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Labor and Social Change, edited by Paula Rayman and Carmen Sirianni, includes books on workplace issues like worker participation, quality of work life, shorter hours, technological change, and productivity, as well as union and community organizing and ethnographies of particular occupations.

Richard J. Altenbaugh: Education for Struggle
Education for Struggle
The American Labor Colleges of the 1920s and 1930s

Altenbaugh, Richard J.

339 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1990
cloth 978-0-87722-680-2
Excerpt available

Stephen Amberg: The Union Inspiration in American Politics
The Union Inspiration in American Politics
The Autoworkers and the Making of a Liberal Industrial Order

Amberg, Stephen

368 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1994
cloth 978-1-56639-189-4
Excerpt available

Susan A. Ambrose, Kristin L. Dunkle, Barbara B. Lazarus, Indira Nair, Deborah A. Harkus: Journeys of Women in Science and Engineering
Journeys of Women in Science and Engineering
No Universal Constants

Ambrose, Susan A., Kristin L. Dunkle, Barbara B. Lazarus, Indira Nair and Deborah A. Harkus

512 pp • 7x10 • Spring 1997
paper 978-1-56639-528-1
cloth 978-1-56639-527-4
Excerpt available

Reducing Workweeks to Prevent Layoffs
The Economic and Social Impacts of Unemployment Insurance-Supported Work Sharing

Best, Fred, foreword by Herbert J. Gans

228 pp • Fall 1987
cloth 978-0-87722-506-5

Beyond the Market and the State
New Directions in Community Development

edited by Bruyn, Severyn T. and James Meehan

272 pp • Fall 1987
cloth 978-0-87722-484-6

Carole Case: Down the Backstretch
Down the Backstretch
Racing and the American Dream

Case, Carole

224 pp • Fall 1991
cloth 978-0-87722-846-2
Excerpt available

Sharon M. Collins-Lowry: Black Corporate Executives
Black Corporate Executives
The Making and Breaking of a Black Middle Class

Collins, Sharon M.

216 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 1996
paper 978-1-56639-474-1
cloth 978-1-56639-473-4
Excerpt available

Gary Cross: Worktime and Industrialization
Worktime and Industrialization
An International History

edited by Cross, Gary

256 pp • Fall 1988
cloth 978-0-87722-582-9

David Croteau: Politics and the Class Divide
Politics and the Class Divide
Working People and the Middle Class Left

Croteau, David

320 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1994
paper 978-1-56639-255-6
cloth 978-1-56639-254-9
Excerpt available

Gary Delgado: Organizing the Movement
Organizing the Movement
The Roots and Growth of ACORN

Delgado, Gary

256 pp • Fall 1985
paper 978-0-87722-492-1
cloth 978-0-87722-393-1

Mark Erlich: Labor at the Ballot Box
Labor at the Ballot Box
The Massachusetts Prevailing Wage Campaign of 1988

Erlich, Mark

232 pp • Fall 1990
cloth 978-0-87722-727-4

William Finlay: Work on the Waterfront
Work on the Waterfront
Worker Power and Technological Change in a West Coast Port

Finlay, William

224 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 1988
cloth 978-0-87722-523-2

Steve Fox: Toxic Work
Toxic Work
Women Workers at GTE Lenkurt

Fox, Steve

192 pp • Fall 1991
paper 978-0-87722-895-0
cloth 978-0-87722-816-5

Linda O. Fuller: Work and Democracy in Socialist Cuba
Work and Democracy in Socialist Cuba
Fuller, Linda O.

311 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1992
cloth 978-0-87722-893-6

John Gaventa, Barbara Ellen Smith, Alex Willingham: Communities in Economic Crisis
Communities in Economic Crisis
Appalachia and the South

edited by Gaventa, John, Barbara Ellen Smith and Alex Willingham

336 pp • Fall 1989
paper 978-0-87722-650-5
cloth 978-0-87722-649-9

Hardy Green: On Strike at Hormel
On Strike at Hormel
The Struggle for a Democratic Labor Movement

Green, Hardy, foreword by David Moberg

369 pp • Fall 1989
paper 978-0-87722-832-5
cloth 978-0-87722-635-2

Guillermo J. Grenier: Inhuman Relations
Inhuman Relations
Quality Circles and Anti-Unionism in American Industry

Grenier, Guillermo J.

256 pp • Fall 1987
paper 978-0-87722-632-1
cloth 978-0-87722-502-7

James A. Gross: Broken Promise
Broken Promise
The Subversion of U.S. Labor Relations Policy, 1947-1994

Gross, James A.

422 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2003
paper 978-1-59213-225-6
Excerpt available

Sandra L. Hanson: Lost Talent
Lost Talent
Women in the Sciences

Hanson, Sandra L.

240 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1996
cloth 978-1-56639-446-8
Excerpt available

Karl Hinrichs, William Roche, Carmen Sirianni: Working Time in Transition
Working Time in Transition
The Political Economy of Working Hours in Industrial Nations

edited by Hinrichs, Karl, William Roche and Carmen Sirianni

352 pp • Spring 1991
cloth 978-0-87722-757-1

Larry Hirschhorn, Carole K. Barnett: The Psychodynamics of Organizations
The Psychodynamics of Organizations
edited by Hirschhorn, Larry and Carole K. Barnett

288 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1993
paper 978- 1-56639-021-7
cloth 978-1-56639-020-0

John Hoerr: We Cant Eat Prestige
We Can't Eat Prestige
The Women Who Organized Harvard

Hoerr, John

280 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1997
paper 978-1-56639-925-8
cloth 978-1-56639-535-9
Excerpt available

Ruth H. Howes, Caroline C. Herzenberg: Their Day in the Sun
Their Day in the Sun
Women of the Manhattan Project

