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Labor & Industrial Relations

  • The Economic Transformation of Turkeyby Nilgün Önder

    I.B.Tauris 2016; US$ 40.00

    The coup d?état which took place in Turkey on 12 September 1980 was the third in the history of the Republic, and ushered in a three-year period of military rule. Nilgün Önder investigates the economic transformation of Turkey after this coup, examining both the policies enacted under the military regime and those during the subsequent period of civilian... more...

  • The U.S. Labor Marketby Michael R. Strain

    AEI Press 2016; US$ 99.99

    This volume explores nine major questions regarding the labor market on which respected economists disagree. The purpose of the volume is to elevate the public debate about labor-market policy questions by exposing the public to this range of reasonable viewpoints. more...

  • Never Doneby Erin Hill

    Rutgers University Press 2016; US$ 27.95

    Never Done introduces generations of women who worked behind the scenes in the film industry?from dressmakers to secretaries to script readers. Challenging the dismissive characterization of these women as merely menial workers, media historian Erin Hill shows how their labor required considerable technical and interpersonal skills. As it pores... more...

  • Getting Paid While Taking Timeby Megan Sholar

    Temple University Press 2016; US$ 29.95

    The United States remains the only industrialized nation in the world that does not provide paid family leave at the national level for either men or women. In the more than two decades since the passage of the Family and Medical Leave Act, there have been numerous unsuccessful attempts to expand family leave benefits nationally. However, in the... more...

  • Key Issues in Women's Workby Catherine Hakim

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 71.95

    Women's employment is one of the most widely-discussed and often-misunderstood issues of modern society.  Are women today oppressed, or do they have the best of both worlds?  Do women have to go out to work to gain equality with men, or do they already do more than their share of domestic work, caring work and voluntary work as well as work in the... more...

  • Framing Workby Edmund Heery

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 84.99 US$ 73.09

    The book presents a broad-ranging survey of contemporary writing about work and employment. It identifies three broad traditions of research and commentary on work: the unitary perspective, the pluralist perspective and the critical perspective. more...

  • Individualism and Inequalityby Ralph Fevre

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 40.00

    A belief in individual self-determination powered the development of universal human rights and inspired social movements from anti-slavery to socialism and feminism. At the same time, every attempt to embed individualism in systems of education and employment has eventually led to increased social inequality. Across the globe individualism has been... more...

  • People, Place and Power on the Nineteenth-Century Waterfrontby Graeme J. Milne

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 87.93

    This book explores the tenuous existence of seafarers, divided between their time on the ocean and their residence in sailortown economies geared to exploit them. Particular attention is given both to the contribution of seafarers as a global workforce into the nineteenth century, and to their help in creating vibrant multicultural enclaves in port... more...

  • Health and Safety in Canadian Workplacesby Jason Foster; Bob Barnetson

    Athabasca University Press 2016; US$ 29.95

    Workplace injuries happen every day and can profoundly affect workers, their families, and the communities in which they live. This textbook is for workers and students looking for an introduction to injury prevention on the job. It offers an extensive overview of central occupational health and safety (OHS) concepts and practices and provides practical... more...

  • Forging a Laboring Raceby Paul R.D. Lawrie

    NYU Press 2016; US$ 50.00

    ?How does it feel to be a problem?? asked W.E.B. DuBois in The Souls of Black Folk. For many thinkers across the color line, the ?Negro problem? was inextricably linked to the concurrent ?labor problem,? occasioning debates regarding blacks? role in the nation?s industrial past, present and future. With blacks freed from the seemingly protective embrace... more...