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  1. Stagflation (2 Volumes) (Routledge Revivals)

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Revivals: Stagflation

    Comprising Wage-Fixing (first published 1982), and Demand Management (first published 1983) this two volume reissued set is a vital and stimulating analysis of the causes and consequences of stagflation – a paralysing combination of mass unemployment and rapid inflation which affected a variety of...

    Published April 15th 2011 by Routledge

  2. A Companion to Life Course Studies

    The Social and Historical Context of the British Birth Cohort Studies

    Edited by Michael E.J. Wadsworth, John Bynner

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Since the end of the Second World War, society has been characterised by rapid and extensive political, economic, scientific, and technological change. Opportunities for education, employment, human relations, and good health, have all been greatly affected by those changes, as have all aspects of...

    Published March 22nd 2011 by Routledge

  3. Working Time and Employment (Routledge Revivals)

    By Bob Hart

    First published in 1987, this Routledge Revival reissues the first systematic and integrated analysis of working time and employment, reaching to the core elements of a vital area of labour economics. It offers both a comprehensive analysis of the impact of workweek reductions on employment and...

    Published March 14th 2011 by Routledge

  4. The Economics of Non-Wage Labour Costs (Routledge Revivals)

    By Bob Hart

    Throughout the OECD, 30% of the average firm’s total labour costs comprises items which are other than direct remuneration. This reissue, first published in 1984, focuses upon these non-wage labour costs, which include; fringe-benefit payments, obligatory social-welfare contributions, holiday...

    Published March 14th 2011 by Routledge

  5. The Legacy of John Kenneth Galbraith

    Edited by STEVEN PRESSMAN

    When John Kenneth Galbraith passed away on April 29, 2006, the economics profession lost one of its true giants. And this is not just because Galbraith was an imposing figure at 6 feet, 9 inches tall. Throughout his life, Galbraith advised Presidents, made important professional contributions to...

    Published February 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  6. Inequality, Development, and Growth

    Edited by Günseli Berik, Yana van der Meulen Rodgers, Stephanie Seguino

    This volume presents a comprehensive analysis of the linkages between inequality, development, and growth from a feminist economics perspective. More specifically, it examines connections between intergroup inequality and macroeconomic outcomes, considering various channels through which gender,...

    Published December 13th 2010 by Routledge

  7. The Migration of Indian Human Capital

    The Ebb and Flow of Indian Professionals in Southeast Asia

    By Faizal bin Yahya, Arunajeet Kaur

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    In an increasingly globalised world manifested in greater economic integration, human capital is an important factor. One of the key sources of human capital to the global economy is India, and the main destinations for Indian professionals has been Western developed economies, the Middle East and...

    Published December 2nd 2010 by Routledge

  8. Learning to Labour in Post-Soviet Russia

    Vocational youth in transition

    By Charles Walker

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    This book explores the changing nature of growing-up working-class in post-Soviet Russia, a country dislocated by the experience of neo-liberal economic reform. Based on extensive ethnographic research in a provincial Russian region, it follows the experiences of vocational education graduates...

    Published November 10th 2010 by Routledge

  9. The Labour Movement in the Global South

    Trade Unions in Sri Lanka

    By S. Janaka Biyanwila

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Based on extensive original research, this book examines the challenges confronting trade unions in the global South, by focusing on trade union struggles in Sri Lanka under neo-liberal globalisation. It centres on movement politics of unions; explains union capacities to mobilise workers as a part...

    Published October 8th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Sport and Migration

    Borders, Boundaries and Crossings

    Edited by Joseph Maguire, Mark Falcous

    From Major League Baseball to English soccer’s Premier League, all successful contemporary professional sports leagues include a wide diversity of nationalities and ethnicities within their playing and coaching rosters. The international migration of sporting talent and labor, encouraged and...

    Published October 6th 2010 by Routledge