Books in category Political Science – Labor & Industrial Relations

  • Trolley Wars

    Trolley Wars
    Scott Molloy

    Trolley Wars traces the social dynamics of these first mass-transportation systems as they developed in Rhode Island, the most urbanized state in Gilded Age America.

  • Restraining Equality

    Restraining Equality
    Robert Brian Howe, David Johnson

    'The authors of this work adopt an even-handed approach that is sympathetic to the pressures faced by human rights agencies but that also recognizes the defects in the existing system … this point of view makes a very useful contribution …

  • Privatisation Globalisation and Labour

    Privatisation, Globalisation, and Labour
    Peter Fairbrother, Michael Paddon, Julian Teicher

    What is the scope and scale of corporatisation and privatisation in Australia and what are their implications for management and labour as articulated through industrial relations?

  • Striking a Bargain

    Striking a Bargain
    James Alan Jaffe

    This book brings a large amount of new evidence forward, questioning many assumptions about the way that 19th-century history has been presented as capital versus labor.

  • Raising the Global Floor

    Raising the Global Floor
    Jody Heymann, Alison Earle

    This book shatters this view by presenting the first ever global analysis of the relationship between labor conditions, national competitiveness, and unemployment rates in 90 countries.

  • Modernism Labour and Selfhood in British Literature and Culture 1890 1930

    Modernism, Labour and Selfhood in British Literature and Culture, 1890-1930
    Morag Shiach

    Shiach examines the ways in which labour was experienced and represented between 1890 and 1930.

  • People Get Ready

    People Get Ready
    Robert W McChesney, John Nichols

    The end of work as we know it will hit at the worst moment imaginable: as capitalism fosters permanent stagnation, when the labor market is in decrepit shape, with declining wages, expanding poverty, and scorching inequality.

  • Behind the Intifada

    Behind the Intifada
    Joost R. Hiltermann

    An examination of the local trade unions and women's organizations on the Israeli-occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip that have mobilized the Palestinians, recruiting in the name of Palestinian nationalism and providing basic human services …

  • Trade Unions and the State

    Trade Unions and the State
    Chris Howell

    This book will become the benchmark for future debate."–Joel Krieger, Wellesley College

  • The Other Women s Movement

    The Other Women’s Movement
    Dorothy Sue Cobble

    In this book, [the author] retrieves an alternative tradition of women's reform that sought answers to questions increasingly pressing today: how to balance work and family and how to address growing economic inequalities. [This book] …

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