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  • 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...

  • Global Justice Networks: Geographies of Transnational Solidarityby Paul Routledge; Andrew Cumbers

    Manchester University Press 2009; US$ 94.99

    This book provides a critical investigation of what has been termed the 'global justice movement'. Through a detailed study of a grassroots peasants' network in Asia (People's Global Action), an international trade union network (the International Federation of Chemical, Energy, Mining and General Workers) and the Social Forum process,... more...

  • Democracy in Crisis: Violence, Alterity, Communityby Stella Gaon

    Manchester University Press 2010; US$ 94.99

    This volume explores the political implications of violence and alterity (radical difference) for the practice of democracy, and reformulates the possibility of community that democracy is said to entail. Most significantly, contributors intervene in traditional democratic theory by boldly contesting the widely-held assumption that increased inclusion,... more...

  • Take This Job and Ship Itby Byron L. Dorgan

    St. Martin's Press 2015; US$ 22.99

    Our trade deficit increases by $2 billion a day. Pharmaceutical companies and their lobbyists have such influence in Washington that Medicare, by current law, is not allowed to negotiate lower drug prices. We import oil on an ever-increasing scale, putting ourselves into dept with the Saudis, the Kuwaitis, and other Middle Eastern nations. With their... more...

  • Diamonds in the Roughby Todd Cleveland

    Ohio University Press 2015; US$ 26.99

    Diamonds in the Rough explores the lives of African laborers on Angola?s diamond mines from the commencement of operations in 1917 to the colony?s independence from Portugal in 1975. The mines were owned and operated by the Diamond Company of Angola, or Diamang, which enjoyed exclusive mining and labor concessions granted by the colonial government.... more...

  • Leverage of the Weakby Hwa-Jen Liu

    University of Minnesota Press 2015; Not Available

    Comparing Taiwan and South Korea strategically, Hwa-Jen Liu seeks an answer to a deceptively simple question: Why do social movements appear at different times in a nation?s development? Despite their apparent resemblance?a colonial heritage, authoritarian rule, rapid industrialization, and structural similarities?Taiwan and South Korea were opposites... more...

  • Trotskyists on Trialby Donna T. Haverty-Stacke

    NYU Press 2016; US$ 46.75

    Passed in June 1940, the Smith Act was a peacetime anti-sedition law that marked a dramatic shift in the legal definition of free speech protection in America by criminalizing the advocacy of disloyalty to the government by force. It also criminalized the acts of printing, publishing, or distributing anything advocating such sedition and made it... more...

  • Labor Standards in International Supply Chainsby Daniel Berliner; Anne Regan Greenleaf; Milli Lake; Margaret Levi; Jennifer Noveck

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    Labor Standards in International Supply Chains examines developments in working conditions over the past thirty years. The authors analyze the stakeholders and mechanisms that create challenges and opportunities for improving labor rights around the world, in sectors including apparel, footwear and electronics. Extended examples from China, Honduras,... more...

  • Norway Outside the European Unionby Clive Archer

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 170.00

    In November 1994 the Norwegian electorate rejected membership of the European Union. Professor Archer examines the background to this decision both in terms of an expression of interests within Norway and in terms of national feeling. He then investigates the subsequent interaction between Norway and the EU through the European Economic Area (EEA)... more...

  • Advances in Industrial and Labor Relationsby David Lewin; Bruce E. Kaufman

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 114.95

    Volume 16 of Advances in Industrial and Labor Relations (AILR) highlights important and interesting aspects of industrial and labor relations. Such issues include alternative approaches to establishing an ownership culture, accounting for union collective action through resource acquisition and mobilization, union avoidance through double-breasting,... more...