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Labor & Industrial Relations

  • A Short History of the U.S. Working Classby Paul Le Blanc

    Haymarket Books 2016; US$ 17.00

    Le Blanc presents a colorful, fact-filled history that concentrates on the struggles and achievements of the often neglected laboring majority. more...

  • Neoliberal Capitalism and Precarious Workby Rob Lambert; Andrew Herod

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 40.00

    Since the renaissance of market politics on a global scale, precarious work has become pervasive. Divided into two parts, the first section of this cross-disciplinary book analyses the different forms of precarious work that have arisen over the past thirty years. These transformations are captured in ethnographically orientated chapters on sweatshops;... more...

  • Disability Management and Workplace Integrationby Henry G. Harder; Thomas Geisen

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Disability Management is perceived and understood to be an important approach to reducing the negative impact, for workers and the company, of absence due to illness and accidents, and to assisting those with disabilities to enter or re-enter the workplace. Disability Management has already become established in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and... more...

  • Occupational Health and Safetyby Sharon Clarke; Ronald J. Burke

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Workplace accidents and errors cost organizations hundreds of billions of dollars each year, and the injured workers and their families endure considerable financial and emotional suffering. It's obvious that increasing employee health and safety pays. The accumulating evidence shows that investing in occupational health and safety results in improved... more...

  • From Accidents to Zeroby Andrew Sharman

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 59.95

    As leaders increasingly understand the importance of good safety practice to support their business objectives, safety and health practitioners develop better tools and solutions. However, there is still a gulf between these two groups where engagement, communication and shared understanding can be found lacking. From Accidents to Zero opens up... more...

  • China on Strikeby Zhongjin Li; Eli Friedman; Hao Ren

    Haymarket Books 2016; US$ 19.99

    Through first person accounts, this book details the growing unrest, destabilization and strikes in factories that are gripping China. more...

  • The Steelworkers' Retirement Security Systemby Glenn Beamer

    Lehigh University Press 2016; US$ 69.99

    The Steelworkers' Retirement Security System investigates how labor politics sustained rust belt jobs through the 1990s by creating interdependent financial commitment involving pensions and company investments. The book then goes on to adapt these commitments for the post-industrial economy to strengthen workers retirement security and sustain... more...

  • Nation on Boardby Lynn Schler

    Ohio University Press 2016; US$ 14.00

    Schler?s study of Nigerian seamen during Nigeria?s transition to independence provides a fresh perspective on the meaning of decolonization for ordinary Africans. more...

  • Improving Air Safety through Organizational Learningby José Sánchez-Alarcos Ballesteros

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    The key theme of this book is organizational learning and its consequences for the field of aviation safety. Air safety rates have been improving for a long time, demonstrating the effects of a good learning model at work. However, the pace of improvement has almost come to a standstill. Why is this? Many safety improvements have been embodied in technology.... more...

  • Patient Safetyby Lorri Zipperer

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 129.95

    Patient Safety: Perspectives on Evidence, Information and Knowledge Transfer provides background on the patient safety movement, systems safety, human error and other key philosophies that support change and innovation in the reduction of medical error. The book draws from multidisciplinary areas within the acute care environment to share models that... more...