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On Different Planes: An Organizational Analysis of Cooperation and Conflict Among Airline Unions (Cornell Studies in Industrial and Labor Relations)
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 81 reviews
David Walsh examines the historically insular unions in the airline industry, where the need for cooperation has been heightened in the era since deregulation. Guided by organizational theory, he analyzes extensive data on pairs of unions, coalitions, and the airline union network as a whole, finding a complex web of connections. Drawing on quantitative data from his network analysis, on the historical background, and on descriptive case studies, including the Eastern Airlines strike, Walsh

Unpacking Globalization: Markets, Gender, and Work
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 117 reviews
Unpacking Globalization examines the experiences of people living with the forces that are transforming economic systems, culture, gender relationships and governance. The book offers interdisciplinary analysis of the well-being of women and men as they cope with the changes of globalization. Through theory, case studies, and data, several themes emerge indicating that from the household to the continental level, change is leading to new awareness and new survival strategies for both women and

Why America Lost the War on Poverty--And How to Win It
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mpn: 19 illustrations, 8 tables, notes, bibli, ean: 9780807858042, isbn: 0807858048,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 89 reviews
In a provocative assessment of American poverty and policy from 1950 to the present, Frank Stricker examines an era that has seen serious discussion about the causes of poverty and unemployment. Analyzing the War on Poverty, theories of the culture of poverty and the underclass, the effects of Reaganomics, and the 1996 welfare reform, Stricker demonstrates that most antipoverty approaches are futile without the presence (or creation) of good jobs. Stricker notes that since the 1970s, U.S.

Women at Work
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 126 reviews
Focusing on equality in the workplace, this informative and empowering study offers a candid examination of women and the barriers they face as they enter the 21st century workforce environment, highlighting the challenges organizations and their employees face as well as offer new directions women can look to in managing their success. Offers valuable insight and expertise from a wide range of contributing authors, providing readers with a foundation for exploring the “glass ceiling”

Labour Statistics for a Market Economy: Challenges and Solutions in the Transition Countries of Central and Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union (Central European University Press Book)
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The International Labour Office is the moving force behind the adoption of the Labour Force Survey in Western countries as the only reliable means of gathering information about trends in employment and unemployment, and on pay. The countries of East-Central Europe and the former USSR have recognized their need of such statistiics and turned to the ILO to help them set up systems to provide data required by decision makers. This pioneering work shows how the old ''command'' economies are

Arab Economies in the Twenty-First Century
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This book examines the relationship between demographic growth and economic development in eight Arab countries. Despite a slowdown in demographic growth, as a result of the change in the age structure of the population, the labor force is increasing rapidly. In other parts of the world, similar developments have enhanced economic growth. In the Arab world, however, many of the opportunities presented by demographic transition are being lost, resulting in serious threats to the political

The New Poverty
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 100 reviews
75 years after the Beveridge Report: The shocking extent of hardship in the UKRight now in the UK, 13 million people live in poverty; one in five children subsist below the poverty line. Figures such as these suggest devastating repercussions for health, education and life expectancy. The new poor, however, is an even larger group than these official statistics suggest, and its conditions are something new to our era. More often than not, these people are the working poor, living precariously

Kitchen Table Entrepreneurs: How Eleven Women Escaped Poverty And Became Their Own Bosses
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 69 reviews
Over the last five years, the number of women-owned businesses has grown at twice the rate of all U.S. firms; in the next few years, the number is expected to surpass the six million mark. Kitchen Table Entrepreneurs tells the inspirational stories of eleven low-income women who have marshaled the creative energy, confidence, and capital necessary to start their own small businesses. These women, who have used their entrepreneurial skills as a route out of poverty, give an American face to an

Out to Work: A History of Wage-Earning Women in the United States, 20th Anniversary Edition
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First published in 1982, this pioneering work traces the transformation of ''women's work'' into wage labor in the United States, identifying the social, economic, and ideological forces that have shaped our expectations of what women do. Basing her observations upon the personal experience of individual American women set against the backdrop of American society, Alice Kessler-Harris examines the effects of class, ethnic and racial patterns, changing perceptions of wage work for women, and the

Unemployment: Macroeconomic Performance and the Labour Market
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Written by leading experts in the field, this book provides a broad survey of unemployment. Explaining what has happened to employment levels in the industrialized countries in the 1970s and 1980s, the authors discuss why unemployment is so high and why it has fluctuated so wildly, how unemployment affects inflation, and whether full employment can ever be combined with price stability. For each issue it develops a relevant theory, followed by extensive empirical analysis, drawing on material

