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  1. Global Capital and Peripheral Labour

    The History and Political Economy of Plantation Workers in India

    By Ravi Raman

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    This book presents a historical account of plantations in India in the context of the modern world economy. It brings history up to the present, thereby showing how history can assist in explaining contemporary conditions and trends. The author focuses on labour and economic development problems...

    Published March 29th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Women, Identity and India's Call Centre Industry

    By J.K. Tina Basi

    Series: Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

    This book examines the concept of globalised identities and the way in which agency is exercised over identity construction by women working in India’s transnational call centre industry. Drawing on qualitative empirical data and extensive original fieldwork, the book provides a nuanced analysis...

    Published March 29th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Women's Employment and the Capitalist Family (Routledge Revivals)

    By Ben Fine

    First published in 1992, Women's Employment and the Capitalist Family is an analysis of the contemporary political interest in the position of women. The author critically assesses much of the literature examining the rapidly changing lives of women and contributes to it by offering an explanation...

    Published March 26th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Unemployment in China

    Economy, Human Resources and Labour Markets

    Edited by Grace O.M. Lee, Malcolm Warner

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Unemployment in China offers a new and invaluable insight into the Chinese economy, keenly analyzing the new directions the world's next superpower is now taking. Successfully bringing together a wide range of research and evidence from leading scholars in the field, this...

    Published March 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  5. The Division of Labor in Economics

    A History

    By Guang-Zhen Sun

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This book provides, for the first time, a systematic and comprehensive narrative of the history of one central idea in economics, namely the division of labour, over the past two and a half millennia, with special focus on that having occurred in the most recent two and a half centuries. Quite...

    Published February 17th 2012 by Routledge

  6. The Korean Labour Market after the 1997 Economic Crisis

    Edited by Joonmo Cho, Richard B. Freeman, Jaeho Keum, Sunwoong Kim

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    For economists, policy-makers, and historians who want to learn how the Korean labor market dealt with the 1997 financial crisis and how this informed future policies, this volume provides a succinct summary of what Korean experts know and how they view the problems the country must overcome to...

    Published February 17th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Globalization, Labour Markets and Inequality in India

    By Dipak Mazumdar, Sandip Sarkar

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    India started on a program of reforms, both in its external and internal aspects, sometime in the mid-eighties and going on into the nineties. While the increased exposure to world markets (‘globalization’) and relaxation of domestic controls has undoubtedly given a spurt to the GDP growth rate,...

    Published January 31st 2012 by Routledge

  8. The Social Economy

    Working Alternatives in a Globalizing Era

    By Hasmet M. Uluorta

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    Critically examining economic developments within the last sixty years, this book argues that a crisis in global social reproduction is altering existing understandings of work, labour and the economy. The author of this original volume, Hasmet M. Uluorta, contends that the crisis in the global...

    Published January 30th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Order and Control in American Socio-Economic Thought

    Social Scientists and Progressive-Era Reform

    By Charles McCann

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    The Progressive Era is generally regarded as a period of extraordinary social, political, and economic change, affecting virtually every aspect of American life. In the last decades of the nineteenth century, American social scientists, drawing on their experiences with the German social welfare...

    Published January 16th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Work Time Regulation as Sustainable Full Employment Strategy

    The Social Effort Bargain

    By Robert LaJeunesse

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    First published in 2009. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 16th 2011 by Routledge