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L'Evolution des besoins dans les classes ouvrieres

By Maurice Halbwachs

En Français. Lightly scuffed covers; age darkened along cover edges and on spine; some edge wear; 1 inch chip missing at spine head; small label at lower spine (from professor’s personal reference library); tightly bound but somewhat fragile; clean interior. 8vo, 163 pp.

$52.50

The Debate on Comparable Worth (Socialist Scholar's Conference Pamphlet Series)

By Ronnie Steinberg

Very Good staple-bound pamphlet. Bright, clean covers; very slightly age darkened at edges; tightly bound; crisp, clean interior. Reprinted from Summer 1986 'New Politics' journal. Discussing pay equity for women. 8vo, 19 pp.

$10.00

The Instinct of Workmanship and the State of Industrial Arts

By Thorstein Veblen

First printing. March 1914, review copy with publishers note laid in giving price of $1.50. Dark green, vertical rib-grain cloth over boards with gilt letters; top edge gilt. Bright, clean covers and spine; very slightly rubbed at spine ends and fore corners - not split or frayed; tightly bound; owner signed name 'Charles H. Page' (Smith College and UMass Soc prof and author) on front paste down; previous owner signed name crossed out on front free end paper 'F. H. Hankins' (Professor Frank Hamilton Hankins of Smith College, author and president of American Sociological Society); stamp on title page 'Advance Copy for Editorial Use, | Review Released for Publication | Mar 30 1914'; very clean interior. 12mo, 355 pp.

$175.00

Why People Work: Changing Incentives in a Troubled World

By Aaron Levenstein

Very Good HC in Good DJ. Light gray cloth over boards, black letters. Bright, clean covers and spine; tightly bound; clean interior. DJ is scuffed; small chips and closed tears along edges. 8vo, 320 pp; index, biblio.

$22.50

The Underbelly of the U.S. Economy: Joblessness and the Pauperization of Work in America

By David Dembo & Ward Morehouse

Fine softcover. Bright, clean covers and spine; tightly bound; crisp, clean interior. Illustrated with graphs and charts. 8vo, 46 pp.

$15.00