Despite the massive influx of women into the labor force as a result of globalization, the gender inqualities at work have remained largely unchanged. This book addresses two related questions: What has prompted the feminization of manufacturing work in d
A searing assessment of the meaning of Hurricane Katrina combines interviews with survivors of the disaster and the author's knowledge of black migrations and government policy over decades, and explores the legacy of black suffering in America since slavery. 75,000 first printing.
Gentrifier demystifies the idea of gentrification by opening a conversation that links the theoretical and the grassroots, spanning the literature of urban sociology, geography, planning, policy, and more.
Trapped in a triangle of the housing market collapse, rising energy costs, and an increasingly dysfunctional healthcare system, America's working poor are now battling an even more formidable enemy: hunger. This time, the battle is taking place well outside of the media spotlight, which has focused... More Info
One of the central issues nations share in our globalized world is a drastic reshaping of populations brought about by massive labor migrations. With this has come another globally pervasive issue: immigrant abuse. From Asian workers abused in the oil-rich Gulf states, Latinos trafficked at the... More Info