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Dubofsky, Melvyn - Labor in America: A History, ebook

Labor in America: A History

Dubofsky, Melvyn


This book, designed to give a survey history of American labor from colonial times to the present, is uniquely well suited to speak to the concerns of today’s teachers and students. As issues of growing inequality, stagnating incomes, declining unionization, and exacerbated job insecurity

Stanziani, Alessandro - Labor on the Fringes of Empire, ebook

Labor on the Fringes of Empire

Stanziani, Alessandro


Table of contents
1. Introduction: Progress and (Un)Freedom
Alessandro Stanziani
2. Coercion, Resistance and Voice
Alessandro Stanziani
3. Utilitarianism and the Abolition of Slavery in India
Alessandro Stanziani
4. Slavery,…

Sehnbruch, Kirsten - The Chilean Labor Market, ebook

The Chilean Labor Market

Sehnbruch, Kirsten


Table of contents
1. Introduction: Model Performance or Precarious Employment?
Kirsten Sehnbruch
2. Employment in the Development Context: The Contribution of the Capability Approach
Kirsten Sehnbruch
3. The Never-Ending Story of Labor Market Reform
Kirsten Sehnbruch
4. The Characteristics of Employment

Genc, Ismail - Expats and the Labor Force, ebook

Expats and the Labor Force

Genc, Ismail


Table of contents
1. Introduction
George Naufal, Ismail Genc
2. Why Move to the Gulf?
George Naufal, Ismail Genc
3. History of Labor Migration to the Gulf
George Naufal, Ismail Genc
4. Foreign Workers and the Labor Force
Ismail Genc, George Naufal
5. Remittance Outflows
George Naufal,

Buechler, Simone Judith - Labor in a Globalizing City, ebook

Labor in a Globalizing City

Buechler, Simone Judith


The History, Politics, and Economies of Three Communities and Their Inhabitants
Simone Judith Buechler
5. Outsourcing Production and Commerce: A Close Examination of Unregistered Salaried Workers, Sweatshop Workers, Homeworkers, and Ambulant Vendors for Firms

Okia, Opolot - Communal Labor in Colonial Kenya, ebook

Communal Labor in Colonial Kenya

Okia, Opolot


Forced Labor and Colonial Development in Africa
Opolot Okia
3. The Juridical Foundation of Government Forced Labor, 1902–1912
Opolot Okia
4. “Making the Lazy Nigger Work”
Opolot Okia
5. The Northey Forced Labor Crisis, 1919–1921