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  1. The Economics of Immigration

    By Cynthia Bansak, Nicole B. Simpson, Madeline Zavodny

    Economics of Immigration provides students with the tools needed to examine the economic impact of immigration and immigration policies over the past century. Students will develop an understanding of why and how people migrate across borders and will learn how to analyze the economic causes and...

    Published April 16th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Co-Operative Industry (Routledge Revivals)

    By Ernest Aves

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Ernest Aves (1857-1917) was an influential social analyst and civil servant. This title, first published in 1907, during Aves’ work for the Board of Trade, investigates the different forms of industrial co-operation within Britain; the fundamental principle of this is stated as "equitable...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Mobility and Technology in the Workplace

    Edited by Donald Hislop

    The contemporary period has witnessed the rapid evolution in a wide range of mobile technology. This book charts the profound implications these technological changes have for workers and business organizations. From an organizational point of view they have the potential to transform the nature of...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Rise of the Joyful Economy

    Artistic invention and economic growth from Brunelleschi to Murakami

    By Michael Hutter

    This book argues for the increasing importance of the arts as a major resource in fuelling growth through the experiential dimension of today’s economy. As we move from the knowledge economy to a new stage called the joyful economy, consumers shift their spending from physical objects and technical...

    Published April 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Public Services under Reconstruction

    Client experiences, professional practices, managerial control

    By Marja Gastelaars

    This book examines the services in and around the public domain. The author analyses a number of socio-cultural changes that are generally considered relevant to these services, including the rationalising efforts of the New Public Management and the introduction of IT. The book particularly...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  6. New Perspectives on Emotions in Finance

    The Sociology of Confidence, Fear and Betrayal

    Edited by Jocelyn Pixley

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Money and Banking

    The financial crisis that started in 2007 is a concern for the world. Some countries are in depression and governments are desperately trying to find solutions. In the absence of thorough debate on the emotions of money, bitter disputes, hatred and ‘moralizing’ can be misunderstood. New...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Work and Livelihoods in Times of Crisis

    History, Ethnography, Models

    Edited by Victoria Goddard, Susana Narotzky

    Series: Routledge Studies in Anthropology

    This volume presents a global range of ethnographic case studies to explore the ways in which - in the context of the restructuring of industrial work, the ongoing financial crisis, and the surge in unemployment and precarious employment - local and global actors engage with complex social...

    Published March 1st 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Regulation of Work and Employment in Global Firms

    Edited by Gregor Murray, Gilles Trudeau

    Series: Routledge Studies in Employment and Work Relations in Context

    Traditionally, industrial relations actors - unions and governments - have dealt with the regulation of work and employment through national mechanisms such as labour laws and collective bargaining. The inadequacy of these mechanisms to cope with the era of globalization has led to a...

    Published February 20th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Small Business and Society (Routledge Revivals)

    By David Goss

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    When this book was first published in 1991, political ideology had thrust small-firm issues to the forefront of attempts to revitalize the British economy. In the Thatcher years the emphasis had been on individual enterprise and initiative with the number of small firms increasing rapidly. This was...

    Published February 13th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Women in Charge (Routledge Revivals)

    The Experiences of Female Entrepreneurs

    By Robert Goffee, Richard Scase

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Why do women start their own businesses? Is it solely because they are searching for financial success, or for other reasons? On the basis of detailed interviews with a number of women who have started their own businesses, this book, first published in 1985, reveals the significance of factors...

    Published February 13th 2015 by Routledge