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  1. Trade Unions in Asia

    An Economic and Sociological Analysis

    Edited by John Benson, Ying Zhu

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    Offering a comprehensive account of the role of trade unions in Asia today, this book, put together by two editors who have published extensively in the areas of business and economics in Asia, covers all the important Asian economies: both developed and developing. Making a vital contribution to...

    Published June 1st 2010 by Routledge

  2. The Political Economy of Work

    By David Spencer

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    Against the background of increasing interest in the changing nature and quality of work, The Political Economy of Work offers a new and unique assessment of the theoretical analysis of work. The author challenges some common preconceptions about work and promotes an original approach to the field,...

    Published May 17th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Managerial Economics, Second Edition

    A Strategic Approach

    By Robert Waschik, Tim Fisher, David Prentice

    Traditional microeconomic theory has much to offer a manager. It suggests ways to increase profits by setting prices and packaging services, using advertising to increase demand and shows how internet auction sites like eBay affect competition and profitability. By using game theory to present and...

    Published March 22nd 2010 by Routledge

  4. EMU and Political Science

    What Have We Learned?

    Edited by Henrik Enderlein, Amy Verdun

    Series: Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

    Europe’s Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) celebrated its tenth anniversary in 2009. Before its birth many observers were concerned about its viability. This volume examines a number of noteworthy concerns that were heard a decade ago and it assesses what has become of them. The contributors to...

    Published February 26th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Immigrant Enterprise in Europe and the USA

    By Prodromos Ioannou Panayiotopoulos (aka Mike Pany)

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    Immigrant-owned enterprises are a highly visible phenomenon, but frequently and increasingly so after 9/11, immigration has been cast in pessimistic and apocalyptic terms which became associated with rising xenophobia and restrictive legislation, such as the Patriot Act in the United States. This...

    Published October 2nd 2009 by Routledge

  6. The Future of Social Security Policy

    Women, Work and A Citizens Basic Income

    By Ailsa McKay

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    Current debates concerning the future of social security provision in advanced capitalist states have raised the issue of a citizen’s basic income (CBI) as a possible reform package: a proposal based on the principles of individuality, universality and unconditionality which would ensure a minimum...

    Published September 18th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Post-Keynesian Macroeconomics

    Essays in Honour of Ingrid Rima

    Edited by Mathew Forstater, Gary Mongiovi, Steven Pressman

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    Edited by three very well known academics in the field and contributed to by John Smithin, Laurence Moss and G. C. Harcourt, this volume reflects the breath of the honouree’s interests and as such it covers a wide range of topics including political economy, labour economics, history of economic...

    Published September 18th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Corporate Power and Ownership in Contemporary Capitalism

    The Politics of Resistance and Domination

    By Susanne Soederberg

    Series: RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

    Despite the influence corporations wield over all aspects of everyday life, there has been a remarkable absence of critical inquiry into the social constitution of this power. In analysing the complex relationship between corporate power and the widespread phenomenon of share ownership, this book...

    Published September 14th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Labour, Globalization and the State

    Workers, Women and Migrants Confront Neoliberalism

    Edited by Debdas Banerjee, Michael Goldfield

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    This book explores the impact of neoliberal globalization on labour markets and the state in the developed and developing world. It focuses especially on the United States and the economies of Asia – in particular, India. Liberalized trade and investment are thought by neoliberals to be the best...

    Published September 7th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Laggards and Leaders in Labour Market Reform

    Comparing Japan and Australia

    Edited by Jenny Corbett, Anne Daly, Hisakazu Matsushige, Dehne Taylor

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    A flexible labour market is widely regarded as a key factor in encouraging economic growth and prosperity. In recent years some economies have successfully reformed their labour markets, making part-time and flexible hours easier, limiting the restrictive practices of trade unions, encouraging...

    Published August 5th 2009 by Routledge