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  • Assembling Flowers and Cultivating Homesby Friedemann-S&; amp; #225; Greta nchez

    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...

  • Growing Up Hard in Harlan Countyby G.C. Jones

    The University Press of Kentucky 2013; US$ 19.95

    G.C. "Red" Jones's classic memoir of growing up in rural eastern Kentucky during the Depression is a story of courage, persistence, and eventual triumph. His priceless and detailed recollections of hardscrabble farming, of the impact of Prohibition on an individualistic people, of the community-destroying mine wars of "Bloody Harlan," and of the drastic... more...

  • Labour Relations and Industrial Performance in Brazilby Renato Colistete

    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...

  • The Labour Party's Economic Strategy, 1979-1997by Richard Hill

    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...

  • Bonjour Lazinessby Corinne Maier

    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...

  • Migration Legislation in East Africaby Flora Mndeme Musonda

    International Labour Office 2006; US$ 5.00

    Reviews policies, legislation and practice related to labour migration in East Africa, covering Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda more...

  • The Labor Movementby Tim McNeese

    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...

  • Gender Stereotypes in Corporate Indiaby Sujoya Basu

    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...

  • Embodying Women's Workby Caroline Gatrell

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 42.00

    Considering 'women's work' from two perspectives, the first of which conceptualises the labour of maternity (potential and actual) as women's work, the second of which explores the dynamics between women's bodies and employment, this title explores the debate on gender, women's bodies, and work. more...

  • Worth Fighting Forby Kathie Muir

    University of NSW Press 2008; US$ 22.50

    This book tells the story of the ACTU’s ‘Your Rights at Work’ campaign against Work Choices, the largest, most expensive and most sophisticated political campaign ever mounted in Australia, and one with a decisive impact on the 2007 federal election. more...