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Labor & Industrial Relations

  • Oil Booms and Business Bustsby Nimah Mazaheri

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 72.99

    The book offers a new way of thinking about the development challenges of oil-producing countries--the "resource curse" phenomenon--by looking at how policymakers approach the business environment for private firms and entrepreneurs. Quantitative analysis is combined with in-depth studies of places such as Iran, India, and Saudi Arabia. more...

  • Rupturing the Dialecticby Harry Cleaver

    AK Press 2016; US$ 14.99

    A long-awaited new book from political theorist, Harry Cleaver! 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...

  • Mental Illness in the Workplaceby Henry G. Harder; Shannon Wagner; Josh Rash

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    The extent of mental illness concerns in the workforce is becoming increasingly apparent. Stress, depression, anxiety, workplace bullying and other issues are costing businesses billions every year in lost productivity, poor treatments and employee retention. Unless appropriately addressed, issues related to mental illness difficulties will result... more...

  • Autism Equality in the Workplaceby Janine Booth; John McDonnell

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2016; US$ 19.95

    People with autism often find themselves excluded from working life. This practical handbook lays out reasonable, achievable ways in which working environments can be adapted and people with autism included as valuable members of the workforce. more...

  • Reskilling Americaby Katherine S. Newman; Hella Winston

    Henry Holt and Co. 2016; US$ 28.99

    From Katherine Newman, award-winning author of No Shame in My Game , and sociologist Hella Winston, a sharp and irrefutable call to reenergize this nation's long-neglected system of vocational training After decades of off-shoring and downsizing that have left blue collar workers obsolete and stranded, the United States is now on the verge of... more...

  • The Politics of West German Trade Unionsby Andrei Markovits

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 46.50

    First published in 1986, this book assesses the politics of the West German trade unions in the context of their larger role as major actors in the polity. By focusing on the historical realities of the labour movement both before and after 1945, the study explains the extent to which organized labour solidified and challenged the dominant structures... more...

  • Unions, Change and Crisisby Peter Lange; George Ross; Maurizio Vannicelli

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 46.50

    First published in 1982, Unions, Change and Crisis represents the first detailed, comparative, historical and theoretically grounded study of two of the major trade union movements of Europe. It brings together the results of the first part of the first major study from Harvard University?s Centre for European Studies. The book explores, first... more...

  • Criminal Capitalby Andrew Sanchez

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Criminal Capital explores the relationship between neoliberalism, criminality and the reshaping of class in modern India. It discusses how the political vocabularies of urban industrial workers reflect the processes by which power is distributed across the region. Based upon field research among a ?casualised? workforce in the industrial city of... more...

  • The Fight for Fifteenby David Rolf

    The New Press 2016; US$ 15.00

    The fight for a higher minimum wage has become the biggest national labor story in decades. Beginning in November 2012, strikes by fast food workers spread across the country, landing in Seattle in May 2013. Within a year, Seattle had adopted a $15 minimum wage?the highest in the United States?without a bloody political battle. Combining history,... more...