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  • An Analysis of the Determinants of Occupational Upgradingby Duane E. Leigh

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    An Analysis of the Determinants of Occupational Upgrading presents a study that focuses on occupational mobility as a proxy measure for job upgrading. This monograph was first prepared in 1975 as a final report to the Manpower Administration of the U.S. Department of Labor. It is the second monograph of the Institute for Research on Poverty to deal... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...