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Teachers and Politics in Japan (Studies of the East Asian Institute)
Teachers and Politics in Japan (Studies of the East Asian Institute)
by Donald R. Thurston
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The Japan Teachers' Union, which represents 500,000 elementary and lower secondary school teachers, is an important interest group in Japanese politics. It is especially significant as a radical group operating both within and outside the political... (read more)

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Public Service Employment Relations in Europe: Transformation, Modernization or Inertia? (Routledge Studies in Employment Relations)
Public Service Employment Relations in Europe: Transformation, Modernization or Inertia? (Routledge Studies in Employment Relations)
by Stephen Bach
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The book provides an up-to-date analysis of the restructuring of public service employment relations in six European countries: Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Denmark and the UK. Each of the chapters on national systems is organized around a set of... (read more)

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Struggle for the Soul of the Postwar South: White Evangelical Protestants and Operation Dixie (Working Class in American History)
Struggle for the Soul of the Postwar South: White Evangelical Protestants and Operation Dixie (Working Class in American History)
by Elizabeth Fones-wolf
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In 1946, the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) undertook Operation Dixie, an initiative to recruit industrial workers in the American South. Elizabeth and Ken Fones-Wolf plumb rarely used archival sources and rich oral histories to explore the... (read more)

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Working the Skies: The Fast-Paced, Disorienting World of the Flight Attendant
Working the Skies: The Fast-Paced, Disorienting World of the Flight Attendant
by Drew Whitelegg
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This volume represents a major contribution o the study of ethnic groups and will be of interest to academia, politicians, and all who are interested in issues relating to ethnic minorities, not only in Europe, but throughout the world.... (read more)

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Diversity & Affirmative Action PB (ASPA Classics)
Diversity & Affirmative Action PB (ASPA Classics)
by Walter D. Broadnax
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Broadnax (public affairs, American U.) gathered these articles primarily from the in an effort to provide perspectives on the current thinking in public administration literature about diversity and affirmative action. Articles cover topics such as... (read more)

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Governing Through Standards: Origins, Drivers and Limitations (International Political Economy)
Governing Through Standards: Origins, Drivers and Limitations (International Political Economy)
by Peter Gibbon
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The authors show how and why standards are used as governance tools. They follow the historical development of standards and their new forms and roles, across the substantive areas of industrial and organizational "quality," the financial sector... (read more)

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Spirit of Rebellion: Labor and Religion in the New Cotton South (10 Edition)
Spirit of Rebellion: Labor and Religion in the New Cotton South (10 Edition)
by Jarod Roll
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Winner of the Herbert G. Gutman Prize from the Labor and Working-Class History Associationand#160;In Spirit of Rebellion, Jarod Roll documents an alternative tradition of American protest by linking working-class political movements to grassroots... (read more)

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The Workers of Nations: Industrial Relations in a Global Economy
The Workers of Nations: Industrial Relations in a Global Economy
by University Of California Los Angeles
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"Jacoby provides a comprehensive introduction to his collection and develops a useful conceptual framework within which many of the contributed chapters are located."--Work and Occupations "What the global economy has in store for workers is among the... (read more)

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The Laboring of Communication: Will Knowledge Workers of the World Unite? (Critical Media Studies)
The Laboring of Communication: Will Knowledge Workers of the World Unite? (Critical Media Studies)
by Vincent Mosco
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This book addresses the changing nature of work, workers, and their organizations in the media, information, and knowledge industries. It begins with a concise analysis of the meaning of knowledge work and of an information society.... (read more)

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Bananeras: Women Transforming the Banana Unions of Latin America
Bananeras: Women Transforming the Banana Unions of Latin America
by Dana Frank
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"[Bananeras] is a vital accounting of the struggles still being waged."—Margaret Randall, author of When I Look Into the Mirror and See You: Women, Terror, and Resistance Women banana workers have organized themselves and gained increasing... (read more)

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Children of Other Worlds: Exploitation in the Global Market
Children of Other Worlds: Exploitation in the Global Market
by Jeremy Seabrook
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Examines why the sanction regime failed, and explores the real motivations of the powers involved.... (read more)

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Changing Forms of Employment: Organizations, Skills, & Gender
Changing Forms of Employment: Organizations, Skills, & Gender
by Rosemary Crompton
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During the last two decades there has been widespread evidence of change in specific aspects of employing organizations, employment and employment related institutions. Changing Forms of Employment looks at the underlying trends which generate pressures... (read more)

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Haymarket Scrapbook: 25th Anniversary Edition
Haymarket Scrapbook: 25th Anniversary Edition
by Franklin Rosemont
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Marking the 125th anniversary of the 1886 bombing at Chicago's Haymarket Square, in a revised and expanded edition co-published with the Charles H. Kerr Company, this profusely illustrated anthology reproduces hundreds of original documents, speeches... (read more)

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A Job to Die for: Why So Many Americans Are Killed, Injured or Made Ill at Work and What to Do about It
A Job to Die for: Why So Many Americans Are Killed, Injured or Made Ill at Work and What to Do about It
by Lisa Cullen
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The most dangerous things you do may be at work.... (read more)

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NAFTA and the Politics of Labor Transnationalism (Cambridge Studies in Contentious Politics)
NAFTA and the Politics of Labor Transnationalism (Cambridge Studies in Contentious Politics)
by Tamara Kay
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When NAFTA went into effect in 1994, many feared it would intensify animosity among North American unions, lead to the scapegoating of Mexican workers and immigrants, and eclipse any possibility for cross-border labor cooperation. But far from polarizing... (read more)

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A Shameful Business: The Case for Human Rights in the American Workplace
A Shameful Business: The Case for Human Rights in the American Workplace
by James A. Gross
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Gross (labor law, Cornell U.) assesses current US labor relations against the human rights standards articulated by the International Labour Organization and other international instruments in the realms of freedom of association, racial... (read more)

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Migration & the International Labour Market, 1850-1939
Migration & the International Labour Market, 1850-1939
by Tim Hatton
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Migration and the International Labor Market 1850-1939 focuses on the economic aspects of international migration during the era of mass migrations.... (read more)

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Securing Prosperity : the American Labor Market, How It Has Changed and What To Do About It (99 Edition)
Securing Prosperity : the American Labor Market, How It Has Changed and What To Do About It (99 Edition)
by Paul Osterman
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"Securing Prosperity is a balanced, comprehensive, and shrewd analysis of the changes that have buffeted the U.S. workplace over the past twenty years. Paul Osterman focuses on the huge rise in labor-market mobility and the shifting balance of power... (read more)

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A Precariat Charter: From Denizens to Citizens
A Precariat Charter: From Denizens to Citizens
by Guy Standing
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Guy Standing's immensely influential 2011 book introduced the Precariat as an emerging mass class, characterized by inequality and insecurity. Standing outlined the increasingly global nature of the Precariat as a social phenomenon, especially in the... (read more)

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The Realities of Partnership at Work (Future of Work)
The Realities of Partnership at Work (Future of Work)
by Martin Upchurch
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This is a definitive study of partnership at work in the UK, with extensive surveys and interviews in organizations from the finance, NHS and local government sectors. The authors challenge conventional assumptions about the mutual interest... (read more)

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