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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...



An Introduction to Labor Law
Michael Evan Gold
A useful and course-tested primer that explains the basic principles of the federal law regulating the relationship of employers to labor unions, now in its third...



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...



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.



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...



Ties that Bind
Cultural Identity, Class, and Law in Vietnam's Labor Resistance
Tran Ngoc Angie
This book explores Vietnamese labor history from the French colonial period to the contemporary era, tracing a vibrant tradition of workers' resistance to oppressive conditions.



Holding the Shop Together
German Industrial Relations in the Postwar Era
Stephen J. Silvia
Stephen J. Silvia examines the oscillations of the German economy across the entire postwar period through one of its most important components: the industrial relations system.



Cleaning Up
How Hospital Outsourcing Is Hurting Workers and Endangering Patients
Dan Zuberi
Dan Zuberi looks at the consequences of outsourcing hospital cleaning and food preparation from two perspectives: its impact on patient safety and its role in increasing socioeconomic inequality.



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