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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Science Industry and Society

    Studies in the Sociology of Science

    By Stephen and Steven Cotgrove & Box

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: History & Philosophy of Science

    Originally published in 1970. Two major changes have characterised science in the twentieth century. Firstly, there has been its rapid growth. Secondly, and central to the theme his book – science is no longer mainly an academic activity carried on in universities. Industry will soon be the largest...

    Published April 9th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Migration, Agrarian Transition, and Rural Change in Southeast Asia

    Edited by Philip F. Kelly

    Rural life in Southeast Asia is being transformed by new and intensifying processes of migration and mobility. Migration out of rural areas creates new forms of class mobility, familial relations, production processes and income. Migration into rural areas creates a new and sometimes marginalized...

    Published March 26th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Foreman (RLE: Organizations)

    Aspects of Task and Structure

    By David Dunkerley

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Organizations

    The foreman is usually regarded as a filter in a chain of command in industrial organizations. In this book, however, the author suggests that this view is not adequate, and he proposes instead a model of analysis which employs a systems perspective. The role of the foreman is seen in terms of the...

    Published March 19th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Freedom and Co-ordination (RLE: Organizations)

    Lectures in Business Organization

    By Mary Parker Follett

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Organizations

    A pioneer in the fields of organizational theory and behaviour Mary Parker Follett authored a number of books and numerous essays, articles and speeches on human relations, political philosophy, psychology and management. The first woman invited to address the London School of Economics, this book...

    Published March 19th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Sociology of the Workplace (RLE: Organizations)

    Edited by Malcolm Warner

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Organizations

    This volume adopts an interdisciplinary approach. The study of the workplace is approached from the standpoint of industrial sociology, industrial relations, industrial anthropology and other related disciplines. It includes contributions from economists and psychologists as well as from...

    Published March 18th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Sociology of Work (RLE: Organizations)

    A Critical Annotated Bibliography

    By Parvin Ghorayshi

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Organizations

    This reference volume reflects the changing world of work. It includes research on the various dimensions of work, such as the structure of the labour force, labour market segmentation, technology, employment/unemployment, trade unions, and industrial democracy. This book provides an integrated...

    Published March 18th 2013 by Routledge

  10. A Sociology of Organisations (RLE: Organizations)

    By J. E. T. Eldridge, A. D. Crombie

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Organizations

    An understanding of the nature and forms of organisation, particularly with reference to industrial societies, is a key area in sociological analysis. This book discusses and explains what concepts to employ and what analytical procedures to adopt as well as conveying a sense of the theoretical and...

    Published March 18th 2013 by Routledge