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  • Cold Typeby Harvey Araton

    Cinco Puntos Press 2014; US$ 15.95

    Harvey Araton writes, with keen insight, of a time when power was ebbing fast from both newspapers and their unions. It?s an especially bittersweet tale he tells of the people who had grown up in newspapers and unions, as they struggle to adapt to this evolving new order. And, of course, what makes this even more evocative, is that we?re still trying... more...

  • Jornaleroby Juan Thomas Ordonez

    University of California Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    The United States has seen a dramatic rise in the number of informal day labor sites in the last two decades. Typically frequented by Latin American men (mostly "undocumented" immigrants), these sites constitute an important source of unskilled manual labor. Despite day laborers? ubiquitous presence in urban areas, however, their very existence is... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...