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  • Great Figures in the Labour Movementby J. N. Evans; G. M. D. Howat

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Great Figures in the Labour Movement is a historical account of ten leading persons involved in the British Labor Movement. The book describes great personalities of the labor movement and their contributions to the movement. The ideas of Robert Owen can be considered Utopian but he makes some Socialist dogmas practicable in British industry. William... more...

  • An Exercise in Redeploymentby Ron Thomas

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    An Exercise in Redeployment: The Report of a Trade Union Study Group discusses the report of a trade union study group that probed the cancellation of the TSR2 project, forcing some 2,000 employees of Bristol Siddeley Engines Ltd. to look for other jobs. The report shows how the study group saw and handled the problems; how they saw management's reactions;... more...

  • The Challenge of Changeby Trevor Evans

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    The Challenge of Change: Report of a Conference on Technological Change and Human Development at Jerusalem, 1969 focuses on the interconnection of technological progress and human development. The manuscript first reiterates the need to establish a working relationship between technological advancement and human progress. The position that human is... more...

  • The Urban Informal Sectorby Ray Bromley

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    The Urban Informal Sector is a collection of papers presented at a multi-disciplinary conference on ""The urban informal sector in the Third World,"" organized by the Developing Areas Study Group of the Institute of British Geographers in London on March 19, 1977. Contributors offer critical perspectives on the urban informal sector, with emphasis... more...

  • Manpower Policies for the Use of Science and Technology in Developmentby Charles V. Kidd

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Manpower Policies for the Use of Science and Technology in Development discusses several factors to consider when making human-resource-related policies in the science and technology industries. The book is comprised of eight chapters; each chapter tackles a specific area of concern regarding manpower policies. Chapter 1 covers the frameworks and... more...

  • Home, School and Workby M. P. Carter

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Home, School and Work: A Study of the Education and Employment of Young People in Britain describes the events during the period of transition from school to work. This book is divided into 16 chapters that consider the influences of home and school in young people's behavior and attitude. The opening chapters survey the attitudes towards school,... more...

  • Labor Supply and Public Policyby Michael C. Keeley

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Labor Supply and Public Policy: A Critical Review deals with the theoretical and empirical econometric research done on the determinants of labor supply and with the effects of public policies on labor supply. This book reviews the various estimates made from studies concerning the economics of labor supply and evaluates the econometric methods that... more...

  • 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...

  • The Economics of Labor Migrationby Charles F. Mueller; Edwin S. Mills

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    The Economics of Labor Migration: A Behavioral Analysis presents an in-depth study of the various factors and conditions that lead to a worker's decision to migrate. The book applies theoretical and empirical procedures to the analysis and comprehension of the labor migration phenomenon. The text is organized in that the first chapter provides an... more...

  • Labor and the Economyby Howard M. Wachtel

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

    Labor and the Economy provides the theory, empirical studies of the labor force, and public policies that flow from the theories and empirical studies in the field of labor economics. The book focuses on economic issues and debates. Topics discussed in the text include the history of labor economics; the microeconomic foundations of labor economics;... more...