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Labor & Industrial Relations

  • "They're Bankrupting Us!"by Bill Jr Fletcher

    Beacon Press 2012; US$ 15.00

    From Wisconsin to Washington, DC, the claims are made: unions are responsible for budget deficits, and their members are overpaid and enjoy cushy benefits. The only way to save the American economy, pundits claim, is to weaken the labor movement, strip workers of collective bargaining rights, and champion private industry. In "They're Bankrupting... more...

  • 'Who Has the Youth, Has the Future'by Derek S. Linton

    Cambridge University Press 1991; US$ 42.00

    Linton argues that youth emerged as an important social problem around 1900 without any reference to the Wandervogel. more...

  • "íNos Quitan Nuestros Trabajos!"by Aviva Chomsky

    Haymarket Books 2011; US$ 18.00

    This timely and accessible guide debunks the twenty-one biggest myths and stereotypes in today's immigration debate. more...

  • The 1926 Miners' Lockoutby Hester Barron

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 114.99

    The miners' lockout of 1926 was a pivotal moment in British twentieth-century history. Opening with the heady days of the general strike, it continued for seven months and affected one million miners. In County Durham, where almost three in every ten adult men worked in the coal industry, its impact was profound. Hester Barron explores the way... more...

  • The 1984-85 Miners Strike in Nottinghamshireby Jonathan Symcox

    Wharncliffe 2011; US$ 8.99

    John Lowe was at the forefront of the fight for jobs during the twelve months of the miners’ strike from 1984-5 as the elected chairman of Clipstone Colliery’s strike committee in the largely working county of Nottinghamshire. The dirty war fought by the Thatcher Government to defeat the formidable National Union of Mineworkers transformed... more...

  • AFL-CIO's Secret War against Developing Country Workersby Kim Scipes

    Lexington Books 2010; US$ 36.99

    This book examines the themes of imperialism and empire from the perspective of the foreign policy program of organized labor in the United States. It details efforts to make real popular democracy within Labor. The author calls for American workers to join the global movement for economic and social justice and to extend globalization from 'below'... more...

  • AFSCME's Philadelphia Storyby Francis Ryan

    Temple University Press 1753; US$ 28.95

    AFSCME's Philadelphia Story  provides the most comprehensive account of the early years of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, which is one of the nation’s largest and most politically powerful unions in the AFL-CIO. Author Francis Ryan details the emergence of the Quaker City's interracial union, charting... more...

  • ASEAN Industries and the Challenge from Chinaby Darryl S.L. Jarvis; Anthony Welch

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00

    This book explores the impact of the rise of China on South East Asia, addressing the consequences for some of Asia's key economic sectors, including educational services, bio-technology, financial services, and the food industry, among others. more...

  • The Abolition of Slavery in Brazilby David Baronov

    ABC-CLIO 2000; US$ 168.00

    The persistence of a raced-based division of labor has been a compelling reality in all former slave societies in the Americas. One can trace this to nineteenth-century abolition movements across the Americas which did not lead to (and were not intended to result in) a transition from race-based slave labor to race-neutral wage labor for former slaves.... more...

  • Absolute Honestyby Larry JOHNSON; Bob PHILLIPS

    AMACOM 2003; US$ 4.99

    Honesty isn't just the best policy- it's also best practice. more...