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IWW: A Documentary History
By Lenny Flank
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 108,920. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2009. Category: Nonfiction
A history of the Industrial Workers of the World, the "Wobblies", in their own words, from the opening speech at the IWW's founding convention in 1905, to the tactics of strike and sabotage which made it the most feared labor union in the US, to its role in the 1919 General Strike that shut down the city of Seattle.
Non-Leninist Marxism: Writings on the Workers Councils
By Lenny Flank
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,350. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2009. Category: Nonfiction
The recent collapse of the Soviet Union made clear the weaknesses and deficiencies in Leninist theory and practice. In the period between the World Wars, however, an entirely different trend of socialism had rejected the Leninist model of centralized party and state. This movement was "council communism".
Writings of Eugene V Debs; A Collection of Essays by America's Most Famous Socialist
By Lenny Flank
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 49,900. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2009. Category: Nonfiction
A collection of speeches, pamphlets and writings from Eugene V Debs, from 1888 to 1925. Beginning his career as an organizer for the American Railway Union, Debs ran for President on the Socialist Party ticket 5 times.
Newton Steel, Rime of the White Whale, and Trilogy(April 23rd, Ode to the Muskrat, On the Passing of the Mantis)
By Fayette Jones-Ziegler
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 10,530. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2009. Category: Nonfiction
A celebration of the spirit of a little known depression era labor strike, a commeration of Coleridge and Melville, and a collection of three rather Wordsworthian shorter works by the late black and Cherokee poetess from Detroit, Fayette Jones-Ziegler are offered here for your consideration and pleasure.
Butterflies in May
By Karen Hart
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 74,930. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Category: Fiction
Ali Parker, a high school senior, plans to major in journalism at a prestigious college. Her Mr. Perfect boyfriend, Matt Ryan, is a talented artist. Their future possibilities seem endless. Then the inconceivable happens--Ali becomes pregnant. This compelling, inspiring, and enlightening story engages the heart as it shows the struggles of life and the endurance of hope.
The Labor Divide
By Sam Vaknin
Price: Free! Words: 55,220. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Modern labour theories and practice. Covers issues like employment, unemployment, migration, brain drain, entrepreneurship, workaholism, and trade unions.
Inside the State: The Bracero Program, Immigration, and the I.N.S.
By Kitty Calavita
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 99,230. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction
A socio-political study of the rise and fall of the Bracero worker program and what it means for immigration policy and organizational theory. A classic book with continuing substantive and methodological value. As a new Foreword notes, worries about immigration and labor persist, as does basic dysfunction of the present form of INS. Digging deeper reveals the persistence of a structural catch-22.
Sociological Theory – A Contemporary View: How to Read, Criticize and Do Theory
By Neil J. Smelser
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,700. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction
A pithy, clear guide to creating and evaluating theory in the social sciences. Using a simple model of theory assessment--and applying it in depth to foundational and still-relevant social and economic theorists such as Durkheim, Marx and Parsons--Dr. Smelser shows the way to a better understanding of what social theory is supposed to accomplish and how to read it critically. New Introductions.
Stanford Law Review: Volume 63, Issue 2 - January 2011
By Stanford Law Review
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,200. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction
One of the leading and most-read law journals adds a digital ebook edition to its worldwide distribution...the first general interest law review to do so. This current issue of the Stanford Law Review contains studies of law, economics, and social policy by such recognized scholars as Judge Richard Posner, Albert Yoon, Cynthia Estland, Kenneth Bamberger, Deirdre Mulligan, and Norman Spaulding.
Death at Pulllman
By Frances McNamara
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,380. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011 by Allium Press of Chicago. Category: Fiction
Pullman was a model workers’ town, but when hard times hit in 1894, the workers were soon starving and desperate. Emily Cabot and Dr. Chapman bring much needed relief to the town, hoping they can keep the workers from resorting to violence. But when a worker is murdered, and a bomb plot comes to light, Emily must race to discover the truth behind a tangled web of family and company alliances.