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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Women's Employment and the Capitalist Family (Routledge Revivals)

    By Ben Fine

    First published in 1992, Women's Employment and the Capitalist Family is an analysis of the contemporary political interest in the position of women. The author critically assesses much of the literature examining the rapidly changing lives of women and contributes to it by offering an explanation...

    Published March 26th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Unemployment in China

    Economy, Human Resources and Labour Markets

    Edited by Grace O.M. Lee, Malcolm Warner

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Unemployment in China offers a new and invaluable insight into the Chinese economy, keenly analyzing the new directions the world's next superpower is now taking. Successfully bringing together a wide range of research and evidence from leading scholars in the field, this...

    Published March 22nd 2012 by Routledge