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  1. Occupations and Society (Routledge Revivals)

    By David Dunkerley

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Work and the nature of occupations are matters of central concern to the sociologist. In this basic introduction to the sociology of professions, occupations and work, first published in 1975, David Dunkerley provides a theoretical basis for the study of a subject that previously had a strong...

    Published June 20th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Surveillance-Industrial Complex

    A Political Economy of Surveillance

    Edited by Kirstie Ball, Laureen Snider

    Today’s ‘surveillance society’ emerged from a complex of military and corporate priorities that were nourished through the active and ‘cold’ wars that marked the twentieth century. Two massive configurations of power – state and corporate – have become the dominant players. Mass targeted...

    Published June 12th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Migrant Politics and Mobilisation

    Exclusion, Engagements, Incorporation

    Edited by Davide Pero, John Solomos

    Series: Ethnic and Racial Studies

    In recent years immigration and the integration of migrants and minorities have become politicised in public and policy debates in Britain, the rest of Europe and the United States. In such debates, migrants are commonly treated as objects of politics and spoken in terms of management, national...

    Published April 24th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Child Protection in Development

    Edited by Michael Bourdillon, William Myers

    Series: Development in Practice Books

    Every day millions of children in developing countries face adversities of many kinds, yet there is a shortage of sound evidence concerning their plight and an urgent need to identify the most appropriate and effective policy responses from among the multiple approaches that exist. This collection...

    Published December 13th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Child Protection in Development

    Edited by Michael Bourdillon, William Myers

    Series: Development in Practice Books

    Every day millions of children in developing countries face adversities of many kinds, yet there is a shortage of sound evidence concerning their plight and an urgent need to identify the most appropriate and effective policy responses from among the multiple approaches that exist. This collection...

    Published October 30th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Work and Family Policy

    International Comparative Perspectives

    Edited by Stephen Sweet

    Numerous challenges exist in respect to integrating work and family institutions and there is remarkable cross-national variation in the ways that societies respond to these concerns with policy. This volume examines these concerns by focusing on cross-national variation in structural/cultural...

    Published June 21st 2012 by Routledge

  7. Employment, Inequality and Globalization

    A Continuous Concern

    Edited by Rolph van der Hoeven

    The nature of globalization and the fallout from the international financial crisis have brought profound changes to societies and economies around the world. This book documents that, over the last two decades, the growth of nonstandard and informal employment has led to greater inequalities. This...

    Published May 16th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Police Reform from the Bottom Up

    Officers and their Unions as Agents of Change

    Edited by Monique Marks, David Sklansky

    Series: Police Practice and Research

    What role can and should police unions and rank-and-file officers play in driving and shaping police reform? Police unions and their members are often viewed as obstructionist and conservative, not as change agents. But reform efforts are much more likely to succeed when they are supported by the...

    Published December 12th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Women, Employment and Organizations

    By Judith Glover, Gill Kirton

    This book brings together the latest European and North American research on a series of key topics in the field of women's employment. Drawing on published and easily accessible statistics, it sets the topics in the appropriate policy contexts and systematically appraises them from the viewpoint...

    Published September 27th 2006 by Routledge

  10. Working in China

    Ethnographies of Labor and Workplace Transformation

    Edited by Ching Kwan Lee

    Series: Asia's Transformations

    After a quarter of a century of market reform, China has become the workshop of the world and the leading growth engine of the global economy. Its immense labour force accounts for some twenty-nine per cent of the world's total labour pool but all too little is known about Chinese labour...

    Published August 29th 2006 by Routledge