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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Globalization, Labour Markets and Inequality in India

    By Dipak Mazumdar, Sandip Sarkar

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    India started on a program of reforms, both in its external and internal aspects, sometime in the mid-eighties and going on into the nineties. While the increased exposure to world markets (‘globalization’) and relaxation of domestic controls has undoubtedly given a spurt to the GDP growth rate,...

    Published January 30th 2012 by Routledge

  5. The Social Economy

    Working Alternatives in a Globalizing Era

    By Hasmet M. Uluorta

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    Critically examining economic developments within the last sixty years, this book argues that a crisis in global social reproduction is altering existing understandings of work, labour and the economy. The author of this original volume, Hasmet M. Uluorta, contends that the crisis in the global...

    Published January 29th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Globalization, Knowledge and Labour

    Education for Solidarity within Spaces of Resistance

    Edited by Mario Novelli, Anibel Ferus-Comelo

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    This book begins from the central premise that progressive social change requires collective struggle underpinned by a clear strategy, and that processes of neoliberal globalisation have altered the cartography upon which social struggle takes place. Drawing on insights from the knowledge...

    Published January 29th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Order and Control in American Socio-Economic Thought

    Social Scientists and Progressive-Era Reform

    By Charles McCann

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    The Progressive Era is generally regarded as a period of extraordinary social, political, and economic change, affecting virtually every aspect of American life. In the last decades of the nineteenth century, American social scientists, drawing on their experiences with the German social welfare...

    Published January 15th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Work Time Regulation as Sustainable Full Employment Strategy

    The Social Effort Bargain

    By Robert LaJeunesse

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    First published in 2009. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 15th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Social Failures of EU Enlargement

    A Case of Workers Voting with their Feet

    By Guglielmo Meardi

    Series: Routledge Research in Employment Relations

    Is the EU enlargement the success EU institutions proclaim? Based on fifteen years of fieldwork research across Central and Eastern Europe and on migrants in the UK and Germany, this book provides a less glittering answer. The EU has betrayed hopes of social cohesion: social regulations have been...

    Published October 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  10. Rationalisation and Unemployment (Routledge Revivals)

    An Economic Dilemma

    By J. A. Hobson

    First published in 1930, John Hobson’s study deals with the economic dilemmas generated in the early twentieth century by the advent of mass production. Namely the over-production and surfeit of goods and the resultant failure of the expansion of markets leading to record levels of mass...

    Published October 16th 2011 by Routledge