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  1. Laboring for Freedom: New Look at the History of Labor in America

    New Look at the History of Labor in America

    By Daniel Jacoby

    This text examines the concept of freedom in the context of American labour history. Nine essays develop themes in this history which show that liberty of contract and inalienable rights form two contradictory traditions concerning freedom....

    Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Labour Market Economics (Routledge Revivals)

    By D Sapsford

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1981, Labour Market Economics develops the basic economic theory of introductory courses within the context of labour market analysis and applies it both to particular features and special problems of the subject. The author begins by outlining the nature of the area and the...

    Published November 13th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Value Dimension (Routledge Revivals)

    Marx versus Ricardo and Sraffa

    By Ben Fine

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The essays in this edited collection, first published in 1986, focus on important debates surrounding the central Marxian problem of the transformation of values into prices. The collection brings together major contributions on the value theory debate from the decade prior to the book’s...

    Published November 13th 2014 by Routledge

  4. International Trade Unionism (Routledge Revivals)

    By Charles Levinson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    As Secretary General of the ICF and previously Assistant General Secretary of the IMF, Charles Levinson played an important part in developing the countervailing labour response to the multinational corporations. His earlier work, Capital, Inflation and the Multinationals (Routledge Revivals, 2013)...

    Published November 13th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Economics of Cooperative Education

    A practitioner's guide to the theoretical framework and empirical assessment of cooperative education

    By Yasushi Tanaka

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    A considerable number of higher educational institutions in North America, Oceania, and Europe, offer what are known as cooperative education, work-integrated learning, work placements, sandwich courses, or internships, to provide pragmatic experience to students, and its popularity is spreading to...

    Published November 4th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Capitalism and the Political Economy of Work Time

    By Christoph Hermann

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    John Maynard Keynes expected that around the year 2030 people would only work 15 hours a week. In the mid-1960s, Jean Fourastié still anticipated the introduction of the 30-hour week in the year 2000, when productivity would continue to grow at an established pace. Productivity growth slowed down...

    Published October 15th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The History of Migration in Europe

    Perspectives from Economics, Politics and Sociology

    Edited by Francesca Fauri

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    The History of Migration in Europe belies several myths by arguing, for example, that immobility has not been the "normal" condition of people before the modern era. Migration (far from being an income-maximizing choice taken by lone individuals) is often a household strategy, and local wages...

    Published October 8th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Issues in Pension Funding (Routledge Revivals)

    By David Blake

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1992, this book explains how pension funds work in order to highlight their impact on the economy as a whole. David Blake explores the different systems in operation at the time of writing, both state run and private sector, and describes policy initiatives such as personal...

    Published September 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Principles of Macroeconomics

    Activist vs Austerity Policies

    By Howard Sherman, Michael A Meeropol

    Principles of Macroeconomics by Howard J. Sherman and Michael A. Meeropol differs from other texts in that this book stresses far more the inherent instability of the macro-economy. The details of the business cycle come early and are integrated throughout the core of usual macro topics (C, I, G, X...

    Published September 18th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Learning to Industrialize

    From Given Growth to Policy-aided Value Creation

    By Kenichi Ohno

    Series: Routledge-GRIPS Development Forum Studies

    This book proposes a new, pragmatic way of approaching economic development which features policy learning based on a comparison of international best policy practices. While the important role of government in promoting private sector development is being recognized, policy discussion often...

    Published September 15th 2014 by Routledge