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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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 25th 2010 by Routledge

  8. 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 1st 2009 by Routledge

  9. 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 17th 2009 by Routledge

  10. 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 17th 2009 by Routledge