Labour economics

    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.

    Basic Income Handbook

    Paperback Save £2.74 = £10.25

    Her proposed solution is a society withBI, which she first outlines abstractly before diving into its internal workings,explaining who would be eligible for BI, what would happen to the rest ofthe welfare system, and other crucial details.

    Modern Labor Economics

    By Ronald G. Ehrenberg

    Paperback Save £2.58 = £53.41

    Modern Labor Economics: Theory and Public Policy, now in its thirteenth edition, continues to be the leading text for one-semester courses in labor economics at the undergraduate and graduate levels. It offers a thorough overview of the modern theory of labor market behavior, and reveals how this theory is used...

    Climate Change and Gender in Rich Countries

    Paperback Save £0.80 = £31.19

    Climate change is at the forefront of ideas about public policy, the economy and labour issues. However, the gendered dimensions of climate change and the public policy issues associated with it in wealthy nations are much less understood. Climate Change and Gender in Rich Countries covers a wide range of...

    White Working Class: Overcoming Class Cluelessness in America

    By Joan C. Williams

    Hardback Save £1.29 = £13.70

    Joan C. Williams explains how the term "working class" has been misapplied--it is, in fact, the elusive, purportedly disappearing middle class. This demographic often resents both the poor and the professionals. They don't, however, tend to resent the truly rich, nor are they particularly bothered by income inequality.

    The Sharing Economy: The End of Employment and the Rise of Crowd-Based Capitalism

    By Arun Sundararajan

    Paperback Save £3.54 = £11.45

    The wide-ranging implications of the shift to a sharing economy, a new model of organizing economic activity that may supplant traditional corporations.

    Paula Principle

    By Tom Schuller

    Paperback £11.45

    An expert on innovation and work argues that many highly capable women are not being recognised, and that this harms businesses, societies, and individuals alike. Whereas The Peter Principle, a four-million-copy bestseller from the 1960s, argued that most male workers will inevitably be promoted to one level beyond their competence,...

    The Agility Mindset: How reframing flexible working delivers competitive advantage

    By Fiona Cannon

    Hardback Save £3.14 = £24.85

    Shows how to unlock the massive efficiency savings and productivity gains by reframing the approach to flexible working by concentrating on workforce agility. We know that organizations don't need the same number of workers 9-5, five days a week 52 weeks a year. We know that not all of the...

    New Worlds of Work: Varieties of Work in Car Factories in the BRIC Countries

    By Ulrich Jurgens

    Hardback Save £4.14 = £50.86

    This book provides a comparative study of human resource management, employment relations, and production systems in automobile factories in the BRIC countries Brazil, Russia, India, and China. It compares the experiences of two major multinational companies, Volkswagen and Toyota, as well as of domestic automobile manufacturers.

    The Sharing Economy: The End of Employment and the Rise of Crowd-Based Capitalism

    By Arun Sundararajan

    Hardback Save £6.32 = £15.63

    The wide-ranging implications of the shift to a sharing economy, a new model of organizing economic activity that may supplant traditional corporations.

    Latest from the blog

    Fantastic new recipe book from Sabrina Ghayour 'Sirocco'

    Sabrina Ghayour's long awaited second recipe book Sirocco is out this month and is a great follow up to Persianna. Read article

    Ten Great Bedtime Reads from The Great British Bookshop and Aspace

    We have teamed up with Aspace (www.aspace.co.uk) who create beautiful room for Children to bring you 10 great bedtime reads for your little ones. Read article

    Latest from Twitter

    • @TheGBBookshop - 3 years ago

      Lottery funding for dementia reading project £2m pledged for Reading Agency scheme to pair readers with dementia sufferers

      @TheGBBookshop - 3 years ago

      Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has held on to the number one spot for a sixth week #HarryPotter #CursedChild @littlebrown @pottermore

    • @TheGBBookshop - 3 years ago

      @thebookseller @MartinaCole @Jeffrey_Archer @Foyles

      @TheGBBookshop - 3 years ago

      Frith wins inaugural Klaus Flugge Prize for illustration t.co/U9P08h4XMG

    • @TheGBBookshop - 3 years ago

      RT @Gue_de_Bost: #Dordogneholidaycottage available Sept tweet to book for more info

      @TheGBBookshop - 3 years ago

      The editor is just back from france @HomeAwayUK! t.co/IWutTER1x7