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  1. An Economic History of Ireland Since Independence

    By Andy Bielenberg, Raymond Ryan

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This book provides a cogent summary of the economic history of the Irish Free State/Republic of Ireland. It takes the Irish story from the 1920s right through to the present, providing an excellent case study of one of many European states which obtained independence during and after the First...

    Published October 9th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Unemployment in Asia

    Organizational and Institutional Relationships

    Edited by John Benson, Ying Zhu

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    The rate of economic change in East Asia over the past two decades has been astounding. High levels of growth have been experienced by a number of the region’s developing economies, centralized systems have developed large market sectors, Japan has suffered a prolonged downturn and the 1997 crisis...

    Published September 30th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Sex Differences in Labor Markets

    By David Neumark

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    Sex differences abound in labor markets. In the United States three differences in particular have attracted the most attention: the earnings gap, occupational segregation, and the greater responsibility of women for child care and housework, and consequential lower participation in the labor...

    Published September 12th 2012 by Routledge

  4. The Struggle Over Work

    The 'End of Work' and Employment Alternatives in Post-Industrial Societies

    By Shaun Wilson

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    The future of work in advanced industrial democracies is the subject of intense debate and public concern. Despite predictions that working hours would fall and leisure time would rise as society progressed, the opposite has in fact occurred. This new book contains a twofold investigation into 'the...

    Published September 11th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Living Wage Movements

    Global Perspectives

    Edited by Deborah M. Figart

    Series: Routledge Advances in Social Economics

    Living wage activism has spanned time and space, reaching across decades and national boundaries. Conditions generating living wage movements early in the twentieth century have resurfaced in the twenty-first century, only on a global scale: 'sweated' labour, macroeconomic instability, and job...

    Published September 11th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Rediscovering Collective Bargaining

    Australia's Fair Work Act in International Perspective

    Edited by Breen Creighton, Anthony Forsyth

    Series: Routledge Studies in Employment and Work Relations in Context

    This book examines countries that have tried, with varying degrees of success, to use legislative strategies to encourage and support collective bargaining, including Australia’s Fair Work Act. It is the first major study of the operation and impact of the new collective bargaining framework...

    Published August 9th 2012 by Routledge

  7. The African-Asian Divide

    Analyzing Institutions and Accumulation in Kenya

    By Paul Vandenberg

    Series: New Political Economy

    Why have Africans not gained a more dominant position in urban manufacturing in Kenya? This question is explored through an analysis of the institutions, both formal and informal, that have affected patterns of capital accumulation in Kenya by the African and Asian (Indian) communities. Using a new...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Formal and Informal Work

    The Hidden Work Regime in Europe

    Edited by Birgit Pfau-Effinger, Lluis Flaquer, Per H. Jensen

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Informal work – family care, voluntary work, and undeclared or unregulated work – is a critical form of labor in today’s economy, yet remains underanalyzed and examined. This volume develops a comprehensive conceptual framework of informal work and analyses systematically the relationship of formal...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Social Capital and Institutional Constraints

    A Comparative Analysis of China, Taiwan and the US

    By Joonmo Son

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    The sociological concept of social capital has grown in popularity in recent years and research programs in North America, Europe, and East Asia have demonstrated how social capital has a significant impact on occupational mobility, community building, social movement, and economic development....

    Published July 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  10. Palestinian Labour Migration to Israel

    Labour, Land and Occupation

    By Leila Farsakh

    Series: Routledge Political Economy of the Middle East and North Africa

    Leila Farsakh provides the first comprehensive analysis of the rise and fall of Palestinian labour flows to Israel. Highlighting the interdependence between Israel’s confiscation of Palestinian land and the use of Palestinian labour, she shows how migration has been the result of evolving dynamics...

    Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge