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  1. 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 July 31st 2011 by Routledge

  2. 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 26th 2011 by Routledge

  3. 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 7th 2011 by Routledge

  4. 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 24th 2011 by Routledge

  5. 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 10th 2011 by Routledge

  6. A Companion to Life Course Studies

    The Social and Historical Context of the British Birth Cohort Studies

    Edited by Michael E.J. Wadsworth, John Bynner

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Since the end of the Second World War, society has been characterised by rapid and extensive political, economic, scientific, and technological change. Opportunities for education, employment, human relations, and good health, have all been greatly affected by those changes, as have all aspects of...

    Published March 21st 2011 by Routledge

  7. Values-based Service for Sustainable Business

    Lessons from IKEA

    By Bo Edvardsson, Bo Enquist

    Series: Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

    The role of values in developing and managing service companies has been under researched in the existing literature - until now. This book analyzes a large organization (IKEA) as a basis for values based service for sustainable business. The authors provide an overview of the history of...

    Published March 3rd 2011 by Routledge

  8. Social Development (Routledge Revivals)

    Its Nature and Conditions

    By L. T. Hobhouse

    Originally published in 1924, Professor Hobhouse's theories and commentaries upon social development are an important milestone in the history of sociological thought. Of particular interest to the modern sociologist is his delineation of the struggle of the human mind towards...

    Published January 6th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Changing Times for Black Professionals

    By Adia Harvey Wingfield

    Series: Framing 21st Century Social Issues

    This book is a study of the challenges, issues, and obstacles facing black professional workers in the United States. Though they have always been a part of the U.S. labor force, black professionals have often been overlooked in media, research, and public opinion. Ironically, however, their...

    Published December 26th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Metaphors We Lead By

    Understanding Leadership in the Real World

    Edited by Mats Alvesson, André Spicer

    We live in a leadership-obsessed society. The result is that we assume nearly any social or economic ill can be mended through better leadership. Sometimes, this commitment to leadership is followed by hero worshipping, wishful thinking and misplaced hope. Seeking to understand the faith we place...

    Published November 11th 2010 by Routledge