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Making of the Chinese Industrial Workplace See Details

State workers in China have until recently enjoyed the 'iron rice bowl' of comprehensive cradle-to-grave benefits and lifetime employment. This central

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Managers and Workers See Details

During the early years of this century, the classic factory system of the industrial revolution evolved rapidly into a new, identifiable form that would

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Marching Together : Women of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters See Details

Introduction : the brotherhood story -- The case against Pullman -- It was the women who made the union : organizing the brotherhood -- Striking for the

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Maya of Morganton : Work and Community in the Nuevo New South See Details

The arrival of several hundred Guatemalan-born workers in a Morganton, North Carolina, poultry plant sets the stage for this dramatic story of human struggle

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Modern Labor Economics See Details

A clear, comprehensive introduction to labor market behavior. In addition to presenting core theory, Ehrenberg/Smith summarizes empirical evidence for or

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Modern Labor Economics See Details

KEY MESSAGE:The best-sellingModern Labor Economicsprovides a clear, comprehensive introduction to labor market behavior. In addition to presenting core

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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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New Deals : Business, Labor and Politics in America, 1920-1935 See Details

This book is the first major reinterpretation of the New Deal in thirty years. The author reassesses the origins and premises of the industrial, labor,

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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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Organizing to Win : New Research on Union Strategies See Details

At a time when the American labor movement is mobilizing for a major resurgence through new organizing, here, at last, is a book about research on union

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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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