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  • The Corrosion of Character

    The Corrosion of Character
    av Richard Sennett

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393319873

    In The Corrosion of Character, Richard Sennett, "among the country's most distinguished thinkers . . . has concentrated into 176 pages a profoundly affecting argument" (Business Week) that draws on interviews with dismissed IBM executives, bakers, a…

  • After the Gig

    After the Gig
    av Juliet Schor

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520325050

    A Publishers Weekly Fall 2020 Big Indie Book The dark side of the gig economy (Uber, Airbnb, etc.) and how to make it equitable for the users and workers most exploited. When the "sharing economy" launched a decade ago, proponents claimed that it w…

  • International and Comparative Employment Relations

    International and Comparative Employment Relations

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473911550

    "Each of the contributors to the work are world class scholars. The editors are similarly elite at their game. In addition, all parties have had a chance to refine their act to the point (now) where they have created something truly indispensable fo…

  • Race against Liberalism

    Race against Liberalism
    av David M. Lewis-Colman

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780252075056

    Race against Liberalism: Black Workers and the UAW in Detroit examines how black workers' activism in Detroit shaped the racial politics of the labor movement and the white working class. Tracing substantive, longstanding disagreements between liber…

  • Race against Liberalism

    Race against Liberalism
    av David M. Lewis-Colman

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780252033001

    Race against Liberalism: Black Workers and the UAW in Detroit examines how black workers' activism in Detroit shaped the racial politics of the labor movement and the white working class. Tracing substantive, longstanding disagreements between liber…

  • Private Government

    Private Government
    av Elizabeth Anderson

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691192246

    Why our workplaces are authoritarian private governments-and why we can't see itOne in four American workers says their workplace is a "dictatorship." Yet that number almost certainly would be higher if we recognized employers for what they are-priv…

  • The Wealth of Nations

    The Wealth of Nations
    av Adam Smith

    Storpocket - 1982 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140432084

    Originally delivered in the form of lectures at Glasgow, Adam Smith's The Wealth of Nations Books I-III laid the foundations of economic theory in general and 'classical' economics in particular, and this Penguin Classics edition is edited with an i…

  • The War on Normal People

    The War on Normal People
    av Andrew Yang

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316414210

    The shift toward automation is about to create a tsunami of unemployment. Not in the distant future--now. One recent estimate predicts 13 million American workers will lose their jobs within the next seven years-jobs that won't be replaced. In a fut…

  • The War on Normal People

    The War on Normal People
    av Andrew Yang

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316414241

    The shift toward automation is about to create a tsunami of unemployment. Not in the distant future--now. One recent estimate predicts 13 million American workers will lose their jobs within the next seven years-jobs that won't be replaced. In a fut…

  • Finding Time

    Finding Time
    av Leslie Perlow

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801484452

    Why do Americans work so hard? Are the long hours spent at work really necessary to increase organizational productivity? Leslie A. Perlow documents the worklife of employees who assume that for their own success and the success of their organizatio…

  • Marx at the Arcade

    Marx at the Arcade
    av Jamie Woodcock

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608468669

    In Marx at the Arcade, acclaimed researcher Jamie Woodcock delves into the hidden abode of the gaming industry. In an account that will appeal to hardcore gamers, digital skeptics, and the joystick-curious, Woodcock unravels the vast networks of art…

  • Marx at the Arcade

    Marx at the Arcade
    av Jamie Woodcock

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781642590142

    Praise for Working the Phones:"A sharp reminder of the difficulties faced by call-center workers." -The Financial Times"Jamie Woodcock shows us what call-centers can tell us about bleakness and resistance in the modern workplace." -VICE"Jamie Woodco…

  • Engineering Culture

    Engineering Culture
    av Gideon Kunda

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781592135462

    Engineering Culture is an award-winning ethnography of the engineering division of a large American high-tech corporation. Now, this influential book-which has been translated into Japanese, Italian, and Hebrew-has been revised to bring it up to dat…

