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  1. Migrants, Borders and Global Capitalism

    West African Labour Mobility and EU Borders

    By Hannah Cross

    Series: Routledge Research on the Global Politics of Migration

    People from West Africa are risking their lives and surrendering their citizenship rights to enter exploitative labour markets in Europe. This book offers an explanation for this phenomenon that is based on close analysis of the contradictory economic and political agendas that create and constrain...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Recession at Work

    HRM in the Irish Crisis

    By Bill Roche, Paul Teague, Anne Coughlan, Majella Fahy

    Series: Routledge Advances in Management and Business Studies

    How has the recession affected the conduct of human resource management? How have HR departments and managers fared? Have leading firms taken measures to sustain and revive their businesses through innovative HR measures? How have union representation and influence been affected? Is the recession...

    Published March 27th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Widening Income Distribution in Post-Handover Hong Kong

    By Hon-Kwong Lui

    Before the handover to China in 1997, Hong Kong’s economic growth was very strong and the unemployment rate dropped to a record low of 2.2 per cent. In recent years, the widening income dispersion in Hong Kong has caught public attention. This book investigates the economic development and changes...

    Published March 25th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Modern Labour Economics

    By Peter Sloane, Paul Latreille, Nigel O'Leary

    Labour economics as a discipline has changed dramatically in recent years. Gone are the days of a "job for life". These days, firms and employees are part of a less regulated, more fluid, and more international labour market. Knowledge, training, human resource development and human capital are all...

    Published February 18th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Minimum Wages, Pay Equity, and Comparative Industrial Relations

    By Damian Grimshaw

    Series: Routledge Research in Employment Relations

    With growing concern about the conditions facing low wage workers and new challenges to traditional forms of labor market protection, this book offers a timely analysis of the purpose and effectiveness of minimum wages in different European countries. Building on original industry case studies, the...

    Published February 15th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Unions and Class Transformation

    The Case of the Broadway Musicians

    By Catherine P. Mulder

    Series: New Political Economy

    How can unions move from a defensive strategy to one of class transformation? Mulder demonstrates how the current union strategies of class blindness lead to weak and often unintended results. Unions, she argues, do not use their collective power for class transformation and union commentators/...

    Published February 14th 2013 by Routledge

  7. 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 30th 2012 by Routledge

  8. 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 28th 2012 by Routledge

  9. 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 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  10. 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 22nd 2012 by Routledge