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This report considers the top 200 theatrical film releases in 2014 and 1,146 broadcast, cable and digital platform television shows from the 2013-14 season in order to document the degree to which women and minorities are present in front of and behind the camera.

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Reconnecting to Work: Policies to Mitigate Long-Term Unemployment and Its Consequences

Lauren D. Appelbaum (IRLE Research Affiliate)

January 1, 2012

Economic Justice, Publications, Book/Edited Volume

The book presents research that examines the psychological as well as economic consequences of experiencing a prolonged spell of joblessness and discusses policies to increase job creation and to get the long-term unemployed back into jobs.

Labor in the Global South: A Search for Solutions

Abigail Cooke, Taekyoon Lim, Peter Norlander, Elena Shih, and Chris Tilly

January 1, 2010

Global Research, Publications, Paper

Voices from the Front Lines: Organizing Immigrant Workers in Los Angeles

Ruth Milkman and Kent Wong, Translated by Luis Escala Rabadan

January 1, 2000

Economic Justice, Immigration, Publications, Working Class History, Book/Edited Volume

This book presents the experiences and reflections of five key figures in the Los Angeles labor movement who represent the new face of unionism in California: Cristina Vazquez, Maria Elena Durazo, Rocio Saenz, Macario Camorlinga, and Jesus Gomez.

Working for Justice: The L.A. Model of Organizing and Advocacy

Ruth Milkman, Joshua Bloom and Victor Narro

January 1, 2010

Economic Justice, Immigration, Publications, Working Class History, Book/Edited Volume

Working for Justice, which includes eleven case studies of recent low-wage worker organizing campaigns in Los Angeles, makes the case for a distinctive "L.A. Model" of union and worker center organizing.