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Forthcoming Labour Economics Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Politics of Ecosocialism

    Transforming welfare

    Edited by Kajsa Borgnäs, Teppo Eskelinen, Johanna Perkiö, Rikard Warlenius

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    As the global economy seeks to recover from the financial crisis and warnings about the consequences of climate change abound, it is clear that we need a fundamentally new approach to tackle these issues. This innovative book offers a unique perspective, stressing the necessity of both ecological...

    To Be Published May 28th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Everyday Economic Practices

    The 'Hidden Transcripts' of Egyptian Voices

    By Savinna Chowdhury

    Series: New Political Economy

    This book brings to the forefront the significance of local everyday economic practices to development policymaking. Chowdhury's objective in unearthing these diverse activities is two-fold. She demonstrates why it is a misrepresentation to characterize all that is economic as "capitalism...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Markets for Schooling

    An Economic Analysis

    By Nick Adnett, Peter Davies

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Nick Adnett and Peter Davies develop an economic analysis of schooling markets, emphasizing both the strengths and weaknesses of orthodox analyses. They explain the economic and social contexts that have generated the widespread desire to reform state schooling and develop a systematic analysis of...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Trade and Employment in Asia

    Edited by Nina Khor, Devashish Mitra

    This volume investigates the links between employment, trade and structural transformation. In the context of global rebalancing, accompanied by inevitable changes in trade patterns between Asia and the rest of the world, the volume’s chapters analyze the links between trade openness and trends in...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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...

    To Be Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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...

    To Be Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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,...

    To Be Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Workers and Trade Unions for Climate Solidarity

    Tackling climate change in a neoliberal world

    By Paul Hampton

    Series: Routledge Studies in Climate, Work and Society

    This book is a theoretically rich and empirically grounded account of UK trade union engagement with climate change over the last three decades. It offers a rigorous critique of the mainstream neoliberal and ecological modernisation approaches, extending the concepts of Marxist social and...

    To Be Published June 18th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Green Jobs for Sustainable Development

    By Sanja Tišma, Ana-Maria Boromisa, Anastaysa Raditya Lezaic

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    A ‘green economy’ must be built on ‘green jobs’ - the kind of employment that is low carbon, intended to reduce energy use and expected to restore environmental quality. But attempts to define exactly what a ‘green job’ is have led to varied and often contradictory answers. There are many...

    To Be Published July 8th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Changes in Working Time (Routledge Revivals)

    An International Review

    By Paul Blyton

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1985, this book examines the major components of working time from an international perspective, considering the individual aspects of working time, with particular emphasis on the argument that work should be shared to alleviate unemployment and the case for further increasing...

    To Be Published July 22nd 2015 by Routledge