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Title: Work in America: An Encyclopedia of History,...
Publisher: ABC-Clio Inc
Publication Date: 2003
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: illustrated edition.
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The first comprehensive analysis of work and the workforce in the United States, from the Industrial Revolution to the era of globalization.
· 256 A–Z entries on topics ranging from Amazon.com to income gaps and wages
· An impressive array of expert contributors representing labor history, labor economics, labor law, welfare and social policy, human resource management, women's history, media studies, political science, workforce development, and employment policy
· Extensive historiography of U.S. labor and industrial relations
· End-of-entry bibliographies of references for further researchBook Description:
Work. It's the key to our daily survival and the source of humankind's greatest achievements, from poetry to pyramids to political systems. When we drastically change the way we work—as we did during the Industrial Revolution and as we're doing again in the Information Age—we set in motion forces that restructure societies around the globe, alter basic human relationships, and even transform our physical environment.
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