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Labor & Industrial Relations

  • Resilience Engineering in Practice, Volume 2by Christopher P. Nemeth; Erik Hollnagel

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 104.95

    This is the fifth book published within the Ashgate Studies in Resilience Engineering series. The first volume introduced resilience engineering broadly. The second and third volumes established the research foundation for the real-world applications that then were described in the fourth volume: Resilience Engineering in Practice. The current volume... more...

  • Beyond the Cubicleby Allison J. Pugh

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 26.99 US$ 24.29

    Beyond the Cubicle looks at the hidden ramifications of job insecurity upon workers' intimate lives, personal relationships, and crises of identity and self-worth. The broad and wide-ranging essays explore how changes in work have altered our emotions, reworked the interplay of gender, race and class, and contributed to a contemporary radical individualism... more...

  • Political Economy of Labor Repression in the United Statesby Andrew Kolin

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 109.99

    This book explores the political economy of labor repression, expanding the meaning of repression by looking at the relation of politics to economics. It explains how and why this relation leads to the repression of labor and considers how labor repression develops over time from the social relation of capital and labor, and how this is expressed... more...

  • A Short History of the U.S. Working Classby Paul Le Blanc

    Haymarket Books 2016; US$ 17.00

    Le Blanc presents a colorful, fact-filled history that concentrates on the struggles and achievements of the often neglected laboring majority. more...

  • Europe's Disappearing Middle Class?by Daniel Vaughan-Whitehead

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 40.00

    While recent studies have highlighted the phenomenon and risks of increased inequalities between the top and the bottom of society, little research has so far been carried out on trends relating to the median income range that generally represents the middle class. This volume examines the following questions: what are the main transformations in the... more...

  • Measuring Underemploymentby Clifford C. Clogg; H. H. Winsborough

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    Measuring Underemployment: Demographic Indicators for the United States discusses the Labor Utilization Framework of Hauser and Sullivan, which is a measurement scheme that posits the existence of three dimensions, or forms, of underemployment? time, income, and skill-utilization. This book describes the conceptual groundwork, operational measurement,... more...

  • 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...

  • El rey Tunkiby Paola Palomino Flores

    Editorial UPC 2016; US$ 11.00

    El mejor café orgánico del mundo se produce en uno de los sitios más apartados y agrestes del Perú y tiene nombre propio: Wilson Sucaticona Larico, un héroe anónimo que mantiene estándares de calidad internacionales en un medio condenado por la exclusión, la pobreza y el narcoterrorismo. Dedicado, junto a su mujer, al cultivo de apenas tres hectáreas,... more...

  • Song of the Stubborn One Thousandby Peter Shapiro

    Haymarket Books 2016; US$ 18.50

    An account of the successful strike by mainly Mexican women workers at the largest plant in Watsonville, California. 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...