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Coping with AdversityRegional Economic Resilience and Public Policy

Coping with Adversity: Regional Economic Resilience and Public Policy

Harold Wolman, Howard Wial, Travis St. Clair, and Edward Hill

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780801451690
eISBN:
9781501709494
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451690.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The book analyses two different forms of economic adversity faced by urban regions – external shocks and chronic economic distress. It then examines whether and why some regions are resilient to ... More

High Tech and High TouchHeadhunting, Technology, and Economic Transformation

High Tech and High Touch: Headhunting, Technology, and Economic Transformation

James E. Coverdill and William Finlay

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501702808
eISBN:
9781501713996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702808.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This book examines headhunting—contingency recruiting—in the wake of two profound changes in the labor market. The first is the emergence and explosive rise of various forms of social media, most ... More

Labor in IsraelBeyond Nationalism and Neoliberalism

Labor in Israel: Beyond Nationalism and Neoliberalism

Jonathan Preminger

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501717123
eISBN:
9781501717130
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501717123.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This book analyzes worker organizing and union revitalization following the decline of neocorporatism, the transformation of industrial relations and the rise of neoliberalism. Given labor’s critical ... More

The One-Way Street of IntegrationFair Housing and the Pursuit of Racial Justice in American Cities

The One-Way Street of Integration: Fair Housing and the Pursuit of Racial Justice in American Cities

Edward G. Goetz

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501707599
eISBN:
9781501716706
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707599.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The book examines two contrasting housing policy approaches to achieving racial justice. Integration initiatives and community development efforts have for decades constituted contrasting means of ... More

Rights, Not InterestsResolving Value Clashes under the National Labor Relations Act

Rights, Not Interests: Resolving Value Clashes under the National Labor Relations Act

James A. Gross

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501714252
eISBN:
9781501714276
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714252.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This book makes four important contributions to our understanding of U.S. labor law and policy. First, given my previous three volume study of the work of the NLRB, this book is able to discuss the ... More

Undoing Work, Rethinking CommunityA Critique of the Social Function of Work

Undoing Work, Rethinking Community: A Critique of the Social Function of Work

James A. Chamberlain

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501714863
eISBN:
9781501714887
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714863.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This book argues that the civic duty to perform paid work in contemporary society undermines freedom and justice. While workplace flexibility and the unconditional basic income (UBI) both offer ... More

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