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Dying to WorkDeath and Injury in the American Workplace

Dying to Work: Death and Injury in the American Workplace

Jonathan D. Karmel

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501709982
eISBN:
9781501714382
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709982.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

Dying to Work is a collection of short stories from and about workers who were injured or killed on the job. The stories are bookended by a brief history of safety laws that still today leave ... More

The Laziness MythNarratives of Work and the Good Life in South Africa

The Laziness Myth: Narratives of Work and the Good Life in South Africa

Christine Jeske

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752506
eISBN:
9781501752537
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752506.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

When people cannot find good work, can they still find good lives? By investigating this question in the context of South Africa, where only 43 percent of adults are employed, this book invites ... More

Shredding PaperThe Rise and Fall of Maine's Mighty Paper Industry

Shredding Paper: The Rise and Fall of Maine's Mighty Paper Industry

Michael G. Hillard

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501753152
eISBN:
9781501753176
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501753152.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

From the early twentieth century until the 1960s, Maine led the United States in paper production. The state could have earned a reputation as the Detroit of paper production, however, the industry ... More

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