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  1. Markets for Schooling

    An Economic Analysis

    By Nick Adnett, Peter Davies

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Nick Adnett and Peter Davies develop an economic analysis of schooling markets, emphasizing both the strengths and weaknesses of orthodox analyses. They explain the economic and social contexts that have generated the widespread desire to reform state schooling and develop a systematic analysis of...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. China as the Workshop of the World

    An Analysis at the National and Industrial Level of China in the International Division of Labor

    By Yuning Gao

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    Is China becoming the "workshop of the world" in the same way as Britain and the United States once were; or is China – as some multinational companies believe – simply a processing segment in global production networks? This book examines China’s role in the international division of labor: it...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. China's New Underclass

    Paid Domestic Labour

    By Xinying Hu

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    This book examines the implications of China’s economic reforms for domestic work and domestic workers. The author examines the factors that give rise to paid domestic work in a socialist economy, and goes on to look at the need for social protection of domestic workers within cities in...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Interrogating Inclusive Growth

    Poverty and Inequality in India

    By K. P. Kannan

    The high growth performance of the Indian economy since the launch of economic reforms in the early 1990s has been much lauded. But how much of this growth has made its way to the poor? In a radical assessment of ‘inclusive growth’, this book probes the impact of neo-liberal policies on employment...

    Published August 7th 2014 by Routledge India

  5. Economic and Policy Developments in East Asia

    Edited by Noel Gaston

    In this collection, academics and policy-makers from Australia, Japan, New Zealand and Singapore present research results on a variety of topics based around three key themes: macroeconomics and trade, labour and social issues, and taxes and government spending. The chapters are...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Networking Regionalised Innovative Labour Markets

    Edited by Ulrich Hilpert, Helen Lawton Smith

    Series: Regions and Cities

    A map which shows where innovation is clustered worldwide is also a map of the location of the highly skilled and talented labour. New technologies, their creative applications or synergy across different areas of scientific research or technology development always create opportunities for the...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Street Food

    Culture, Economy, Health and Governance

    Edited by Ryzia De Cássia Vieira Cardoso, Michèle Companion, Stefano Roberto Marras

    Series: Routledge Studies in Food, Society and Environment

    Prepared foods, for sale in streets, squares or markets, are ubiquitous around the world and throughout history. This volume is one of the first to provide a comprehensive social science perspective on street food, illustrating its immense cultural diversity and economic significance, both in...

    Published July 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Greek Capitalism in Crisis

    Marxist Analyses

    Edited by Stavros Mavroudeas

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    Despite the depth of the Greek crisis, the exorbitant burdens placed upon the working people and the massive popular resistance movement to capitalist policies, there is a definite lack of consistently Marxist analyses of the Greek problem. International debates regarding the Greek crisis have been...

    Published July 7th 2014 by Routledge

  9. China's Evolving Industrial Policies and Economic Restructuring

    Edited by Zheng Yongnian, Sarah Y. Tong

    Series: China Policy Series

    In the past three decades, China has successfully transformed itself from an extremely poor economy to the world’s second largest economy. The country’s phenomenal economic growth has been sustained primarily by its rapid and continuous industrialisation. Currently industry accounts for nearly...

    Published June 24th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Informal Work in Developed Nations

    Edited by Enrico Marcelli, Colin C. Williams, Pascale Joassart

    Series: Routledge Advances in Heterodox Economics

    Almost everyone residing in a developed nation knows someone who has engaged in paid work that is licit but not reported to the government (e.g., babysitting, gardening, construction, financial consulting). But while most acknowledge that such work is helpful to the individuals involved, and that...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge