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  1. Unemployment, Inequality and Poverty in Urban China

    Edited by Hiroshi Sato, Shi Li

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    Although the Chinese economy is growing at a very high rate, there are massive social dislocations arising as a result of economic restructuring. Though the scale of the problem is huge, very few studies have examined the changes in income inequality in the late 1990s due to a lack of data on...

    Published November 29th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Organizations and Working Time Standards

    A Comparison of Negotiations in Europe

    By Jens Thoemmes

    Series: Routledge Advances in Management and Business Studies

    Collective bargaining between employers and trade unions has profoundly changed working conditions in companies around the globe. But why do we start work at the age of 10, 16, 18 or 24? Why do we work 6, 8, 10 or more hours a day? These questions are becoming increasingly pertinent as working...

    Published November 27th 2012 by Routledge

  3. The Routledge Handbook of the Welfare State

    Edited by Bent Greve

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    ‘The welfare state’ in all its many forms has had a profound role in many countries around the world since at least the Second World War. The Routledge Handbook of the Welfare State explores the classical issues around the welfare state, but also investigates its key concepts, along with how these...

    Published November 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  4. Man and Organization (Routledge Revivals)

    The Search for Explanation and Social Relevance

    Edited by John Child

    First published in 1973, this volume concentrates upon contemporary issues of a theoretical and methodological nature in the study of organizations. The contributors are concerned with contemporary ways of explaining the sociological role of modern organizations and work within them. They...

    Published November 21st 2012 by Routledge

  5. Wage-Fixing (Routledge Revivals)

    Stagflation - Volume 1

    By J. E. Meade

    This reissue, first published in 1982, is the first of two volumes on the causes and cure of Stagflation - the two-headed monster that combines mass unemployment with rapid inflation, which affected contemporary economies across the industrially developped world in the 1970s. Professor Meade...

    Published November 21st 2012 by Routledge

  6. Demand Management (Routledge Revivals)

    Stagflation - Volume 2

    By David A Vines, J. M. Maciejowski, J. E. Meade

    First published in 1983, this is the second of two volumes on the causes and cure of stagflation – that combination of mass unemployment and rapid inflation that is currently afflicting the mixed economies of the industrially developed world. The authors deplore the unemployment due to the failure...

    Published November 21st 2012 by Routledge

  7. The Economics of Unemployment (Routledge Revivals)

    By J. A. Hobson

    First published in 1922, Hobson’s study of the depression and resulting unemployment in the aftermath of the First World War is a far-sighted analysis which looks beyond the consequences of the war itself, at the root economic causes of the crisis....

    Published November 18th 2012 by Routledge

  8. International Perspectives on Temporary Work

    Edited by John Burgess, Julia Connell

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    The numbers of workers employed on a temporary basis has grown massively over the last few decades. The benefits to firms of hiring workers on a temporary basis are clear and generally can be reduced to their cheaper short term cost. The status of workers employed in this manner however means that...

    Published November 14th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Labour Contracts and Labour Relations in Early Modern Central Japan

    By Mary Louise Nagata

    Series: Changing Labour Relations in Asia

    Based on a collection of labour contracts and other documents, this book examines the legal, economic and social relations of labour as they developed in the commercial enterprises of Tokugawa Japan. The urban focus is Kyoto, the cultural capital and smallest of the three great cities of the...

    Published November 1st 2012 by Routledge

  10. Trade Unions in the Green Economy

    Working for the Environment

    Edited by Nora Räthzel, David Uzzell

    Combating climate change will increasingly impact on production industries and the workers they employ as production changes and consumption is targeted. Yet research has largely ignored labour and its responses. This book brings together sociologists, psychologists, political scientists,...

    Published October 28th 2012 by Routledge