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  1. Japanese Women in Science and Engineering

    History and Policy Change

    By Naonori Kodate, Kashiko Kodate

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    The gender gap in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) varies greatly from country to country, and the number of Japanese women in these fields remains relatively few. This prompts us to ask why the proportion of female scientists in Japan is still remarkably low and what...

    To Be Published August 10th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Informal Sector Innovations

    Insights from the Global South

    Edited by Mammo Muchie, Saradindu Bhaduri, Angathevar Baskaran, Fayaz Ahmad Sheikh

    It is well documented that the space of informal economic activity is rising across the globe. This rise has been particularly significant in the least developed and developing countries, especially after the onset of neo-liberal policies and withdrawal of welfare state. There has also been a shift...

    To Be Published October 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Education and Social Mobility

    Edited by Phillip Brown, Diane Reay, Carol Vincent

    The study of education and social mobility has been a key area of sociological research since the 1950s. The importance of this research derives from the systematic analysis of functionalist theories of industrialism. Functionalist theories assume that the complementary demands of efficiency and...

    To Be Published December 12th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Prostitution Research in Context

    Methodology, Representation and Power

    Edited by May-Len Skilbrei, Marlene Spanger

    Series: Interdisciplinary Studies in Sex for Sale

    To Be Published December 31st 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Decent Society

    By Pamela Abbott, Claire Wallace, Roger Sapsford

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    To Be Published April 30th 2016 by Routledge

  6. Work, Learning and Transnational Migration

    Opportunities, Challenges, and Debates

    Edited by Shibao Guo

    As the globalisation of migration intensifies, many countries have joined the international competition for the most talented, skilful, and resourceful workers. More recently, migration has shifted from international to transnational, characterised by its multiple and circular flows across...

    To Be Published April 30th 2016 by Routledge

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