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  1. Human Resource Management

    A Critical Approach

    Edited by David G. Collings, Geoffrey Wood

    Effective management of human resources is essential to the success of any organization. In this authoritative, sophisticated and engaging new text on Human Resource Management, an international team of leading analysts guides the advanced student through this fundamental discipline of management...

    Published June 19th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Boomer Marketing

    Selling to a Recession Resistant Market

    By Ian Chaston

    Baby boomers (consumers in the 50+ age bracket) are the wealthiest, fastest growing consumer group in the world. Despite this, the vast majority of marketing spend is focused on much younger people. Recessions always dampen consumer spending, but in the 21st century’s first recession, the...

    Published June 1st 2009 by Routledge

  3. Production Studies

    Cultural Studies of Media Industries

    Edited by Vicki Mayer, Miranda J. Banks, John T Caldwell

    "Behind-the-scenes" stories of ranting directors, stingy producers, temperamental actors, and the like have fascinated us since the beginnings of film and television. Today, magazines, websites, television programs, and DVDs are devoted to telling tales of trade lore—from on-set antics to labor...

    Published May 27th 2009 by Routledge

  4. The Older Worker and the Changing Labor Market

    New Challenges for the Workplace

    Edited by Judith G Gonyea

    As the country’s workforce ages, the changing labor market must address unique challenges as well as surprising opportunities. This book presents leading scholars and researchers providing valuable insights into the challenges facing older workers in the contemporary workplace as well as offering...

    Published May 19th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Women and Work in Indonesia

    Edited by Michele Ford, Lyn Parker

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    This book examines the meaning of work for women in contemporary Indonesia. It takes a broad definition of work in order to interrogate assumptions about work and economic activity, focusing on what women themselves see as their work, which includes not only paid employment, home life and child...

    Published May 12th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Regulating New Forms of Employment

    Local Experiments and Social Innovation in Europe

    Edited by Ida Regalia

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Political Economy of the Welfare State

    Using a comparative framework, this new volume focuses on how non-standard employment can be regulated in very different social, political and institutional settings. After surveying these new forms of work and the new demands for labour-market regulation, the authors identify possible solutions...

    Published March 5th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Women on the Line

    By Miriam Glucksmann aka Ruth Cavendish

    Women on the Line is a pioneering ethnographic classic of the world of work in a British motor components factory. Miriam Glucksmann (aka Ruth Cavendish), a well-known contributor to the study of gender, work and employment, is for the first time revealed as the author, along with the identity of...

    Published February 11th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Lesbians and Work

    The Advantages and Disadvantages of 'Comfortable Shoes'

    Edited by Pamela Brand

    What differences and similarities exist at work between lesbian women in various careers around the world? Lesbians and Work: The Advantages and Disadvantages of 'Comfortable Shoes' answers this crucial question, providing respected authorities presenting qualitative research methods to closely...

    Published November 6th 2008 by Routledge

  9. The Public Services under Reconstruction

    Client experiences, professional practices, managerial control

    By Marja Gastelaars

    Series: Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

    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 October 24th 2008 by Routledge

  10. Family and Social Network

    Roles, Norms and External Relationships in Ordinary Urban Families

    Edited by Elizabeth Bott Spillius

    Tavistock Press was established as a co-operative venture between the Tavistock Institute and Routledge & Kegan Paul (RKP) in the 1950s to produce a series of major contributions across the social sciences. This volume is part of a 2001 reissue of a selection of those important works which have...

    Published October 10th 2008 by Routledge