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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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 14th 2011 by Routledge

  7. 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 21st 2011 by Routledge

  8. 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 13th 2011 by Routledge

  9. 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 13th 2011 by Routledge

  10. 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 22nd 2011 by Routledge