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  1. Irregular Migration from the Former Soviet Union to the United States

    By Saltanat Liebert

    Series: Routledge Transnational Crime and Corruption

    This book is the first in English to examine irregular migration from post-Soviet states, focusing in particular on migration to the United States. Due to globalization and the end of the Cold War, citizens of the former Soviet Union are on the move as never before. The political, economic, and...

    Published August 19th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Understanding Organization as Process

    Theory for a Tangled World

    By Tor Hernes

    Series: Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

    Organization takes place in a tangled world, intermeshed by changing markets, products, standards, technologies, institutions and social groups. Coming to grips with the complexity and fluidity of organization and management is a persistent problem for scholars and practitioners alike, which is why...

    Published August 11th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Power at Work

    How Employees Reproduce the Corporate Machine

    By Darren McCabe

    Series: Routledge Research in Employment Relations

    Providing detailed insights into working life, McCabe, a well known author in the fields of organization studies, labour process theory and critical management studies offers a distinctive approach to innovation in the work place. In this ethnography of a major US bank he argues that many...

    Published July 8th 2009 by Routledge

  4. 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 18th 2009 by Routledge

  5. 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 May 31st 2009 by Routledge

  6. 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 26th 2009 by Routledge

  7. 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 18th 2009 by Routledge

  8. 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 11th 2009 by Routledge

  9. 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 4th 2009 by Routledge

  10. 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 10th 2009 by Routledge