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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Global Themes and Local Variations in Organization and Management

    Perspectives on Glocalization

    Edited by Gili S. Drori, Markus A. Höllerer, Peter Walgenbach

    Global Themes and Local Variations in Organization and Management: Perspectives on Glocalization offers a broad exposition of the relations between the global and the local with regard to organizational and managerial ideas, practices, and forms. This edited volume forges ahead to capture...

    Published July 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  8. Cross-Cultural Management

    Culture and Management across the World

    Edited by Jean-François Chanlat, Eduardo Davel, Jean-Pierre Dupuis

    All cultures appear to share the belief that they do things ‘correctly’, while others, until proven otherwise, are assumed to be ignorant or barbaric. When people from different cultures work together and cannot take shared meanings for granted, managers face serious challenges. An individual’s...

    Published July 8th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Temporary Work, Agencies and Unfree Labour

    Insecurity in the New World of Work

    Edited by Judy Fudge, Kendra Strauss

    Series: Routledge Studies in Employment and Work Relations in Context

    Unfree labor has not disappeared from advanced capitalist economies. In this sense the debates among and between Marxist and orthodox economic historians about the incompatibility of capitalism and unfree labor are moot: the International Labour Organisation has identified forced, coerced, and...

    Published June 26th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Theorizing Cultural Work

    Labour, Continuity and Change in the Cultural and Creative Industries

    Edited by Mark Banks, Rosalind Gill, Stephanie Taylor

    Series: CRESC

    In recent years, cultural work has engaged the interest of scholars from a broad range of social science and humanities disciplines. The debate in this ‘turn to cultural work’ has largely been based around evaluating its advantages and disadvantages: its freedoms and its constraints, its informal...

    Published June 25th 2013 by Routledge