5 edition of American Labor in a Changing World Economy found in the catalog.
January 15, 1980
by Praeger Publishers
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||340|
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He has also served as an economic advisor to Nelson Mandela and presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy.5/5(3). Plan of the Book 2. The Labor Force and the Economy Labor Markets and the Economy The Labor Force Unemployment Demographic Composition of the Labor Force The Changing Structure of Employment in the American Economy Union Membership Summary Part I Labor and the Microeconomy A.
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