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  • Brain Gainby Darrell M. West

    Brookings Institution Press 2010; US$ 19.95

    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...

  • Christianity and Democratisation: From Pious Subjects to Critical Participantsby John Anderson

    Manchester University Press 2009; US$ 94.99

    This book examines the contribution of different Christian traditions to the waves of democratisation that have swept various parts of the world in recent decades. It offers a historical overview of Christianity's engagement with the development of democracy, before focusing in detail on the period since the 1970s. Successive chapters deal with:... more...

  • The Civil Wars in U.S. Laborby Steve Early

    Haymarket Books 2011; US$ 17.00

    Longtime trade union leader and journalist Steve Early examines labor's civil wars, offering strategies for turning back labor's thirty-year decline. more...

  • Cold Typeby Harvey Araton

    Cinco Puntos Press 2014; US$ 15.95

    Harvey Araton writes, with keen insight, of a time when power was ebbing fast from both newspapers and their unions. It?s an especially bittersweet tale he tells of the people who had grown up in newspapers and unions, as they struggle to adapt to this evolving new order. And, of course, what makes this even more evocative, is that we?re still trying... more...

  • Colin Palmer?s Trilogy on Imperialism in the Caribbean, Omnibus E-Bookby Colin A. Palmer

    The University of North Carolina Press 2014; US$ 39.99

    This Omnibus E-Book brings together all three of Colin A. Palmer's books on the making of the modern Caribbean. Included are: Freedom's Children: The 1938 Labor Rebellion and the Birth of Modern Jamaica This is the first comprehensive history of Jamaica's watershed 1938 labor rebellion and its aftermath. The rebellion produced two rival leaders... more...

  • The Color of Workby Timothy J. Minchin

    The University of North Carolina Press 2003; US$ 29.99

    Histories of the civil rights movement have generally overlooked the battle to integrate the South's major industries. The paper industry, which has played an important role in the southern economy since the 1930s, has been particularly neglected. Using previously untapped legal records and oral history interviews, Timothy Minchin provides the first... more...

  • Comparative Employment Relationsby Susan Milner

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 57.00

    Explores employment relations in three key European countries: France, Germany and the UK. The comparative approach examines key areas of employment relations to analyse national differences and similarities. This comparative text fills the gap between single country studies of employment relations and more broad-brush multi-country approaches. more...

  • Cotton Cultivation and Child Labor in Post-Soviet Uzbekistanby Bilal Bhat

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 79.99

    Uzbekistan is the world's fifth-largest producer and second-largest exporter of cotton in the world, and unlike other countries where child labor is common, it is Uzbekistan's official policy to employ children. This book discusses the use of child labor in cotton cultivation in Uzbekistan following the fall of the Soviet Union, drawing on extensive... more...

  • Dominant Divisions of Laborby Thomas Janoski; Darina Lepadatu

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 46.66

    This brief volume takes a panoramic view of the candidates for the most succinct theory of the 21st century division of labor that would replace Fordism, Taylorism and scientific management. more...

  • The Economics of Labor Migrationby Charles F. Mueller; Edwin S. Mills

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    The Economics of Labor Migration: A Behavioral Analysis presents an in-depth study of the various factors and conditions that lead to a worker's decision to migrate. The book applies theoretical and empirical procedures to the analysis and comprehension of the labor migration phenomenon. The text is organized in that the first chapter provides an... more...