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    • Differences That Matter: Social Policy and the Working Poor in the United States and Canada 

      Zuberi, Dan (2006-01-01)
      [Excerpt] In a global era, when branches of multinational franchises are opening in cities around the world, it is vitally important to understand the impact of government policy on the lives of low-income service-sector ...
    • What Workers Want 

      Freeman, Richard B.; Rogers, Joel (2006-01-01)
      [Excerpt] This updated edition of What Workers Want keeps the core text and chapter structure of the first edition (Chapters 1-7 in the current book), while eliminating its appendices. The appendices reported the methodology, ...
    • Selling Technology: The Changing Shape of Sales in an Information Economy 

      Darr, Asaf (2006-01-01)
      [Excerpt] This book describes and explains the changing nature of sales through the daily experiences of salespeople, engineers, managers, and purchasing agents who construct markets for emergent technologies through their ...
    • Taking Back the Workers’ Law: How to Fight the Assault on Labor Rights 

      Dannin, Ellen (2006-01-01)
      [Excerpt] This book focuses on unions and on the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) – the agency and the law created to promote unionization and collective bargaining. This is ...
    • From Silence to Voice: What Nurses Know and Must Communicate to the Public 

      Buresh , Bernice; Gordon, Suzanne (2006-01-01)
      [Excerpt] These experiences made us realize that we had underestimated the significance of cultural issues in the relationship between nursing and the external public world. Whereas we once thought that nursing could ...
    • Schools Of Democracy: A Political History of the American Labor Movement 

      Sinyai, Clayton (2006-05-01)
      In this new political history of the labor movement, Clayton Sinyai examines the relationship between labor activism and the American democratic tradition. Sinyai shows how America’s working people and union leaders debated ...
    • Assisted Living for Our Parents: A Son’s Journey 

      Baum, Daniel Jay (2007-01-01)
      [Excerpt] I wrote this book to help aging parents and their adult children understand the problems and risks in choosing an ALF, with the hope that they might avoid some of the experiences my mother and I had. My story ...
    • 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, ...
    • Global Unions: Challenging Transnational Capital Through Cross-Border Campaigns 

      Bronfenbrenner, Kate (2007-01-01)
      To meet the challenges of globalization, unions must improve their understanding of the changing nature of corporate ownership structures and practices, and they must develop alliances and strategies appropriate to the new ...
    • Fading Corporatism: Israel's Labor Law and Industrial Relations in Transition 

      Mundlak, Guy (2007-01-01)
      [Excerpt] This book surveys Israeli labor law from 1920 to the present. The process of writing and publishing a book does not always conform to the pace of events, particularly when the subject matter is contemporary ...
    • Differential Diagnoses: A Comparative History of Health Care Problems and Solutions in the United States and France 

      Dutton, Paul V. (2007-01-01)
      Although the United States spends 16 percent of its gross domestic product on health care, more than 46 million people have no insurance coverage, while one in four Americans report difficulty paying for medical care. ...
    • Freedom in the Workplace? 

      Ezorsky, Gertrude (2007-01-01)
      [Excerpt] Most of us in the United States will spend our adult lives working for a living. During that time you will probably face important decisions. You might, for example, have to decide whether to accept a job offer ...
    • The Sex of Class: Women Transforming American Labor 

      Cobble, Dorothy Sue (2007-01-01)
      [Excerpt] This book too is about class. It details the rise of class inequalities in the United States, and it offer portraits of the new labor movements that are arising in response. But is also about the sex of class. ...
    • What Workers Say: Employee Voice in the Anglo-American Workplace 

      Freeman, Richard B.; Boxall, Peter; Haynes, Peter (2007-01-01)
      [Excerpt] This book is about employee voice in the workplaces of the highly developed Anglo-American economies: the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand. These are among the most ...
    • The State of Working America 2006/2007 

      Mishel, Lawrence; Bernstein, Jared; Allegretto, Sylvia (2007-01-05)
      [Excerpt] Yet, despite this unequivocally beneficial development, many Americans report dissatisfaction with where the economy seems to be headed, and many worry about their own and their children’s well-being. These ...
    • Motherhood: The Elephant in the Laboratory 

      Monosson, Emily (2008-01-01)
      [Excerpt] This book contains essays written by thirty-four mother-scientists whose stories provide insight into the choices they have made to create balance in their lives. Contributors to this book work part-time or ...
    • The Changing Face of Medicine: Women Doctors and the Evolution of Health Care in America 

      Boulis, Ann K.; Jacobs, Jerry A. (2008-01-01)
      [Excerpt] This book is a case study of one profession that plays a key role in the health care sector, which now represents about one seventh of the U.S. economy. It examines the most dramatic demographic change in this ...
    • Telling Stories Out of Court: Narratives About Women and Workplace Discrimination 

      O'Brien, Ruth (2008-01-01)
      [Excerpt] Few of the countless real-life stories of workplace discrimination suffered by men and women everyday are ever told publicly. This book boldly and eloquently rights that wrong, going where no plaintiff testimony ...
    • The Good Temp 

      Smith, Vicki; Neuwirth, Esther B. (2008-01-01)
      [Excerpt] The story of the explosion of temporary employment and the challenge to the permanent employment contract in the last half of the twentieth century has been told many times. Researchers from''a variety of academic ...
    • Transnational Tortillas: Race, Gender, and Shop-Floor Politics in Mexico and the United States 

      Munoz, Carolina Bank (2008-01-01)
      [Excerpt] In this book I seek to demonstrate the state's central role in the labor process by looking at racialized and gendered aspects of state policies, especially in the U.S.-Mexico border region. In the era of global ...