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The Economics of Intercollegiate Sports

by Randy R Grant, John C Leadley & Zenon X Zygmont

Why do universities place so much emphasis on athletics? Are the salaries of head coaches excessive? Should student-athletes be paid? Why is there so much cheating in college sports? Should athletic departments...

E-Guide To The Employment of Foreign Manpower

by Vincent Gabriel

The Singapore economy has undergone drastic changes. There is less and less of the traditional activities. A simple example is that Singapore has lost its place as the No. 1 port, yet Singapore remains a shipping...

The Struggle for America's Promise: Equal Opportunity at the Dawn of Corporate Capital

by Claire Goldstene

In The Struggle for America's Promise, Claire Goldstene seeks to untangle one of the enduring ideals in American history, that of economic opportunity. She explores the varied discourses about its meaning during...

Adapt or Wait Tables: A Freelancer's Guide

by Carol Wolper

Inability to adapt is the new illiteracy and freelancing is becoming America’s new normal. What 2008 taught America was not just that derivatives are dangerous and the housing market doesn’t rise forever....

Welcome to the Jilted Generation: Young Britain in 2013

by Ed Howker & Shiv Malik

This the 44-page Preface to the 2013 edition of Ed Howker and Shiv Malik's Jilted Generation: How Britain Bankrupted Its Youth. In 2010, 'Jilted Generation: How Britain Bankrupted It's Youth' revealed the plight...

Turn Your Time Into Yield

by Danilo H. Gomes

Procrastination is the reality of countless people, especially today. We are used to living in a more comfortable system as consequence of technological advances. Procrastination consumes a person's life and...

John L. Lewis: An Unauthorized Biography

by Saul Alinsky

This is the story of a 30 year, one-man war. The author confesses his bias - in favor of labor, in friendship with Lewis, but he manages to present Lewis convincingly, with his complicated personality, his inconsistencies,...

Ergonomics Made Easy: A Checklist Approach

by Deborah J. Kearney

Understanding and applying the principles of ergonomics consistently in an organization not only reduces the risk of employee injuries, but it also reduces an organization's costs and increases productivity....

Tech Impact. The lights and shadows of technological development

by Gianmarco Montanari

Macrotrend of our present: instructions for use. We live in the age of endless change. Technological innovations are profoundly and irreversibly affecting our everyday life. Progress seems somehow to subvert...

Capitalism's Contradictions

by Henryk Grossman & Rick Kuhn

Collected and translated by Deutscher Prize-Winning Grossman biographer Rick Kuhn, assembles several of Henryk Grossman’s most important essays, and serves as an introduction to his project of recovering Marx....

Disposable Domestics

by Grace Chang, Alicia Garza & Ai-jen Poo

Illegal. Unamerican. Disposable. In a nation with an unprecedented history of immigration, the prevailing image of those who cross our borders in search of equal opportunity is that of a drain. Grace Chang's...

The Gratitude Gateway

by Alan Revolti

Who Is This Book For?

If you are struggling financially, this book is for you.

If you feel your life lacks direction and purpose, this book is for you.

If you think that your best days are behind you and you have...

Renaissance Nation

by David McWilliams

Renaissance Nation is the story of how the Pope’s Children rewrote the rules for Ireland.

In four decades, bookended by the visits of the pope in September 1979 and August 2018, Ireland has managed to become...

Employment and Development

by Gary S. Fields & Janneke Pieters

Employment and Development brings together the contributions of 2014 IZA Prize in Labor Economics award winner Gary S. Fields to address global employment and poverty problems. Most of the poor in developing...

Reviving the Strike

by Joe Burns

  • Joe Burns is an experienced labor negotiator who has worked in the airline industry among many others. This book presents his thesis that the return of the production-stopping strike, the kind which can inflict...

  • Working Better with Age: Korea

    by Collectif

    Korea faces unique ageing and employment challenges. On the one hand, it will experience much faster population ageing than any other OECD country: the old-age dependency ratio (population aged 65+ over population...

    Youth Labor in Transition

    by Jacqueline O'Reilly, Janine Leschke, Renate Ortlieb & Martin Seeleib-Kaiser et al.

    Exacerbated by the Great Recession, youth transitions to employment and adulthood have become increasingly protracted, precarious, and differentiated by gender, ethnicity, and socioeconomic status. Youth Labor...

    SME and Entrepreneurship Policy in Indonesia 2018

    by Collectif

    SMEs play an important role for economic growth and social inclusion in Indonesia. Based on data from the Ministry of Co-operatives and SMEs, Indonesian SMEs account for nearly 97% of domestic employment and...

    Getting Skills Right: Australia

    by Collectif

    The costs of persistent misalignment between the supply and demand for skills are substantial, ranging from lost wages for workers to lower productivity for firms and countries. Addressing skills imbalances...

    Indigenous Employment and Skills Strategies in Canada

    by Collectif

    pThis report looks at a range of key labour market, economic and social indicators related to Canada’s growing Indigenous population, which comprises First Nations, Inuit and Métis. In 2016, there were over...