January 2010, Vol. 133, No. 1
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Economic and social statistics
Angrist, Joshua D. and Picschke, Jorn-Steffan. Mostly Harmless Econometrics: An Empiricist’s Companion. Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press, 373 pp., $35.00/paper.
Hill, Carolyn J., Harry J. Holzer, and Henry Chen. Against the Tide: Household Structure, Opportunities, and Outcomes Among White and Minority Youth. Kalamazoo, MI, W.E. Upjohn Institute, 2009, 181 pp., $16.00/paper.
Mishel, Lawrence, Jared Bernstein, and Heidi Schierholz. The State of Working America 2008/2009. Ithaca, NY, Cornell University Press, 2009, 461 pp., $24.95/paper.
Economic growth and development
Bryant, John Hope. Love Leadership: The New Way to Lead in a Fear-Based World. Allston, MA, John Wiley and Sons, Inc. Publishers, 2009, 203 pp., $27.95/hardback.
Forman, Jonathan Barry. Making America Work. Washington, D.C., The Urban Institute Press, 2006, 429 pp., $29.50/paper.
Holzer, Harry J. and Demetra Smith Nightingale. Reshaping the American Workforce in a Changing Economy. Washington, D.C., The Urban Institute Press, 2007, 312 pp., $29.50/paper.
Lazonick, William. Sustainable Prosperity in the New Economy?: Business Organization and High-Tech Employment in the United States. Kalamazoo, MI, W.E. Upjohn Institute, 2009, 357 pp., $45.00/cloth; $25.00/paper.
Norberg, Johan. Financial Fiasco: How America’s Fascination with Homeownership and Easy Money Created the Economic Crisis. Washington, D.C., Cato Institute, 2009, 186 pp., $21.95/hardback.
Prahalad, C.K. The Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid: Eradicating Poverty Through Profits. New York, NY, Wharton School Publishing, 2009, 407 pp., $29.99/hardback.
Miller-Adams, Michelle. The Power of a Promise: Education and Economic Renewal in Kalamazoo. Kalamazoo, MI., W.E. Upjohn Institute, 2009, 257 pp., $40.00 cloth; $18.00/paper.
Pohlmann, Marcus D. Opportunity Lost: Race and Poverty in the Memphis City Schools. Knoxville, TN, The University of Tennessee Press, 2008, 282 pp., $42.00/hardback.
Bamber, Greg J. Up in the Air: How Airlines Can Improve Performance by Engaging Their Employees. Ithaca, NY, Cornell University Press, 2009, 222 pp., $29.95/cloth.
Gross, James A. and Lance Compa. Human Rights in Labor and Employment Relations: International and Domestic Perspectives. Ithaca, NY, Cornell University Press, 2009, 237 pp., $24.95/paperback.
Kochan, Thomas A., Adrienne E. Eaton, Robert B. McKersie, and Paul S. Adler. Healing Together: The Labor-Management Partnership at Kaiser Permanente. Ithaca, NY, Cornell University Press, 2009, 258 pp., $69.95/cloth; $24.95/paper.
McIntyre, Richard P. Are Worker Rights Human Rights? Ann Arbor, MI, The University of Michigan Press, 2008, 222 pp., $24.95/paper.
Industry and government organizations
Briggs, Vernon M. Human Resource Economics and Public Policy. Kalamazoo, MI, W.E. Upjohn Institute, 2009, 305 pp., $40.00/cloth; $20.00/paper.
Gil, Manuel Jaime Barreiro. Revista Galega de Economia. Santiago, Chile, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, 2008, 312 pp. (no price).
Standing, Guy. Work after Globalization: Building Occupational Citizenship. Williston, VT, Edward Elgar Publishing, 2009, 366 pp., $160.00/hardback.
Trachtman, Joel P. The International Law of Economic Migration: Toward the Fourth Freedom. Kalamazoo, MI, W.E. Upjohn Institute, 2009, 417 pp., $45.00/hardback; $25.00 paperback.
Labor and economic history
Kaufman, Bruce E. Hired Hands or Human Resources? Case Studies of HRM Programs and Practices in Early American Industry. Ithaca, NY, Cornell University Press, 2010, 254 pp., $47.95/hardback.
Kraft, James P. Vegas at Odds: Labor Conflict in a Leisure Economy, 1960–1985. Baltimore, MD, The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010, 273 pp., $55.00/hardback.
Ansley, Fran and Jon Shefner. Global Connections Local Receptions: New Latino Immigration to the Southeastern United States. Knoxville, TN, The University of Tennessee Press, 2009, 364 pp., $52.00/hardback.
Caulfield, Norman. NAFTA and Labor in North America. Urbana and Chicago, IL, University of Illinois Press, 2010, 264 pp., $70.00/cloth; $25.00/paper.
Crouter, Ann C. and Alan Booth. Work-Life Policies. Washington D.C., The Urban Institute Press, 2009, 372 pp., $32.50/paperback.
Davis, Donald E., Thomas M. Deaton, David P. Boyle, and Jo-Anne Schick. Voices from the Nueva Frontera: Latino Immigration in Dalton, Georgia. Knoxville, TN, The University of Tennessee Press, 2009, 189 pp., $37.00/hardback.
Guillerman, Michael D. Face Boss: The Memoir of a Western Kentucky Coal Miner. Knoxville, TN, The University of Tennessee Press, 2009, 347 pp., $34.95/paper.
Meyer, Bruce D. and Maude Toussaint-Comeau. Strategies for Improving Economic Mobility of Workers: Bridging Research and Practice. Kalamazoo, MI, W.E. Upjohn Institute, 2009, 227 pp., $40.00/cloth; $20.00/paperback.
Cushing, Lincoln and Timothy W. Drescher. Agitate! Educate! Organize!. Ithaca, NY, Cornell University Press, 2009, 205 pp., $24.95/paper.
Kirkby, Diana. Voices from the Ships: Australia’s Seafarers and their Union. Sydney, Australia, University of New South Wales Press Ltd, 2009, 432 pp., $49.95/hardback (Australian dollars).
Welfare programs and social insurance
Seefeldt, Kristin S. Working After Welfare: How Women Balance Jobs and Family in the Wake of Welfare Reform. Kalamazoo, MI., W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, 2009, 171 pp., $40.00/cloth, $18.00/paper.
Steensland, Brian. The Failed Welfare Revolution: America’s Struggle over Guaranteed Income Policy. Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press, 2008, 304 pp., $35.00/hardback.
Turner, John A. Pension Policy: The Search for Better Solutions. Kalamazoo, MI, W.E. Upjohn Institute, 2009, 243 pp., $40.00/cloth; $20.00/paper.
Worker training and development
Ducey, Ariel. Never good enough: Health care workers and the false promise of job training. Ithaca, NY., Cornell University Press, 2009, 300 pp., $59.95/cloth, $19.95/paper.
Houtenville, Andrew J., David C. Stapleton, Robert R. Weathers II, and Richard V. Burkhauser. Counting Working-Age People with Disabilities: What Current Data Tell Us and Options for Improvement. Kalamazoo, MI, W.E. Upjohn Institute, 2009, 447 pp., $45.00/cloth, $22.00/paper.
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