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  • 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...

  • Terms of Laborby Stanley L. Engerman

    Stanford University Press 1999; US$ 75.00

    This volume deals with the general issues of the causes and consequences of the rise of so-called free labor from slavery and serfdom in Europe, the United States, and the Caribbean over the past four to five centuries, and points to the many complications and paradoxical aspects of this change. more...

  • The U.S. Labor Marketby Michael R. Strain

    AEI Press 2016; US$ 96.00

    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...

  • Business-State Relations in Brazilby Mahrukh Doctor

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    In recent years, the spotlight of international attention on Brazil has often been in the area of logistics infrastructure—for example, on its capacity to deal with the high demand expected during the World Cup and the Olympics. However, neither competitiveness nor infrastructure concerns are new for Brazil. In the 1990s, Brazilian policy-makers adopted... more...

  • Green Bans, Red Unionby Meredith Burgmann; Verity Burgmann

    NewSouth 2017; US$ 19.99

    Revised edition of a landmark bookAt the height of the building boom in the 1970s, a remarkable campaign stopped billions of dollars worth of indiscriminate development that was turning Australian cities into concrete jungles. Enraging employers and politicians but delighting many in the wider community, the members of the NSW Builders Labourers’... more...

  • People Get Readyby Robert W McChesney; John Nichols

    PublicAffairs 2016; US$ 32.00

    Humanity is on the verge of its darkest hour—or its greatest moment The consequences of the technological revolution are about to hit hard: unemployment will spike as new technologies replace labor in the manufacturing, service, and professional sectors of an economy that is already struggling. The end of work as we know it will hit at the worst... more...

  • The Great Labour Unrestby Lewis H. Mates

    Manchester University Press 2016; US$ 110.00

    This book examines the struggle between liberals, socialists and revolutionary syndicalists for control of Britain's best established district miners' union. more...

  • Left Outby Judith Stepan-Norris; Maurice Zeitlin

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 46.00

    This book, first published in 2002, analyzes the legacy of the Communists in the CIO between the 1930s and 1950s. more...

  • The Union Makes Us Strongby David Wellman

    Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 29.00

    This book challenges the notion that American labour history is a history of defeat and accommodation. more...

  • Who's Not Working and Whyby Frederic L. Pryor; David L. Schaffer

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 33.00

    This 1999 book explains why wages have become unequal, why wages in high-skilled jobs have risen while others have stagnated or fallen. more...