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Labour economics books

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Recently Published

Rural Labour Mobility in Times of Structural Transformation Dynamics and Perspectives from Asian Economies by Kailash Sarap Rural Labour Mobility in Times of Structural Transformation Dynamics and Perspectives from Asian Economies

This book examines essential issues and perspectives on rural labour, helping readers understand the changes that are currently taking place in the labour markets, especially with regard to migrants from rural to urban areas, their socio-economic conditions, factors contributing to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/11/2017

Remittance Income and Social Resilience among Migrant Households in Rural Bangladesh by Mohammad Jalal Uddin Sikder, Vaughan Higgins, Peter Harry Ballis Remittance Income and Social Resilience among Migrant Households in Rural Bangladesh
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This book examines how migrant remittances contribute to household social resilience in rural Bangladesh. Using a mixed methods approach, the authors show that remittances play a crucial role in enhancing the life chances and economic livelihoods of rural households, and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/10/2017

Full Employment and Social Justice Solidarity and Sustainability by Michael J. Murray Full Employment and Social Justice Solidarity and Sustainability

This edited collection investigates how full employment programs can sustain the economy and the environment, promote social justice, and reinvigorate local communities.
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/10/2017

Trajectories of Neoliberal Transformation European Industrial Relations Since the 1970s by Lucio (Universite de Geneve) Baccaro, Chris (Oberlin College, Ohio) Howell Trajectories of Neoliberal Transformation European Industrial Relations Since the 1970s
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This book argues that liberalization of industrial relations has been a universal tendency among European countries over the last thirty-five years.
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/10/2017

Trajectories of Neoliberal Transformation European Industrial Relations Since the 1970s by Lucio (Universite de Geneve) Baccaro, Chris (Oberlin College, Ohio) Howell Trajectories of Neoliberal Transformation European Industrial Relations Since the 1970s
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This book argues that liberalization of industrial relations has been a universal tendency among European countries over the last thirty-five years.
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/10/2017

Young People and the Labour Market A Comparative Perspective by Floro Ernesto Caroleo Young People and the Labour Market A Comparative Perspective

This book explores the condition of young people in the labour market. Youth are a vulnerable category of workers, finding themselves in a delicate phase of their working life: the first entry in the labour market. In many European countries,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/10/2017

European Works Councils Development, Types and Networking by Wolfgang Lecher, Hans-Wolfgang Platzer European Works Councils Development, Types and Networking
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This title was first published in 2001. The emergence of the European Works Councils (EWCs) is one of the most important developments in international industrial relations and the most significant intervention by the European Union in the industrial relations field....
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/10/2017

Welfare State and Democracy in Crisis Reforming the European Model by Theodore Pelagidis Welfare State and Democracy in Crisis Reforming the European Model

This title was first published in 2001. Investigating the consequences of restrictive austerity policies and the downsizing of the welfare state this edited collection reflects on possible ways out by analyzing economic developments, social conflicts, legal forms and the prevailing...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/10/2017

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Employment, Hours, and Earnings 2017 States and Areas by Mary Meghan Ryan Employment, Hours, and Earnings 2017 States and Areas

This reference is a consolidated wealth of employment information, providing monthly and annual data on hours worked and earnings made by industry across America including figures and summary information spanning years several years.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/11/2017

Employment and Re-Industrialization in Post Soeharto Indonesia by M. Tadjoeddin, Anis Chowdhury Employment and Re-Industrialization in Post Soeharto Indonesia
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Format: Hardback - Released: 06/12/2017

Other books in this genre

Labor by Andrew Herod Labor

Labor is the source of all wealth. Without workers, the world's natural resources cannot be transformed into finished goods and services cannot be delivered. Labor, though, is a uniquely important resource because, unlike others, it is capable of altering its...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/10/2017

Labor by Andrew Herod Labor

Labor is the source of all wealth. Without workers, the world's natural resources cannot be transformed into finished goods and services cannot be delivered. Labor, though, is a uniquely important resource because, unlike others, it is capable of altering its...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/10/2017

Sewing Hope How One Factory Challenges the Apparel Industry? s Sweatshops by Sarah Adler-Milstein, John M. Kline Sewing Hope How One Factory Challenges the Apparel Industry? s Sweatshops
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Sewing Hope offers the first account of a bold challenge to apparel-industry sweatshops. The Alta Gracia factory in the Dominican Republic is the anti-sweatshop. It boasts a living wage three times the legal minimum, high health and safety standards, and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/10/2017

Sewing Hope How One Factory Challenges the Apparel Industry? s Sweatshops by Sarah Adler-Milstein, John M. Kline Sewing Hope How One Factory Challenges the Apparel Industry? s Sweatshops
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Sewing Hope offers the first account of a bold challenge to apparel-industry sweatshops. The Alta Gracia factory in the Dominican Republic is the anti-sweatshop. It boasts a living wage three times the legal minimum, high health and safety standards, and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/10/2017

European Labour Relations Common Features by Gyorgy Szell European Labour Relations Common Features

With the increasing economic, political and social integration in Europe, there has been a fundamental change in labour and industrial relations. Not only in the Japanese and American challenges in the triad competition under the slogan of 'Lean Management' but...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/09/2017

European Labour Relations Common Features by Gyorgy Szell European Labour Relations Common Features

This title was first published in 2001. With the increasing economic, political and social integration in Europe, there has been a fundamental change in labour and industrial relations. Not only in the Japanese and American challenges in the triad competition...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

The Economics of Workers' Management A Yugoslav Case Study by Jan Vanek The Economics of Workers' Management A Yugoslav Case Study

The object of this study, originally published in 1972, consists in developing, against the background of Yugoslav theory and practice, a general theory of the behaviour of economic productive units (the enterprises), managed by those who work therein (the workers...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/09/2017

Workers' Control by Ernie Roberts Workers' Control

This book, first published in 1973, sets out the reason why workers' control is the necessary alternative to the present system. It describes the struggle of the workers through their organizations to achieve a greater control over their lives; and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/09/2017

People's Capitalism? A Critical Analysis of Profit-Sharing and Employee Share Ownership by Lesley Baddon, Laurie Hunter, Jeff Hyman, John Leopold People's Capitalism? A Critical Analysis of Profit-Sharing and Employee Share Ownership
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First published in 1989. In the decade before this book was originally published, employee share ownership and profit sharing had increased markedly as successive governments introduced fiscal legislation promoting their uses. Yet how successful had `people's capitalism' been? The Glasgow...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/09/2017

Workers' Participation in Industry by Michael Poole Workers' Participation in Industry

First published in 1975, Workers' Participation in Industry provides a fresh perspective on a highly significant issue. Its principal argument is that developments in workers' participation and control cannot be satisfactorily understood except by reference to broader questions concerning the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/09/2017

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