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Product Description: This is the first book that takes a theoretical approach to the effects of international immigration by considering the current economic topics confronted by more highly developed countries such as Japan. Developed here is the classic trade model by Heckscher–Ohlin–Samuelson, McDougall’s basic model of the international movement factor, the urban–rural migration model by Harris–Todaro, and Copeland–Taylor’s well-known model in the field of environmental economics by introducing new trends such as economic integration including free trade and factor mobility between countries at different stages of development...read more

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9789811000911 | Springer Verlag, March 9, 2017, cover price $119.00 | About this edition: This is the first book that takes a theoretical approach to the effects of international immigration by considering the current economic topics confronted by more highly developed countries such as Japan.

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Product Description: Originally published in 1928, this book examines the growth of the German Works Councils from the institution of the Work Councils Act in 1919 up to 1926, and the effect the councils had on industrial relations. Guillebaud also includes translations of relevant legislation and other documents concerning the establishment and organisation of such councils in various companies and industries...read more

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9781316509517 | Cambridge Univ Pr, February 4, 2016, cover price $35.99 | About this edition: Originally published in 1928, this book examines the growth of the German Works Councils from the institution of the Work Councils Act in 1919 up to 1926, and the effect the councils had on industrial relations.

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Product Description: Originally published in 1937, this book was written by the pioneering British statistician and economist Arthur Lyon Bowley (1869-1957). The text provides a statistical analysis of wages and income in the United Kingdom from 1860 onwards, attempting 'to bring into a coherent whole' the work carried out in this area by Bowley during the preceding 40 years...read more

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9781316509609 | Cambridge Univ Pr, February 4, 2016, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: Originally published in 1937, this book was written by the pioneering British statistician and economist Arthur Lyon Bowley (1869-1957).

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Product Description: The aftershocks of the economic crisis that began in 2008 still rock the world, and have been followed by a crisis in democratic governance. The gravity of the situation is matched by a general paucity of understanding as to precisely what is happening and how it started...read more

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9781781685495 | Italian edition edition (Verso Books, July 22, 2014), cover price $95.00 | About this edition: The financial crisis keeps us on edge and creates a diffuse sense of helplessness.

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9781786630711 | Verso Books, February 7, 2017, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The aftershocks of the economic crisis that began in 2008 still rock the world, and have been followed by a crisis in democratic governance.
9781781685488 | Verso Books, June 3, 2014, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: The financial and economic crisis that began in 2008 still has the world on tenterhooks.

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Product Description: What do Stone Age axes, Toll House cookies, and Burning Man have in common? They are all examples of code in action. What is "code"? Code is the DNA of human civilization as it has evolved from Neolithic simplicity to modern complexity...read more

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9780190226763 | Oxford Univ Pr, January 27, 2017, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: What do Stone Age axes, Toll House cookies, and Burning Man have in common?

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Product Description: This book is a sequel to the World Bank's World Development Report 2013: Jobs. The central message of that report was that job creation is at the heart of development. Jobs raise living standards and lift people out of poverty, they contribute to gains in aggregate productivity, and they may even foster social cohesion...read more
By Martin Rama (editor)

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9780198754848 | Oxford Univ Pr, December 13, 2016, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: This book is a sequel to the World Bank's World Development Report 2013: Jobs.

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Product Description: An overview and analysis of austerity policies and labor movement resistance in several countries.Austerity policies have become the new norm throughout both the developed and developing world. Indeed, austerity has become the new buzz word in the lexicon of politicians from across the political spectrum...read more

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9781438462936 | State Univ of New York Pr, December 1, 2016, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: An overview and analysis of austerity policies and labor movement resistance in several countries.

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Product Description: Across the developed world, most of us who work now earn our living in the service sector. However, the issue of what kind of service economy is sustainable and desirable, both in economic and social terms, is rarely debated. This book argues that this needs to change...read more

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9780199672356 | Oxford Univ Pr, November 30, 2016, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Across the developed world, most of us who work now earn our living in the service sector.

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Product Description: Technology Differences over Space and Time looks at how countries use their productive resources―such as workers, skills, equipment and structures, and natural resources. Francesco Caselli develops methods to assess the efficiency with which productive inputs are used, and how these efficiencies vary across countries and over time...read more

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9780691146027 | Princeton Univ Pr, November 29, 2016, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Technology Differences over Space and Time looks at how countries use their productive resources―such as workers, skills, equipment and structures, and natural resources.

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Product Description: From 1940 to 1970, nearly four million black migrants left the American rural South to settle in the industrial cities of the North and West. Competition in the Promised Land provides a comprehensive account of the long-lasting effects of the influx of black workers on labor markets and urban space in receiving areas...read more

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9780691150871 | Princeton Univ Pr, November 1, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: From 1940 to 1970, nearly four million black migrants left the American rural South to settle in the industrial cities of the North and West.

