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- Bloomsbury Publishing 2009; US$ 11.99
A generation of Americans came of age boycotting grapes, swept up in a movement that vanquished California's most powerful industry and accomplished the unthinkable: dignity and contracts for farm workers. Four decades later, Cesar Chavez's likeness graces postage stamps, and dozens of schools and streets have been renamed in his honor. But the real... more...
- Cinco Puntos Press 2014;
"Father and son face their demons, each other, and a depressingly realistic publisher in a newspaper yarn that made me yell "Hold the Front Page" for Harvey Araton's rousing debut as a novelist."—Robert Lipsyte, author of An Accidental Sportswriter In times of change, American novelists return to old themes. In Cold Type —as in Arthur Miller's... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 144.00
Labour relations had important connections with industrial performance in Greater Sao Paulo, the most important industrial centre in Brazil and Latin America, between 1945 and 1960. This book shows that the predominant industrial practices in terms of wages, working conditions and industrial training kept away activities based on quality and innovation... more...
- University of California Press 2005; US$ 15.95
Although slavery is illegal throughout the world, we learned from Kevin Bales's highly praised exposé, Disposable People: New Slavery in the Global Economy, that more than twenty-seven million people?in countries from Pakistan to Thailand to the United States--are still trapped in bondage. With this new volume, Bales, the leading authority on modern... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 155.00
The book considers Labour's economic strategy as it developed through the party's long period of opposition between 1979 and 1997. This history argues strongly that accounts of Labour's recent past which claim that the Party was driven by a combination of Thatcherism and opinion polls are flawed. It offers an alternative account which stresses the... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 12.00
Your company wants you to be loyal. You should feel lucky?after all, your job is a privilege (think of all those who would like to have it). And you know (despite what you?ve read about Enron and WorldCom) that management has your best interests at heart. Your goal is to devote yourself to the pursuit of corporate profit, make your company number one,... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2008; US$ 40.00
Examines twenty five years of change in women's employment and addresses the challenges facing women. This book tackles issues including gender inequalities and ethnic diversities, and confronts such questions as what work-life balance means? It draws out the policy lessons that could improve economic and social well-being. more...
- Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 30.00
The labor movement espoused social equality and honest labor through the formation of labor unions. By the 1930s, labor unions were becoming more accepted which gave workers the right to establish unions without interference from their employers. This title looks at the movement that has had an effect on how industry operates in the United States. more...
- Penguin Group US 2006; US$ 16.00
On January 12, 1912, an army of textile workers stormed out of the mills in Lawrence, Massachusetts, commencing what has since become known as the "Bread and Roses" strike. Based on newspaper accounts, magazine reportage, and oral histories, Watson reconstructs a Dickensian drama involving thousands of parading strikers from fifty-one nations, unforgettable... more...