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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Debating the Lewis Turning Point in China

    Edited by Yiping Huang, Fang Cai

    HUANG Yiping is Professor of Economics at the China Center for Economic Research, National School of Development, Peking University, China. He is also an adjunct professor at the Australian National University and a member of the China Finance 40 Forum. His current research focuses on macroeconomic...

    Published September 9th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Radical Economics and Labour

    Essays inspired by the IWW Centennial

    Edited by Frederic Lee, Jon Bekken

    Series: Routledge Advances in Heterodox Economics

    To celebrate the centenary of the most radical union in North America - The Industrial Workers of the World - this collection examines radical economics and the labor movement in the 20th Century. The union advocates direct action to raise wages and increase job control, and it envisions the...

    Published September 9th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Empirical Methods for the Study of Labour Force Dynamics

    By Kenneth Wolpin

    In the last twenty years there has been an explosion of economic research on labor force dynamics; the movement of individuals between labor force states. This book focuses on the methods by which behavioral theories of labor force dynamics have been empirically implemented. Most attention is paid...

    Published August 28th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Women and Austerity

    The Economic Crisis and the Future for Gender Equality

    Edited by Maria Karamessini, Jill Rubery

    Series: Routledge IAFFE Advances in Feminist Economics

    Austerity has become the new principle for public policy in Europe and the US as the financial crisis of 2008 has been converted into a public debt crisis. However, current austerity measures risk losing past progress towards gender equality by undermining important employment and social welfare...

    Published August 13th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Economic Justice, Labor and Community Practice

    Edited by Louise Simmons, Scott Harding

    Facing economic upheaval and growing inequality, people in local communities are fighting for economic justice. Coalitions from labor, grassroots community organizations, the faith community, immigrant communities and other progressive forces are emerging across the U.S. and Canada and winning...

    Published August 8th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Architecture and Capitalism

    1845 to the Present

    Edited by Peggy Deamer

    Architecture and Capitalism tells a story of the relationship between the economy and architectural design. Eleven historians each discuss in brand new essays the time period they know best, looking at cultural and economic issues, which in light of current economic crises you will find have dealt...

    Published August 6th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Trade and Employment in Asia

    Edited by Nina Khor, Devashish Mitra

    This volume investigates the links between employment, trade and structural transformation. In the context of global rebalancing, accompanied by inevitable changes in trade patterns between Asia and the rest of the world, the volume’s chapters analyze the links between trade openness and trends in...

    Published July 31st 2013 by Routledge

  10. Identity, Inequity and Inequality in India and China

    Governing Difference

    Edited by Ravinder Kaur, Ayo Wahlberg

    Series: ThirdWorlds

    This volume explores how difference is constructed, manifested, mobilised and obscured in socially uneven societies, particularly those fuelled by neoliberal economic growth in the recent years. The book approaches difference as a double edged concept that allows one to make sense of the...

    Published July 31st 2013 by Routledge