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New Labor in New York
Precarious Workers and the Future of the Labor Movement
This volume comprises thirteen fine-grained case studies of recent campaigns by worker centers and unions to organize the new "precariat" class of workers and to address the crisis facing the labor movement, each of which is based on original research and participant observation.



Border Work
Spatial Lives of the State in Rural Central Asia
Madeleine Reeves
Through an ethnography of social and spatial practice at the limits of the state, this book explores the contested work of producing and policing "territorial integrity" when significant stretches of new international borders remain to be conclusively demarcated or effectively policed.



Inequality in the Workplace
Labor Market Reform in Japan and Korea
Jiyeoun Song
Jiyeoun Song focuses on South Korea and Japan, which have advanced labor market reform and confronted the rapid rise of a split in labor markets between protected regular workers and underprotected and underpaid nonregular workers.



New Policies for New Residents
Immigrants, Advocacy, and Governance in Japan and Beyond
Deborah J. Milly
Many countries have experienced both increased immigration and a devolution of governance to the local level. Deborah J. Milly looks at new policies to promote the social inclusion of recently arrived residents in Japan, comparing this experience to developments in South Korea, Spain, and Italy.



Collective Bargaining under Duress
Case Studies of Major North American Industries
This volume highlights the recent state of collective bargaining in eight different industries across both the private and public sectors.



Seeing Transnationally
How Chinese Migrants Make Their Dreams Come True
Li Minghuan
This volume of essays by Li Minghuan documents the extraordinary story of contemporary Chinese transnational migration.



Mixed
Multiracial College Students Tell Their Life Stories
Mixed presents engaging and incisive first-person experiences of multiracial college students.



The Roots of Terrorism in Indonesia
From Darul Islam to Jem'ah Islamiyah
Solahudin
Solahudin's rigorous account fills many gaps in our knowledge of jihadist groups, how they interacted with the state and events abroad, and why they at times resorted to extreme violence, such as the 2002 Bali bombings.



Global Unions, Local Power
The New Spirit of Transnational Labor Organizing
Jamie K. McCallum
Jamie K. McCallum tells the story of SEIU's successful and aggressive campaign to organize G4S, a global security services company.



Unfinished Business
Paid Family Leave in California and the Future of U.S. Work-Family Policy
Ruth Milkman, Eileen Appelbaum
Unfinished Business documents the history and impact of California's paid family leave program, the first of its kind in the United States, which began in 2004.



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