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  1. Working Time

    International Trends, Theory and Policy Perspectives

    Edited by Deborah M. Figart, Lonnie Golden

    Working time is a crucial issue for both research and public policy. This book presents the first comprehensive analysis of both paid and unpaid work time, integrating a unique discussion of overwork, underwork, shortening of the working week, and flexible work practices.Time at work is affected by...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Living Wage Movements

    Global Perspectives

    Edited by Deborah M. Figart

    Series: Routledge Advances in Social Economics

    Living wage activism has spanned time and space, reaching across decades and national boundaries. Conditions generating living wage movements early in the twentieth century have resurfaced in the twenty-first century, only on a global scale: 'sweated' labour, macroeconomic instability, and job...

    Published September 11th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Living Standards and Social Well-Being

    Edited by Deborah M. Figart, John Marangos

    Too many of the world’s citizens face impoverished living standards. The economic and financial crises have made matters worse. The viewpoint of Living Standards and Social Well-Being is that the fundamental objective for an economy is provisioning, not simply efficiency. The chapters in this...

    Published September 5th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Ethics and the Market

    Insights from Social Economics

    By Betsy Jane Clary, Wilfred Dolfsma, Deborah M. Figart

    Series: Routledge Advances in Social Economics

    Comprising cutting-edge work on the state of social economics today, this theoretically diverse book includes strong emphasis on the role of ethics, morality, identity, and society in economic theorizing. Much existing economic theory overlooks ethics. Rather than situating the market and values...

    Published November 27th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Living Wages, Equal Wages: Gender and Labour Market Policies in the United States

    By Deborah M. Figart, Ellen Mutari, Marilyn Power

    Series: Routledge IAFFE Advances in Feminist Economics

    Wage setting has historically been a deeply political and cultural as well as economic process. This informative and accessible book explores how US wage regulations in the twentieth century took gender, race-ethnicity and class into account. Focusing on social reform movements for living wages and...

    Published May 22nd 2002 by Routledge

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