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The Origins of Right to Work
Antilabor Democracy in Nineteenth-Century Chicago
Cedric de de Leon
Cedric de Leon traces the antagonism between pro-business politicians and labor to the Northern victory in the U.S. Civil War, when the political establishment equated collective bargaining with the enslavement of free white...



If We Can Win Here
The New Front Lines of the Labor Movement
Fran Quigley
In If We Can Win Here, Fran Quigley tells the stories of janitors, fry cooks, and health care aides trying to fight their way to middle-class incomes in Indianapolis. He also chronicles the struggles of the union organizers with whom the workers have made common...



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...



Unknotting the Heart
Unemployment and Therapeutic Governance in China
Jie Yang
As China has downsized and privatized its state-owned enterprises, severe unemployment has created a new class of urban poor and widespread social and psychological disorders. In Unknotting the Heart, Jie Yang examines this understudied group of workers and their experiences of being laid off, "counseled," and then reoriented to the market...



Voices in the Band
A Doctor, Her Patients, and How the Outlook on AIDS Care Changed from Doomed to Hopeful
Susan C. Ball
This unsentimental but moving memoir of bridges two distinct periods in the history of the AIDS epidemic: the terrifying early years in which a diagnosis was a death sentence and ignorance too often eclipsed compassion, and the introduction of antiviral therapies that transformed AIDS into a chronic, though potentially manageable...



Class Lives
Stories from across Our Economic Divide
This anthology of narratives dramatizing the lived experience of class in America includes forty original essays from authors who represent a range of classes, genders, races, ethnicities, ages, and occupations across the United States. Together, these essays form a powerful narrative about the experience of...



Collaborative Caring
Stories and Reflections on Teamwork in Health Care
Taking an unusual approach to the topic of medical teamwork, this book gathers fifty engaging first-person narratives provided by people from various health care...



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.



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...



Watch Your Back!
How the Back Pain Industry Is Costing Us More and Giving Us Less—and What You Can Do to Inform and Empower Yourself in Seeking Treatment
Richard A. Deyo, Richard Deyo
Dr. Richard A. Deyo, proposes an approach to managing back pain, which most adults in the United States experience at some point, that empowers the individual and leads more directly to effective...



They Never Come Back
A Story of Undocumented Workers from Mexico
Frans J. Schryer
Frans J. Schryer draws on the experiences of indigenous people from a region in the Mexican state of Guerrero to explore the impact of this transformation on the lives of...



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...



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...



Creating the Health Care Team of the Future
The Toronto Model for Interprofessional Education and Practice
Sioban Nelson, Maria Tassone, Brian David Hodges, Brian D. Hodges
This book shows how medical schools and teaching hospitals can implement the University of Toronto's successful model for interprofessional medical education, providing a step-by-step guide for deans, faculty, administrators, and health care...



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