  • Engineering Culture

    Engineering Culture
    av Gideon Kunda

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781592135455

    Engineering Culture is an award-winning ethnography of the engineering division of a large American high-tech corporation. Now, this influential book-which has been translated into Japanese, Italian, and Hebrew-has been revised to bring it up to dat…

  • Playing the Whore

    Playing the Whore
    av Melissa Gira Grant

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781683231

    Sex work and conditions within the sex industry are frequent topics of discussion in mainstream culture and media, but rarely do these discussions include sex workers themselves, and rarely do they deviate from the position that sex workers must be…

  • Pappersarbetarna : Pappers avd 50 i Kvarnsveden 1914-2014

    Pappersarbetarna : Pappers avd 50 i Kvarnsveden 1914-2014
    av Lennart Hill, Per Eklund, Gunnar Eriksson, Karin Wennermark

    Inbunden - 2014 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789163764257

    Vill du veta hur det var att jobba i nedre Sliperiet på 1950-talet? Eller att bli uppsagd på grund av arbetsbrist 2013? Hur var det att växa upp i brukets kaserner, och vad gjorde mamma och pappa på Karusellaftnarna i Folkets hus? Pappersarbetarna ä…

  • The Communist Manifesto

    The Communist Manifesto

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784873691

    The Communist Manifesto is a timeless classic providing intelligent insight into socialism, communism and today's group identity politics. WITH A NEW INTRODUCTION BY YANIS VAROUFAKIS The Communist Manifesto was first published in London in 1848, by…

  • Intervention Skills: Process Consultation for Small Groups and Teams

    Intervention Skills: Process Consultation for Small Groups and Teams
    av W. Brendan Reddy

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780883904343

    Know how and when to intervene in a functioning group Finally, a functional guide that focuses on putting the concept of group-process consultation into actual practice! You'll learn how and under what circumstances a process consultant should inter…

  • The Precariat

    The Precariat
    av Prof. Guy Standing

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474294164

    First published in 2011 The Precariat is the hugely influential first account of an emerging class of people facing insecurity, moving in and out of precarious work that gives little meaning to their lives. Standing warns that the growth of the prec…

  • Raw Deal: How the Uber Economy and Runaway Capitalism Are Screwing American Workers

    Raw Deal: How the Uber Economy and Runaway Capitalism Are Screwing American Workers
    av Steven Hill

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250135087

    What's going to happen to my job? That's what an increasing number of anxious Americans are asking themselves. The US workforce, which has been one of the most productive and wealthiest in the world, is undergoing an alarming transformation. Increas…

  • The Problem with Work

    The Problem with Work
    av Kathi Weeks

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822351122

    In The Problem with Work, Kathi Weeks boldly challenges the presupposition that work, or waged labor, is inherently a social and political good. While progressive political movements, including the Marxist and feminist movements, have fought for equ…

  • The Problem with Work

    The Problem with Work
    av Kathi Weeks

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822350965

    In The Problem with Work, Kathi Weeks boldly challenges the presupposition that work, or waged labor, is inherently a social and political good. While progressive political movements, including the Marxist and feminist movements, have fought for equ…

  • Global Woman: Nannies, Maids, and Sex Workers in the New Economy

    Global Woman: Nannies, Maids, and Sex Workers in the New Economy

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780805075090

    Women are moving around the globe as never before. But for every female executive racking up frequent flier miles, there are multitudes of women whose journeys go unnoticed. Each year, millions leave third world countries to work in the homes, nurse…

  • Pride

    Pride
    av Tim Tate

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786062918

    They did so in the midst of the 1984 miners' strike - the most bitter and divisive dispute for more than half a century, and in one of the most turbulent periods in modern British history. In the 1980s Margaret Thatcher's hardcore social and fiscal…

  • The Mismanagement of Talent

    The Mismanagement of Talent
    av Phillip Brown

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199269549

    The knowledge economy conjures a world of smart people, in smart jobs, doing smart things, in smart ways, for smart money, a world increasingly open to all rather than a few. Glossy corporate brochures present a future in challenging, exciting and f…

