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  1. Social Class in Europe

    An introduction to the European Socio-economic Classification

    Edited by David Rose, Eric Harrison

    Series: Routledge/ESA Studies in European Societies

    This timely volume introduces a new social class schema, the European Socio-economic Classification (ESeC), which has been specifically developed and tested for use in EU comparative research. Social Class in Europe aims to introduce researchers to the new classification and its research potential....

    Published February 20th 2012 by Routledge

  2. The International Social Survey Programme 1984-2009

    Charting the Globe

    Edited by Max Haller, Roger Jowell, Tom W Smith

    Series: Social Research Today

    The social sciences rely more on the comparative method than on experimental data mainly because the latter is difficult to acquire amongst human populations. The International Social Survey Programme has played a pioneering role in creating and sustaining methodologically-sophisticated mass...

    Published January 30th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Migrant Workers in Asia

    Distant Divides, Intimate Connections

    By Nicole Constable

    This book provides rich and provocative comparative studies of South and Southeast Asian domestic workers who migrate to other parts of Asia. These studies range from Hong Kong, Macau, and Singapore, to Yemen, Israel, Jordan, and the UAE. Conceptually and methodologically, this book challenges us...

    Published December 14th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Migration, Domestic Work and Affect

    A Decolonial Approach on Value and the Feminization of Labor

    By Encarnación Gutiérrez-Rodríguez

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    Domestic and care work in private households is now the largest employment sector for migrant women. This book sheds light on these households through its focus on the interpersonal relationships between Latin American “undocumented migrant” domestic workers and employers in Austria, Germany, Spain...

    Published December 7th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Governmentality, Biopower, and Everyday Life

    By Majia Holmer Nadesan

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    Governmentality, Biopower, and Everyday Life synthesizes and extends the disparate strands of scholarship on Foucault's notions of governmentality and biopower and grounds them in familiar social contexts including the private realm, the market, and the state/military. Topics include public health,...

    Published July 28th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Education and Poverty in Affluent Countries

    Edited by Carlo Raffo, Alan Dyson, Helen Gunter, Dave Hall, Lisa Jones, Afroditi Kalambouka

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    For the first time, researchers, policymakers and practitioners across the world will have access to a comprehensive mapping of research evidence and policy strategies about education and poverty in affluent countries. Although there is widespread agreement that poverty and poor educational...

    Published May 15th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Social Class in Contemporary Japan

    Structures, Sorting and Strategies

    Edited by Hiroshi Ishida, David H. Slater

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    Post-war Japan was often held up as the model example of the first mature industrial societies outside the Western economy, and the first examples of "middle-mass" society. Today, and since the bursting of the economic bubble in the 1990’s, the promises of Japan, Inc., seem far away. Social Class...

    Published May 9th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Gender and Labour in Korea and Japan

    Sexing Class

    Edited by Ruth Barraclough, Elyssa Faison

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    Bringing together for the first time sexual and industrial labour as the means to understand gender, work and class in modern Japan and Korea, this book shows that a key feature of the industrialisation of these countries was the associated development of a modern sex labour industry. Tying...

    Published April 10th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Social Evolution and Sociological Categories (Routledge Revivals)

    By Paul Q. Hirst

    First published in 1976, this book is concerned with the nature of classification in the social sciences. Its thesis is that classifications are dependent upon and are derived from theoretical explanations. Classification is not a theoretically neutral typification or ordering of social forms. This...

    Published March 13th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Western Sociologists on Indian Society (Routledge Revivals)

    Marx, Spencer, Weber, Durkheim, Pareto

    By G. R. Madan

    Of the five major sociologists whose views on Indian society are assessed in this work, originally published in 1979, Marx and Weber made a special study of the subject and had something definite to say about the future of Indian society. Herbert Spencer was primarily concerned with the effects of...

    Published March 13th 2011 by Routledge