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New and Published Books

  1. Informal Labour in Urban India

    Three Cities, Three Journeys

    By Tom Barnes

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    During the last two decades, rapid economic growth and development in India has been based upon the mass employment of informal labour. Using case studies from three urban regions, this book examines this growth in modern India’s cities and towns. It argues that India has undergone a process of...

    Published December 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Anatomy of Job Loss (Routledge Revivals)

    The how, why and where of employment decline

    By Doreen Massey, Richard Meegan

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Job loss is one of the most important issues in the capitalist world today: endless reports document the increasing scale of unemployment. This title, first published in 1982, adopted a new approach to the geography of job loss, to assess why redundancy happens and where. Massey and Meegan argue...

    Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Towards Full Employment (Routledge Revivals)

    A Policy Appraisal

    By Ciaran Driver

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    At the time in which this book was first published in 1987, mass unemployment had emerged as the dominant, most visible, problem of the West European economies. In this challenging discussion of ways to overcome unemployment Ciaran Driver stresses the importance of managed restructuring. This book...

    Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Applied Economics of Labour

    Edited by Mark P. Taylor

    This book provides an introduction and overview to seven applied financial studies on the theme of labour. The studies cover a wide range of topics, from the individual effects of becoming disabled on key aspects of labour market outcomes in Germany, to testing whether there is evidence of...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Works of William H. Beveridge

    By Various

    Series: The Works of William H. Beveridge

    William Beveridge (1879-1963) was a key figure in the modernization of British economic and social policy who published widely on unemployment and social security. Among his most notable works and reprinted in this set are, Full Employment in a Free Society (1944), and Pillars of Security (1943)....

    Published November 25th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Changes in Family Life (Works of William H. Beveridge)

    By William H. Beveridge

    Series: The Works of William H. Beveridge

    This volume is the printed version of a survey carried out in conjunction with a B.B.C. series called "The changing world" which was broadcast in 1932. Four of the talks were monologues by Beveridge (The changing family, The family and the population question, Nature and nurture and The enduring...

    Published November 25th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Pillars of Security (Works of William H. Beveridge)

    By William H. Beveridge

    Series: The Works of William H. Beveridge

    This volume is made up of articles and broadcasts and deals with the conditions and methods of making the British war effort more effective. It then goes on to deal with post war problems and discusses the Beveridge Report in its perspective of social policy designed to make "New Britain" after the...

    Published November 25th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Voluntary Action (Works of William H. Beveridge)

    A Report on Methods of Social Advance

    By William H. Beveridge

    Series: The Works of William H. Beveridge

    It is the author’s contention that an abundance of voluntary action outside the citizen’s home, both individually and collectively, for bettering his own and his fellows’ lives, are the distinguishing marks of a truly free society. This volume is a study of how such action can be kept alive in the...

    Published November 25th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Evidence for Voluntary Action (Works of William H. Beveridge)

    Being Memoranda by Organisations and Individuals and other Material Relevant to Voluntary Action

    Edited by William H. Beveridge, A. F. Wells

    Series: The Works of William H. Beveridge

    This supplementary volume to Beveridge’s important work Voluntary Action sets out some of the important material on which the Report is based, and amplifies it by giving views and statements of fact submitted by many experts in the fields covered by his Inquiry....

    Published November 25th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The London School of Economics (Works of William H. Beveridge)

    And Its Problems 1919-1937

    By William H. Beveridge

    Series: The Works of William H. Beveridge

    The eighteen years when William Beveridge was Director of the LSE, saw some of the School’s greatest expansion. The years between the wars presented a number of problems discussed in this book, such as those of finding space in the heart of London, of the proper scope and method of economics, of...

    Published November 25th 2014 by Routledge