October 2008, Vol. 131, No. 10
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Economic and Social Statistics
Kimmel, Jean. How do we Spend our Time? Evidence from the American Time Use Survey. Kalamazoo, MI., W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, 2008, 187 pp., $40.00/cloth, $20.00/paperback.
Ziliak, Stephen T. and Deidre N. McCloskey. The Cult of Statistical Significance: How the Standard Error Costs Us Jobs, Justice, and Lives. Ann Arbor, MI, The University of Michigan Press, 2007, 322 pp., $25.00/paperback.
Economic growth and development
Boeri, Tito and Jan van Ours. The Economics of Imperfect Labor Markets. Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press, 2008, 319 pp., $49.50/paperback.
Leigh, Duane E. and Andrew M. Gill. Do Community Colleges Respond to Local Needs? Evidence from California. Kalamazoo, MI, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, 2007, 219 pp., $40.00/cloth, $18.00/paperback.
O’Neil, Judy Ed.D. and Victoria Marsick Ph.D. Understanding ACTION LEARNED: Theory Into Practice. New York, NY, Amacom books, 2007, 230 pp., $29.00/paperback.
Health and Safety
Haight, Joel M. The Safety Professionals Handbook: Management Applications, Volumes I & II. Des Plaines, IL., American Society of Safety Engineers, 2008, 1,064 pp., $318.00/hardback.
Bartik, Timothy J. and Susan N. Houseman. A Future of Good Jobs? America’s Challenge in the Global Economy. Kalamazoo, MI, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, 2008, 327 pp., $40.00/cloth, $20.00/paperback.
Labor and economic history
Zieger, Robert H. For Jobs and Freedom: Race and Labor in America Since 1865. Lexington, KY, The University Press of Kentucky, 2007, 276 pp., $37.50/cloth.
Eberts, Randall W. and Richard A. Hobbie. Older and Out of Work. Kalamazoo, MI, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, 2008, 237 pp., $40.00/ cloth, $18.00/paperback.
Moody, Kim. U.S. Labor in Trouble and Transition: The Failure of Reform From Above, the Promise of Revival From Below. New York, NY, Verso, 2007, 289 pp., $29.95/paperback.
Shulz, James H. and Robert H. Binstock. Aging Nation: The Economics and Politics of Growing Older in America. Baltimore, MD, The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008, 283 pp. $25.00/paperback.
Dine, Philip M. State of the Unions: How Labor Can Strengthen the Middle Class, Improve our Economy, and Regain Political Influence. New York, NY, The McGraw-Hill Companies, 2007, 270 pp., $27.95/hardback.
Bronfenbrenner, Kate. Global Unions: Challenging Transnational Capital Through Cross-Border Campaigns. Ithaca, NY, Cornell University Press, 2007, 261 pp., $59.95/ cloth, $22.50/paperback.
Management and organization theory
Bardwick, Judith M. One Foot Out the Door. New York, NY, Amacom Books, 2007, 226 pp., $24.95/hardback
Bechet, Thomas P. Strategic Staffing: A Comprehensive System for Effective Workforce Planning. New York, NY, Amacom Books, 2008, 336 pp., $49.95/hardback.
Emerson, Brian and Anne Loehr. A Manager’s Guide to Coaching. New York, NY, Amacom Books, 2008, 229 pp., $16.95/paperback.
Jacoby, Sanford M. The Embedded Corporation. Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press, 2004, 216 pp., $52.50/cloth.
Kaufman, Bruce E. Managing the Human Factor: The Early Years of Human Resource Management in American Industry. Ithaca, NY, Cornell University Press, 2008, 376 pp., $49.95/cloth.
Productivity and technological change
Klier, Thomas and James Rubenstein. Who really made your car? Restructuring and Geographic Change in the Auto Industry. Kalamazoo, MI, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, 2008, 425 pp., $40.00/cloth, $20.00/paperback.
Wages and compensation
Pollin, Robert, Mark Brenner, Jeanette Wicks-Lim, and Stephanie Luce. A Measure of Fairness: The Economics of Living Wages and Minimum Wages in the United States. Ithaca, NY, Cornell University Press, 2008, 292 pp., $29.95/paperback.
Welfare programs and social assistance
Ghilarducci, Teresa and Christian E. Weller. Employee Pensions: Policies, Problems and Possibilities. Ithaca, NY, Cornell University Press, 2007, 236 pp., $29.95/paperback.
Hawthorne, Fran. Pension Dumping: The Reasons, The Wreckage, The Stakes for Wall Street. New York, NY, Bloomberg Press, 2008, 231 pp., $27.95/hardback.
Jolliffe, Dean and James P. Ziliak. JOBS: Income Volatility and Food Assistance in the Untied States. Kalamazoo, MI., W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, 2008, 309 pp., $40.00/cloth, $18.00/paperback.
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