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Working through the Past
Labor and Authoritarian Legacies in Comparative Perspective
The contributors to this volume highlight the critical role that authoritarian legacies play in shaping labor politics in new democracies, providing the first cross-regional analysis of the impact of authoritarianism on...



Allan Sekula
Ship of Fools/The Dockers' Museum
Ship of Fools/The Dockers' Museum is the project on which the North American artist and writer Allan Sekula worked during the last three years of his life.



Songs of the Factory
Pop Music, Culture, and Resistance
Marek Korczynski
Marek Korczynski reports on his ethnographic fieldwork in a British factory to show how workers make often-grueling assembly-line work tolerable by permeating their workday with pop music on the...



Disunited States of America
Employment Relations Systems in Conflict
The authors describe several dimensions of labor policy differentiation across the states as well as examine the underlying dynamics.



Labor Guide to Labor Law
Bruce S. Feldacker, Michael J. Hayes, Michael Hayes
A comprehensive survey of labor law in the private sector, written from the labor perspective for labor relations students and for unions and their members, now in its fifth...



Black Lung
Anatomy of a Public Health Disaster
Alan Derickson
In the definitive history of a twentieth-century public health disaster, Alan Derickson recounts how, for decades, the combined failure of government, medicine, and industry to halt the spread of black lung disease—and even to acknowledge its existence—resulted in a national tragedy, the effects of which are still being...



The Next Crash
How Short-Term Profit Seeking Trumps Airline Safety
Amy L. Fraher
Amy L. Fraher offers a shocking perspective on the aviation industry by a former United Airlines pilot. Amy L. Fraher uncovers the story airline executives and government regulators would rather not...



Insurgency Trap
Labor Politics in Postsocialist China
Eli Friedman
Eli Friedman argues that the Chinese state has become hemmed in by an "insurgency trap" of its own devising and is thus unable to tame expansive worker...



Mobilizing against Inequality
Unions, Immigrant Workers, and the Crisis of Capitalism
The contributors to this volume set out to study union strategies toward immigrant workers in four countries: Germany, France, the United Kingdom, and United...



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...



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