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  • Syster Gerda : sjuksköterskan, fackföreningsledaren och politikern Gerda Höjer

    Syster Gerda : sjuksköterskan, fackföreningsledaren och politikern Gerda Höjer

    Inbunden - 2021 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789198548730

    Gerda Höjer var vid mitten av 1900-talet den kanske mäktigaste kvinnan i svensk fackföreningsrörelse. Anna Götlind skildrar hennes liv och gärning under åren som flickskoleelev vid Åhlinska skolan, tiden vid Röda Korsets sjuksköterskeskola…

  • Private Government

    Private Government
    av Elizabeth Anderson

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691192246

    Why our workplaces are authoritarian private governments—and why we can’t see it One in four American workers says their workplace is a “dictatorship.” Yet that number almost certainly would be higher if we recognized employe…

  • Private Government

    Private Government
    av Elizabeth Anderson

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691176512

    Why our workplaces are authoritarian private governments--and why we can't see it One 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-…

  • The Managerial Revolution

    The Managerial Revolution

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781839013188

    Written in 1941, Burnham's claim was that capitalism was dead, but that it was being replaced not by socialism, but a new economic system he called "managerialism"; rule by managers.

  • 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 This is a deep exploration of craftsmanship by someone with real, hands-on knowledge. The book is also quirky, surprising, and somet…

  • 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

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780735222014

  • Cyber-Proletariat

    Cyber-Proletariat
    av Nick Dyer-Witheford

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745334035

    An unsparing analysis of class power and computerisation, Cyber-Proletariat shows us the dark-side of the information revolution. From Coltan mines in the Congo; electronics factories in China and devastated neighbourhoods in Detroit, this book reve…

  • Making a Living, Making a Difference

    Making a Living, Making a Difference

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190240622

    What do people do all day? What did women and men do to make a living in early modern Europe, and what did their work mean? As this book shows, the meanings depended both on the worker and on the context. With an innovative analytic method that is y…

  • Making a Living, Making a Difference

    Making a Living, Making a Difference

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190240615

    What do people do all day? What did women and men do to make a living in early modern Europe, and what did their work mean? As this book shows, the meanings depended both on the worker and on the context. With an innovative analytic method that is y…

  • Breaking Things at Work

    Breaking Things at Work
    av Gavin Mueller

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786636775

    In the Nineteenth-century, English textile workers responded to the introduction of new technologies on the factory floor by smashing them to bits. For years the Luddites roamed the English countryside, practicing drills and manoeuvres that they wou…

  • Organizing Insurgency

    Organizing Insurgency
    av Immanuel Ness

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745343594

    'A breath of fresh air' - Norman Finklestein Workers in the Global South are doomed through economic imperialism to carry the burden of the entire world. While these workers appear isolated from the Global North, they are in fact deeply integrated i…

  • Organizing Insurgency

    Organizing Insurgency
    av Immanuel Ness

    Klotband - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745343600

    'A breath of fresh air' - Norman Finklestein Workers in the Global South are doomed through economic imperialism to carry the burden of the entire world. While these workers appear isolated from the Global North, they are in fact deeply integrated i…

  • The Aristocracy of Talent: How Meritocracy Made the Modern World

    The Aristocracy of Talent: How Meritocracy Made the Modern World

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781510768611

    Meritocracy: the idea that people should be advanced according to their talents rather than their birth. While this initially seemed like a novel concept, by the end of the twentieth century it had become the world's ruling ideology. How did this ha…

  • The Tragedy of the Worker

    The Tragedy of the Worker
    av Jamie Allinson

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781839762949

    To understand the scale of what faces us and how it ramifies through every corner of our lives is to marvel at our inaction. Why aren't we holding emergency meetings in every city, town and village every week? What is to be done to create a planet w…

  • Why Men Earn More: The Startling Truth Behind the Pay Gap -- and What Women Can Do About It

    Why Men Earn More: The Startling Truth Behind the Pay Gap -- and What Women Can Do About It
    av Warren Farrell

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781542751292

    Controversial and exhaustively researched, gender expert Warren Farrell's latest book Why Men Earn More takes as its stunning argument the idea that bias-based unequal pay for women is largely a myth, and that women are most often paid less than men…

  • A World Without Work: Technology, Automation, and How We Should Respond

    A World Without Work: Technology, Automation, and How We Should Respond
    av Daniel Susskind

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250808257

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE FINANCIAL TIMES & MCKINSEY 2020 BUSINESS BOOK OF THE YEAR One of Fortune Best Books of the Year One of Inc. Best Business Books of the Year One of The Times (UK) Best Business Books of the Year A New York Times Book Review Editor…

