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  1. The Applied Economics of Labour

    Edited by Mark P. Taylor

    This book provides an introduction and overview to seven applied financial studies on the theme of labour. The studies cover a wide range of topics, from the individual effects of becoming disabled on key aspects of labour market outcomes in Germany, to testing whether there is evidence of...

    Published December 12th 2011 by Routledge

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Labor, Democratization and Development in India and Pakistan

    By Christopher Candland

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    In this first comparative study of organized labor in India and Pakistan, the author analyses the impact and role of organized labor in democratization and development. The study provides a unique comparative history of Indian and Pakistani labor politics. It begins in the early twentieth century,...

    Published October 6th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Global Restructuring, Labour and the Challenges for Transnational Solidarity

    Edited by Andreas Bieler, Ingemar Lindberg

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    Globalisation has put national labour movements under severe pressure, due to the increasing transnationalisation of production, with the production of many goods being organised across borders, and the informalisation of the economy. Through a range of case studies, this volume examines the...

    Published October 5th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Changes in Japanese Employment Practices

    Beyond the Japanese Model

    By Arjan Keizer

    Series: Routledge International Business in Asia

    Japan’s employment practices were long considered a cornerstone to its economic success. However, the reversal in economic performance during the 1990s altered the positive perception and inspired major adaptations like the rise in performance-related pay (‘seikashugi’) and non-regular employment....

    Published October 3rd 2011 by Routledge

  7. Socio-economic Mobility and Low-status Minorities

    Slow roads to progress

    By Jacob Meerman

    Series: Routledge Advances in Social Economics

    This book concentrates on ethnic minorities such as former slaves, outcastes and indigenous peoples dispossessed of homeland. These groups are universally without power, usually undereducated, and always victims of their fellow citizens. The book asks why these socially excluded groups remain at...

    Published August 16th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Refugees, Recent Migrants and Employment

    Challenging Barriers and Exploring Pathways

    Edited by Sonia McKay

    Series: Routledge Research in Population and Migration

    Upheavals in vast areas of the world have led to a growing number of international refugees, a significant proportion of which have made their way to the West. At the same time, economic and social pressures, together with skills and labour shortages, have encouraged the migration for work of...

    Published August 15th 2011 by Routledge

  9. An Emerging Non-Regular Labour Force in Japan

    The Dignity of Dispatched Workers

    By Huiyan Fu

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    Like many industrialised nations, the current employment trend in Japan centres on diversification of the labour market with an increased use of temporary labour. Among a wide range of non-regular labour arrangements, haken are a newly legalised category of non-regular workers who are typically...

    Published August 11th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Economic Convergence in Greater China

    Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan

    By Chun Kwok Lei, Shujie Yao

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    Although China's economy has grown very rapidly in recent decades, there are still very large differences between the economy of mainland China and the economies of Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan. For example, per capita income in Hong Kong is many, many times higher than per capita income in...

    Published April 19th 2011 by Routledge