Publications Received

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Economic and social statistics

Israel, Central Bureau of Statistics, Monthly Bulletin of Statistics. Jerusalem, June 1998; September 1998; October 1998, 157 pp., respectively.

Japan Institute of Labour, Japanese Working Life Profile: Labour Statistics 1997-98. Tokyo, 1998, 84 pp.

Jasso, Guillermina, Mark R. Rosenzweig, and James P. Smith, The Changing Skill of New Immigrants to the United States: Recent Trends and Their Determinants. Cambridge, Ma, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc., 1998, 44 pp. (Working Paper 6764.) $10 per copy, plus $10 for postage and handling outside the United States.

Education

Bound, John and Gary Solon, Double Trouble: On the Value of Twins-Based Estimation of the Return to Schooling. Cambridge, MA, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc., 1998, 32 pp. (Working Paper 6721.) $10 per copy, plus $10 for postage and handling outside the United States.

Card, David and A. Abigail Payne, School Financing Reform, The Distribution of School Spending, and the Distribution of SAT Scores. Cambridge, MA, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc., 1998, 57 pp. (Working Paper 6766.) $10 per copy, plus $10 for postage and handling outside the United States.

Industry and government organization

Leadership Directories, Inc., Congressional Yellow Book: Who's Who in Congress, Including Committees and Key Staff. Washington, Leadership Directories, Inc., 1998, 1.320 pp.; Leadership Directories: Who's Who in the Leadership of the United States. Washington, Leadership Directories, Inc., 1998, 26 pp. $275, paper.

Industrial relations

Ashcraft, Donna M., Women's Work: A Survey of Scholarship By and About Women. New York, Harrington Park Press/ Haworth Press, Inc., 1998, $29.95, paper.

Babson, Steve and Huberto Juarez Nunez, Confronting Change: Auto Labor and Lean Production in North America. Detroit, MI, Wayne State University, Labor Studies Center, 550 pp.

Barker, Kathleen and Kathleen Christensen, eds., Contingent Work: American Employment Relations In Transition. Ithaca, NY, Cornell University Press, 1998, 350 pp. $18.95, paper.

Bar, Victoria L. and John C. Artz, eds., Occupational Safety and Health Law: 1997 Cumulative Supplement Covering 1987-1995. Washington, Bureau of National Affairs, Inc., 1997, 643 pp. $85, paper.

Crandall, N. Frederic and Marc J. Wallace, Jr., Work and Rewards in the Virtual Workplace: A New Deal for Organizations and Employees. New York, AMACOM, A Division of American Management Association, 1998, 258 pp. $27.95.

Levine, David I., Working in the Twenty-First Century: Policies for Economic Growth Through Training, Opportunity, and Education. Armonk, NY, M.E. Sharpe, Inc., 1998, 286 pp., bibliography. $61.95, cloth; $24.95, paper.

Stein, Howard F., Euphemism, Spin, and the Crisis in Organizational Life. Westport, CT., Quorum Books, 1998,172 pp. $55.

Stein, Judith, Running Steel, Running America: Race, Economic Policy, and the Decline of Liberalism. Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina Press, 1998, 410 pp. $59.95, cloth; $19.95, paper.

Vogel, Laurent, Prevention at the Workplace: Sweden, Finland, Norway, Austria, and Switzerland. Brussels, Belgium, European Trade Union Technical Bureau for Health and Safety, 1998, 218 pp.

Labor and economic history

Arnesen, Eric, Julie Greene, and Bruce Laurie, eds., Labor Histories: Class, Politics, and the Working-Class Experience. Urbana, University of Illinois Press, 1998, 382 pp. $49.95, cloth; $19.95, paper.

Montgomery, David and Marcel van der Linden, eds., August Sartorius von Waltershausen: The Workers Movement in the United States, 1879-1885. New York, Cambridge University Press, 1998, 253 pp., bibliography. $49.95.

Palmer, David, Organizing The Shipyards: Union Strategy In Three Northeast Ports, 1933-1945. Ithaca, NY, Cornell University Press, 1998, 264 pp. …