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  1. 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

  2. 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 28th 2012 by Routledge

  3. 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 28th 2012 by Routledge

  4. 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 28th 2012 by Routledge

  5. 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 28th 2012 by Routledge

  6. 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 25th 2012 by Routledge

  7. 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 21st 2012 by Routledge

  8. Migration, Work and Citizenship in the New Global Order

    Edited by Ronaldo Munck, Carl Ulrik Schierup, Raúl Delgado Wise

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    Any consideration of global migration in relation to work and citizenship must necessarily be situated in the context of the Great Recession. A whole historical chapter – that of neoliberalism – has now closed and the future can only be deemed uncertain. Migrant workers were key players during this...

    Published March 11th 2012 by Routledge

  9. The Division of Labor in Economics

    A History

    By Guang-Zhen Sun

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This book provides, for the first time, a systematic and comprehensive narrative of the history of one central idea in economics, namely the division of labour, over the past two and a half millennia, with special focus on that having occurred in the most recent two and a half centuries. Quite...

    Published February 16th 2012 by Routledge

  10. The Korean Labour Market after the 1997 Economic Crisis

    Edited by Joonmo Cho, Richard B. Freeman, Jaeho Keum, Sunwoong Kim

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    For economists, policy-makers, and historians who want to learn how the Korean labor market dealt with the 1997 financial crisis and how this informed future policies, this volume provides a succinct summary of what Korean experts know and how they view the problems the country must overcome to...

    Published February 16th 2012 by Routledge