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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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Playing to Win: Employability and Jobs in the Knowledge Economy
Playing to Win: Employability and Jobs in the Knowledge Economy
by Philip Brown
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UK researchers explore questions relating to the promise and reality of work in knowledge-based economies (KBEs). Focusing on the competition for fast track managerial jobs, Brown (social sciences, Cardiff U.) and Hesketh (management and social... (read more)

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Markets, Firms & the Management of Labour in Modern Britain
Markets, Firms & the Management of Labour in Modern Britain
by Howard F. Gospel
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Review of the hardback: 'This is a compelling account. The breadth of research in primary and secondary sources is impressive. The analysis is intelligent and sound.' Business... (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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International Labor Migration: Foreign Workers and Public Policy
International Labor Migration: Foreign Workers and Public Policy
by David Bartram, Dr
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Studies of international labour migration typically assume that foreign labour is a universal feature of wealthy economies. However, some wealthy societies do not import workers on a large scale, despite employers' pressures. Using Israel and Japan as... (read more)

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New Forms of Worker Organization: The Syndicalist and Autonomist Restoration of Class-Struggle Unionism
New Forms of Worker Organization: The Syndicalist and Autonomist Restoration of Class-Struggle Unionism
by Immanuel (edt) Ness
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As bureaucratic labor unions are currently under assault throughout the world, most have surrendered the achievements of the mid-20th century, when the working class was a militant force for change. As unions implode and weaken, workers are independently... (read more)

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Who's Not Working and Why : Employment, Cognitive Skills Wages and the Changing U S Labor Market (99 Edition)
Who's Not Working and Why : Employment, Cognitive Skills Wages and the Changing U S Labor Market (99 Edition)
by Frederic L. Pryor
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"In this ingenious and important book, Pryor and Schaffer attempt to make sense of observations about resent U.S. history. Part of what makes their treatment ingenious is the fact that they supplement the Current Population Survey, the customary source... (read more)

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Economic Models of Trade Unions (International Studies in Economic Modelling)
Economic Models of Trade Unions (International Studies in Economic Modelling)
by P. Garonna
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`... a fine collection of models on trade unions' behaviour and on the related empirical literature.' Economic Notes... (read more)

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Portraits of the Japanese Workplace: Labor Movements, Workers, and Managers (Social Change in Global Perspective)
Portraits of the Japanese Workplace: Labor Movements, Workers, and Managers (Social Change in Global Perspective)
by Makoto Kumazawa
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Kayano Shigeru is the founder and director of the Kayano Shigeru Ainu Memorial Museum. He is a Diet member, the first Ainu to be elected. Kyoko Selden teaches Japanese at Cornell University. Lili Selden is a graduate student in Japanese literature at the... (read more)

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Disposable People (3RD 12 Edition)
Disposable People (3RD 12 Edition)
by Kevin Bales
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"Convincing, emotionally wrenching, and freighted with appropriate moral indignation, Kevin Bales's startling presentation shows us that while the general public is convinced slavery is a historical phenomenon of the ancient past . . . it is in actuality... (read more)

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Modern Times, Ancient Hours: Working Lives in the Twenty-First Century
Modern Times, Ancient Hours: Working Lives in the Twenty-First Century
by Pietro Basso
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Working ever more intensely, at a faster pace and for longer hours, the modern working class needs to renew its struggle.... (read more)

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Cambridge Studies in Management #21: Willing Slaves?: British Workers Under Human Resource Management
Cambridge Studies in Management #21: Willing Slaves?: British Workers Under Human Resource Management
by Andrew Scott
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Despite the introduction of new policies, managers have not succeeded in winning workers' hearts and minds, a crucial element of successful management. This study argues that the only way to achieve cooperation at work is for managers to consider workers'... (read more)

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Between Equalization and Marginalization: Women Working Part-Time in Europe and the United States of America
Between Equalization and Marginalization: Women Working Part-Time in Europe and the United States of America
by Hakim Blossfeld
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Using longitudinal and cross-sectional data from individual countries, explores the long-term development of women's part- time work since World War II. Focuses on three contrasting tenets: women's increase participation in the labor force, regardless... (read more)

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Gurus, Hired Guns, and Warm Bodies: Itinerant Experts in a Knowledge Economy
Gurus, Hired Guns, and Warm Bodies: Itinerant Experts in a Knowledge Economy
by Stephen R. Barley and Gideon Kunda
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"If we are lucky, once a decade or so a classic ethnographic study comes along that captures the essence and the interesting nuances of an emerging, strategic occupation or work group. Barley and Kunda's Gurus, Hired Guns, and Warm Bodies is destined to... (read more)

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Culture, Class, and Work Among Arab-American Women
Culture, Class, and Work Among Arab-American Women
by Jen'nan Ghazal Read
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Drawing on US Census data and a national poll of ethnic groups to situate Arab-American women in a broader immigrant context, Read (sociology, U. of California-Irvine) expands the demographic profile and understanding of a group often viewed... (read more)

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Transportation Labor Issues and Regulatory Reform
Transportation Labor Issues and Regulatory Reform
by Peoples
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"a pleasant surprise...covers the topic well and in a logical order...refreshingly concise introduction...the book is worthwhile...analyzes a range of issues that have continuing importance...a rich case study...of value to researchers and practitioners... (read more)

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America at Work: Choices and Challenges
America at Work: Choices and Challenges
by Edward E. Lawler, Iii
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James O'Toole is a Research Professor in the Center for Effective Organizations, University of Southern California. Edward E. Lawler has taught at Yale, University of Michigan, and the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California.... (read more)

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Aboriginal Labour and the Cattle Industry (Studies in Australian History)
Aboriginal Labour and the Cattle Industry (Studies in Australian History)
by Dawn May
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Cattle has been big business for well over a century in Australia, earning substantial export dollars. Yet the contribution that Aboriginal people have made to this key sector of the economy has not been widely acknowledged. This book uncovers the... (read more)

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Three Strikes: Miners, Musicians, Salesgirls, and the Fighting Spirit of Labor's Last Century
Three Strikes: Miners, Musicians, Salesgirls, and the Fighting Spirit of Labor's Last Century
by Howard Zinn
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The Work of Reconstruction: From Slave to Wage Laborer in South Carolina 1860-1870
The Work of Reconstruction: From Slave to Wage Laborer in South Carolina 1860-1870
by Julie Saville
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This book examines social, political, and cultural conflicts opened by the abolition of slavery and the fashioning of wage relations in the era of the American Civil War. It offers a new, close look at the origins, goals, and tactics of popular political... (read more)

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