Industrial relations, health & safety

    Trajectories of Neoliberal Transformation

    By Chris Howell

    Paperback £20.74

    Aimed at researchers and students interested in comparative politics and industrial relations. It demonstrates that the landscape of industrial relations has changed in fundamental ways since the end of the 1970s, everywhere in the same direction, involving an expansion of the power and discretion of employers over workers and unions.

    Fearless World of Professional Safety in the 21st Century

    By Scott Gesinger

    Paperback £23.69

    Professional safety is in danger of extinction. Safety professionals have become complacent and unfocused, ignorantly relying on an 80-year-old paradigm. Lazy gimmicks are substituted for the hierarchy of controls meant to be the foundation of the profession. A $10,000 investment in posters makes zero improvement in safety; a $10,000 investment...

    Emerging Industrial Relations of China

    Hardback £74.28

    A study of the tumultuous changes in the contemporary labour relations of China. It is a comprehensive study for scholars and graduate students working in Chinese industrial relations, comparative labour law, human resource management, NGOs and international labour organisations, and for the many Chinese business students studying in the West.

    Pride: The Unlikely Story of the True Heroes of the Miner\'s Strike

    By Tim Tate

    Paperback Save £1.14 = £7.85

    In 1984, a small group of metropolitan homosexual men and lesbian women stepped away from the vibrant culture and hedonism of London's defiant gay scene to befriend and support the beleaguered villages of a very traditional mining community in the remote valleys of South Wales.

    Safety-II in Practice

    By Erik Hollnagel

    Paperback Save £1.31 = £23.68

    Safety-I is defined as the freedom from unacceptable harm. The purpose of traditional safety management is therefore to find ways to ensure this `freedom'. But as socio-technical systems steadily have become larger and less tractable, this has become harder to do. Resilience engineering pointed out from the very beginning that...

    Occupational Safety and Health

    By Charles D. Reese

    Paperback Save £5.09 = £44.91

    Most occupational safety and health books explain how to apply concepts, principles, elements, tools of prevention and develop interventions, and initiatives to mitigate occupational injuries, illnesses and deaths. This is not a how-to book. It is a book that addresses the philosophical basis for all of the varied components and...

    Slave to Fashion

    By Safia Minney

    Paperback Save £3.14 = £10.85

    Raises awareness of modern slavery in the fashion industry and shows how it can be eradicated by business and consumers

    Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap Book Abo

    By Tony Dundon

    Paperback £15.97

    Conceived by Chris Grey as an antidote to conventional textbooks, each book in the `Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap' series takes a core area of the curriculum and turns it on its head by providing a critical and sophisticated overview of the key issues and debates in an...

    Health and Safety in a Changing World

    Paperback Save £2.82 = £32.17

    When health and safety regulatory frameworks took their present form in the 1970s, they were seen as a triumph of welfare state intervention. Since then, as heavy industry has declined and office and retail employment have expanded, new ways of working have radically altered the context of health and safety...

    Building Materials, Health and Indoor Air Quality: No Breathing Space?

    By Tom Woolley

    Paperback Save £1.31 = £35.68

    The impact of building materials and construction methods on the health and wellbeing of occupants is often underestimated. This book is an essential guide to understanding and avoiding hazardous materials and poor air quality in buildings. The author covers a range of issues beginning with an explanation of how buildings...

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