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Labor & Industrial Relations

  • Bread, Freedom, Social Justiceby Anne Alexander; Mostafa Bassiouny

    Zed Books 2014; US$ 24.95

    The first detailed account of the role of the workers' movement in the Middle East uprisings. more...

  • The Death and Life of American Laborby Stanley Aronowitz

    Verso Books 2014; US$ 26.95

    Union membership in the United States has fallen below 11 percent, the lowest rate since before the New Deal. Labor activist and scholar of the American labor movement Stanley Aronowitz argues that the movement as we have known it for the last 100 years is effectively dead. And he explains how this death has been a long time coming?the organizing... more...

  • European Integration and Rural Developmentby Michael Kull

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    By examining the Community Initiative LEADER+ and setting this within a discussion of the state and structure of rural development policy, this book looks at the challenges, opportunities and policy options which are available and have been implemented in rural development. It shows that these are often context dependent and that the future of rural... more...

  • Linking Networksby Martin Schiefelbusch; Hans-Liudger Dienel

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    Presenting recent research on the international integration of infrastructures in Europe this book combines general and methodological chapters and examples from a variety of different sectors such as transport, electricity and communication networks. The wide range of topics gives a good overview of the different challenges posed and the strategies... more...

  • Port-City Interplays in Chinaby James Jixian Wang

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Based on the author’s own research and investigations into more than 25 port cities in China over the past 18 years, this book provides vivid stories about China and challenges existing theories on port development. This book answers the following questions from a geographical perspective: how has port growth been speeded up and realized under... more...

  • Seasons of Changeby Chantal Norrgard

    The University of North Carolina Press 2014; US$ 28.99

    Seasons of Change: Labor, Treaty Rights, and Ojibwe Nationhood more...

  • The EU?s Government of Industriesby Bernard Jullien; Andy Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    To what extent is business activity governed at a European scale? Since the advent of the recent economic crisis, the EU?s choices about the euro, debt ratios and interest rates have caught the headlines and highlighted the importance of EU decision-making arenas. However, these macro-economic events actually tell us only part of the story about the... more...

  • Efficiency Wagesby Andrew Weiss

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    Known for his seminal work in efficiency-wage theory, Andrew Weiss surveys recent research in the field and presents new results. He shows how wage schedules affect the kinds of workers a firm employs and how well those workers perform on the job. Using straightforward examples, he demonstrates how efficiency-wage theory can explain labor market outcomes... more...

  • Compensation Mechanisms for Job Risksby Michael J. Moore; W. Kip Viscusi

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    In this major new work, Michael J. Moore and W. Kip Viscusi explore the question, "How are workers compensated for exposing themselves to the risk of physical injury while on the job?" The authors detail the diverse nature of labor market responses to job risks and the important role played by compensation-for-risk mechanisms. Following an overview... more...

  • Strikes and Revolution in Russia, 1917by Diane P. Koenker; William G. Rosenberg

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 52.95

    More than seventy years since the Bolsheviks came to power, there is still no comprehensive study of workers' activism in history's first successful workers' revolution. Strikes and Revolution in Russia, 1917 is the first effort in any language to explore this issue in both quantitative and qualitative terms and to relate strikes to the broader processes... more...