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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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