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  1. Labour Market Economics (Routledge Revivals)

    By D Sapsford

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1981, Labour Market Economics develops the basic economic theory of introductory courses within the context of labour market analysis and applies it both to particular features and special problems of the subject. The author begins by outlining the nature of the area and the...

    Published March 28th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Value Dimension (Routledge Revivals)

    Marx versus Ricardo and Sraffa

    By Ben Fine

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The essays in this edited collection, first published in 1986, focus on important debates surrounding the central Marxian problem of the transformation of values into prices. The collection brings together major contributions on the value theory debate from the decade prior to the book’s...

    Published March 28th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Recession at Work

    HRM in the Irish Crisis

    By Bill Roche, Paul Teague, Anne Coughlan, Majella Fahy

    Series: Routledge Advances in Management and Business Studies

    How has the recession affected the conduct of human resource management? How have HR departments and managers fared? Have leading firms taken measures to sustain and revive their businesses through innovative HR measures? How have union representation and influence been affected? Is the recession...

    Published March 27th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Widening Income Distribution in Post-Handover Hong Kong

    By Hon-Kwong Lui

    Before the handover to China in 1997, Hong Kong’s economic growth was very strong and the unemployment rate dropped to a record low of 2.2 per cent. In recent years, the widening income dispersion in Hong Kong has caught public attention. This book investigates the economic development and changes...

    Published March 25th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Gender and the European Labour Market

    Edited by Francesca Bettio, Janneke Plantenga, Mark Smith

    Series: Routledge Studies in the European Economy

    The book presents state of the art research on women’s current position in European labour markets. It combines analysis of the latest trends in employment, occupational segregation, working time, unpaid work, social provisions (especially care provisions) and the impact of the financial crisis,...

    Published February 25th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Modern Labour Economics

    By Peter Sloane, Paul Latreille, Nigel O'Leary

    Labour economics as a discipline has changed dramatically in recent years. Gone are the days of a "job for life". These days, firms and employees are part of a less regulated, more fluid, and more international labour market. Knowledge, training, human resource development and human capital are all...

    Published February 18th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Minimum Wages, Pay Equity, and Comparative Industrial Relations

    By Damian Grimshaw

    Series: Routledge Research in Employment Relations

    With growing concern about the conditions facing low wage workers and new challenges to traditional forms of labor market protection, this book offers a timely analysis of the purpose and effectiveness of minimum wages in different European countries. Building on original industry case studies, the...

    Published February 15th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Unions and Class Transformation

    The Case of the Broadway Musicians

    By Catherine P. Mulder

    Series: New Political Economy

    How can unions move from a defensive strategy to one of class transformation? Mulder demonstrates how the current union strategies of class blindness lead to weak and often unintended results. Unions, she argues, do not use their collective power for class transformation and union commentators/...

    Published February 14th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Labour-Intensive Industrialization in Global History

    Edited by Gareth Austin, Kaoru Sugihara

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    The prevailing view of industrialization has focussed on technology, capital, entrepreneurship and the institutions that enabled them to be deployed. Labour was often equated with other factors of production, and assigned a relatively passive role. Yet it was labour absorption and the improvement...

    Published January 24th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Financial Crisis, Labour Markets and Institutions

    Edited by Sebastiano Fadda, Pasquale Tridico

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    This book seeks to explain the global financial crisis and its wider economic, political, and social repercussions, arguing that the 2007-9 meltdown was in fact a systemic crisis of the capitalist system. The volume makes these points through the exploration of several key questions: What kind...

    Published January 24th 2013 by Routledge