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  1. Handbook of Human Rights

    Edited by Thomas Cushman

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    In mapping out the field of human rights for those studying and researching within both humanities and social science disciplines, the Handbook of Human Rights not only provides a solid foundation for the reader who wants to learn the basic parameters of the field, but also promotes new thinking...

    Published December 5th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Reform and Productivity Growth in India

    Issues and Trends in the Labour Markets

    By Dibyendu Maiti

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    During the last two decades, India has experienced a high growth rate, but the contribution from productivity growth and technological progress has been very low. This has resulted in a poor performance in the employment generation in the formal sector, and this book examines this phenomenon and...

    Published November 15th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Reworking the Relationship between Asylum and Employment

    By Penelope Mathew

    Touching on the laws and practices of a wide array of countries around the globe, this book examines the extent to which refugees and asylum-seekers’ right to work is protected by international human rights law. The book examines a number of key international treaties, national constitutions and...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Labor Markets and Economic Development

    Edited by Ravi Kanbur, Jan Svejnar

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    As developing and transition economies enter the next phase of reforms, labor market issues increasingly come to the fore. With the increased competition from globalization, the discussion is shifting to the need for greater labor market flexibility and the creation of "good" jobs. Moreover, the...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Dynamics of Asian Labour Markets

    Balancing Control and Flexibility

    Edited by John Benson, Ying Zhu

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    Asia has undergone rapid economic transformation over the past two decades. Despite its constant economic growth, the 1997-98 Asian financial crisis and the resulting surge in unemployment highlighted the vulnerability of national systems that base development solely on economic growth. This book...

    Published October 29th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Co-operative Industry (Routledge Revivals)

    By Ernest Aves

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Ernest Aves (1857-1917) was an influential social analyst and civil servant. This title, first published in 1907, during Aves’ work for the Board of Trade, investigates the different forms of industrial co-operation within Britain; the fundamental principle of this is stated as "equitable...

    Published October 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  7. The State–Capital Nexus in the Global Crisis

    Rebound of the Capitalist State

    Edited by Bastiaan van Apeldoorn, Naná de Graaff, Henk W. Overbeek

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    In the wake of the outbreak of the global crisis in 2008, many observers expected the state to assume command over a faltering neoliberal finance-led model of capitalism. We now know that this expectation was by and large mistaken. There is indeed an ongoing re-calibration of the state-capital...

    Published October 17th 2013 by Routledge

  8. A Perspective of Wages and Prices (Routledge Revivals)

    By Henry Phelps Brown, Sheila V. Hopkins

    First published in book form in 1981, this collection of essays originally written between 1955 and 1966 contains ground-breaking research and analysis on the study of wages and prices across seven centuries, with particular reference to builder’s wage rates and the price of a bundle of the...

    Published September 25th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Everyday Impact of Economic Reform in China

    Management Change, Enterprise Performance and Daily Life

    By Ying Zhu, Michael Webber, John Benson

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    During the past 30 years, China has undergone extensive economic reform, replacing the government’s administration of enterprises with increasing levels of market-oriented enterprise autonomy. At the heart of the reform are changes in the employment relationship, where state control has been...

    Published September 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  10. Enterprise Forms and Economic Efficiency

    Capitalist, Cooperative and Government Firms

    By Kazuhiko Mikami

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    The book conducts a comparative study on the form of enterprise, focusing on broadly defined cooperative firms in comparison with conventional capitalist firms. It explores the essential advantages and disadvantages of the different types of firms and attempts to answer why capitalist firms are so...

    Published September 13th 2013 by Routledge