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Silvertown: The Lost Story of a Strike that Shook London and Helped Launch the Modern Labor Movement

by John Tully Monthly Review Press
Pub Date:
01/2014
ISBN:
9781583674345
Format:
Hbk 288 pages

In 1889, Samuel Winkworth Silver’s rubber and electrical factorywas the site of a massive worker revolt that upended the...

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Not Working: Where Have All the Good Jobs Gone?

by David G. Blanchflower Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
05/2019
ISBN:
9780691181240
Format:
Hbk 456 pages

A candid assessment of why the job market is not as healthy we think Don't trust low unemployment numbers as proof...

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Labor Economics

by Pierre Cahuc and Andre Zylberberg The MIT Press
Pub Date:
03/2004
ISBN:
9780262033169
Format:
Hbk 880 pages

This landmark graduate-level text combines depth and breadth of coverage with recent, cutting-edge work in all the major areas...

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Workplace Flexibility: Realigning 20th-Century Jobs for a 21st-Century Workforce

by Kathleen Christensen and Barbara Schneider ILR Press
Pub Date:
02/2010
ISBN:
9780801475856
Format:
Pb+ 424 pages

Although today's family has changed, the workplace has not - and the resulting one-size-fits-all workplace has become profoundly...

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Technology Trap: Capital, Labor, and Power in the Age of Automation

by Carl Benedikt Frey Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
05/2019
ISBN:
9780691172798
Format:
Hbk 480 pages

How the history of technological revolutions can help us better understand economic and political polarization in the age of automation...

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From Migrant to Worker: Global Unions and Temporary Labor Migration in Asia

by Michele Ford ILR Press
Pub Date:
04/2019
ISBN:
9781501735141
Format:
Hbk 210 pages

What happens when local unions begin to advocate for the rights of temporary migrant workers, asks Michele Ford in her sweeping...

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Globalization and Inequality

by Elhanan Helpman Harvard University Press
Pub Date:
08/2018
ISBN:
9780674984608
Format:
Hbk 232 pages

One of the world’s leading experts on international trade explains that we must look beyond globalization to explain rising inequality.Globalization...

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Thought of Work

by John W Budd ILR Press
Pub Date:
07/2011
ISBN:
9780801477614
Format:
Pb+ 264 pages

What is work? Is it simply a burden to be tolerated or something more meaningful to one's sense of identity and self-worth? And...

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Global Unions, Local Power: The New Spirit of Transnational Labor Organizing

by Jamie K McCallum ILR Press
Pub Date:
10/2013
ISBN:
9780801478628
Format:
Pb+ 232 pages

News about labour unions is usually pessimistic, focusing on declining membership and failed campaigns. But there are encouraging...

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Economics of Music

by Peter Tschmuck Agenda Publishing Ltd
Pub Date:
08/2017
ISBN:
9781911116080
Format:
Pb+ 208 pages

This book offers a concise, rigorous presentation of the economic fundamentals of the music industry in particular and the music...

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State Strikes Back: The End of Economic Reform in China?

by Nicholas R. Lardy Peterson Institute for International Economics
Pub Date:
02/2019
ISBN:
9780881327373
Format:
Pbk 200 pages

China's extraordinarily rapid economic growth since 1978, driven by market-oriented reforms, has set world records and continued...

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Critical Care: Architecture and Urbanism for a Broken Planet

by Angelika Fitz and Elke Krasny The MIT Press
Pub Date:
04/2019
ISBN:
9780262536837
Format:
Pbk 304 pages

How architecture and urbanism can help to care for and repair a broken planet: essays and illustrated case studies. Today,...

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Economics of Airlines

by Volodymyr Bilotkach Agenda Publishing Ltd
Pub Date:
07/2017
ISBN:
9781911116141
Format:
Pb+ 176 pages

Revenues of the global airline industry have doubled over the past ten years and it is forecast that by 2026 the aviation industry...

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Hazard or Hardship: Crafting Global Norms on the Right to Refuse Unsafe Work

by Jeffrey Hilgert ILR Press
Pub Date:
08/2013
ISBN:
9780801451898
Format:
Hbk 224 pages

Today, hazardous work kills 2.3 million people each year and injures millions more. Among the most compelling yet controversial...

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Minimum Wage and Labor Market Outcomes

by Christopher J Flinn The MIT Press
Pub Date:
02/2011
ISBN:
9780262013239
Format:
Hbk 320 pages

In The Minimum Wage and Labor Market Outcomes, Christopher Flinn argues that in assessing the effects of the minimum wage (in...

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