Now showing items 889-908 of 2085

    • La Confrontacion del Chicano con el Inmigrante Mexicano 

      Briggs, Vernon M. Jr (1976-01-01)
      [Excerpt] El gobernador de California, Jerry Brown, ha senalado que Estados Unidos esta. entrando en una nueva etapa en su evolucion historica. Se refiere a ella como una "era de limites". Las sendas del pasado no pueden ...
    • La educación secundaria en los Estados Unidos. ¿Qué pueden aprender otros de nuestros errores? 

      Bishop, John H.; Mane, Ferran; Bishop, Michael (2001-01-01)
      [Excerpt] El ritmo de los estudiantes estadounidenses para adquirir nuevas habilidades se desacelera durante la educación secundaria.
    • Labor and Global Justice: Emerging Reform Coalitions in the World's Only Superpower 

      Turner, Lowell (2004-01-01)
      This paper examines rejuvenated labor, environmental and campus movements in the U.S., in case studies of living wage, anti-sweatshop, sustainable development and Justice for Janitors campaigns. The cases offer surprising ...
    • Labor and Regional Development in the U.S.A.: Building a High Road Infrastructure in Buffalo, New York 

      Greer, Ian; Fleron, Lou Jean (2006-01-01)
      [Excerpt] In a country where worker representatives lack broadly institutionalized roles as "social partners," how can they play a constructive role in solving the problems of regional development? In Buffalo, New York, ...
    • Labor and the Democrats: It’s Time for a Break 

      Compa, Lance A. (1985-02-25)
      [Excerpt] Instead of tightening them, the labor movement should be re-examining its links to the Democrats. Party officials are not bashful about it. "We have to quit running on labor's agenda," says one state chairman. ...
    • Labor and Urban Crisis in Buffalo, New York: Building a High Road Infrastructure 

      Greer, Ian; Fleron, Lou Jean (2005-03-30)
      With inequality growing and competitive market forces on the march, can unions play a constructive role in solving the problems of capitalist economic development? Should they try? In this study of coalition building in ...
    • Labor Costs and the Social Dumping Debate in the European Union 

      Erickson, Christopher L.; Kuruvilla, Sarosh (1994-10-01)
      This study examines the labor cost incentive for capital movement in manufacturing within the European Union, a key aspect of the "social dumping" debate in Western Europe. The authors find that the percentage differences ...
    • Labor Economics 

      Boyer, George R.; Smith, Robert (1998-01-01)
      The authors hypothesize that most labor economists "sooner or later had to incorporate at least the appearance of institutional concerns in their papers to avoid indigestion whenever lunching with colleagues outside the ...
    • Labor in the New Urban Battlegrounds: Local Solidarity in a Global Economy 

      Turner, Lowell; Cornfield, Daniel B. (2007-01-01)
      [Excerpt] Labor in the New Urban Battlegrounds is an energizing, optimistic book. By using the contemporary metropolis as a comparative laboratory to see what contexts and strategies contribute best to labor revitalization, ...
    • Labor Law and the Legal Way: Collective Bargaining in the Chilean Textile Industry under the Unidad Popular 

      Compa, Lance A. (1973-05-01)
      [Excerpt] This study describes the legal creation of an industry-wide, tripartite collective bargaining structure in the private sector of the Chilean textile industry. The former structure limited collective bargaining ...
    • Labor Market 

      Fields, Gary S. (2007-08-01)
      [Excerpt] According to textbooks such as Ronald Ehrenberg and Robert Smith’s "Modern Labor Economics" (2005), a "labor market" is the place where labor services are bought and sold. The term "labor" is equated to the term ...
    • Labor Market Analysis Using SIPP 

      Fields, Gary S.; Jakubson, George H. (1985-01-01)
      This paper examines the potentiality of the Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP) for labor market analysis. We consider five areas of analysis: (1) labor force participation, employment, and unemployment; (2) ...
    • Labor Market Data Needs Relating to Antidiscrimination Activity: Comment 

      Ehrenberg, Ronald G. (1980-01-01)
      [Excerpt] Barbara Bergmann's background paper divides data needs in the antidiscrimination area into data that would be useful in the formulation of national policy and data that would be useful as an aid in enforcing the ...
    • Labor Market Institutions and Restructuring in U.S. Deregulated Telecommunications Services 

      Batt, Rosemary (2000-01-01)
      [Excerpt] This chapter summarizes some of the recent literature concerning the changing nature of markets, technology, and employment relations in deregulated telecommunications services in the United States. It draws on ...
    • Labor Market Outcomes of Deregulation in Telecommunications Services 

      Batt, Rosemary; Strausser, Michael (1998-01-01)
      [Excerpt] This paper examines the labor market outcomes of deregulation in the telecommunications industry, focusing specifically on changes in union density, real wages, wage inequality, and employment levels. Deregulation ...
    • Labor Market Transformation: The Role of U.S. Immigration Policy 

      Briggs, Vernon M. Jr (1990-10-01)
      [Excerpt] As the United States enters the last decade of the 20th Century, its labor market is in a state of transformation. A marked break has occurred in both the evolutionary patterns of employment growth (i.e., labor ...
    • Labor Pains: Change in Organizational Models and Employee Turnover in Young, High-Tech Firms 

      Baron, James N.; Hannan, Michael T.; Burton, M. Diane (2001-01-01)
      [Excerpt] Organizational theories, especially ecological perspectives, emphasize the disruptive effects of change. However, the mechanisms producing these effects are seldom examined explicitly. This article ex-amines one ...
    • Labor Relations Law in North America 

      Banks, Kevin; Compa, Lance A.; Lara, Leoncio; Polaski, Sandra (2000-01-01)
      [Excerpt] In establishing their Agreement on Labor Cooperation as a complement to the North American Free Trade Agreement, the governments of Canada, the United States and Mexico accepted the fact that each nation had ...
    • Labor Retrenchment Laws and Their Effect on Wages and Employment: A Theoretical Investigation 

      Basu, Kaushik; Fields, Gary S.; Debgupta, Shub (2008-03-25)
      Many countries have legislation which make it costly for firms to dismiss or retrench workers. In the case of India, the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947, requires firms that employ 50 or more workers to pay compensation to ...
    • Labor Rights and Labor Standards in International Trade 

      Compa, Lance A. (1993-10-01)
      [Excerpt] This Article seeks to […] articulate a defense of enforceable international labor rights and labor standards as part of a trade, investment and development strategy that will benefit whole societies, not just ...