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  1. Deconstructing Flexicurity and Developing Alternative Approaches

    Towards New Concepts and Approaches for Employment and Social Policy

    Edited by Maarten Keune, Amparo Serrano

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    In recent years, the concept of flexicurity has come to occupy a central place in political and academic debates regarding employment and social policy. It fosters a view in which the need for continuously increasing flexibility is the basic assumption, and the understanding of security...

    Published January 12th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Retirement, Work and Pensions in Ageing Korea

    Edited by Jae-Jin Yang, Thomas Klassen

    Series: Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

    Even among the four Asian tigers, with their economic miracles during the past several decades that allowed them to join the ranks of the developed nations, South Korea is extraordinary. As significant as its economic progress, from a dirt poor and devastated nation in the 1960s, is South Korea’s...

    Published January 9th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Call Centers and the Global Division of Labor

    A Political Economy of Post-Industrial Employment and Union Organizing

    By Andrew J.R. Stevens

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Call centers have come, in the last three decades, to define the interaction between corporations, governments, and other institutions and their respective customers, citizens, and members. The offshoring and outsourcing of call center employment, part of the larger information technology and...

    Published December 26th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Academic Capitalism

    Universities in the Global Struggle for Excellence

    By Richard Münch

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    This book investigates the intensifying struggle for excellence between universities in a globalized academic field. The rise of the entrepreneurial university and academic capitalism are superimposing themselves on the competition of scientists for progress of knowledge and recognition by the...

    Published December 26th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Routledge Companion to Alternative Organization

    Edited by Martin Parker, George Cheney, Valérie Fournier, Chris Land

    Series: Routledge Companions in Business, Management and Accounting

    Despite the Great Recession, slightly different forms of global capitalism are still portrayed as the only game in town by the vast majority of people in power in the world today. Unbridled growth, trade liberalisation, and competition are advocated as the only or best ways of organizing the...

    Published December 16th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Gender Perspectives and Gender Impacts of the Global Economic Crisis

    Edited by Rania Antonopoulos

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    With the full effects of the Great Recession still unfolding, this collection of essays analyses the gendered economic impacts of the crisis. The volume, from an international set of contributors, argues that gender-differentiated economic roles and responsibilities within households and markets...

    Published December 16th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Transnational Labour Solidarity

    Mechanisms of commitment to cooperation within the European Trade Union movement

    By Katarzyna Gajewska

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    The book examines the integration of European trade union movement and explores the prospects for European or transnational solidarity among workers. Contrary to much existing research and despite national differences, Gajewska examines how trade unions cooperate and the forms in which this...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Neoliberal Regime in the Agri-Food Sector

    Crisis, Resilience, and Restructuring

    Edited by Steven A. Wolf, Alessandro Bonanno

    Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture

    For the last three decades, the Neoliberal regime, emphasising economic growth through deregulation, market integration, expansion of the private sector, and contraction of the welfare state has shaped production and consumption processes in agriculture and food. These institutional arrangements...

    Published December 10th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Gender, Emotions and Labour Markets - Asian and Western Perspectives

    By Ann Brooks, Theresa Devasahayam

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    Concepts of emotion and emotional labour have largely been defined in European and American terms and according to Euro-American sensibilities with little attention given to the question of whether emotional work or emotional labour is different globally. In particular little has been written about...

    Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge

  10. No Place Like Home

    Organizing Home-Based Labor in the Era of Structural Adjustment

    By David Staples

    Series: New Approaches in Sociology

    No Place Like Home examines the emergence of home-based women workers as paradigmatic figures of contemporary capitalism, neoliberal governmentality, and socio-political contestation. Far from an isolated or contingent situation, home-based work constitutes today an enormous arena of 'invisible'...

    Published October 22nd 2013 by Routledge