Business, Industry & Economics

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An Impossible Living in a Transborder World

The University of Arizona Press

With this extensively researched book, Carlos Vélez-Ibáñez updates and expands upon his major 1983 study of rotating savings and credit associations (ROSCAs), incorporating new data that reflect the explosion of Mexican-origin populations in the United States.

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The Political Economy of Workplace Injury in Canada

Athabasca University Press

The Political Economy of Workplace Injury in Canada reveals how employers and governments engage in ineffective injury prevention, intervening only to defend the system's legitimacy.

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Managed Annihilation

An Unnatural History of the Newfoundland Cod Collapse

UBC Press

By examining one of the largest natural resource management failures of the twentieth century – the collapse of the Newfoundland cod fishery – this book seeks to understand the history of, and possible alternatives to, managerial responses to environmental issues.

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The Business of Women

Marriage, Family, and Entrepreneurship in British Columbia, 1901-51

UBC Press

A groundbreaking study of women entrepreneurs in early twentieth-century British Columbia.

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Forestry and Biodiversity

Learning How to Sustain Biodiversity in Managed Forests

UBC Press

Sustaining biodiversity in managed forests is a complex problem, but the authors argue that it can be done -- through adaptive management, which they describe as a structured approach to “learning by doing.”

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