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  1. 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 8th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Alternative Business

    Outlaws, Crime and Culture

    By Martin Parker

    From Robin Hood to Jack Sparrow from Pirates of the Caribbean, outlaws have been a central part of 800 years of culture. These are characters who criticise the power of those in the castle or the skyscraper, and earn their keep by breaking the law. Outlaws break categories too. They are fact...

    Published November 10th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Gender and Work in Urban China

    Women Workers of the Unlucky Generation

    By Jieyu Liu

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Although it is generally believed in China that socialism raised women’s status and paid work liberated them from the shackles of patriarchy, the economic reforms of the last two decades of the twentieth century meant women workers were more vulnerable to losing their jobs than men. Unlike...

    Published October 12th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Changes in Japanese Employment Practices

    Beyond the Japanese Model

    By Arjan Keizer

    Series: Routledge International Business in Asia

    Japan’s employment practices were long considered a cornerstone to its economic success. However, the reversal in economic performance during the 1990s altered the positive perception and inspired major adaptations like the rise in performance-related pay (‘seikashugi’) and non-regular employment....

    Published October 4th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Sociology, Work and Organisation

    6th Edition

    By Tony Watson, Marek Korczynski

    Sociology, Work and Organisation builds on the five popular and successful editions of Sociology, Work and Industry. The new text is outstanding in how effectively it explains the value of using the sociological imagination to understand the nature of institutions of work, organisations,...

    Published September 14th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Max Weber on Economy and Society (Routledge Revivals)

    By Robert Holton, Bryan S. Turner

    First published in 1989, this reissue concerns itself with the relevance of Max Weber's sociology for the understanding of modern times. The book outlines key tennets of Weber's sociology and points to the valuable legacy of Weber's thought in contemporary intellectual debate,...

    Published August 1st 2011 by Routledge

  7. Economy, Work, and Education

    Critical Connections

    By Catherine Casey

    Series: Routledge Advances in Management and Business Studies

    Economy, Work and Education: Critical Connections addresses effects of neoliberal capitalism in particular regard to work and education. The book elaborates key aspects and problems of generalized policy models of knowledge-based economies and learning societies in contexts of liberalized firm...

    Published July 27th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Diasporic Journeys, Ritual, and Normativity among Asian Migrant Women

    Edited by Pnina Werbner, Mark Johnson

    The power of embodied ritual performance to constitute agency and transform subjectivity are increasingly the focus of major debates in the anthropology of Christianity and Islam. They are particularly relevant to understanding the way transnational women migrants from South and South East Asia,...

    Published July 8th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Enterprise, Deprivation and Social Exclusion

    The Role of Small Business in Addressing Social and Economic Inequalities

    By Alan Southern

    Series: Routledge Studies in Entrepreneurship

    There is little doubt that in recent years, enterprise has been considered an essential approach in the alleviation of deprivation existing in the developed world. The assumption is that area-based initiatives provide a means by which enterprise can include all members of society in mainstream...

    Published April 25th 2011 by Routledge

  10. 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 11th 2011 by Routledge