Jobs for Youth/Des emplois pour les jeunes Netherlands (Examens Environnementaux De L'ocde)
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 11 reviews
Improving the performance of youth on the labour market is a crucial challenge in OECD countries facing persistent youth unemployment. As labour markets become more and more selective, a lack of relevant skills brings a higher risk of unemployment. Whatever the level of qualification, first experiences on the labour market have a profound influence on later working life. OECD has launched a series of reports on the school-to-work transition process in sixteen countries including the

Corporate Wasteland: The Landscape and Memory of Deindustrialization
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Deindustrialization is not simply an economic process, but a social and cultural one as well. The rusting detritus of our industrial past―the wrecked hulks of factories, abandoned machinery too large to remove, and now-useless infrastructures―has for decades been a part of the North American landscape. In recent years, however, these modern ruins have become cultural attractions, drawing increasing numbers of adventurers, artists, and those curious about a forgotten heritage.Through a

The Education-Jobs Gap: Underemployment Or Economic Democracy?
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According to Ivar Berg's performance criteria, over half of the U.S. workforce is now underemployed. Using analysis based on U.S. and Canadian surveys of work and learning experiences and other documental data, author David Livingstone exposes the myth of the ''learning enterprise'' and argues that the major problem in education-work relations is not education but the mismatch between work and worker.Used Book in Good Condition.

Private Government: How Employers Rule Our Lives (and Why We Don't Talk about It) (The University Center for Human Values Series)
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Why our workplaces are authoritarian private governments―and why we can't see itOne in four American workers says their workplace is a ''dictatorship.'' Yet that number probably would be even higher if we recognized most employers for what they are―private governments with sweeping authoritarian power over our lives, on duty and off. We normally think of government as something only the state does, yet many of us are governed far more―and far more obtrusively―by the private government

Labor and Employment Relations in a Globalized World: New Perspectives on Work, Social Policy and Labor Market Implications (Contributions to Economics)
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 99 reviews
This book explores the new challenges for work and employment relations in the wake of globalization. It describes contemporary developments and ways in which labor relations systems are evolving around the world and in Turkey. Authors combine the latest information with in-depth insights on a variety of issues. The implications of international trade for employment, the dichotomy between competitiveness and meeting international labor standards, the multinationals’ effects on labor

Employment 'Miracles': A Critical Comparison of the Dutch, Scandinavian, Swiss, Australian and Irish Cases versus Germany and the US (Changing Welfare States)
By Herman Schwartz
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 43 reviews
Why did some economies experience a boom in the 1990s? Employment ‘Miracles’ comparatively analyses select miracle economies. The contributors to the volume critically analyze how the small size and institutional structure of seven countries like the Netherlands, Denmark and Ireland accounted for their success and status as economic models. Comparisons with the American and German markets reveal how differing policies - liberal versus corporatist/social democratic - determine job growth and

Strikebreaking and Intimidation: Mercenaries and Masculinity in Twentieth-Century America
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 38 reviews
This is the first systematic study of strikebreaking, intimidation, and anti-unionism in the United States, subjects essential to a full understanding of labor's fortunes in the twentieth century. Paradoxically, the country that pioneered the expansion of civil liberties allowed corporations to assemble private armies to disrupt union organizing, spy on workers, and break strikes. Using a social-historical approach, Stephen Norwood focuses on the mercenaries the corporations enlisted in their

Out of Work: The First Century of Unemployment in Massachusetts (Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Modern History)
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ean: 9780521297677, isbn: 0521297672,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 107 reviews
Out of Work chronicles the history of unemployment in the United States. It traces the evolution of the problem of joblessness from the early decades of the nineteenth-century to the Great Depression of the 1930s. Challenging the widely held notion that the United States was a labour-scarce society in which jobs were plentiful, it argues that unemployment played a major role in American history long before the crash of the stock market in 1929. Focusing on the state of Massachusetts, Professor

Responsible Restructuring: Creative and Profitable Alternatives to Layoffs
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ean: 9781576751299, isbn: 1576751295,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 119 reviews
Firms that restructure through downsizing are not more profitable than those that don't, and often end up hurting themselves in the long run. Responsible Restructuring draws on the results of an eighteen-year study of S&P 500 firms to prove that it makes good business sense to restructure responsibly-to avoid downsizing and instead regard employees as assets to be developed rather than costs to be cut. Wayne Cascio explodes thirteen common myths about downsizing, detailing its negative impact

The World's Strongest Trade Unions: The Scandinavian Labor Movement
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 49 reviews
Despite the general decline of trade unions throughout the Western world, unions in Denmark, Norway, and Sweden have prospered. Why? Galenson cites their ability to organize white collar workers, the special attention they give to recruitment of women, and their ability to undergo structural change under employer pressure. He analyzes these factors in the belief that if unions in other parts of the world understand why and how unionism is succeeding in Scandinavia, its deterioration may be

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