June 2007, Vol. 130, No. 6
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Agriculture and natural resources
Southgate, Douglas, Douglas H. Graham, and Luther Tweeten, The World Food Economy. Malden, MA, Blackwell Publishing, 2007, 416 pp., $94.85/hardback, $44.95/paperback.
Economic and social statistics
Bandyopadhyay, P.K. and G.S. Gupta, Measuring Productivity in Services –New Dimensions. Hyderabad, India, The Icfai University Press, 2006, 329 pp.
Economic growth and development
Markusan, Ann, Reining in the Competition for Capital. Kalamazoo, Michigan, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, 2007, 215 pp., $40.00/cloth, $18.00 /paperback.
Uchitelle, Louis, The Disposable American: Layoffs and Their Consequences. New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 2006, 283 pp., $25.95/hardback.
Health and safety
Wynia, Matthew K., M.D. and Abraham P. Schwab, Ph.D., Ensuring Fairness in Health Care Coverage: An Employer’s Guide to Making Good Decisions on Tough Issues. New York, NY, Amacom, 2006, 240 pp., $29.95/hardback.
Hanna, Thomas M., The Employer’s Legal Advisor. New York, NY, American Management Association, 2007, 211 pp., $24.00/hardback.
Njoya, Wanjira, Property in Work: The Employment Relationship in the Anglo-American Firm. Chippenham, Wiltshire, Great Britain, Antony Rowe Ltd., 2007, 226 pp., $99.95/hardback.
Caraway, Teri L., Assembling Women: The Feminization of Global Manufacturing. Ithaca, NY, Cornell University Press, 2007, 208 pp., $55.00 cloth, $18.95 paperback.
Faux, Jeff, The Global Class War. Hoboken, NJ, Wiley Publication. 2006, 292 pp., $16.95/paperback.
Flanagan, Robert J., Globalization and Labor Conditions: Working Conditions and Worker Rights in a Global Economy. New York, NY, Oxford University Press, 2006, 260 pp.
Zaniello, Tom, The Cinema of Globalization. Ithaca, NY, Cornell University Press, 2007, 202 pp., $49.95/cloth, $19.95 paperback.
Labor and economic history
Hudelson, Richard and Carl Ross, By the Ore Docks: A Working People’s History of Duluth. Minneapolis, MN, University of Minnesota Press, 2006, 336 pp., $18.95/paperback.
Metheny, Karen Besherer, From the Miners’ Doublehouse: Archaeology and Landscape in a Pennsylvania Coal Company Town. Knoxville, TN, The University of Tennessee Press, 2007, 297 pp. $45.00/cloth.
Fix, Michael, Securing the Future: US Immigrant Integration Policy—A Reader. Washington DC, Migration Policy Institute, 2007, 192 pp.
Gleason, Sandra E., The Shadow Workforce: Perspectives on Contingent Work in the United States, Japan, and Europe. Kalamazoo, MI, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, 2006, 347 pp.
Maxwell, Nan L., The Working Life: The Labor Market for Workers In Low-Skilled Jobs. Kalamazoo, MI, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, 2006, 193 pp.
Mishel, Lawrence, Jared Bernstein, and Sylvia Allegretto, The State of Working America 2006/2007. Ithaca, NY, Cornell University Press, 2007, 426 pp. $59.95/cloth and $24.95 paperback.
Schulz, James H. and Robert H. Binstock, Aging Nation: The Economics and Politics of Growing Older in America. Westport, CT, Praeger, 2006, 296 pp., $49.95/hardback.
Management and organization theory
Chevalier, Roger, A Manager’s Guide to Improving Workplace Performance. New York, NY, American Management Association, 2007, 212 pp. $19.95 paperback.
DelPo, Amy, The Performance Appraisal Handbook: Legal & Practical Rules for Managers. Berkeley, CA, Nolo, 2007, 197 pp. $29.99/paperback.
Falcone, Paul and Randi Sachs, Productive Performance Appraisals. New York, NY, American Management Association, 2007, 115 pp. $10.00 /paperback.
Stone, Florence M., Coaching, Counseling & Mentoring: How to Choose & Use the Right Technique to Boost Employee Performance. New York, NY, American Management Association, 2007, 240 pp.
Social institutions and social change
Page, Scott E., The Difference: How the Power of Diversity Creates Better Groups, Firms, Schools, and Societies, Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press, 2007, 448 pp. $27.95/cloth.
Wages and compensation
Lang, Kevin, Poverty and Discrimination. Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press, 2007, 407 pp., $60.00/ cloth.
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