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Books Available for Review

If you would like to review any of these or other work-related texts, please contact Samuel Weeks, book reviews editor, at [email protected] Descriptions can be found at the publishers’ websites.

Alimahomed-Wilson, Jake and Immanuel Ness, eds. Choke Points: Logistics Workers Disrupting the Global Supply Chain. London: Pluto Press, 2017.

Allen, Robertson. America’s Digital Army: Games at Work and War. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 2017.

Apreza, Yolanda Castro, Charlene Woodcock, and K’inal Antsetik. Weaving Chiapas: Maya Women’s Lives in a Changing World. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 2018.

Campbell, Stephen. Border Capitalism, Disrupted: Precarity and Struggle in a Southeast Asian Industrial Zone. Ithaca, NY: ILR Press, 2018.

Chong, Kimberly. Best Practice: Management Consulting and the Ethics of Financialization in China. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2018.

Frozzini, Jorge and Alexandra Law. Immigrant and Migrant Workers Organizing in Canada and the United States. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2017.

Gregg, Melissa. Counterproductive: Time Management in the Knowledge Economy. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2018.

Ives, Sarah. Steeped in Heritage: The Racial Politics of South African Rooibos Tea. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2017.

Millar, Kathleen. Reclaiming the Discarded: Life and Labor on Rio’s Garbage Dump. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2018.

Padios, Jan M. A Nation on the Line: Call Centers as Postcolonial Predicaments in the Philippines. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2018.

Prentice, Rebecca and Geert de Neve, eds. Unmaking the Global Sweatshop: Health and Safety of the World’s Garment Workers. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2017.

Wagner, Ines. Workers without Borders: Posted Work and Precarity in the EU. Ithaca, NY: ILR Press, 2018.

Documentaries

Kaufman, Deborah and Alan Snitow, dirs. Company Town. 77 minutes. Bullfrog Films. Reading, PA, 2017.

Morgenstern, Eve, dir. Cheshire, Ohio: An American Coal Story in Three Acts. Bullfrog Films. Reading, PA, 2017.

Williams, Sue, dir. Death by Design. 73 minutes. Bullfrog Films. Reading, PA, 2017.