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High-Skilled Immigration in a Global Labor Market

by Barry R. Chiswick, James Ted McDonald, Volker Grossmann & James F. Hollifield et al.

Recent U.S. immigration reform proposals have focused almost exclusively on regulating the population of low-skilled foreign workers. High-Skilled Immigration in a Global Labor Market contends that policymakers...


Autobiography of Mother Jones

by Mary Harris Jones, Mary Field Parton & Clarence Darrow

This important addition to labor and feminist literature speaks tirelessly and effectively on behalf of workers' rights and unions in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.


The Man Who Hated Work and Loved Labor: The Life and Times of Tony Mazzocchi

by Les Leopold

A CIA-connected labor union, an assassination attempt, a mysterious car crash, listening devices, and stolen documents--everything you'd expect from the latest thriller. Yet, this was the reality of Tony Mazzocchi,...


Sexual Harassment: A Debate

by Linda LeMoncheck

The question of what constitutes sexual harassment—from suggestive remarks to outright threats, from off-color jokes to lewd posters on office walls—is contentious, as is the question of how to address sexual...


Labor and Capital in the Age of Globalization: The Labor Process and the Changing Nature of Work in the Global Economy

by Berch Berberoglu, Harland Prechel, Walda Katz-Fishman & John C. Leggett et al.

This book offers a timely analysis of work and labor processes and how they are rapidly changing under globalization. The contributors explore traditional sectors of the U.S. and world economies-from auto to...


Prying Open Fortress Europe: The Turn to Sectoral Labor Migration

by Alexander Caviedes

Globalization has increased international migratory pressures, but in advanced industrialized countries entrenched social interests eager to maintain restrictive policies make it difficult for governments to...


A Glance at Work . Educational Perspectives

by Vanna Boffo

The topics of work flexibility, precarious jobs, and the relationship between work, the market and production are subjects that are widely debated in the sociological, philosophical, economic and political spheres....


The Persistence of Subsistence Agriculture: Life Beneath the Level of the Marketplace

by Tony Waters

This book is about how the modern market world transformed the lives of remote agricultural farmers. Waters uses diverse examples to illustrate how the modern market economy captured persistent subsistence farmes...


The Declining Importance of Race and Gender in the Labor Market: The Role of Employment Discrimination Policies

by June E. O'Neill & Dave M. O'Neill

The Declining Importance of Race and Gender in the Labor Market provides historical background on employment discrimination and wage discrepancies in the United States and on government efforts to address employment...


Environmental Protection Policy and Experience in the U.S. and China's Western Regions

by Jijiao Zhang, Joel J. Kassiola, Sujian Guo & Guoqing Shi et al.

Environmental scholars and specialists from U.S. and China provide insightful comparisons and analyses of environmental protection policy and experience in the U.S. and ChinaOs western regions. A special focus...


AFL-CIO's Secret War against Developing Country Workers: Solidarity or Sabotage?

by Kim Scipes

This book examines the themes of imperialism and empire from the perspective of the foreign policy program of organized labor in the United States. It details efforts to make real popular democracy within Labor....


Locating Migrating Media

by John McCullough, Janine Marchessault, Charles H. Davis & Greg Elmer et al.

Locating Migrating Media details the extent to which media productions, both televisual and cinematic, have sought out new and cheaper shot locations, creative staff, and financing around the world. The book...


Africa, Tropical Timber, Turfs, and Trade: Geographic Perspectives on Ghana's Timber Industry and Development

by J. Henry Owusu

This book examines development issues, particularly spatial integration, in Sub-Saharan Africa regarding its tropical timber trade, and the related formal-informal operational turf creation, control and dynamics....


Getting a Cut: A Contextual Understanding of Commission Systems

by Richard Seltzer & Holona LeAnne Ochs

Getting a Cut provides a perspective on nonstandard compensation that demonstrates the process by which commissions impact the experiences of workers. Understanding this under-researched perspective reveals...


The American President in Film and Television

by Gregory Frame

As evidenced by the election of celebrity and reality television star Donald Trump, popular culture has played a vital role in the conceptualisation of political leadership. This revised edition of The American...


Ungrateful

by Jerry W. Williams Sr.

Because of what my mother and grandparents instilled in me, I live my life daily fighting for the rights of working people. By publishing this book, and sharing my story, I hope that readers will benefit from...


Indignez-Vous! Part Ii, Time for Outrage

by Dalek Iga Ghandi

A first in a series of books, from an author who wishes to remain anonymous, this book is like the first piece of a larger puzzle. Let the reader be aware, that the other pieces will follow to give a picture...


Live Work Work Work Die

by Corey Pein

A scathing, sardonic exploration of Silicon Valley tech culture, laying bare the greed, hubris, and retrograde politics of an industry that aspires to radically transform society for its own benefit

At the height...


Striking Back

by Mary Manning & Sinead O'Brien

‘Young shopworkers on Henry Street in Dublin, who in 1984 refused to handle the fruits of apartheid, provided me with great hope during my years of imprisonment, and inspiration to millions of South Africans.’...


Inclusion and Exclusion in Europe

by Olena Fedyuk & Paul Stewart

Recent decades have seen the EU grappling with a major struggle between the securitization of its external borders and demand for exploitable and disposable cheap workforce in various sectors. As a result, the...