  • The Mismanagement of Talent

    The Mismanagement of Talent
    av Phillip Brown

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199269532

    The knowledge economy conjures a world of smart people, in smart jobs, doing smart things, in smart ways, for smart money, a world increasingly open to all rather than a few. Glossy corporate brochures present a future in challenging, exciting and f…

  • Shop Class as Soulcraft: An Inquiry Into the Value of Work

    Shop Class as Soulcraft: An Inquiry Into the Value of Work
    av Matthew B. Crawford

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143117469

    A philosopher/mechanic's wise (and sometimes funny) look at the challenges and pleasures of working with one's hands Called "the sleeper hit of the publishing season" by The Boston Globe, Shop Class as Soulcraft became an instant bestseller, attrac…

  • Shop Class as Soulcraft: An Inquiry Into the Value of Work

    Shop Class as Soulcraft: An Inquiry Into the Value of Work
    av Matthew B. Crawford

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594202230

    A philosopher/mechanic's wise (and sometimes funny) look at the challenges and pleasures of working with one's hands Called "the sleeper hit of the publishing season" by The Boston Globe, Shop Class as Soulcraft became an instant bestseller, attrac…

  • The Meritocracy Trap: How America's Foundational Myth Feeds Inequality, Dismantles the Middle Class, and Devours the Elite

    The Meritocracy Trap: How America's Foundational Myth Feeds Inequality, Dismantles the Middle Class, and Devours the Elite
    av Daniel Markovits

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780735221994

    A revolutionary new argument from eminent Yale Law professor Daniel Markovits attacking the false promise of meritocracy It is an axiom of American life that advantage should be earned through ability and effort. Even as the country divides itself…

  • Market, Class, and Employment

    Market, Class, and Employment
    av Patrick McGovern

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199213375

    Much of the received wisdom about the world of work emphasizes the marketization of the employment relationship; the decline of class-based forms of inequality, and the individualization of employment relations. Non-standard forms of employment, the…

  • Market, Class, and Employment

    Market, Class, and Employment
    av Patrick McGovern

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199213382

    Much of the received wisdom about the world of work emphasizes the marketization of the employment relationship; the decline of class-based forms of inequality, and the individualization of employment relations. Non-standard forms of employment, the…

  • The Managed Hand

    The Managed Hand
    av Miliann Kang

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520262607

    Two women, virtual strangers, sit hand-in-hand across a narrow table, both intent on the same thing - achieving the perfect manicure. Encounters like this occur thousands of times across the United States in nail salons increasingly owned and operat…

  • The Managed Hand

    The Managed Hand
    av Miliann Kang

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520262584

    Two women, virtual strangers, sit hand-in-hand across a narrow table, both intent on the same thing - achieving the perfect manicure. Encounters like this occur thousands of times across the United States in nail salons increasingly owned and operat…

  • Stolen

    Stolen
    av Grace Blakeley

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912248377

    For decades, it has been easier to imagine the end of the world than the end of capitalism.In the decade leading up to the 2008 financial crisis, booming banks, rising house prices and cheap consumer goods propped up living standards in the rich wor…

  • Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting by in America

    Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting by in America
    av Barbara Ehrenreich

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312626686

    In this now classic work, Barbara Ehrenreich, our sharpest and most original social critic, goes undercover as an unskilled worker to reveal the dark side of American prosperity. Millions of Americans work full time, year round, for poverty-level wa…

  • Affirmative Action Around the World

    Affirmative Action Around the World
    av Thomas Sowell

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300107753

    In this important book, an eminent authority presents a new perspective on affirmative action, investigating its actual consequences in the United States and in other countries where it has been in effect. Evaluating his empirical data, Thomas Sowel…

  • Women Workers and Global Restructuring

    Women Workers and Global Restructuring

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875461625

  • The Class Ceiling

    The Class Ceiling
    av Sam Friedman

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447336105

    Politicians continually tell us that anyone can get ahead. But is that really true? This important, best-selling book takes readers behind the closed doors of elite employers to reveal how class affects who gets to the top.Friedman and Laurison show…

  • Labor's Mind

    Labor's Mind
    av Tobias Higbie

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780252084027

    Business leaders, conservative ideologues, and even some radicals of the early twentieth century dismissed working people's intellect as stunted, twisted, or altogether missing. They compared workers toiling in America's sprawling factories to anima…