  • Bullshit Jobs: A Theory

    Bullshit Jobs: A Theory
    av David Graeber

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501143335

    From bestselling writer David Graeber--"a master of opening up thought and stimulating debate" (Slate)--a powerful argument against the rise of meaningless, unfulfilling jobs...and their consequences. Does your job make a meaningful contribution to…

  • Bullshit Jobs: A Theory

    Bullshit Jobs: A Theory
    av David Graeber

    CD-bok - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781508264668

    From bestselling writer David Graeber, a powerful argument against the rise of meaningless, unfulfilling jobs, and their consequences.Does your job make a meaningful contribution to the world? In the spring of 2013, David Graeber asked this question…

  • Combating Inequality

    Combating Inequality
    av Olivier Blanchard

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262045612

    Leading economists and policymakers consider what economic tools are most effective in reversing the rise in inequality.Economic inequality is the defining issue of our time. In the United States, the wealth share of the top 1% has risen from 25% in…

  • 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…

  • Work Won't Love You Back: How Devotion to Our Jobs Keeps Us Exploited, Exhausted, and Alone

    Work Won't Love You Back: How Devotion to Our Jobs Keeps Us Exploited, Exhausted, and Alone
    av Sarah Jaffe

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568589398

    A deeply-reported examination of why "doing what you love" is a recipe for exploitation, creating a new tyranny of work in which we cheerily acquiesce to doing jobs that take over our lives. You're told that if you "do what you love, you'll never wo…

  • Work Won't Love You Back: How Devotion to Our Jobs Keeps Us Exploited, Exhausted, and Alone

    Work Won't Love You Back: How Devotion to Our Jobs Keeps Us Exploited, Exhausted, and Alone
    av Sarah Jaffe

    CD-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781549162787

    A deeply-reported examination of why doing what you love is a recipe for exploitation, creating a new tyranny of work in which we cheerily acquiesce to doing jobs that take over our lives. You're told that if you do what you love, you'll never work…

  • 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…

  • Dirty Work: Essential Jobs and the Hidden Toll of Inequality in America

    Dirty Work: Essential Jobs and the Hidden Toll of Inequality in America
    av Eyal Press

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780374140182

    A groundbreaking, urgent report from the front lines of dirty work--the work that society considers essential but morally compromised Drone pilots who carry out targeted assassinations. Undocumented immigrants who man the "kill floors" of industria…

  • Dirty Work: Essential Jobs and the Hidden Toll of Inequality in America

    Dirty Work: Essential Jobs and the Hidden Toll of Inequality in America

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250849342

    A groundbreaking, urgent report from the front lines of dirty work--the work that society considers essential but morally compromised Drone pilots who carry out targeted assassinations. Undocumented immigrants who man the "kill floors" of industria…

  • The Birth of Solidarity

    The Birth of Solidarity
    av Francois Ewald

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781478008231

    François Ewald's landmark The Birth of Solidarity—first published in French in 1986, revised in 1996, with the revised edition appearing here in English for the first time—is one of the most important historical and philosophical studies…

  • Seasonal Associate

    Seasonal Associate
    av Heike Geissler

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781635900361

    How the brutalities of working life are transformed into exhaustion, shame, and self-doubt: a writer's account of her experience working in an Amazon fulfillment center.No longer able to live on the proceeds of her freelance writing and translating…

  • Overtime

    Overtime
    av Will Stronge

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781788738682

    Overtime is about the politics of time, and specifically the amount of time that we spend labouring within capitalist society. It argues that reactivating the longstanding demand for shorter working hours should be central to any progressive traject…

  • After the Gig

    After the Gig
    av Juliet Schor

    Klotband - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520325050

    Management & Workplace Culture Book of the Year, 2020 Porchlight Business Book Awards 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 expl…

  • Kampen om välfärdsarbetets värde : fackligt aktiva kommunalare minns strejken 2003

    Kampen om välfärdsarbetets värde : fackligt aktiva kommunalare minns strejken 2003
    av Kristin Linderoth

    Häftad - 2020 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789178955985

    På våren 2003 genomförde Kommunal en omfattande strejk för högre löner. De röda jackorna med parollen Vi tar fajten! syntes överallt i Sverige. Frågan om vad välfärdsarbetet egentligen är värt ställdes på sin spets, liksom vilka möjligheter och begr…

  • After the Gig: How the Sharing Economy Got Hijacked and How to Win It Back

    After the Gig: How the Sharing Economy Got Hijacked and How to Win It Back
    av Juliet B. Schor

    MP3 på CD - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781713591931

    A Publishers Weekly Fall 2020 Big Indie BookThe 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 wou…

  • Just Transitions

    Just Transitions

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745339924

    In the field of 'climate change', no terrain goes uncontested. The terminological tug of war between activists and corporations, scientists and governments, has seen radical notions of 'sustainability' emptied of urgency and subordinated to the inte…

  • Why You Should Be a Trade Unionist

    Why You Should Be a Trade Unionist
    av Len McCluskey

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781788737876

    Why every worker should join a union In this short and accessible book, Len McCluskey, General Secretary of Unite the Union, presents the case for joining a union. Drawing on anecdotes from his own long involvement in unions, he looks at the history…

  • Childhood and Child Labour in the British Industrial Revolution

    Childhood and Child Labour in the British Industrial Revolution
    av Jane Humphries

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521248969

    This is a unique account of working-class childhood during the British industrial revolution, first published in 2010. Using more than 600 autobiographies written by working men of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries Jane Humphries illuminates w…

  • The Puzzle of Strikes

    The Puzzle of Strikes
    av Roberto Franzosi

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521031233

    This book is an attempt to explain the temporal movement of postwar Italian strikes: why and when strikes go up or down and what the strategies of the main actors involved are. In many ways, the book is unique in the social sciences. First, it takes…

  • The Puzzle of Strikes

    The Puzzle of Strikes
    av Roberto Franzosi

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521452878

    This book is an attempt to explain the temporal movement of postwar Italian strikes: why and when strikes go up or down, and what the strategies of the main actors involved are. In many ways, the book is unique in the social sciences. First, it take…

  • Addressing Gender Bias in Science & Technology

    Addressing Gender Bias in Science & Technology

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780841298903

    Understanding and appreciation between genders continues to be a work in progress. As people seek ways to make room for alternative perspectives, research-based solutions have become especially helpful. In this volume, seasoned professors tackle gen…

  • A World Without Work: Technology, Automation, and How We Should Respond

    A World Without Work: Technology, Automation, and How We Should Respond
    av Daniel Susskind

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250173515

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE FINANCIAL TIMES & MCKINSEY 2020 BUSINESS BOOK OF THE YEAR One of Fortune Best Books of the Year One of Inc. Best Business Books of the Year One of The Times (UK) Best Business Books of the Year A New York Times Book Review Editor…

  • Strike! (50th Anniversary Edition)

    Strike! (50th Anniversary Edition)
    av Jeremy Brecher

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781629638003

    Involving nationwide general strikes, the seizure of vast industrial establishments, nonviolent direct action on a massive scale, and armed battles with artillery and tanks, this exciting hidden history is told from the point of view of the rank-and…

  • Strike! (50th Anniversary Edition)

    Strike! (50th Anniversary Edition)
    av Jeremy Brecher

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781629638560

    Involving nationwide general strikes, the seizure of vast industrial establishments, nonviolent direct action on a massive scale, and armed battles with artillery and tanks, this exciting hidden history is told from the point of view of the rank-and…

  • The Politics of Social Inclusion and Labor Representation

    The Politics of Social Inclusion and Labor Representation
    av Heather Connolly

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501736575

    In The Politics of Social Inclusion and Labor Representation, Heather Connolly, Stefania Marino, and Miguel Martínez Lucio compare trade union responses to immigration and the related political and labour market developments in the Netherlands, Spai…

  • How the World Works

    How the World Works
    av Paul Cockshott

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781583677773

    A sweeping history of the full range of human labor Few authors are able to write cogently in both the scientific and the economic spheres. Even fewer possess the intellectual scope needed to address science and economics at a macro as well as a mic…

  • Foundations of Migration Economics

    Foundations of Migration Economics
    av George J. Borjas

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198788072

    This book presents a series of research articles written over the past four decades by leading economists George J. Borjas and Barry R. Chiswick. Borjas and Chiswick are leading experts on the adjustment of immigrants in their destination country an…

  • Intern Nation

    Intern Nation
    av Ross Perlin

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844678839

    Every year, between one and two 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 garb…

  • 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…

  • Cultures of Solidarity

    Cultures of Solidarity
    av Rick Fantasia

    Pocket - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520067950

    A commonplace assumption about American workers is that they lack class consciousness. This perception has baffled social scientists, demoralized activists, and generated a significant literature on American exceptionalism. In this provocative book,…

  • Only Victims

    Only Victims
    av Robert Vaughn

    Pocket - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780879100810

    A necessary book with a necessary goal - stressing the importance of the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution and citing the dangers of what happens when its cherished tradition is jeopardized. In the name of combating Communism liberties were j…