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Product Description: There has been a remarkable upsurge of debate about increasing inequalities and their societal implications, reinforced by the economic crisis but bubbling to the surface before it. This has been seen in popular discourse, media coverage, political debate, and research in the social sciences...read more
By Abigail Mcknight (editor)

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9780199687428 | Oxford Univ Pr, March 9, 2014, cover price $170.00 | About this edition: There has been a remarkable upsurge of debate about increasing inequalities and their societal implications, reinforced by the economic crisis but bubbling to the surface before it.

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9780198784739 | Oxford Univ Pr, October 18, 2016, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: There has been a remarkable upsurge of debate about increasing inequalities and their societal implications, reinforced by the economic crisis but bubbling to the surface before it.

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Product Description: There has been a remarkable upsurge of debate about increasing inequalities and their societal implications, reinforced by the economic crisis but bubbling to the surface before it. This has been seen in popular discourse, media coverage, political debate, and research in the social sciences...read more

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9780199687435 | Oxford Univ Pr, March 9, 2014, cover price $98.00 | About this edition: There has been a remarkable upsurge of debate about increasing inequalities and their societal implications, reinforced by the economic crisis but bubbling to the surface before it.

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9780198784395 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, October 17, 2016), cover price $50.00 | About this edition: There has been a remarkable upsurge of debate about increasing inequalities and their societal implications, reinforced by the economic crisis but bubbling to the surface before it.

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Product Description: This book takes a close look at the interrelated phenomena of international business migrants and rural migrant workers in Shanghai. Through separate case studies, it observes them in parallel and sheds light on the spatial implications of both groups' migrant status...read more

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9783837633443 | Transcript Verlag, October 15, 2016, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: This book takes a close look at the interrelated phenomena of international business migrants and rural migrant workers in Shanghai.

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Product Description: Information Plus: Careers And Occupations provides users with up-to-date statistics and information from numerous authoritative resources all in one volume. The text provides clear and comprehensive summary of the data, which is also vividly illustrated through tables, charts, and graphs...read more
By Gale (corporate author)

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9781573026949 | Information Plus, October 14, 2016, cover price $71.00 | About this edition: Information Plus: Careers And Occupations provides users with up-to-date statistics and information from numerous authoritative resources all in one volume.

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Product Description: In this wide-ranging analysis of the processes, mutations and trends currently characterizing the world of work, Adrián Sotelo V. offers important new insights into the ways these changes are bound up within the deep contradictions of a global capitalist system plagued by systemic crisis, and roots the paradigmatic shifts in social and labor relations in Neoliberalism’s pro-business policies...read more

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9781608467105 | Haymarket Books, October 11, 2016, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: In this wide-ranging analysis of the processes, mutations and trends currently characterizing the world of work, Adrián Sotelo V.

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Product Description: From “America’s leading immigration economist” (The Wall Street Journal), a refreshingly level-headed exploration of the effects of immigration.We are a nation of immigrants, and we have always been concerned about immigration. As early as 1645, the Massachusetts Bay Colony began to prohibit the entry of “paupers...read more

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9780393249019 | W W Norton & Co Inc, October 11, 2016, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: From “America’s leading immigration economist” (The Wall Street Journal), a refreshingly level-headed exploration of the effects of immigration.

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Product Description: Navy veteran Mike Schindler, Founder and CEO of Operation Military Family, tells the stories of our returning heroes so that we might gain a true understanding of life for returning vets and their families. While addressing some of the hardships of returning vets, Schindler also reveals another side of America's heroes―the side that celebrates the triumphs and hirable qualities offered by our veterans including:A Strong Work EthicA Positive AttitudeThe Willingness to Do MoreStrong Job PreparednessBeing Solution MindedHigh EnergyU...read more

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9781943425952 | Elevate, October 11, 2016, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Navy veteran Mike Schindler, Founder and CEO of Operation Military Family, tells the stories of our returning heroes so that we might gain a true understanding of life for returning vets and their families.

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Product Description: Russia has a very large pool of economic migrants, up to 25% of the workforce according to some estimates. Although many migrants, many from former Soviet countries which are now independent, entered Russia legally, they frequently face bureaucratic obstacles to legal employment and Russian citizenship, factors which have led to a very large “shadow economy”...read more
By Kaarina Aitamurto (editor)

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9781138100831 | Routledge, November 7, 2016, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: Russia has a very large pool of economic migrants, up to 25% of the workforce according to some estimates.

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Product Description: Labor studies scholars and working-class historians have long worked at the crossroads of academia and activism. The essays in this collection examine the challenges and opportunities for engaged scholarship in the United States and abroad...read more

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9780252040498 | Univ of Illinois Pr, October 1, 2016, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Labor studies scholars and working-class historians have long worked at the crossroads of academia and activism.

