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  • Assembling Flowers and Cultivating Homesby Greta Friedemann-Sánchez

    Lexington Books 2006; US$ 34.99

    This ethnographic study explores the links between agro-industrial employment in the context of economic adjustment programs and the individual experience of employment and economic change at the household level. Author Greta Friedemann-Sánchez's challenges the current academic consensus that transnational assembly line industries reinforce patriarchal... more...

  • The Realities of Partnership at Workby Martin Upchurch; Andy Danford; Stephanie Tailby; Mike Richardson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 115.00

    A definitive study of partnership at work in the UK, with extensive surveys and interviews in organizations from the finance, NHS and local government sectors. The authors challenge conventional assumptions about the mutual interest associated with partnership, and find evidence of work intensification where partnership has been introduced. more...

  • Equal Opportunities and Ethnic Inequality in European Labour Marketsby Karen Kraal; Judith Roosblad; John Wrench

    Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 34.50

    An international comparative study on scientific research on the employment situation of migrants and ethnic minorities in European countries more...

  • Police Union Power, Politics, and Confrontation in the 21st Centuryby Ron Delord; Jon Burpo; Michael R. Shannon

    Charles C Thomas 2008; US$ 54.95

    This all new book brings new perspectives and ideas for police labor leaders to succeed in these challenging times; and includes major revisions and updates of the 1997 book Police Association Power, Politics, and Confrontation, including a title change. The book is an expansive and comprehensive text on police unions, encompassing the vast and intricate... 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...

  • Film Noir, American Workers, and Postwar Hollywoodby Dennis Broe

    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...

  • Wage Theft in Americaby Kim Bobo

    The New Press 2011; US$ 17.95

    Kim Bobo is the founder and executive director of Interfaith Worker Justice and a columnist for Religion Dispatches . She is the author of Lives Matter: A Handbook for Christian Organizing and the co-author (with Jackie Kendall and Steve Max) of Organizing for Social Change, the most widely used manual on progressive activism in the country.... more...

  • Boletín Internacional de Investigación Sindicalby ILO

    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...

  • Man for All Seasonsby David Grant

    Random House New Zealand 2012; US$ 17.71

    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...

  • Hidden Americaby Jeanne Marie Laskas

    Penguin Publishing Group 2012; US$ 16.00

    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 them, both... more...