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  1. 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 25th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 24th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Occupations and Society (Routledge Revivals)

    By David Dunkerley

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Work and the nature of occupations are matters of central concern to the sociologist. In this basic introduction to the sociology of professions, occupations and work, first published in 1975, David Dunkerley provides a theoretical basis for the study of a subject that previously had a strong...

    Published June 20th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Surveillance-Industrial Complex

    A Political Economy of Surveillance

    Edited by Kirstie Ball, Laureen Snider

    Today’s ‘surveillance society’ emerged from a complex of military and corporate priorities that were nourished through the active and ‘cold’ wars that marked the twentieth century. Two massive configurations of power – state and corporate – have become the dominant players. Mass targeted...

    Published June 12th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Feminism Counts

    Quantitative Methods and Researching Gender

    Edited by Christina Hughes, Rachel Lara Cohen

    This is an important and timely text that provides a unique overview of contemporary quantitative approaches to gender research. The contributors are internationally recognised researchers from the UK, USA and Sweden who occupy a range of disciplinary locations, including historical demography,...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Union Contributions to Labor Welfare Policy and Practice

    Past, Present and Future

    Edited by Paul A. Kurzman, R.Paul Maiden

    This book focuses on the contributions of organized labor in the development and evolution of workplace human services in America and eight countries around the world. Beginning with an overview of labor-sponsored social service programs, it showcases the achievements by major trade unions in the...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Rethinking Labour in Africa, Past and Present

    Edited by Lynn Schler, Louise Bethlehem, Galia Sabar

    This book offers a broad range of perspectives on major transformations in the research of labor in Africa contexts over the last twenty years. This is a groundbreaking work by social scientists and historians; adopting innovative paradigms in the study of African laborers,...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Prospects for the Professions in China

    Edited by William P Alford, William Kirby, Kenneth Winston

    Series: Routledge Studies on Civil Society in Asia

    Professionals are a growing group in China and increasingly make their presence felt in governance and civil society. At the same time, however, professionals in the West are under increasing pressure from commercialism or scepticism about their ability to rise above self-interest. This book...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge

  9. International Perspectives on Veteran Teachers

    Edited by Miriam Ben-Peretz, Gary McCulloch

    What is a veteran teacher, and how do veteran teachers contribute to schools and education? This international volume contributes to our understanding of veteran teachers with new conceptual studies and empirical research from different countries around the world. It is explores what we mean by a ‘...

    Published May 6th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Black Youth in Crisis (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by E. Cashmore, B. Troyna

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1982, this book considers the position of young Afro-Caribbean people in Britain, in the 1980s. It looks at how, at the time, this group of young people were disproportionately hit by growing unemployment, seemed to be over-represented in crime statistics and were often...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge