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Crain, Marion G.

Overview
Works: 9 works in 47 publications in 1 language and 1,449 library holdings
Genres: Trials, litigation, etc  Casebooks  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: HC110.P6, 339.460973
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Most widely held works by Marion G Crain
Ending poverty in America : how to restore the American dream by John Edwards( Book )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Is poverty a fact of life? Can the wealthiest nation in the world do nothing to combat the steadily rising numbers of Americans living in poverty & mdash;or the 50 million Americans living in "near poverty"? Senator John Edwards and some of the country's most prominent scholars, businesspeople, and community activists say otherwise. Published in conjunction with one of the country's leading anti-poverty centers, Ending Poverty in America brings together some of America's most respected social scientists, including William Julius Wilson, Katherine S. Newman, and Richard B. Freeman, alongside jour
Working and living in the shadow of economic fragility( Book )

8 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Not since the Great Depression of the 1930s has the United States faced such a prolonged period of high unemployment and underemployment. Recovery from the "Great Recession" that began in 2008 has been slow, and is projected to remain sluggish over the next several years, while another shock to the global economy could erase the meager gains of the past months. Economic conditions remain fragile and employment challenges show no sign of letting up. With persistently high unemployment and underemployment-and growing inequality in wages-an increasing number of American families are no longer adequately supported by employment income and basic benefits. Many older workers have "retired" before they are ready, and many young workers cannot find a foothold in the job market. A silent crisis is underway, with huge social and economic costs for the nation. Working and Living in the Shadow of Economic Fragility examines the current state of employment through historical, macroeconomic, cultural, sociological and policy lenses, in order to address fundamental questions about the role and value of work in America today. The book offers suggestions for how to address the short- and long-term challenges of rebuilding a society of opportunity with meaningful and sustaining jobs as the foundation of the American middle class. Views challenge of under- and unemployment in historical, macroeconomic, cultural, and policy context ; broad understandings of work and well-being, sophisticated analysis of trends and social science data ; voices of scholars actively engaged in policy, draws from multiple perspectives ; focuses on poor and middle class, and focuses on solutions, rather than problems.--Publisher website
Labor relations law : cases and materials by Theodore J St. Antoine( Book )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Worklaw : cases and materials by Marion G Crain( Book )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Invisible labor : hidden work in the contemporary world( Book )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Demographic and technological trends have yielded new forms of work that are increasingly more precarious, globalized, and brand centered. Some of these shifts have led to a marked decrease in the visibility of work or workers. This edited collection examines situations in which technology and employment practices hide labor within the formal paid labor market, with implications for workplace activism, social policy, and law. In some cases, technological platforms, space, and temporality hide workers and sometimes obscure their tasks as well. In other situations, workers may be highly visible--indeed, the employer may rely upon the workers' aesthetics to market the branded product--but their aesthetic labor is not seen as work. In still other cases, the work occurs within a social interaction and appears as leisure--a voluntary or chosen activity--rather than as work. Alternatively, the workers themselves may be conceptualized as consumers rather than as workers. Crossing the occupational hierarchy and spectrum from high- to low-waged work, from professional to manual labor, and from production to service labor, the authors argue for a broader understanding of labor in the contemporary era. This book adopts an interdisciplinary approach that integrates perspectives from law, sociology, and industrial/labor relations"--Provided by publisher
Labor relations law : selected federal statutes and sample bargaining agreement by United States( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gender and union organizing by Marion G Crain( )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Images of Power in Labor Law: A Feminist Deconstruction by Marion G Crain( )

1 edition published in 1992 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Work law for the new millennium by Association of American Law Schools( Recording )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Ending poverty in America : how to restore the American dream
Alternative Names
Crain, Marion

Languages
English (46)

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