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  1. 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 12th 2010 by Routledge

  2. 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 9th 2010 by Routledge

  3. 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 7th 2010 by Routledge

  4. 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 5th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Labour, Politics and the State in Industrialising Thailand

    By Andrew Brown

    Series: Routledge/City University of Hong Kong Southeast Asia Series

    In this book Brown argues that workers in East and Southeast Asia are significant actors in political change. Critically examining the themes of labour weakness, political exclusion and insignificance of 'class factors' he aims to bring workers back from the margins, demonstrating that both in the...

    Published September 16th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Territory, specialization and globalization in European Manufacturing

    By Helena Marques, Francisco Puig

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    Although traditional manufacturing (textiles, clothing, footwear, furniture, etc) has been in decline in developed countries, it still represents an important part of European employment due to its labour-intensive character. Moreover, its geographical concentration particularly exposes certain...

    Published August 17th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Labour Migration and Social Development in Contemporary China

    Edited by Rachel Murphy

    Series: Comparative Development and Policy in Asia

    Since the mid-1980s, mass migration from the countryside to urban areas has been one of the most dramatic and noticeable changes in China. Labour migration has not only exerted a profound impact on China’s economy; it has also had far-reaching consequences for its social development. This book...

    Published May 31st 2010 by Routledge

  8. 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 May 31st 2010 by Routledge

  9. 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 16th 2010 by Routledge

  10. 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 21st 2010 by Routledge