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  1. Problems of Poverty (Routledge Revivals)

    An Inquiry into the Industrial Condition of the Poor

    By J. A. Hobson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1891, this seminal work examines the primary causes of poverty during the industrial age. Through considering how poverty is measured, the growth of urbanisation and the supply of low-skilled labour in the workforce, Hobson arrives at possible solutions to the problem of poverty...

    Published May 13th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Information Technology and Socialist Construction

    The End of Capital and the Transition to Socialism

    By Daniel E. Saros

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    The failure of command central planning in the twentieth century has led to a general disillusionment within the socialist movement worldwide. Some alternatives to capitalism have been proposed since the end of the Cold War, but none has offered an alternative form of economic calculation. This...

    Published April 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. The American Welfare State

    A Practical Guide

    By Brian Glenn

    Through a practical introduction to the policies of the American welfare state—a wide-ranging subject much discussed but seldom described—this concise volume details the four main areas of social welfare policy: housing assistance, nutrition assistance, income assistance, and medical assistance. In...

    Published April 16th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Problem of the Unemployed (Routledge Revivals)

    An Enquiry and an Economic Policy

    By J. A. Hobson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1896, this seminal work considers the Question of the Unemployed at the height of imperialist capitalism. Hobson proposes a controversial theory of social progress, which argues that unemployment is a natural and necessary result of the mal-distribution of consumption power. In a...

    Published April 7th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Seasonal Workers in Mediterranean Agriculture

    The Social Costs of Eating Fresh

    Edited by Jörg Gertel, Sarah Ruth Sippel

    Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture

    Over the last three decades there has been a rapid expansion of intensive production of fresh fruit and vegetables in the Mediterranean regions of south and west Europe. Much of this depends on migrating workers for seasonal labour, including from Eastern Europe, North Africa and Latin America....

    Published April 6th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Economics of Search

    By Brian McCall, John McCall

    Series: Routledge Advances in Experimental and Computable Economics

    The economics of search is a prominent component of economic theory, and it has a richness and elegance that underpins a host of practical applications. In this book Brian and John McCall present a comprehensive overview of the economic theory of search, from the classical model of job search...

    Published April 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Class, Gender, and the American Family Farm in the 20th Century

    By Elizabeth A. Ramey

    Series: New Political Economy

    Integrating a focus on gender with Marx’s surplus-based notion of class, this book offers a one-of-a-kind analysis of family farms in the United States. The analysis shows how gender and class struggles developed during important moments in the history of these family farms shaped the trajectory of...

    Published March 27th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Enhancing Capabilities through Labour Law

    Informal Workers in India

    By Supriya Routh

    In 2002 the International Labour Organization issued a report titled ‘Decent work and the informal economy’ in which it stressed the need to ensure appropriate employment and income, rights at work, and effective social protection in informal economic activities. Such a call by the ILO is urgent in...

    Published March 25th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Economic Policy and the Financial Crisis

    Edited by Łukasz Mamica, Pasquale Tridico

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    The consequences of the global economic crisis which started in the United States in 2007-08 are still being felt in most of the advanced economies, and the mainstream tools of recovery are not having the required results. It seems that many of the after-effects of the crisis, including the...

    Published March 5th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Implementing an Inclusive and Equitable Pension Reform

    Lessons from India's New Pension Scheme

    By Cheolsu Kim, Landis MacKellar, Russell Galer, Gautam Bhardwaj

    India is ageing. One response of Indian policy makers has been introduction of the New Pension Scheme (NPS), a defined contribution pension scheme which is mandatory for civil servants and voluntary for the rest of the population. Given the size of the target population, even if take-up is modest,...

    Published February 26th 2014 by Routledge