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  1. Employment, Inequality and Globalization

    A Continuous Concern

    Edited by Rolph van der Hoeven

    The nature of globalization and the fallout from the international financial crisis have brought profound changes to societies and economies around the world. This book documents that, over the last two decades, the growth of nonstandard and informal employment has led to greater inequalities. This...

    Published May 17th 2012 by Routledge

  2. A Russian Factory Enters the Market Economy

    By Claudio Morrison

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    This book charts the experiences of a textile enterprise in Russia during the 1990s, analysing post-Soviet management and managerial practices in order to illuminate the content, nature and direction of industrial restructuring in the Russian privatised sector during the years of economic...

    Published May 15th 2012 by Routledge

  3. The Political Economy of the SARS Epidemic

    The Impact on Human Resources in East Asia

    By Grace Lee, Malcolm Warner

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    This book discusses the political economy of the SARS epidemic and its impact on human resources in East Asia, as it occurred in 2003. The epidemic spread from the People’s Republic of China, to Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan, amongst other countries in East Asia and as far away as North America,...

    Published May 15th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Economic Co-Operation in the Gulf

    Issues in the Economies of the Arab Gulf Co-Operation Council States

    By Badr El Din A. Ibrahim

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Economies

    With global concerns over rising oil prices, this book examines the major issues facing the economies of the Arab Gulf today, covering all six of the Arab Gulf Cooperation Council (AGCC) states: Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. Providing a detailed account...

    Published May 10th 2012 by Routledge

  5. China's Trade Unions - How Autonomous Are They?

    A Survey of 1811 Enterprise Union Chairpersons

    By Masaharu Hishida, Kazuko Kojima, Tomoaki Ishii, Jian Qiao

    Series: China Policy Series

    This book examines the status of trade unions in contemporary China, exploring the degree to which trade unions have been reformed as China is increasingly integrated into the global economy, and discussing the key question of how autonomous China’s trade unions are. Based on an extensive,...

    Published April 16th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Prison Labor in the United States

    An Economic Analysis

    By Asatar Bair

    Series: New Political Economy

    This book is the only comprehensive analysis of contemporary prison labor in the United States. In it, the author makes the provocative claim that prison labor is best understood as a form of slavery, in which the labor-power of each inmate (though not their person) is owned by the Department of...

    Published April 10th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Economic Reform and Employment Relations in Vietnam

    By Ngan Thuy Collins

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    The transformation of the Vietnamese economy from socialist planning to a market economy has led to Vietnam having one of the fastest economic growth rates in the world; and to also to Vietnam engaging much more with the international economy, joining the World Trade Organisation in 2006. This book...

    Published March 29th 2012 by Routledge

  8. The Challenge of Labour in China

    Strikes and the Changing Labour Regime in Global Factories

    By Chris King-chi Chan

    Series: China Policy Series

    China’s economic success has been founded partly on relatively cheap labour, especially in the export industries. In recent years, however, there has been growing concern about wages and labour standards in China. This book examines how wages are bargained, fought over and determined in China, by...

    Published March 29th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Global Capital and Peripheral Labour

    The History and Political Economy of Plantation Workers in India

    By Ravi Raman

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    This book presents a historical account of plantations in India in the context of the modern world economy. It brings history up to the present, thereby showing how history can assist in explaining contemporary conditions and trends. The author focuses on labour and economic development problems...

    Published March 29th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Women, Identity and India's Call Centre Industry

    By J.K. Tina Basi

    Series: Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

    This book examines the concept of globalised identities and the way in which agency is exercised over identity construction by women working in India’s transnational call centre industry. Drawing on qualitative empirical data and extensive original fieldwork, the book provides a nuanced analysis...

    Published March 29th 2012 by Routledge