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Industrial sociology. Social conditions of labor

  • Understanding Changes in Povertyby Gabriela Inchauste; João Pedro Azevedo; B. Essama-Nssah

    World Bank Publications 2014; US$ 29.99

    The 2015 Millennium Development Goal to cut in half the share of the world’s population living in extreme poverty was met with time to spare. By 2013, the percentage of developing-country populations living in extreme poverty decreased from 43 percent in 1990 to 21 percent by 2010. Clearly, there is still a long way to go, with 1.2 billion people... more...

  • Flee 9-5by Ben Angel

    Wiley 2013; US$ 25.00 US$ 21.99

    How to quit the rat race, do what you love, and make money doing it Ben Angel, also known as the "Agent of Influence," is Australia's top personal branding and influence specialist. Entrepreneurs, companies, speakers, and famous authors look to him when they want to learn how to engage their target audiences and the media or build a highly influential... more...

  • Workby Steven Vallas

    Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95 US$ 22.46

    This book provides a critical overview of the myriad literatures on “work,” viewed not only as a product of the marketplace but also as a social and political construct. Drawing on theoretical and empirical contributions from sociology, history, economics, and organizational studies, the book brings together perspectives that too often... more...

  • Union Contributions to Labor Welfare Policy and Practiceby Paul A. Kurzman; R.Paul Maiden

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    This book focuses on the contributions of organized labor in the development and evolution of workplace human services in America and eight countries around the world. Beginning with an overview of labor-sponsored social service programs, it showcases the achievements by major trade unions in the arena of human services, from inception to present.... more...

  • Breakoutby Newt Gingrich

    Regnery Publishing 2013; US$ 16.99

    It is not between the Left and the Right, but between the past and the future. America is on the edge of a breakout. In fact, we are poised for one of the most spectacular leaps in human well-being in history. Pioneers of the futureinnovators and entrepreneursare achieving breakthroughs in medicine, transportation, energy, education, and other fields... more...

  • Demanding Workby Francis Green

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 55.00 US$ 50.05

    Since the early 1980s, a vast number of jobs have been created in the affluent economies of the industrialized world. Many workers are doing more skilled and fulfilling jobs, and getting paid more for their trouble. Yet it is often alleged that the quality of work life has deteriorated, with a substantial and rising proportion of jobs providing low... more...

  • Building Networks and Partnershipsby Philip H. Mirvis; Abraham B. Shani

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 138.99

    Organizing for Sustainable Effectiveness highlights research and practice aimed at understanding how organizations and more inclusive systems of actors develop a continuous, unfaltering focus on sustainability. It will examine how they organize to achieve expanded purposes, the associated changes in purpose and governance, relationships among various... more...

  • Sociology of Workby Vicki Smith

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 328.00

    This multi-disciplinary encyclopedia covers curricular subjects that seek to address that question, ranging from business and management to anthropology, sociology, social history, psychology, politics, economics, and health. more...

  • The Spirit of Successby Norman Drummond

    Birlinn 2013; US$ 9.99

    Who are you? Why are you living and working in the way that you are? What might you yet become and do with your life? The answer to these three fundamental questions lie at the heart of this revolutionary guide to changing the way we live and work. If we work with our heart as well as our head, we can get beyond simply functioning to realise our true... more...

  • Networks, Work, and Inequalityby Steve McDonald

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 149.99

    This volume illuminates the processes by which social networks in work organizations can effectively generate, sustain and ameliorate social inequalities across individuals, firms and occupational fields. It offers valuable insights that inform researchers and policy makers regarding issues of workplace discrimination, diversity and innovation. more...