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Books from 2016

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Achieving Workers' Rights in the Global Economy, Richard Appelbaum (Ed.) and Nelson Lichtenstein (Ed.)

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The Worker Center Handbook: A Practical Guide to Starting and Building the New Labor Movement, Kim Bobo and Marien Casillas Pabellon

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Disability and Employer Practices: Research Across the Disciplines, Susanne M. Bruyere (Ed.)

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Third Wave Capitalism: How Money, Power, and the Pursuit of Self-Interest Have Imperiled the American Dream, John Ehrenreich

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The Challenge to Change: Reforming Health Care on the Front Line in the United States and the United Kingdom, Rebecca Kolins Givan

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Hard Sell: Work and Resistance in Retail Chains, Peter Ikeler

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Anthropologies of Unemployment: New Perspectives on Work and Its Absence, Jong Bum Kwon (Ed.) and Carrie M. Lane (Ed.)

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Hoping to Help: The Promises and Pitfalls of Global Health Volunteering, Judith N. Lasker

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Curing Medicare: A Doctors View on How Our Health Care System Is Failing Older Americans and How We Can Fix It, Andy Lazris MD

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Too Few Women at the Top: The Persistence of Inequality in Japan, Kumiko Nemoto

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Ghostworkers and Greens: The Cooperative Campaigns of Farmworkers and Environmentalists for Pesticide Reform, Adam Tompkins

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Our Unions, Our Selves: The Rise of Feminist Labor Unions in Japan, Anne Zacharias-Walsh

Books from 2015

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Voices in the Band: A Doctor, Her Patients, and How the Outlook on AIDS Care Changed from Doomed to Hopeful, Susan C. Bell

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Working Through The Past: Labor and Authoritorian Legacies in Comparative Perspective, Teri L. Caraway (ed.), Maria Lorena Cook (ed.), and Stephen Crowley (ed.)

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Chinese Workers in Comparative Perspective, Anita Chan (ed.)

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The Origins of Right to Work: Antilabor Democracy in Nineteenth-Century Chicago, Cedric de Leon

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A World Of Work: Imagined Manuals For Real Jobs, Ilana Gershon (ed.)

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Labor Relations in a Globalizing World, Harry C. Katz, Thomas A. Kochan, and Alexander Colvin

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Better Must Come: Exiting Homelessness in Two Global Cities, Matthew D. Marr

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If We Can Win Here: The New Front Lines Of The Labor Movement, Fran Quigley

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Building China: Informal Work and the New Precariat, Sarah Swider

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Unknotting the Heart: Unemployment and Therapeutic Governance, Jie Yang

Books from 2014

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Class Lives: Stories From Across our Economic Divide, Chuck Collins (Ed.), Jennifer Ladd (Ed.), Maynard Seider (Ed.), and Felice Yeskel (Ed.)

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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 MD

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Labor Guide to Labor Law, Bruce S. Feldacker and Michael J. Hayes

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The Next Crash: How Short-Term Profit Seeking Trumps Airline Safety, Amy L. Fraher

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Insurgency Trap: Labor Politics in Postsocialist China, Eli D. Friedman

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An Introduction to Labor Law, Michael Evan Gold

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Collaborative Caring: Stories and Reflections on Teamwork in Health Care, Suzanne Gordon (Ed.), David L. Feldman (Ed.) MD, and Michael Leonard (Ed.) MD

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Songs of the Factory: Pop Music, Culture, and Resistance, Marek Korczynski

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Missing Class: Strengthening Social Movement Groups By Seeing Class Cultures, Betsy Leondar-Wright

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New Labor in New York: Precarious Workers and the Future of the Labor Movement, Ruth Milkman (Ed.) and Ed Ott (Ed.)

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Creating the Health Care Team of the Future: The Toronto Model for Interprofessional Education and Practice, Sioban Nelson, Maria Tassone, and Brian D. Hodges

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They Never Come Back: A Story of Undocumented Workers from Mexico, Frans J. Schryer

Books from 2013

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Mothers Unite! Organizing for Workplace Flexibility and the Transformation of Family Life, Jocelyn Elise Crowley

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Bedside Manners: Play and Workbook, Suzanne Gordon, Lisa Hayes, and Scott Reeves

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Beyond the Checklist: What Else Health Care Can Learn from Aviation Teamwork and Safety, Suzanne Gordon, Patrick Mendenhall, and Bonnie Blair O'Connor

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Hazard or Hardship: Crafting Global Norms on the Right to Refuse Unsafe Work, Jeffrey Hilgert

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The Question of Competence: Reconsidering Medical Education in the Twenty-First Century, Brian D. Hodges and Lorelei Lingard

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Behind the Kitchen Door, Saru Jayaraman

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Where Night is Day: The World of the ICU, James Kelly

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Global Unions, Local Power: The New Spirit of Transnational Labor Organizing, Jamie K. McCallum

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Unfinished Business: Paid Family Leave in California and the Future of U.S. Work-Family Policy, Ruth Milkman and Eileen Appelbaum

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The Chicken Trail: Following Workers, Migrants, and Corporations Across the Americas, Kathleen C. Schwartzman

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Holding the Shop Together: German Industrial Relations in the Postwar Era, Stephen J. Silva

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Union Voices: Tactics and Tensions in UK Organizing, Melanie Simms, Jane Holgate, and Edmund Heery

Books from 2012

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Disintegrating Democracy at Work, Virginia Doellgast

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Conflicting Commitments: The Politics of Enforcing Immigrant Worker Rights in San Jose and Houston, Shannon Gleeson

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Buoyancy on the Bayou: Shrimpers Face the Rising Tide of Globalization, Jill Ann Harrison

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Reading Classes: On Culture and Classism in America, Barbara Jensen

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First, Do Less Harm: Confronting the Inconvenient Problems of Patient Safety, Ross Koppel (Ed.) and Suzanne Gordon (Ed.)

