Skip to Content

Books by Subject

Labour Economics Books

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 246 new and published books in the subject of Labour Economics — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

For books that are not yet published; please browse forthcoming books.

New and Published Books

  1. Elements of Cost-Benefit Analysis (Routledge Revivals)

    By E. J. Mishan

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, which was first published in 1972, is not a collection of case-studies in cost-benefit analysis, of which there had been already several in use employing techniques of varying degrees of sophistication. Nor is it a manual of instruction with particular orientation for less developed...

    Published May 28th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Labour Movement in the Global South

    Trade Unions in Sri Lanka

    By S. Janaka Biyanwila

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Based on extensive original research, this book examines the challenges confronting trade unions in the global South, by focusing on trade union struggles in Sri Lanka under neo-liberal globalisation. It centres on movement politics of unions; explains union capacities to mobilise workers as a part...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Labour-Intensive Industrialization in Global History

    Edited by Gareth Austin, Kaoru Sugihara

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    The prevailing view of industrialization has focussed on technology, capital, entrepreneurship and the institutions that enabled them to be deployed. Labour was often equated with other factors of production, and assigned a relatively passive role. Yet it was labour absorption and the improvement...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Gender and the European Labour Market

    Edited by Francesca Bettio, Janneke Plantenga, Mark Smith

    Series: Routledge Studies in the European Economy

    The book presents state of the art research on women’s current position in European labour markets. It combines analysis of the latest trends in employment, occupational segregation, working time, unpaid work, social provisions (especially care provisions) and the impact of the financial crisis,...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Migration, Work and Citizenship in the New Global Order

    Edited by Ronaldo Munck, Carl Ulrik Schierup, Raúl Delgado Wise

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    Any consideration of global migration in relation to work and citizenship must necessarily be situated in the context of the Great Recession. A whole historical chapter – that of neoliberalism – has now closed and the future can only be deemed uncertain. Migrant workers were key players during this...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Critical and Feminist Perspectives on Financial and Economic Crises

    Edited by Sakiko Fukuda-Parr, James Heintz, Stephanie Seguino

    Economic and financial crises have become perennial features of today’s global economy. Macroeconomic theories of crisis, including the global crisis that unfolded in 2008, emphasize the role of financial deregulation; capital flow imbalances; and growing debt, fueled by income and wealth...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Economics of Immigration

    By Cynthia Bansak, Nicole B. Simpson, Madeline Zavodny

    Economics of Immigration provides students with the tools needed to examine the economic impact of immigration and immigration policies over the past century. Students will develop an understanding of why and how people migrate across borders and will learn how to analyze the economic causes and...

    Published April 17th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Co-Operative Industry (Routledge Revivals)

    By Ernest Aves

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Ernest Aves (1857-1917) was an influential social analyst and civil servant. This title, first published in 1907, during Aves’ work for the Board of Trade, investigates the different forms of industrial co-operation within Britain; the fundamental principle of this is stated as "equitable...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  9. EMU and Political Science

    What Have We Learned?

    Edited by Henrik Enderlein, Amy Verdun

    Europe’s Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) celebrated its tenth anniversary in 2009. Before its birth many observers were concerned about its viability. This volume examines a number of noteworthy concerns that were heard a decade ago and it assesses what has become of them. The contributors to...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Territory, specialization and globalization in European Manufacturing

    By Helena Marques, Francisco Puig

    Although traditional manufacturing (textiles, clothing, footwear, furniture, etc) has been in decline in developed countries, it still represents an important part of European employment due to its labour-intensive character. Moreover, its geographical concentration particularly exposes certain...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge