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- Penguin Group US 2012; US$ 12.99
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,... more...
- Nation Books 2012; US$ 15.99
In the wake of the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression and the Supreme Court?s landmark Citizens United decision, politicians are targeting working Americans as never before. As American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) President Gerald W. McEntee and Secretary-Treasurer Lee Saunders show, efforts to crush... 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 exposť, 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- SAGE India 2008; US$ 19.95
A stereotype is a conceptual image that may lead to a simplified view of a person. or a thing. Inaccurate stereotypes serve to constrict and limit vision and perception. Gender Stereotypes in Corporate India: A Glimpse explores the theme of. `understated` gender stereotypes in the corporate domain in India, while delving. into the antecedents and outcomes.... more...