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Labor & Industrial Relations

  • Forging a Laboring Raceby Paul R.D. Lawrie

    NYU Press 2016; US$ 42.50

    ?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...

  • Software, Infrastructure, Laborby Ned Rossiter

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 37.95

    Infrastructure makes worlds. Software coordinates labor. Logistics governs movement. These pillars of contemporary capitalism correspond with the materiality of digital communication systems on a planetary scale. Ned Rossiter theorizes the force of logistical media to discern how subjectivity and labor, economy and society are tied to the logistical... more...

  • Building Global Labor Solidarity in a Time of Accelerating Globalizationby Kim Scipes

    Haymarket Books 2016; US$ 19.00

    Uniting the global North and South in the struggle for a more just world for all workers. more...

  • Unfree Labour?by Aziz Choudry; Adrian Smith

    PM Press 2016; US$ 9.99

    Over the past decade, Canada has experienced considerable growth in labour migration. Moreover, temporary labour migration has replaced permanent immigration as the primary means by which people enter Canada. Utilizing the rhetoric of maintaining competitiveness, Canadian employers and the state have ushered in an era of neoliberal migration alongside... more...

  • The Trade Unions?What Are They?by Tony Van Den Bergh

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    The Trade Unions?What Are They? is a primer of the trade union movement in Britain and examines the intricacies of industrial negotiations concerning issues such as the Incomes and Prices policy and restrictive practices. This book looks at the history of British trade unions and presents the biographies of five great trade union leaders of the past.... more...

  • British Trade Unions Todayby Clive Jenkins; J. E. Mortimer; R Brown; G. Chandler; W. A. Davis

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 31.95

    British Trade Unions Today is concerned with the trade union movement in Britain, how it operates, and how it strives constantly to achieve its objectives. This text examines why the British people hold trade union membership cards, why they do it, how they do it, what they expect from their unions, and how the trade union movement affects the citizens... more...

  • The Battle for Cosatuby Patrick Craven

    Bookstorm 2016; US$ 14.95

    From his early start as a passionate pro-labour and anti-apartheid campaigner in Britain in the 1960s, to championing and defending the rights of workers in South Africa for the last 30 years, Patrick Craven first served as the editor of the Congress of South African Trade Union's magazine, then rose through the ranks of the Congress to become National... 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...