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  1. 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 12th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 7th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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 5th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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 30th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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 30th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Adapting to Russia's New Labour Market

    Gender and Employment Behaviour

    Edited by Sarah Ashwin

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    Economic reform in post-Soviet Russia created not only a devastating decline in living standards, but also widespread insecurity and uncertainty. This book is the first to analyse the situation from a gendered perspective, shedding new light on the way in which Russians are coping with the...

    Published July 28th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Challenging Knowledge, Sex and Power

    Gender, Work and Engineering

    By Julie E. Mills, Suzanne Franzway, Judith Gill, Rhonda Sharp

    Series: Routledge IAFFE Advances in Feminist Economics

    Women in the developed world expect to work in the labour force over the course of their lives. On finishing school more girls are entering universities and undertaking professional training for careers than ever before. Males and females enter many high status professions in roughly equal numbers....

    Published July 4th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Comparative Employment Relations in the Global Economy

    Edited by Carola Frege, John Kelly

    "Employment Relations" is widely taught in business schools around the world. Increasingly however more emphasis is being placed on the comparative and international dimensions of the relations between employers and workers. It is becoming ever more important to comprehend today’s work and...

    Published July 4th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Knowledge Economy and the City

    Spaces of knowledge

    By Ali Madanipour

    Series: Regions and Cities

    This book explores the relationship between space and economy, the spatial expressions of the knowledge economy. The capitalist industrial economy produced its own space, which differed radically from its predecessor agrarian and mercantile economies. If a new knowledge-based economy is emerging,...

    Published July 4th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Migration in the 21st Century

    Rights, Outcomes, and Policy

    Edited by Thomas N. Maloney, Kim Korinek

    Series: Regions and Cities

    In this volume, we examine the challenges and opportunities created by global migration at the start of the 21st century. Our focus extends beyond economic impact to questions of international law, human rights, and social and political incorporation. We examine immigrant outcomes and policy...

    Published July 4th 2013 by Routledge