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Building Power from Below
Chilean Workers Take On Walmart
Carolina Bank Muñoz, Carolina Bank Munoz
A story that involves as its main players "workers" and "Walmart" does not usually have a happy ending for labor, so the counternarrative offered by Building Power from Below is must reading for activists and union personnel as well as scholars. In 2008 Walmart acquired a controlling share in a large supermarket chain in Santiago, Chile. As...



Buoyancy on the Bayou
Shrimpers Face the Rising Tide of Globalization
Jill Ann Harrison
Portrays the struggles that Louisiana shrimp fishers endure to remain afloat in an industry beset by globalization.



Buttoned Up
Clothing, Conformity, and White-Collar Masculinity
Erynn Masi de Casanova
In Buttoned Up, based on interviews with dozens of men in three U.S. cities with distinct local dress cultures—New York, San Francisco, and Cincinnati—Erynn Masi de Casanova asks what it means to wear the white collar...



Cambodian Culture since 1975
Homeland and Exile



Capitalism without Democracy
The Private Sector in Contemporary China
Kellee S. Tsai
Focusing on the activities and aspirations of the private entrepreneurs who are driving China's economic growth.



The Caring Self
The Work Experiences of Home Care Aides
Clare L. Stacey
Stacey draws on observations of and interviews with aides working in Ohio and California to explore the physical and emotional labor associated with the care of...



Case Studies in Food Policy for Developing Countries
Domestic Policies for Markets, Production, and Environment
The second volume of case studies designed to complement the book "Food Policy for Developing Countries" by Per Pinstrup-Andersen and Derrill D. Watson II.



Case Studies in Food Policy for Developing Countries
Institutions and International Trade Policies
The third volume of case studies designed to complement the book "Food Policy for Developing Countries" by Per Pinstrup-Andersen and Derrill D. Watson II.



Case Studies in Food Policy for Developing Countries
Policies for Health, Nutrition, Food Consumption, and Poverty
The first volume of case studies designed to complement the textbook "Food Policy for Developing Countries" by Per Pinstrup-Andersen and Derrill D. Watson II.



Casino Women
Courage in Unexpected Places
Susan Chandler, Jill B. Jones
Based on extended interviews with maids, cocktail waitresses, cooks, laundry workers, dealers, pit bosses, and vice presidents, Casino Women is a pioneering look at the female face of corporate...



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