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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 194 new and published books in the subject of Labour Economics — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. The Evolution of Modern Capitalism (Routledge Revivals)

    A Study of Machine Production

    By J. A. Hobson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Hobson’s The Evolution of Modern Capitalism was first published in 1894, although this reissue is of the fourth edition, published in 1926. The work traces the developments in trade and industry which characterised the first decades of the twentieth century. In the first part, Hobson deals with the...

    Published July 25th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Industrial System (Routledge Revivals)

    An Inquiry into Earned and Unearned Income

    By J. A. Hobson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1909 and reissued in 1910, J. A. Hobson’s The Industrial System provides a complex analysis of distribution and consumption. Offering a critique of contemporary capitalism whilst accepting the superiority of the free market, the book includes an exploration of areas such as cost...

    Published July 25th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Physiology of Industry (Routledge Revivals)

    By J. A. Hobson, A. F. Mummery

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The Physiology of Industry is a remarkable work which set out to challenge the current theory surrounding the economics of labour, supply and demand. First published in 1889, Hobson’s first book outlines some of the key areas of his theory of underconsumption. The precise contribution of Mummery,...

    Published July 25th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Writings on Distribution and Welfare (Routledge Revivals)

    By J. A. Hobson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The articles in this volume, originally published in a variety of journals between 1890 and 1937, deal with the themes of the distribution of income and welfare. Highlighting the contribution which Hobson made to welfare economics and the way in which he distanced himself from his more orthodox...

    Published July 25th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Capital Inflation and the Multinationals (Routledge Revivals)

    By Charles Levinson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Inflation is the economic plague of the modern world, completely undermining conventional theory and policies for its containment, and setting governments, management and labour on a dangerous collision course. Its alarming spread is only paralleled by the expansion of multinational corporations,...

    Published July 25th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Economic and Policy Developments in East Asia

    Edited by Noel Gaston

    In this collection, academics and policy-makers from Australia, Japan, New Zealand and Singapore present research results on a variety of topics based around three key themes: macroeconomics and trade, labour and social issues, and taxes and government spending. The chapters are...

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Street Food

    Culture, Economy, Health and Governance

    Edited by Ryzia De Cássia Vieira Cardoso, Michèle Companion, Stefano Roberto Marras

    Series: Routledge Studies in Food, Society and Environment

    Prepared foods, for sale in streets, squares or markets, are ubiquitous around the world and throughout history. This volume is one of the first to provide a comprehensive social science perspective on street food, illustrating its immense cultural diversity and economic significance, both in...

    Published July 15th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Greek Capitalism in Crisis

    Marxist Analyses

    Edited by Stavros Mavroudeas

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    Despite the depth of the Greek crisis, the exorbitant burdens placed upon the working people and the massive popular resistance movement to capitalist policies, there is a definite lack of consistently Marxist analyses of the Greek problem. International debates regarding the Greek crisis have been...

    Published July 11th 2014 by Routledge

  9. China's Evolving Industrial Policies and Economic Restructuring

    Edited by Zheng Yongnian, Sarah Y. Tong

    Series: China Policy Series

    In the past three decades, China has successfully transformed itself from an extremely poor economy to the world’s second largest economy. The country’s phenomenal economic growth has been sustained primarily by its rapid and continuous industrialisation. Currently industry accounts for nearly...

    Published June 25th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Informal Work in Developed Nations

    Edited by Enrico Marcelli, Colin C. Williams, Pascale Joassart

    Series: Routledge Advances in Heterodox Economics

    Almost everyone residing in a developed nation knows someone who has engaged in paid work that is licit but not reported to the government (e.g., babysitting, gardening, construction, financial consulting). But while most acknowledge that such work is helpful to the individuals involved, and that...

    Published June 23rd 2014 by Routledge