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Labor & Industrial Relations

  • Labour and working-class livesby Keith Laybourn; John Shepherd

    Manchester University Press 2017; US$ 115.00

    This collection of essays deals with the latest research on British labour history in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. It has been written by leading British historians, such as Ken Brown, Malcolm Chase and Matthew Worley, in honour of Professor Chris Wrigley and looks at the origins of British trade unions, the links between trade unionism... more...

  • Locating the Left in Difficult Timesby Gordon Hak

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 121.58

    This book investigates notions of the individual, society, the state, economic relations and historical change that exist in the political left by drawing on contemporary philosophical, political and social thought. Using a discourse perspective, this work brings together the many fractious strains in the left, including social democracy, anarchism,... more...

  • Trade Unions and Arab Revolutionsby Hèla Yousfi

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book traces the role of the UGTT (the Tunisian General Labour Union) during Tunisia’s 2011 revolution and the transition period that ensued – Tunisia being the Arab country where trade unionism was the strongest and most influential in shaping the outcomes of the uprising. The UGTT; From its role as the cornerstone of the nationalist movement... more...

  • Knocking on Labor’s Doorby Lane Windham

    The University of North Carolina Press 2017; US$ 24.99

    The power of unions in workers' lives and in the American political system has declined dramatically since the 1970s. In recent years, many have argued that the crisis took root when unions stopped reaching out to workers and workers turned away from unions. But here Lane Windham tells a different story. Highlighting the integral, often-overlooked... more...

  • Redeeming the Revolutionby Joseph U. Lenti

    UNP - Nebraska 2017; US$ 35.00

    A tale of sin and redemption, Joseph U. Lenti’s Redeeming the Revolution demonstrates how the killing of hundreds of student protestors in Mexico City’s Tlatelolco district on October 2–3, 1968, sparked a crisis of legitimacy that moved Mexican political leaders to reestablish their revolutionary credentials with the working class, a sector only... more...

  • Chinese Market Gardening in Australia and New Zealandby Joanna Boileau

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 117.57

    This book offers a fresh perspective on the Chinese diaspora. It is about the mobilisation of knowledge across time and space, exploring the history of Chinese market gardening in Australia and New Zealand. It enlarges our understanding of processes of technological change and human mobility, highlighting the mobility of migrants as an essential element... more...

  • Written in Bloodby Wess Harris; Michael Kline

    PM Press 2017; US$ 9.99

    Featuring Appalachia's leading scholars and activists , Written in Blood offers an accurate and uncensored understanding of coal mining history. Combining new revelations from the past with sketches of a sane path forward, this collection considers our past, present, and future. Sociologist Wess Harris further documents the infamous Esau scrip system... more...

  • Employing the Enemyby Matthew Vickery

    Zed Books 2017; US$ 24.95

    A powerful plea for a solution to the Israel/Palestine conflict that provides dignity and rights for all. more...

  • Employing the Enemyby Matthew Vickery

    Zed Books 2017; US$ 24.95

    A powerful plea for a solution to the Israel/Palestine conflict that provides dignity and rights for all. more...

  • Redefined Labour Spacesby Sobin George; Shalini Sinha

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 150.00

    This book discusses the transformation of labour movements and trade unionism in post-liberalised India. It looks at emerging collectivism, both in formal and informal sectors, and relates it to changing political and industrial relations. Bringing together studies of resistance, struggles and new forms of negotiations from different industries –agriculture,... more...