  • Labor's Mind

    Labor's Mind
    av Tobias Higbie

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780252042263

    Business leaders, conservative ideologues, and even some radicals of the early twentieth century dismissed working people's intellect as stunted, twisted, or altogether missing. They compared workers toiling in America's sprawling factories to anima…

  • European Works Councils and Industrial Relations

    European Works Councils and Industrial Relations
    av Jeremy Waddington

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138879485

    The creation of European Works Councils is arguably the most important measure taken in global industrial relations in recent years. Adopted with the primary goal of facilitating European-level workers' participation in information-sharing and consu…

  • Hired

    Hired
    av James Bloodworth

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786490162

    Longlisted for the Orwell Prize, 2019 ____________ The Times Round-up of the Best Non-fiction Paperbacks, 2019 TheTimes Best Current Affairs and Big Ideas Book of the Year, 2018 For many in modern Britain, careers are low-paid and high-risk, a seri…

  • The Refusal of Work

    The Refusal of Work
    av David Frayne

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783601172

    Paid work is absolutely central to the culture and politics of capitalist societies, yet today's work-centred world is becoming increasingly hostile to the human need for autonomy, spontaneity and community. The grim reality of a society in which so…

  • Marked

    Marked
    av Devah Pager

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226644844

    Nearly every job application asks it: have you ever been convicted of a crime? For the hundreds of thousands of young men leaving American prisons each year, their answer to that question may determine whether they can find work and begin rebuilding…

  • Marked

    Marked
    av Devah Pager

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226644837

    Nearly every job application asks it: have you ever been convicted of a crime? For the hundreds of thousands of young men leaving American prisons each year, their answer to that question may determine whether they can find work and begin rebuilding…

  • Migration and New Media

    Migration and New Media
    av Mirca Madianou

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415679299

    How do parents and children care for each other when they are separated because of migration? The way in which transnational families maintain long-distance relationships has been revolutionised by the emergence of new media such as email, instant m…

  • Migration and New Media

    Migration and New Media
    av Mirca Madianou

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415679282

    How do parents and children care for each other when they are separated because of migration? The way in which transnational families maintain long-distance relationships has been revolutionised by the emergence of new media such as email, instant m…

  • Private Government: How Employers Rule Our Lives (and Why We Don't Talk about It)

    Private Government: How Employers Rule Our Lives (and Why We Don't Talk about It)
    av Elizabeth Anderson

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691176512

    Why our workplaces are authoritarian private governments-and why we can't see itOne in four American workers says their workplace is a "dictatorship." Yet that number probably would be even higher if we recognized most employers for what they are-pr…

  • LO : 1900-talet och ett nytt millenium

    LO : 1900-talet och ett nytt millenium
    av Anders L. Johansson, Lars Magnusson

    Häftad - 2020 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789173897532

    Till LO:s hundraårsjubileum 1998 utkom en jubileumsskrift av det ovanligare slaget; öppenhjärtlig och analyserande. Anders L Johansson och Lars Magnusson har 14 år senare arbetat om den gamla texten och skrivit till flera nya kapitel. Med Saltsjöbad…

  • Intern Nation

    Intern Nation
    av Ross Perlin

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844676866

    Every year, at least half a million Americans work as interns. They famously shuttle coffee in a thousand newsrooms, congressional offices,and Hollywood studios, but they also deliver aid in Afghanistan, build the human genome, and pick up garbage.…

  • A Seventh Man: A Book of Images and Words about the Experience of Migrant Workers in Europe

    A Seventh Man: A Book of Images and Words about the Experience of Migrant Workers in Europe
    av John Berger

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844676491

    Why does the Western world look to migrant laborers to perform the most menial tasks? What compels people to leave their homes and accept this humiliating situation? In A Seventh Man, John Berger and Jean Mohr come to grips with what it is to be a m…

