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Labor & Industrial Relations

  • 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...

  • The State and Working Womenby Mary Ruggie

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 48.95

    Mary Ruggie's controversial study of British and Swedish labor market, anti-discrimination, and child care programs argues that gender-based policy alone cannot substantially raise the economic status of women workers. Rather, policies for women must be developed within the context of more general economic and social policies Originally published... 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...

  • Workers and the Right in Spain, 1900-1936by Colin M. Winston

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 47.00

    Colin Winston traces the Libres' emergence following the collapse of Catholic syndicalism in Catalonia and shows how, in the period up to the Civil War, they moved from radical Carlism to a form of proletarian fascism. Originally published in 1984. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available... more...

  • Female Labor Supplyby James P. Smith

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 52.00

    This collection of original essays brings econometric theory to bear on the problem of estimating the labor force participation of women. Five scholars here examine, both theoretically and empirically, the determinants of women's wages in the market, the value of their home time, and the factors that affect their employment. Originally published... more...