Books published by Ilr Pr

First, Do Less Harm

Ilr Press | August 20, 2019 | 290 pages
In First, Do Less Harm, twelve health care professionals and researchers plus two former patients look at patient safety from a variety of perspectives, finding many of the proposed solutions to be inadequate or impractical.  More Info

From Silence to Voice: What Nurses Know and Must Communicate to the Public

By BureshGordon
Ilr Press | May 28, 2013 | 288 pages
The comprehensively revised and updated third edition of From Silence to Voice will help nurses construct messages using a range of traditional and new social media that accurately describe the true nature of their work.  More Info

Behind the Kitchen Door

Ilr Press | February 12, 2013 | 191 pages
Uncovers the inequities of restaurant labor in the United States, from low wages and poor employee benefits to sexual harassment, unsafe working conditions, and the hypocrisy of ethical, free-trade restuarants.  More Info

Assembling women

Ilr Pr | August 20, 2019 | 208 pages
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  More Info

A new new deal

Ilr Pr | October 1, 2009 | 275 pages
A Century Foundation Book In A New New Deal, the labor movement leaders Amy B. Dean and David B. Reynolds offer a bold new plan to revitalize American labor activism and build a sense of common purpose between labor and community organizations. Dean and Reynolds demonstrate how alliances organized... More Info

The Paradox of American Unionism

Ilr Press | August 20, 2019 | 226 pages
Why have Americans, who by a clear majority approve of unions, been joining them in smaller numbers than ever before? This book answers that question by comparing the American experience with that of Canada, where approval for unions is significantly...  More Info

Walmart in China

Ilr Press | November 1, 2011 | 294 pages
What happens when the world's biggest retailer and the world's biggest country do business with each other? In this book, a group of thirteen experts from several disciplines examine the symbiotic but strained relationship between these giants.  More Info

Counter culture

Ilr Pr | August 1, 2009 | 142 pages
A must-have for anyone who loves diners and coffee shops. Taylor travels more than 26,000 miles throughout the United States collecting stories of lifer waitresses. Their compelling stories are complemented by Taylor's striking color photographs of them at work.  More Info

Fields of Combat

Ilr Press | July 31, 2012 | 221 pages
Understanding PTSD among today's veterans and how it is handled by the military and VA system.  More Info