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- UPF 2009; US$ 34.95
Film noir, which flourished in 1940s and 50s, reflected the struggles and sentiments of postwar America. Dennis Broe contends that the genre, with its emphasis on dark subject matter, paralleled the class conflict in labor and union movements that dominated the period. more...
- New Press, The 2011; US$ 17.95
In what has been described as ?the crime wave no one talks about,? billions of dollars worth of wages are stolen from millions of workers in the United States every year?a grand theft that exceeds every other larceny category. Even the Economic Policy Foundation, a business-funded think tank, has estimated that companies annually steal an incredible... more...
- International Labour Office 2010; US$ 42.00
En la actualidad, está ampliamente reconocido que el cambio climático es uno de los desafíos, cuando no el más importante, al que se enfrentará la humanidad en los próximos decenios. Debido a sus efectos en la temperatura promedio, en las precipitaciones y en los niveles del mar, pondrá en peligro los medios de subsistencia... more...
- Random House New Zealand 2012; US$ 31.12
A major biography of Ken Douglas, the most powerful union leader in modern New Zealand history. Ken Douglas was raised in a hardworking, tough-talking, union-focussed Wellington family and got into union politics as a very young working man. Hard-nosed, pragmatic and never scared of a scrap, he rose through the ranks, got deeper into left-wing ideology... more...
- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 34.99
Over the last fifteen years, the deregulation of Britain's labour market has led to economic growth, employment opportunities, and a more diverse workforce: the 'fat years'. However, now as Britain faces its lean years with job cuts, rising unemployment, income insecurity, and related social strains, how can and should the government and... more...
- Penguin Group US 2012; US$ 9.99
An Oprah.com "Must-Read Book" In Hidden America , award-winning journalist Jeanne Marie Laskas dives deep into her subjects and emerges with character-driven stories about the people who make our lives run every day?and yet we barely think of them. Take the men of Hopedale Mining company in Cadiz, Ohio. Laskas spent several weeks with... more...
- Nation Books 2012; US$ 15.99
In the wake of the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression and the Supreme Court?s landmark Citizens United decision, politicians are targeting working Americans as never before. As American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) President Gerald W. McEntee and Secretary-Treasurer Lee Saunders show, efforts to crush... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 72.00
This book looks at the success of attempts to expand the boundaries of the postwar welfare state in The Netherlands and the United Kingdom. more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2013; US$ 19.95
G.C. "Red" Jones's classic memoir of growing up in rural eastern Kentucky during the Depression is a story of courage, persistence, and eventual triumph. His priceless and detailed recollections of hardscrabble farming, of the impact of Prohibition on an individualistic people, of the community-destroying mine wars of "Bloody Harlan," and of the drastic... more...