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  1. 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 29th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  3. Co-operative Industry (Routledge Revivals)

    By Ernest Aves

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Ernest Aves (1857-1917) was an influential social analyst and civil servant. This title, first published in 1907, during Aves’ work for the Board of Trade, investigates the different forms of industrial co-operation within Britain; the fundamental principle of this is stated as "equitable...

    Published October 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  4. Enterprise Culture in Neoliberal India

    Studies in Youth, Class, Work and Media

    Edited by Nandini Gooptu

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    The promotion of an enterprise culture and entrepreneurship in India in recent decades has had far-reaching implications beyond the economy, and transformed social and cultural attitudes and conduct. This book brings together pioneering research on the nature of India’s enterprise culture, covering...

    Published October 10th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Looking for Work in Post-Socialist China

    Governance, Active Job Seekers and the New Chinese Labour Market

    By Feng Xu

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Unemployment is one of the most politically explosive issues in China and has gained further prominence as a result of the present global financial crisis. The novelty, urgency, and complexity of Chinese unemployment have compelled the government to experiment with policy initiatives that originate...

    Published October 7th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Business Leaders and New Varieties of Capitalism in Post-Communist Europe

    Edited by Katharina Bluhm, Bernd Martens, Vera Trappmann

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    Business leaders exert extraordinary influence on institution building in market economies but they think and act within institutional settings. This book combines both an elite approach with a varieties-of-capitalism approach. Comparing Poland, Hungary and East and West Germany, we perceive the...

    Published August 16th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Future of Local Economic Development

    Edited by Ines Newman

    This book looks at the future role of local economic development. Once New Labour came to power in 1997, they sought a third way between the new right agenda of Thatcherism with its attempts to reduce the role of the local state and foster a free market and the left’s attempts to take more...

    Published August 8th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Economic Justice, Labor and Community Practice

    Edited by Louise Simmons, Scott Harding

    Facing economic upheaval and growing inequality, people in local communities are fighting for economic justice. Coalitions from labor, grassroots community organizations, the faith community, immigrant communities and other progressive forces are emerging across the U.S. and Canada and winning...

    Published August 8th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Margins of Citizenship

    Edited by Philip Cook, Jonathan Seglow

    Citizenship is a central concept in political philosophy, bridging theory and practice and marking out those who belong and who share a common civic status. The injustices suffered by immigrants, disabled people, the economically inactive and others have been extensively catalogued, but their...

    Published August 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  10. Gambling, Work and Leisure (Routledge Revivals)

    A Study Across Three Areas

    By David Downes, D. M. Davies, M. E. David, P. Stone

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Since the legalisation of off-course cash betting in 1960, and the rise of varying forms of gambling, the British have come to be known as a nation of gamblers. Until this study was published in 1976, barely any evidence existed against which to assess the claim that gambling had become a major...

    Published July 26th 2013 by Routledge