  • Wobblies of the World

    Wobblies of the World

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745399591

    The Industrial Workers of the World is a union unlike any other. Founded in 1905 in Chicago, it rapidly gained members across the world thanks to its revolutionary, internationalist outlook. By using powerful organising methods including direct-acti…

  • Wobblies of the World

    Wobblies of the World

    Klotband - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745399607

    The Industrial Workers of the World is a union unlike any other. Founded in 1905 in Chicago, it rapidly gained members across the world thanks to its revolutionary, internationalist outlook. By using powerful organising methods including direct-acti…

  • A Collective Bargain

    A Collective Bargain
    av Jane McAlevey

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062908605

    From longtime labor organizer Jane McAlevey, a vital call-to-arms in favor of unions, a key force capable of defending our democracyFor decades, racism, corporate greed, and a skewed political system have been eating away at the social and political…

  • A Collective Bargain

    A Collective Bargain
    av Jane McAlevey

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062908599

    From longtime labor organizer Jane McAlevey, a vital call-to-arms in favor of unions, a key force capable of defending our democracyFor decades, racism, corporate greed, and a skewed political system have been eating away at the social and political…

  • The Brave New World of Work

    The Brave New World of Work
    av Ulrich Beck

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745623986

    This volume examines how work has become unstable in the modern world and aims to present a new vision for the future. The author begins by describing how the traditional work society is giving way to a much less stable world in which skills can be…

  • Consequences of Capitalism

    Consequences of Capitalism
    av Noam Chomsky

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781642594010

    Covid-19 has revealed glaring failures and monstrous brutalities in the current capitalist system. It represents both a crisis and an opportunity. Contests for controlling the narratives around the meaning of this pandemic will be the terrain of str…

  • Doing History From The Bottom Up

    Doing History From The Bottom Up
    av Staughton Lynd

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608463886

    In the 1960s, historians on both sides of the Atlantic began to challenge the assumptions of their colleagues and push for an understanding of history from below.' In this collection Staughton Lynd, himself one of the pioneers of this approach, lame…

  • Collective Bargaining and Collective Action

    Collective Bargaining and Collective Action

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509945351

    This book offers a unique contribution that examines major recent changes in conflict, negotiation and regulation within the labour relations systems and related governance institutions of advanced societies. The broad scope of analysis includes soc…

  • Collective Bargaining and Collective Action

    Collective Bargaining and Collective Action

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509923168

    This book offers a unique contribution that examines major recent changes in conflict, negotiation and regulation within the labour relations systems and related governance institutions of advanced societies. The broad scope of analysis includes soc…

  • Beaten Down, Worked Up: The Past, Present, and Future of American Labor

    Beaten Down, Worked Up: The Past, Present, and Future of American Labor
    av Steven Greenhouse

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781101872796

    "A page-turning book that spans a century of worker strikes.... Engrossing, character-driven, panoramic." --Zephyr Teachout, The New York Times Book Review We live in an era of soaring corporate profits and anemic wage gains, one in which low-paid j…

  • Beaten Down, Worked Up: The Past, Present, and Future of American Labor

    Beaten Down, Worked Up: The Past, Present, and Future of American Labor
    av Steven Greenhouse

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781101874431

    "A page-turning book that spans a century of worker strikes.... Engrossing, character-driven, panoramic." --Zephyr Teachout, The New York Times Book Review We live in an era of soaring corporate profits and anemic wage gains, one in which low-paid j…

  • Slaves to Fashion

    Slaves to Fashion
    av Robert J.S. Ross

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472030224

    Just as Barbara Ehrenreich's Nickel and Dimed uncovered the plight of the working poor in America, Robert J. S. Ross's Slaves to Fashion exposes the dark side of the apparel industry and its exploited workers at home and abroad. It's both a lesson i…

  • Not Working

    Not Working
    av David G. Blanchflower

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691181240

    A candid assessment of why the job market is not as healthy as we think Don't trust low unemployment numbers as proof that the labor market is doing fine—it isn't. Not Working is about those who can't find full-time work at a decent wage&mdash…

  • The New Politics of Class

    The New Politics of Class
    av Geoffrey Evans

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198755753

    This book explores the new politics of class in 21st century Britain. It shows how the changing shape of the class structure since 1945 has led political parties to change, which has both reduced class voting and increased class non-voting. This arg…

  • Pappers 100 år : kamp, konflikt, kultur

    Pappers 100 år : kamp, konflikt, kultur
    av Ronald Åman

    Inbunden - 2020 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789189077058

    Pappersindustriarbetarförbundet, Pappers, bildades under oen orolig period i svensk historia, präglad av svält, efterdyningarna av första världskriget och farsoten spanska sjukan Faktum är att Sverige aldrig i modern tid varit närmare en revolution…