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Forthcoming Sociology of Work & Industry Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Migration, Work and Citizenship in the New Global Order

    Edited by Ronaldo Munck, Carl Ulrik Schierup, Raúl Delgado Wise

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    Any consideration of global migration in relation to work and citizenship must necessarily be situated in the context of the Great Recession. A whole historical chapter – that of neoliberalism – has now closed and the future can only be deemed uncertain. Migrant workers were key players during this...

    To Be Published February 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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...

    To Be Published February 13th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Employment and Inclusive Development

    By Rizwanul Islam, Iyanatul Islam

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    Issues relating to employment and labour have once again come to the fore of global policy debates in the wake of the widespread unemployment that has accompanied the current financial crisis. In the developing world, there is a growing realization that productive employment promotion and social...

    To Be Published February 17th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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...

    To Be Published February 20th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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...

    To Be Published March 1st 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Rise of the Joyful Economy

    Artistic innovation 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...

    To Be Published March 8th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Innovation in Socio-Cultural Context

    Edited by Frane Adam, Hans Westlund

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Innovation - the process of obtaining, understanding, applying, transforming, managing and transferring knowledge - is a result of human collaboration, but it has become an increasingly complex process, with a growing number of interacting parties involved. Lack of innovation is not necessarily...

    To Be Published March 15th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Life Course Perspectives on Military Service

    Edited by Janet M. Wilmoth, Andrew S. London

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    This edited volume provides a comprehensive and critical review of what we know about military service and the life course, what we don’t know, and what we need to do to better understand the role of military service in shaping people's lives. It demonstrates that the military, like colleges and...

    To Be Published March 15th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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...

    To Be Published March 28th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Mining and Social Change (Routledge Revivals)

    Durham County in the Twentieth Century

    Edited by Martin Bulmer

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The strong community ties of mining villages are the central concern of this book, which deals with the social history and sociology of mining in County Durham in the twentieth century. Focusing on the country as a whole, this title, first published in 1978, asks what is most distinctive about the...

    To Be Published March 28th 2015 by Routledge