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  • New Labour Policy, Industrial Relations and the Trade Unionsby Steve Coulter

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    New Labour was outwardly hostile to trade unions and their concerns. Yet the Blair government worked closely with the TUC on several key employment reforms. Steve Coulter analyses the dimensions of the often fractious Labour-union partnership and shows how the TUC pursued an 'insider lobbying' route to influence the shape of New Labour's policies.... more...

  • Neoliberal Industrial Relations Policy in the UKby Conor Cradden

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    From attempts to control inflation in the 1970s, through the reforms of the Thatcher years, to the rise and fall of New Labour, this book shows how different theories and conceptual models have been critical to the development of industrial relations in the UK. 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...

  • 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...

  • Labour Unions and the Theory of International Tradeby M.C. Kemp; N. van Long; K. Shimomura

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    This book provides a theory of trade between countries in at least one of which the pattern of competitive markets is disturbed by a powerful national labour union and in which, therefore, wage distortions are endogenous; the book then proceeds to re-examine the several comparative-equilibrium questions of conventional trade theory. In addition, several... 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...

  • Writing the 1926 General Strikeby Charles Ferrall; Dougal McNeill

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 79.00

    This book analyses the literary response to the 1926 General Strike and sheds light on the relationship between modernist politics and literature. 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...