Howes, Ruth H. and Caroline C. Herzenberg, foreword by Ellen C. Weaver

280 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1999
paper 978-1-59213-192-1
cloth 978-1-56639-719-3
Excerpt available

Benjamin Kline Hunnicutt: Work Without End
Work Without End
Abandoning Shorter Hours for the Right to Work

Hunnicutt, Benjamin Kline

416 pp • Spring 1988
paper 978-0-87722-763-2
cloth 978-0-87722-520-1

Benjamin Kline Hunnicutt: Kelloggs Six-Hour Day
Kellogg's Six-Hour Day
Hunnicutt, Benjamin Kline

288 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1996
paper 978-1-56639-448-2
cloth 978-1-56639-447-5
Excerpt available

Jane Jenson, Rianne Mahon: The Challenge of Restructuring
The Challenge of Restructuring
North American Labor Movements Respond

edited by Jenson, Jane and Rianne Mahon

488 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1992
cloth 978-0-87722-981-0

Anthony Jones: Professions and the State
Professions and the State
Expertise and Autonomy in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe

edited by Jones, Anthony

256 pp • Spring 1991
cloth 978-0-87722-801-1

Tom Juravich: Chaos on the Shop Floor
Chaos on the Shop Floor
A Worker's View of Quality, Productivity, and Management

Juravich, Tom

160 pp • Spring 1985
paper 978-0-87722-561-4
cloth 978-0-87722-375-7

Gideon Kunda: Engineering Culture
Engineering Culture
Control and Commitment in a High-Tech Corporation

Kunda, Gideon

320 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1991
paper 978-1-56639-075-0
cloth 978-0-87722-845-5
Excerpt available

Louise Lamphere, Alex Stepick, Guillermo Grenier: Newcomers in the Workplace
Newcomers in Workplace
Immigrants and the Restructing of the U.S Economy

edited by Lamphere, Louise, Alex Stepick and Guillermo Grenier

320 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1993
paper 978-1-56639-131-3
cloth 978-1-56639-124-5

Cameron Lynne MacDonald, Carmen J. Sirianni: Working in the Service Society
Working in the Service Society
edited by Macdonald, Cameron Lynne and Carmen J. Sirianni

376 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1996
paper 978-1-56639-480-2
cloth 978-1-56639-479-6

Karen Messing: One-Eyed Science
One-Eyed Science
Occupational Health and Women Workers

Messing, Karen, foreword by Jeanne Mager Stellman

264 pp • 5.5x8.2 • Spring 1998
paper 978-1-56639-598-4
cloth 978-1-56639-597-7
Excerpt available

Janine Marie Morgall: Technology Assessment
Technology Assessment
A Feminist Perspective

Morgall, Janine Marie

264 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 1993
paper 978-1-56639-091-0
cloth 978-1-56639-090-3

Charles Noble: Liberalism at Work
Liberalism at Work
The Rise and Fall of OSHA

Noble, Charles

304 pp • Spring 1989
paper 978-0-87722-665-9
cloth 978-0-87722-421-1

Claus Offe, Rolf G. Heinze: Beyond Employment
Beyond Employment
Time, Work, and the Informal Economy

Offe, Claus and Rolf G. Heinze, translated by Alan Braley

248 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1992
cloth 978-0-87722-951-3

David Ost: Solidarity and the Politics of Anti-Politics
Solidarity and the Politics of Anti-Politics
Opposition and Reform in Poland since 1968

Ost, David

272 pp • Fall 1989
paper 978-0-87722-900-1
cloth 978-0-87722-655-0

Lawrence J. Ouellet: Pedal to the Metal
Pedal to the Metal
The Work Life of Truckers

Ouellet, Lawrence J.

272 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1994
paper 978-1-56639-176-4
cloth 978-1-56639-175-7

Judith Rollins: Between Women
Between Women
Domestics and Their Employers

Rollins, Judith

256 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 1985
paper 978-0-87722-491-4
cloth 978-0-87722-383-2

Edward Royce: The Origins of Southern Sharecropping
The Origins of Southern Sharecropping
Royce, Edward

288 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 1993
cloth 978-1-56639-069-9

Åke Sandberg: Technological Change and Co-Determination in Sweden
Technological Change and Co-Determination in Sweden
Sandberg, Åke with Gunnar Broms Arne Grip Lars Sundstrom Jesper Steen and Peter Ullmark, foreword by Andrew Martin

360 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1992
cloth 978-0-87722-918-6
Excerpt available

Carroll Seron: The Business of Practicing Law
The Business of Practicing Law
The Work Lives of Solo and Small-Firm Attorneys

Seron, Carroll

240 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1996
paper 978-1-56639-407-9
cloth 978-1-56639-406-2
Excerpt available

Louise B. Simmons: Organizing in Hard Times
Organizing In Hard Times
Labor and Neighborhoods In Hartford

Simmons, Louise B.

200 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 1994
paper 978-1-56639-156-6
cloth 978-1-56639-155-9

Carmen Sirianni: Worker Participation and the Politics of Reform
Worker Participation and the Politics of Reform
edited by Sirianni, Carmen

384 pp • Spring 1987
cloth 978-0-87722-464-8

Marian Swerdlow: Underground Woman
Underground Woman
My Four Years as a New York City Subway Conductor

Swerdlow, Marian

272 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1998
paper 978-1-56639-610-3
cloth 978-1-56639-609-7
Excerpt available

Charlotte A. B. Yates: From Plant to Politics
From Plant to Politics
The Autoworkers Union in Postwar Canada

Yates, Charlotte A. B.

320 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1993
cloth 978-1-56639-043-9


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