Multifaceted study of Pennsylvania's coal miners during the post-World War One era.
Reveals the often-untold stories of front-line public servants.
Claims unconscious desire plays a constitutive role in global political economy.
Feminists revisit their mixed experiences of mentoring and being mentored to reclaim mentorship as a project for new generations.
Explores the duality between humans and Earth through a focus on the economic system changes that began with grain agriculture and has now reached its apogee in global capitalism.
Demonstrates that a true liberal capitalism has the capacity to enable personal well-being while dealing with new challenges such as pandemics, climate change, and automation.
Describes how new kinds of direct-action labor movements are emerging to reshape American labor activism in the twenty-first century.
Examines women’s food cooperatives and local dining venues on the Greek island of Lesvos and how tourism, gender, and sexualities inform the creation of these alternative economies.
Discusses the conservative ideological and political attack on welfare in the United States.
Tells the story of the nation's largest higher education union from its earliest years to its role today as a powerful organization promoting the interests of faculty, staff, and the entire SUNY community.
Uses two case studies to demonstrate how neoliberal reforms in India have de-democratized labor politics.
An overview and analysis of austerity policies and labor movement resistance in several countries.
Overview and analysis of labor relations in the big four American sports.
Detailed examination of the territorial and governance dimensions of contemporary welfare reforms in the United States and Europe.
Explores the potential for trade unions to defend the socioeconomic rights of women.
Brings together the workplace experiences of transgender people with an assessment of current policy protections.
Ethnographic study of textile factory workers in Alexandria, Egypt.
Explores how the entry of migrant workers into Israel raises questions beyond just those of the labor market.
Looks at union organizing and strikes that were either strengthened by interracial cooperation or defeated by racial competition during the period between the Civil War and the Civil Rights Movement.
Argues that recent initiatives by industrial management were directed more toward short-term gains than improving efficiency.
Chronicles the growing impact of job uncertainty on workers in Europe.
Offers a fascinating ethnography of physicality and gender relations in women's team contact sports.
Fusing aesthetic and economic perspectives in exploring the lives and work of women in the Lucknow, India embroidery industry, this book offers insights into anthropology of work and women’s studies.
Examines the Toyota team culture as a conceptual framework and uses it to discuss related topics, such as workplace injuries, the implications of alienating assembly workers, and the role of women.
An exploration of the moral and intellectual conflict of Israeli citizens who have resisted military service, and of how they justify their choices of action.
This book presents a systematic case study of the hi-tech communications industry that reveals many trends in managerial authority in the workpace. Vallas reveals the mechanisms that enable advanced capitalist ...
This book is the first to present a vivid and accurate picture of the thousands of women who worked weeding the rice fields in northern Italy during the early part of the nineteenth century. It explores ...
This analysis, based on a year's observation of social relations in a Work Incentive Program (WIC) office, explores the ways in which staff members organize their interactions with clients, coworkers, ...
This book examines the effect of state policies on women's roles in the economy. At the most concrete level it investigates the relative lack of response of women's labor force activity rates to export-led ...
This book connects the history and organization of the federal district courts to the emergence of a new technocratic form of justice. The centerpiece of this study is the clash between adjudication — ...
In this book the author examines the question of the compatibility of politics, policy-making, and professional work. Based on nineteen case studies of organizations, Hoffman looks at "what happened" ...
This book considers how women cope with the economic hardship which accompanies divorce, using national longitudinal data on a generation of women in the United States. These women came of age at a time ...
Under Construction offers a unique examination of organization and work in the construction industry. Synthesizing organizational and labor relations orientations, it develops a comprehensive sociological ...
This study deals with the interfaces between bureaucratized social service agencies, social workers, and clients. Russell K. Schutt covers significant topics of the history and organization of labor unions. ...