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The Warehouse : Workers and Robots at Amazon

Subjects: Restrictive practices in industrial relations; Employee rights; Warehouses--AutomationBUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Labor / General; BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / General; BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Distribution

  • Abstract: ‘Work hard, have fun, make history'proclaims the slogan on the walls of Amazon's warehouses. This cheerful message hides a reality of digital surveillance, aggressive anti-union ...

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Kwaba Mnyama Kukhanya : Ukhuvethe Lwansondo

Subjects: COVID-19 (Disease)--Social aspects--South Africa; COVID-19 (Disease)--Social aspects--South Africa--FictionSOCIAL SCIENCE / Poverty & Homelessness

  • Abstract: This book is about short stories and essays which talk about the social impact of Covid-19 and hard lockdown restrictions in ...

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Vice, Crime, and Poverty : How the Western Imagination Invented the Underworld

Subjects: Criminals--History; Criminals in literature; Marginality, Social, in literatureSOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / Urban; HISTORY / Europe / Western; HISTORY / Modern / 19th Century

  • Abstract: Beggars, outcasts, urchins, waifs, prostitutes, criminals, convicts, madmen, fallen women, lunatics, degenerates—part reality, part fantasy, these are the grotesque faces that populate the underworld, ...

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Hinterland Remixed : Media, Memory, and the Canadian 1970s

Subjects: Popular culture--Canada; Arts--Canada; Collective memory--CanadaSOCIAL SCIENCE / Poverty & Homelessness; HISTORY / Social History; SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies

  • Abstract: Like the flute melody from Hinterland Who's Who, the 1970s haunt Canadian cultural memory. Though the decade often feels lost to history, Hinterland Remixed focuses ...

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Education and Poverty

Subjects: Poor--Education--ChileEDUCATION / Educational Policy & Reform / General; SOCIAL SCIENCE / Poverty & Homelessness

  • Abstract: What are the effects of recent public policies for reducing educational inequalities? How do privatization and other market-based education measures influence schooling in

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