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  • Globalizing democracyby Katherine Fierlbeck

    Manchester University Press 1958; US$ 26.99

    This new edition examines some of the philosophical and theoretical issues underlying the 'democratic project' which increasingly dominates the fields of comparative development and international relations. The first concern presented here is normative and epistemological: as democracy becomes more widely accepted as the political currency... more...

  • The Lie of "Do What You Love"by Miya Tokumitsu

    Regan Arts. 2015; US$ 19.95

    The American claim that we should love and be passionate about our job may sound uplifting, or at least, harmless, but The Lie of Doing What You Love exposes the tangible damages such rhetoric has leveled upon contemporary society. Virtue and capital have always been twins in the capitalist, industrialized West. Our ideas of what the ?virtues?... more...

  • Advances in Industrial and Labor Relationsby David Lewin; Paul J. Gollan

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2015; US$ 124.95

    Advances in Industrial and Labor Relations is a refereed research volume published annually or biannually. more...

  • Die Bundesrepublik Deutschland ? ein Erfolgsprojektby Ulfried Weißer

    Frank & Timme 2015; US$ 51.86

    Deutschland geht es gut. Kein europäisches Land hat die Wirtschaftskrise der vergangenen Jahre so gut weggesteckt wie die Bundesrepublik. Politisch ist das Land in Europa und der Welt anerkannt. Die Bundeskanzlerin gilt vielen gar als mächtigste Frau der Welt. Wie kommt das? Was läuft besser als anderswo? Und kann das deutsche Beispiel als Blaupause... more...

  • Renewing International Labour Studiesby Marcus Taylor

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95

    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...

  • Gender Convergence in the Labor Marketby Solomon W. Polachek; Konstantinos Tatsiramos; Klaus F. Zimmermann

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2015; US$ 124.95

    This volume contains new and innovative research articles on issues related to gender convergence in the labor market. Topics include patterns in lifetime work, earnings and human capital investment, the gender wage gap, gender complementarities, career progression, the gender composition of top management, and the role of parental leave policies. more...

  • Handbook of the International Political Economy of Productionby K. van der Pijl

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 60.00

    This Handbook provides a state-of-the-art overview of the changing world of global production. Chapters cover the geography of why and where jobs are moving in both manufacturing and services. The authors discuss topics relating to the human and natural basis on which production rests, from the consequences of exploitation and marginalization on body... more...

  • European Slave Trading in the Indian Ocean, 1500?1850by Richard B. Allen

    Ohio University Press 2015; US$ 27.99

    Between 1500 and 1850, European traders shipped hundreds of thousands of African, Indian, Malagasy, and Southeast Asian slaves to ports throughout the Indian Ocean world. The activities of the British, Dutch, French, and Portuguese traders who operated in the Indian Ocean demonstrate that European slave trading was not confined largely to the Atlantic... more...

  • Autobiography of Mother Jonesby Mary Harris Jones; Clarence Darrow; Mary Field Parton

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 8.95

    Among the most stirring pieces of labor history ever written, this autobiography of Mother Jones (née Mary Harris) chronicles the life of a woman who was considered a saint by many, and by others as "the most dangerous woman in America." Widowed at the age of 30 when her husband and four young children died during an epidemic, Jones threw herself... more...

  • Continental Crucibleby Richard Roman; Edur Velasco Arregui; Mel Watkins; Steve Early

    PM Press 2015; US$ 9.99

    The crucible of North American neoliberal transformation is heating up, but its outcome is far from clear. Continental Crucible examines the clash between the corporate offensive and the forces of resistance from both a pancontinental and a class struggle perspective. This book also illustrates the ways in which the capitalist classes in Canada,... more...