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Values at Work
Employee Participation Meets Market Pressure at Mondragón
George Cheney
Values at Work is an analysis of organizational dynamics with wide-ranging implications in an age of market...






Ancient Greek Architects at Work
Problems of Structure and Design
J.J. Coulton



Thai Writing (Workbook)
AUA Language Center
With separate workbooks for reading practice and writing practice, these texts are useful tools for learning the Thai language. The reading section contains appendices on the history of the language while the writing section contains many practice...



Work in France
Representations, Meaning, Organization, and Practice
Eighteen scholars from both sides of the Atlantic look at the question of work across three centuries of French history. Representing both younger and older generations, they move beyond traditional disciplinary boundaries in order to consider human labor as it was actually performed and to determine what it has meant to specific groups and...



Women's Work and Chicano Families
Cannery Workers of the Santa Clara Valley
Patricia Zavella
At the time Women’s Work and Chicano Families: Cannery Workers of the Santa Clara Valley was published, little research had been done on the relationship between the wage labor and household labor of Mexican American women. Drawing on revisionist social theories relating to Chicano family structure as well as on feminist theory, Patricia...



Chinese Working-Class Lives
Getting By in Taiwan
Hill Gates
Taiwan’s working class has been shaped by Chinese tradition, by colonialism, and by rapid industrialization. This book defines that class, explores that history, and presents with sensitive honesty the life experiences of some of its women and men. Hill Gates first provides a solid and informative introduction to Taiwan’s history, showing how...






Work Engendered
Toward a New History of American Labor
In tobacco fields, auto and radio factories, cigarmakers' tenements, textile mills, print shops, insurance companies, restaurants, and bars, notions of masculinity and femininity have helped shape the development of work and the working class...



Sunbelt Working Mothers
Reconciling Family and Factory
Louise Lamphere, Patricia Zavella, Felipe Gonzales
The recession of the 1980s triggered important economic and cultural changes in the United States, and working women were at the center of these changes. Sunbelt Working Mothers compares the experiences of Mexican–American and white mothers employed in apparel and electronics factories in Albuquerque and illuminates the ways in which individual...



Workshop to Office
Two Generations of Italian Women in New York City, 1900-1950
Miriam Cohen
Cohen examines shifting patterns in the family roles, work lives, and schooling of two generations of Italian-American women, paying particular attention to the importance of these women's pragmatic daily choices.



Sunbelt Working Mothers
Reconciling Family and Factory
Louise Lamphere, Patricia Zavella, Felipe Gonzales
The recession of the 1980s triggered important economic and cultural changes in the United States, and working women were at the center of these changes. Sunbelt Working Mothers compares the experiences of Mexican–American and white mothers employed in apparel and electronics factories in Albuquerque and illuminates the ways in which individual...



Gender and Racial Inequality at Work
The Sources and Consequences of Job Segregation
Donald Tomaskovic-Devey



The New American Workplace
Transforming Work Systems in the United States
Eileen Appelbaum, Rosemary Batt
Despite formidable obstacles, a small but growing number of U.S. companies rccognize that today's domestic and international markets require them to transform their production...



The New American Workplace
Transforming Work Systems in the United States
Eileen Appelbaum, Rosemary Batt
Despite formidable obstacles, a small but growing number of U.S. companies rccognize that today's domestic and international markets require them to transform their production...



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