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Contagious Capitalism: Globalization and the Politics of Labor in China

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One of the core assumptions of recent American foreign policy is that China's post-1978 policy of "reform and openness" will lead to political liberalization. This book challenges that assumption and the general relationship between economic liberalization and…
What Works In Improving Gender Equality: International Best Practice In Childcare And Long Term…
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Drawing on comparative research from the United Kingdom, Sweden, Denmark, Iceland, Germany, and the Netherlands, this book provides an accessible analysis of what gender equality means across countries, what the implications of this meaning are for childcare and…
Sleeping Giant: The Long Decline And Coming Rise Of The Working Class
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There was a time when America’s working class was seen as the backbone of the American economy, having considerable political, economic, and moral authority. But the working class we have now—far more female and racially diverse and employed by the…
Getting To Work: Unlocking Women's Potential In Sri Lanka's Labor Force
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Getting to Work: Unlocking Women's Potential in Sri Lanka's Labor Force
Supercapitalism: The Transformation Of Business, Democracy, And Everyday Life

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From one of America's foremost economic and political thinkers comes a vital analysis of our new hypercompetitive and turbo-charged global economy and the effect it is having on American democracy. With his customary wit and insight, Reich shows how widening…
The Salaried Masses: Duty And Distraction In Weimar Germany

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First published in 1930, Siegfried Kracauer’s work was greeted with great acclaim and soon attained the status of a classic. The object of his inquiry was the new class of salaried employees who populated the cities of Weimar Germany. Spiritually homeless,…
GIG: Americans Talk About Their Jobs
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|August 21, 2001

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“An engaging, humorous, revealing, and refreshingly human look at the bizarre, life-threatening, and delightfully humdrum exploits of everyone from sports heroes to sex workers.” -- Douglas Rushkoff, author of Coercion , Ecstasy Club , and Media Virus…
Energy Policy Analysis and Modelling

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Energy plays a crucial role in economic and social development. The analysis of energy issues and policy options is therefore a vital area of study. This book presents a hierarchical modeling scheme intended to support energy planning and policy analysis in…
Free Time: The Forgotten American Dream
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|January 11, 2013

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Benjamin Kline Hunnicutt is a Professor of Leisure Studies at the University of Iowa. He is also the author of Kellogg's Six-Hour Day and Work Without End: Abandoning Shorter Hours for the Right to Work (both Temple).
Why Unions Matter
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|May 1, 2009

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In this new edition of Why Unions Matter , Michael D. Yates shows why unions still matter. Unions mean better pay, benefits, and working conditions for their members; they force employers to treat employees with dignity and respect; and at their best, they…
The Economics of Discrimination
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|August 15, 1971

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This second edition of Gary S. Becker's The Economics of Discrimination has been expanded to include three further discussions of the problem and an entirely new introduction which considers the contributions made by others in recent years and some of the more…
Labour Market Economics
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|March 30, 2017

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Labour Market Economics provides a mixture of theory and practice with a unique emphasis on Canadian policy issues. Written by four of the leading researchers in Canada in the area of labour economics and industrial organization - Dwayne Benjamin, Morley…
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