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  1. Rediscovering Collective Bargaining

    Australia's Fair Work Act in International Perspective

    Edited by Breen Creighton, Anthony Forsyth

    Series: Routledge Studies in Employment and Work Relations in Context

    This book examines countries that have tried, with varying degrees of success, to use legislative strategies to encourage and support collective bargaining, including Australia’s Fair Work Act. It is the first major study of the operation and impact of the new collective bargaining framework...

    Published August 9th 2012 by Routledge

  2. The African-Asian Divide

    Analyzing Institutions and Accumulation in Kenya

    By Paul Vandenberg

    Series: New Political Economy

    Why have Africans not gained a more dominant position in urban manufacturing in Kenya? This question is explored through an analysis of the institutions, both formal and informal, that have affected patterns of capital accumulation in Kenya by the African and Asian (Indian) communities. Using a new...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Formal and Informal Work

    The Hidden Work Regime in Europe

    Edited by Birgit Pfau-Effinger, Lluis Flaquer, Per H. Jensen

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Informal work – family care, voluntary work, and undeclared or unregulated work – is a critical form of labor in today’s economy, yet remains underanalyzed and examined. This volume develops a comprehensive conceptual framework of informal work and analyses systematically the relationship of formal...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Social Capital and Institutional Constraints

    A Comparative Analysis of China, Taiwan and the US

    By Joonmo Son

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    The sociological concept of social capital has grown in popularity in recent years and research programs in North America, Europe, and East Asia have demonstrated how social capital has a significant impact on occupational mobility, community building, social movement, and economic development....

    Published July 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  5. Palestinian Labour Migration to Israel

    Labour, Land and Occupation

    By Leila Farsakh

    Series: Routledge Political Economy of the Middle East and North Africa

    Leila Farsakh provides the first comprehensive analysis of the rise and fall of Palestinian labour flows to Israel. Highlighting the interdependence between Israel’s confiscation of Palestinian land and the use of Palestinian labour, she shows how migration has been the result of evolving dynamics...

    Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Meta-Regression Analysis in Economics and Business

    By T.D. Stanley, Hristos Doucouliagos

    Series: Routledge Advances in Research Methods

    The purpose of this book is to introduce novice researchers to the tools of meta-analysis and meta-regression analysis and to summarize the state of the art for existing practitioners. Meta-regression analysis addresses the rising "Tower of Babel" that current economics and business research has...

    Published July 4th 2012 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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