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  1. Europe and the Mediterranean Economy

    Edited by Joan Costa-Font

    Series: Routledge Studies in the European Economy

    With the creation of the Mediterranean partnership and the recent move towards the creation of the Union for the Mediterranean in 2008, a new emphasis is placed on the Mediterranean in the study of European Integration. This book brings together a collection of experts to address this important...

    Published June 13th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Women and Recession

    Edited by Jill Rubery

    Originally published in 1988, this book compiles a collection of works investigating the impact of recession on women's employment. The authors argue that the most important explanation of differences in women's experience between the countries is the form of labour market regulation and...

    Published June 6th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Multinationals and World Trade

    Vertical Integration and the Division of Labour in World Industries

    By Mark Casson

    First published in 1986, this work reports the results of the Leverhulme project on mulitnationals and intermediate product trade based at the University of Reading during the academic year 1982/3. Chapter 1 summarises the main results of this project. Part I focusses upon the...

    Published June 6th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Managerial Economics, 4th Edition

    By Ivan Png

    Now in its fourth edition, Ivan Png's Managerial Economics has been extensively revised with : a completely new introductory chapter emphasizing decision-making and behavioral biases intensive application to current issues including the sub-prime financial crisis and global competition...

    Published May 17th 2012 by Routledge

  5. 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 16th 2012 by Routledge

  6. 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 14th 2012 by Routledge

  7. 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 14th 2012 by Routledge

  8. 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 9th 2012 by Routledge

  9. 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 15th 2012 by Routledge

  10. 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 9th 2012 by Routledge