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Retirement on the Line: Age, Work, and Value in an American Factory, Caitrin Lynch

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Phone Clones: Authenticity Work in the Transnational Service Economy, Kiran Mirchandani

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The State of Working America, Lawrence Mishel, Josh Bivens, Elise Gould, and Heidi Shierholz

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Public Jobs and Public Agendas: The Public Sector in an Era of Economic Stress, Daniel J. B. Mitchell (Ed.)

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With God on Our Side: The Struggle for Workers' Rights in a Catholic Hospital, Adam D. Reich

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The Big Squeeze: A Social and Political History of the Controversial Mammogram, Handel Reynolds MD

Books from 2011

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Employee Ownership and Shared Capitalism: New Directions in Research, Edward J. Carberry (Ed.)

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Walmart in China, Anita Chan

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Casino Women: Courage in Unexpected Places, Susan Chandler and Jill B. Jones

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The Broken Village: Coffee, Migration, and Globalization in Honduras, Daniel R. Reichman

Books from 2010

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City of Strangers: Gulf Migration and the Indian Community in Bahrain, Andrew M. Gardner

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Black Power At Work: Community Control, Affirmative Action, and the Construction Industry, David Goldberg

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Creative State: Forty Years of Migration and Development Policy in Morocco and Mexico, Natasha Iskander

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Hired Hands of Human Resources? Case Studies of HRM Programs and Practices in Early American Industry, Bruce E. Kaufman

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Notes on Nightingale: The Influence and Legacy of a Nursing Icon, Sioban Nelson and Anne Marie Rafferty

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She Was One Of Us: Eleanor Roosevelt and the American Worker, Brigid O'Farrell

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Freelancing Expertise: Contract Professionals in the New Economy, Debra Osnowitz

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Power in Coalition: Strategies for Strong Unions and Social Change, Amanda Tattersall

Books from 2009

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Up In The Air: How Airlines Can Improve Performance by Engaging Their Employees, Greg J. Bamber, Jody Hoffer Gittell, Thomas A. Kochan, and Andrew von Nordenflycht

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Organizing at the Margins: The Symbolic Politics of Labor in South Korea and the United States, Jennifer Jihye Chun

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Changing the Course of AIDS: Peer Education in South Africa and Its Lessons for the Global Crisis, David Dickinson

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Never Good Enough: Health Care Workers and the False Promise of Job Training, Ariel Ducey

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Circles of Exclusion: The Politics of Health Care in Israel, Dani Filc

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Human Rights in Labor and Employment Relations: International and Domestic Perspectives, James A. Gross (Ed.) and Lance Compa (Ed.)

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Blue-Green Coalitions: Fighting for Safe Workplaces and Healthy Communities, Brian Mayer

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The State of Working America 2008/2009, Lawrence Mishel, Jared Bernstein, and Heidi Shierholz

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Staged Action: Six Plays From the American Workers' Theatre, Lee Papa (Ed.)

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The International Labour Organization and the Quest for Social Justice, 1919-2009, Gerry Rodgers, Eddy Lee, Lee Swepston, and Jasmien Van Daele

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Condensed Capitalism: Campbell Soup and the Pursuit of Cheap Production in the Twentieth Century, Daniel Sidorick

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States' Gains, Labor's Losses: China, France, and Mexico Choose Global Liaisons, 1980-2000, Dorothy J. Solinger

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From Predators to Icons: Exposing the Myth of the Business Hero, Michel Villette and Catherine Vuillermot

Books from 2008

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The Gloves-off Economy: Workplace Standards at the Bottom of America's Labor Market, Annette Bernhardt; Heather Boushey; Laura Dresser; and Chris Tilly, Eds.

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The Changing Face of Medicine: Women Doctors and the Evolution of Health Care in America, Ann K. Boulis and Jerry A. Jacobs

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No Small Change: Pension Funds and Corporate Engagement, Tessa Hebb

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Taxi: Cabs and Capitalism in New York City, Biju Mathew

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Motherhood: The Elephant in the Laboratory, Emily Monosson, Ed.

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Transnational Tortillas: Race, Gender, and Shop-Floor Politics in Mexico and the United States, Carolina Bank Munoz

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Telling Stories Out of Court: Narratives About Women and Workplace Discrimination, Ruth O'Brien (Editor)

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The Good Temp, Vicki Smith and Esther B. Neuwirth

Books from 2007

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Assisted Living for Our Parents: A Son’s Journey, Daniel Jay Baum

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Global Unions: Challenging Transnational Capital Through Cross-Border Campaigns, Kate Bronfenbrenner, Editor

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The Sex of Class: Women Transforming American Labor, Dorothy Sue Cobble (Editor)

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Differential Diagnoses: A Comparative History of Health Care Problems and Solutions in the United States and France, Paul V. Dutton

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Freedom in the Workplace?, Gertrude Ezorsky

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What Workers Say: Employee Voice in the Anglo-American Workplace, Richard B. Freeman, Peter Boxall, and Peter Haynes

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The State of Working America 2006/2007, Lawrence Mishel, Jared Bernstein, and Sylvia Allegretto

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Fading Corporatism: Israel's Labor Law and Industrial Relations in Transition, Guy Mundlak

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Labor in the New Urban Battlegrounds: Local Solidarity in a Global Economy, Lowell Turner (Editor) and Daniel B. Cornfield (Editor)

Books from 2006

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From Silence to Voice: What Nurses Know and Must Communicate to the Public, Bernice Buresh and Suzanne Gordon