  • Gör facket till en kamporganisation

    Gör facket till en kamporganisation

    Häftad - 2018 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789198455106

    Oktoberförlaget har valt att utge SKP:s fackliga grundcirkel ”Gör facket till en kamporganisation” igen. Den utgavs redan 1973, vilket naturligtvis betyder att den efterföljande utvecklingen på arbetsmarknaden inte alls beskrivs. Detta p…

  • Global "Body Shopping"

    Global "Body Shopping"
    av Biao Xiang

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691118529

    How can America's information technology (IT) industry predict serious labor shortages while at the same time laying off tens of thousands of employees annually? The answer is the industry's flexible labor management system--a flexibility widely reg…

  • Dying for an iPhone

    Dying for an iPhone
    av Jenny Chan

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781642592252

    Suicides, excessive overtime, and hostility and violence on the factory floor in China. Drawing on vivid testimonies from rural migrant workers, student interns, managers and trade union staff, Dying for an iPhone is a devastating expose of two of t…

  • Dying for an iPhone

    Dying for an iPhone
    av Jenny Chan

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781642591248

    Suicides, excessive overtime, and hostility and violence on the factory floor in China. Drawing on vivid testimonies from rural migrant workers, student interns, managers and trade union staff, Dying for an iPhone is a devastating expose of two of t…

  • A Black Revolutionary's Life in Labor

    A Black Revolutionary's Life in Labor
    av Michael C Hamlin

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780615718132

  • Economic and Philosophic Manuscripts of 1844 and the Manifesto of the Communist Party

    Economic and Philosophic Manuscripts of 1844 and the Manifesto of the Communist Party
    av Karl Marx

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617202933

  • Economic and Philosophic Manuscripts of 1844 and the Manifesto of the Communist Party

    Economic and Philosophic Manuscripts of 1844 and the Manifesto of the Communist Party
    av Karl Marx

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781515430711

  • An Unfinished Revolution

    An Unfinished Revolution
    av Karl Marx

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844677221

    Karl Marx and Abraham Lincoln exchanged letters at the end of the Civil War, with Marx writing on behalf of the International Working Men's Association. Although they were divided by far more than the Atlantic Ocean, they agreed on the urgency of su…

  • Women in Motion

    Women in Motion
    av Nana Oishi

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804746380

    Women make up about half of the world's migrants, so it is little surprise that the international migration of women has been attracting significant attention in recent years. Most agree that global restructuring increasingly forces a large number o…

  • Women In Motion

    Women In Motion
    av Nana Oishi

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804746373

    Women make up about half of the world's migrants, so it is little surprise that the international migration of women has been attracting significant attention in recent years. Most agree that global restructuring increasingly forces a large number o…

  • Prisoners of the American Dream

    Prisoners of the American Dream
    av Mike Davis

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786635907

    Prisoners of the American Dream is Mike Davis's brilliant exegesis of a persistent and major analytical problem for Marxist historians and political economists: Why has the world's most industrially advanced nation never spawned a mass party of the…

  • Migrant Labor in China

    Migrant Labor in China
    av Pun Ngai

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745671758

    Long known as the world's factory, China is the largest manufacturing economy ever seen, accounting for more than 10% of global exports. China is also, of course, home to the largest workforce on the planet, the crucial element behind its staggering…

  • Migrant Labor in China

    Migrant Labor in China
    av Pun Ngai

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745671741

    Long known as the world's factory, China is the largest manufacturing economy ever seen, accounting for more than 10% of global exports. China is also, of course, home to the largest workforce on the planet, the crucial element behind its staggering…

  • The Socialist Challenge Today

    The Socialist Challenge Today
    av Leo Panitch

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781642591286

    Leo Panitch, Sam Gindin, and Stephen Maher provide a newly updated and expanded primer for twenty-first century democratic socialists. The Socialist Challenge Today presents an essential historical, theoretical, and critical perspective for understa…

  • Asperger's On the Job

    Asperger's On the Job
    av Rudy Simone

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781935274094

    Up to 85% of the Asperger's population are without full-time employment, though many have above-average intelligence. Rudy Simone, an adult with Asperger's Syndrome and an accomplished author, consultant, and musician, created this insightful resour…