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Working?: Employment Policy in Canada
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|September 18, 2017

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Recent history has witnessed what might be called a populist revolt, including the election of Donald Trump and the Brexit vote. These political moments re?ect the alienation of large numbers of people, who feel left behind economically. How did we get…
Gigged: The End Of The Job And The Future Of Work
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|June 12, 2018

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"With deep reporting and graceful storytelling, Sarah Kessler reveals the ground truth of a key part of the American workforce. Her analysis is both astute and nuanced, making GIGGED essential reading for anyone interested in the future of work." -Daniel H. Pink,…
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…
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…
Labour Market Economics
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|December 1, 2011

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Labour Market Economics balances the right theoretical coverage with Canadian policy issues. The text provides students with the tools they need for critical thinking about labour market problems, providing pedagogy that focuses on worked examples, extensive…
Work and Labour in Canada, Third Edition: Critical Issues

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Now in its third edition, Work and Labour in Canada explores critical issues Canadian labourers face on a daily basis, concerning the development of modern capitalist structures, low wages and the increase in unpaid and alienated employment, gendered and…
The Job: Work And Its Future In A Time Of Radical Change
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|This title releases October 23, 2018

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Critically acclaimed journalist Ellen Ruppel Shell uncovers the true cost--political, economic, social, and personal--of America's mounting anxiety over jobs, and what we can do to regain control over our working lives. Since 1973, our productivity has grown…
Juki Girls, Good Girls: Gender and Cultural Politics in Sri Lanka's Global Garment Industry

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When a government program brought garment factories to rural Sri Lanka, women workers found themselves caught between the pressures of a globalizing economy and societal expectations that villages are sanctuaries of tradition. These women learned quickly to…
Pay: Why People Earn What They Earn and What You Can Do Now to Make More
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|September 17, 2012

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Billions of people throughout the world are paid for their work. This book was written to explain why they earn what they earn and, in doing so, to help readers understand how they can earn more in both the short and long run. It describes wages, wage differences…
Time's Up!: Mandatory Retirement in Canada

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The debate about mandatory retirement is explored in this thought-provoking new work Mandatory retirement has become a major social and political issue in Canada. In this book expert authors explore the key themes that lie at the heart of the debate on this…
Fair Shot: Rethinking Inequality And How We Earn
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|February 20, 2018

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"...deeply felt and cogently argued...Hughes makes a powerful case that deserves a respectful hearing." - The Financial Times Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes argues that the best way to fight income inequality is with a radically simple idea: a guaranteed income…
Temps de travail, modes d'emploi: Vers la semaine de 4 jours ?

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En 1993, la croissance dramatique du chômage semble avoir réveillé les esprits en France : le débat sur le temps de travail a été largement porté sur la place publique. Mais, trop souvent, les intuitions plus ou moins élaborées tiennent lieu de propositions, et…
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