Cohen sheds new light on the complex cultural history of folk music in America, detailing the musicians,... more...

  • Oil Booms and Business Bustsby Nimah Mazaheri

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 72.99

    The book offers a new way of thinking about the development challenges of oil-producing countries--the "resource curse" phenomenon--by looking at how policymakers approach the business environment for private firms and entrepreneurs. Quantitative analysis is combined with in-depth studies of places such as Iran, India, and Saudi Arabia. more...

  • Improving Air Safety through Organizational Learningby José Sánchez-Alarcos Ballesteros

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    The key theme of this book is organizational learning and its consequences for the field of aviation safety. Air safety rates have been improving for a long time, demonstrating the effects of a good learning model at work. However, the pace of improvement has almost come to a standstill. Why is this? Many safety improvements have been embodied in technology.... more...

  • Disability Management and Workplace Integrationby Henry G. Harder; Thomas Geisen

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Disability Management is perceived and understood to be an important approach to reducing the negative impact, for workers and the company, of absence due to illness and accidents, and to assisting those with disabilities to enter or re-enter the workplace. Disability Management has already become established in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and... more...