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  1. Renewing International Labour Studies

    Edited by Marcus Taylor

    Series: ThirdWorlds

    This volume seeks to re-energise the paradigm of the New International Labour Studies by detailing how struggles over the construction, reproduction, utilisation and restructuring of labour forces are the contested social foundations upon which the global economy stands. Through a combination of...

    Published March 10th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Unequal Prospects

    Is Working Longer the Answer?

    By Tay McNamara, John Williamson

    Series: Framing 21st Century Social Issues

    In light of the recent financial crisis and changing economic landscape, McNamara and Williamson present and analyze the possibility of working longer. Including a range of potential policies (e.g., further increasing the age of eligibility for full Social Security benefits, allocating...

    Published March 5th 2013 by Routledge

  3. On Being At Work

    The Social Construction of the Employee

    By Nancy Harding

    Series: Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

    Inspired by the work of the philosopher Judith Butler, influenced by Marx’s theory of alienation and intrigued by theories of death, this book develops an anti-methodological approach to studying working lives. Distinctions are drawn between labour (the tasks we do in our jobs) and work (...

    Published March 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Child and the Family

    First relationships

    Edited by D. W. Winnicott

    Tavistock Press was established as a co-operative venture between the Tavistock Institute and Routledge & Kegan Paul (RKP) in the 1950s to produce a series of major contributions across the social sciences. This volume is part of a 2001 reissue of a selection of those important works which have...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Generation, Discourse, and Social Change

    By Karen R. Foster

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Just what is a generation? And why, if at all, does it matter? This book asks what generation means to ordinary people, arguing that generation is real and it matters, but not in the ways that we think. Generations are not groups of people who can be categorized and attributed with static,...

    Published January 15th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Life Course Perspectives on Military Service

    Edited by Janet M. Wilmoth, Andrew S. London

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    This edited volume provides a comprehensive and critical review of what we know about military service and the life course, what we don’t know, and what we need to do to better understand the role of military service in shaping people's lives. It demonstrates that the military, like colleges and...

    Published December 18th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Innovation in Socio-Cultural Context

    Edited by Frane Adam, Hans Westlund

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Innovation - the process of obtaining, understanding, applying, transforming, managing and transferring knowledge - is a result of human collaboration, but it has become an increasingly complex process, with a growing number of interacting parties involved. Lack of innovation is not necessarily...

    Published December 17th 2012 by Routledge

  8. New Perspectives on Emotions in Finance

    The Sociology of Confidence, Fear and Betrayal

    Edited by Jocelyn Pixley

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Money and Banking

    The financial crisis that started in 2007 is a concern for the world. Some countries are in depression and governments are desperately trying to find solutions. In the absence of thorough debate on the emotions of money, bitter disputes, hatred and ‘moralizing’ can be misunderstood. New...

    Published November 28th 2012 by Routledge

  9. The Routledge Handbook of the Welfare State

    Edited by Bent Greve

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    ‘The welfare state’ in all its many forms has had a profound role in many countries around the world since at least the Second World War. The Routledge Handbook of the Welfare State explores the classical issues around the welfare state, but also investigates its key concepts, along with how these...

    Published November 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  10. Man and Organization (Routledge Revivals)

    The Search for Explanation and Social Relevance

    Edited by John Child

    First published in 1973, this volume concentrates upon contemporary issues of a theoretical and methodological nature in the study of organizations. The contributors are concerned with contemporary ways of explaining the sociological role of modern organizations and work within them. They...

    Published November 21st 2012 by Routledge