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Modern Labor Economics : Theory and Public Policy - Text Only See Details

Features : Revered as the single most lucid and comprehensive text for undergraduate labor courses. Highly praised for its balanced presentation

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Modern Manors See Details

In light of recent trends of corporate downsizing and debates over corporate responsibility, Sanford Jacoby offers a timely, comprehensive history of

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Modern Manors See Details

In light of recent trends of corporate downsizing and debates over corporate responsibility, Sanford Jacoby offers a timely, comprehensive history of

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Next Upsurge : Labor and the New Social Movements See Details

The U.S. labor movement may be on the verge of massive growth, according to Dan Clawson. He argues that unions don't grow slowly and incrementally, but

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No Sweat : Fashion, Free Trade and the Rights of Garment Workers See Details

A hard-hitting expose of the fashion world you don't see on the catwalk Are you aware that the T-shirt or the running shoes you are wearing may have

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Nobodies See Details

Most Americans are shocked to discover that slavery still exists in the United States. Yet 145 years after the Emancipation Proclamation, the CIA estimates

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On the Line at Subaru-Isuzu : The Japanese Model and the American Worker See Details

As a participant observer at Subaru-Isuzu Automotive, Laurie Graham conducted extensive covert research. Her findings will interest all those concerned

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On Strike for Respect : The Clerical and Technical Workers' Strike at Yale University, 1984-1985 See Details

"On Strike for Respect is a lively, readable account of the lengthy 1984-85 strike by clerical and technical workers at Yale University. Members of Local

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Organizing Asian American Labor : The Pacific Coast Canned-Salmon Industry, 1870-1942 See Details

Between 1870 and 1942, people of Chinese, Japanese, and Filipino ancestry toiled in the salmon canneries on coastal bays and streams from central California

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Out of the Jungle See Details

"[T]he Teamsters, the largest A.F.L. affiliate... has been understudied... Russell's motives in seeking to redress this imbalance are certainly commendable."

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Packinghouse Daughter : a Memoir See Details

Packinghouse Daughter, just published by the Minnesota Historical Society Press, merges personal memoir and public history to tell a compelling story about

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Packinghouse Daughter : A Memoir See Details

A unique blend of memoir and public history, Packinghouse Daughter, winner of the Minnesota Book Award, tells a compelling story of small-town, working-class

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Parliamentary Procedure and Effective Mtgs. See Details

This is a very helpful guide for how to run or participate in a union meeting -- not just the formal procedures, but the realities, like how to set an

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Philip Vera Cruz : A Personal History of Filipino Immigrants and the Farmworkers Movement See Details

Filipino farmworkers sat down in the grape fields of Delano, California, in 1965 and began the strike that brought about a dramatic turn in the long history

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Playing for Dollars See Details

In the tradition of The Tao of Physics, Perkowitz (physics, Emory U.) mingles scientific theories with psychic mysteries, creating an elegant and evocative

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Privatizing Poland : Baby Food, Big Business, and the Remaking of Labor See Details

The transition from socialism in Eastern Europe is not an isolated event, but part of a larger shift in world capitalism: the transition from Fordism

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Problem of Freedom : Race, Labor, and Politics in Jamaica and Britain, 1832-1938 See Details

"A spirited and absorbing history of emancipation, oppression, and rebellion in the British empire." --C. Vann Woodward "Holt

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Public Sector Labor Relations See Details

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Pullman : An Experiment in Industrial Order and Community Planning, 1880-1930 See Details

Since the strike of 1894, the primary historical issue posed by George M. Pullman's model workers' community has been whether it should be interpreted

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Pullman Case : Clash of Labor and Capital in Industrial America See Details

When the American Railway Union went on strike against the Pullman Palace Car Company in 1894, it set into motion a chain of events whose repercussions

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Ravenswood : The Steelworkers' Victory and the Revival of American Labo See Details

Chronicles the unlikely victory of West Virginia steelworkers in a brilliantly organized campaign for their rights.

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Real World Labor See Details

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Relations of Ruling : Class and Gender in Postindustrial Societies See Details

For more than two decades sociologists have debated the social and political consequences of emergent post industrial societies. Clement and Myles address

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Running Steel, Running America See Details

This is a marvelous and important book, an immaculately researched, powerfully written analysis.Business History

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