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New and Published Books

  1. The Informal Economy in Developing Countries

    Edited by Jean-Pierre Cling, Stéphane Lagrée, Mireille Razafindrakoto, François Roubaud

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    Informality is ubiquitous in most developing countries. Understanding the informal economy is therefore of utmost importance from a political, economic and social point of view. Paradoxically, despite its economic importance, knowledge is extremely limited regarding the informal economy. It remains...

    Published June 21st 2014 by Routledge

  2. Issues in Pension Funding (Routledge Revivals)

    By David Blake

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1992, this book explains how pension funds work in order to highlight their impact on the economy as a whole. David Blake explores the different systems in operation at the time of writing, both state run and private sector, and describes policy initiatives such as personal...

    Published May 29th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Socio-Economic Insecurity in Emerging Economies

    Building new spaces

    Edited by Khayaat Fakier, Ellen Ehmke

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    Taking a unique comparative approach to the respective development paths of India, Brazil and South Africa (IBSA), this book shows that people and governments in all three countries are faced with similar challenges of heightened insecurity, caused by liberalization and structural adjustment. The...

    Published May 26th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. Innovation, Globalization and Firm Dynamics

    Lessons for Enterprise Policy

    Edited by Anna M. Ferragina, Erol Taymaz, Kamil Yilmaz

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    This book is about the relationship between firm dynamics, innovation and globalization, the processes that are essential for long term economic growth and welfare creation. This volume deals with these three issues in three sections titled respectively: entrepreneurship, new firm formation and...

    Published February 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Changes in Working Time (Routledge Revivals)

    An International Review

    By Paul Blyton

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1985, this book examines the major components of working time from an international perspective, considering the individual aspects of working time, with particular emphasis on the argument that work should be shared to alleviate unemployment and the case for further increasing...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  7. 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 4th 2013 by Routledge

  8. 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 28th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Anatomy of Job Loss (Routledge Revivals)

    The How, Why and Where of Employment Decline

    By Doreen Massey, Richard Meegan

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Job loss is one of the most important issues in the capitalist world today: endless reports document the increasing scale of unemployment. This title, first published in 1982, adopted a new approach to the geography of job loss, to assess why redundancy happens and where. Massey and Meegan argue...

    Published June 20th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Unemployment, Inequality and Poverty in Urban China

    Edited by Hiroshi Sato, Shi Li

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    Although the Chinese economy is growing at a very high rate, there are massive social dislocations arising as a result of economic restructuring. Though the scale of the problem is huge, very few studies have examined the changes in income inequality in the late 1990s due to a lack of data on...

    Published November 29th 2012 by Routledge