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In vitro toxicity of nanosized copper particles in PC12 cells induced by oxidative stress
Recent evidence suggests that some nanomaterials, which are widely used in many fields, have health effects. In order to investigate the cytotoxicity induced by nanosized copper particles (nano-Cu), PC12 cells, which were ...
Union Commitment and Activism in Britain and the United States : Searching for Synthesis and Synergy for Renewal
We propose a fuller synthesis between two relatively disjointed literatures to create synergy. Union commitment research has a long tradition and a relatively rigorous orientation grounded in industrial psychology. Recently, ...
Educating Marketing Professionals?
Off-shoring and out-sourcing for shareholder value : promise versus reality
Corporate restructuring through off-shoring and out-sourcing is widely regarded as necessary for transforming cost structure and return on capital, particularly in situations of severe price erosion in globally competitive ...
Postgraduate research students : You are the future of the Academy
This paper explores the changing role of the university developed and changed over time, and how this is likely to change further in the next 25 years. By drawing on scenarios for the future of the HE sector in the UK in ...
Equal pay - or what? : Economics, politics and the 1968 Ford sewing machinists' strike
The 40-year anniversary of the Equal Pay Act in 2010 brought a new notoriety to what was once an obscure dispute – the Ford sewing machinists’ strike of 1968. Even a film, Made In Dagenham, has now been released in Britain ...
The Organization of Knowledge Sharing at the Colorado Music Festival
Knowledge sharing is a challenging process, especially in seasonal organizational settings, which are characterized by periodic and repetitive patterns in terms of business activity. As the literature provides little insight ...
Union Organizing and Membership Growth : Why Don't They Organize?
This study analyzes U.S. union organizing activity and membership growth from 1990-2004, a period in which an overall pattern of union decline continued and in which organizing achieved renewed prominence as both a union ...
Contextualising Organised Labour in Expansion and Crisis : The Case of the US
While, as Marx argued, periods of expanded accumulation present the best conditions for increasing working-class living standards, the expansion that began in 1982 was based in large part on the rapid fall in the value of ...