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9780252081965 | Reprint edition (Univ of Illinois Pr, October 1, 2016), cover price $28.00 | About this edition: Labor studies scholars and working-class historians have long worked at the crossroads of academia and activism.

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Product Description: This open access book examines the economic, social, and psychological consequences of manufacturing plant closure at the individual level. Using an original data set of over 1,200 workers from Switzerland who lost their manufacturing jobs after the financial crisis of 2008, the author analyzes the determinants of reemployment, the sector of reemployment, and the change in wages over a two year period...read more

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9783319397528 | Springer Verlag, September 27, 2016, cover price $59.99 | About this edition: This open access book examines the economic, social, and psychological consequences of manufacturing plant closure at the individual level.

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Product Description: This book reflects the enormous interest in work-life balance and current pressing concerns about the impacts of austerity more broadly. It draws on contemporary research and practitioner experiences to explore how work-life balance and related workplace and social policy fare in turbulent economic times and the implications for employees, employers and wider societies...read more
By Deirdre Anderson (editor), Suzan Lewis (editor), Clare Lyonette (editor), Nicola Prof Payne (editor) and Stephen Wood (editor)

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9781138926448 | Routledge, September 22, 2016, cover price $150.00 | About this edition: This book reflects the enormous interest in work-life balance and current pressing concerns about the impacts of austerity more broadly.

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Product Description: This Brief examines the way that labor unions have been able to use mergers to survive the trend of sharply declining size and bargaining power. Using the metaphor of a ship adrift in a stormy sea, the author addresses the often-asked questions of why unions merge, how unions merge, and what unions can accomplish by merging...read more

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9783319319803 | Springer Verlag, May 27, 2016, cover price $54.99 | About this edition: This Brief examines the way that labor unions have been able to use mergers to survive the trend of sharply declining size and bargaining power.

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Product Description: A New York Times Notable Book of the Year“A remarkable book that could very well change the way we think about poverty in the United States.” — New York Times Book Review“Powerful . . . Presents a deeply moving human face that brings the stunning numbers to life...read more

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9780544303188 | Houghton Mifflin, September 1, 2015, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: A revelatory account of poverty in America so deep that we, as a country, don’t think it exists Jessica Compton’s family of four would have no cash income unless she donated plasma twice a week at her local donation center in Tennessee.
9780405089268, titled "Max Reinhard and His Theatre" | Reprint edition (Ayer Co Pub, June 1, 1972), cover price $30.95 | also contains Max Reinhard and His Theatre

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9780544811959 | Mariner Books, September 13, 2016, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A New York Times Notable Book of the Year“A remarkable book that could very well change the way we think about poverty in the United States.
9780449126004, titled "Taproots of Falconhurst" | Reissue edition (Fawcett Books, May 1, 1983), cover price $2.95 | also contains Taproots of Falconhurst

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9781622319145 | Unabridged edition (Highbridge Co, September 1, 2015), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: The story of a kind of poverty in America so deep that we, as a country, don't even think exists from a leading national poverty expert who defies convention (New York Times).

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Product Description: The Writers is the only comprehensive qualitative analysis of the history of writers and writing in the film, television, and streaming media industries in America. Featuring in-depth interviews with over fifty writers—including Mel Brooks, Norman Lear, Carl Reiner, and Frank Pierson—The Writers delivers a compelling, behind-the-scenes look at the role and rights of writers in Hollywood and New York over the past century...read more

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9780813571386 | Rutgers Univ Pr, January 14, 2015, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Screenwriters are storytellers and dream builders.

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9780813571393 | Reprint edition (Rutgers Univ Pr, September 7, 2016), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The Writers is the only comprehensive qualitative analysis of the history of writers and writing in the film, television, and streaming media industries in America.
9780345371089, titled "Sails of Tau Ceti" | Ballantine Books, August 1, 1992, cover price $4.99 | also contains Sails of Tau Ceti | About this edition: Tory Bronson--a software engineer aboard the first Earth starship--becomes the intercessory between a shipload of aliens fleeing a dying sun and her own world, which is reluctant to take in the refugees.

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Product Description: Called a “damn fine book” by Elle magazine, the hardcover edition of Under the Bus changed the conversation about women at work—the question is not only about those women at the top trying to “break the glass ceiling” but instead why millions are stuck on the sticky floor...read more

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9781620970102 | New Pr, May 5, 2015, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Most Americans think that our country has done quite a lot to protect women and ensure gender equity in the workplace.
9780391018099, titled "Aviation, Environment and World Order" | Humanities Pr, November 1, 1980, cover price $25.00 | also contains Aviation, Environment and World Order

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9781620972533 | New Pr, September 6, 2016, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Called a “damn fine book” by Elle magazine, the hardcover edition of Under the Bus changed the conversation about women at work—the question is not only about those women at the top trying to “break the glass ceiling” but instead why millions are stuck on the sticky floor.

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