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  1. Critical Histories of Accounting

    Sinister Inscriptions in the Modern Era

    Edited by Richard K. Fleischman, Warwick Funnell, Stephen Walker

    Series: Routledge New Works in Accounting History

    The critical tradition in accounting historiography has come to occupy a prominent place in the discipline’s academic scholarship. Some critical literature has confronted the responsibility of accounting and accountants in precipitating contemporary crises, such as the audit failures that spawned...

    Published August 7th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Formal and Informal Work

    The Hidden Work Regime in Europe

    Edited by Birgit Pfau-Effinger, Lluis Flaquer, Per H. Jensen

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Informal work – family care, voluntary work, and undeclared or unregulated work – is a critical form of labor in today’s economy, yet remains underanalyzed and examined. This volume develops a comprehensive conceptual framework of informal work and analyses systematically the relationship of formal...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Social Capital and Institutional Constraints

    A Comparative Analysis of China, Taiwan and the US

    By Joonmo Son

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    The sociological concept of social capital has grown in popularity in recent years and research programs in North America, Europe, and East Asia have demonstrated how social capital has a significant impact on occupational mobility, community building, social movement, and economic development....

    Published July 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  4. Rice Plus

    Widows and Economic Survival in Rural Cambodia

    By Susan H. Lee

    Series: New Approaches in Sociology

    This book explores the economic coping practices of rural widows in the aftermath of the Cambodian civil war. War produces a preponderance of widows, often young widows with small children in their care. Rural widows must feed their families and educate their children despite rural poverty and the...

    Published June 27th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Work and Family Policy

    International Comparative Perspectives

    Edited by Stephen Sweet

    Numerous challenges exist in respect to integrating work and family institutions and there is remarkable cross-national variation in the ways that societies respond to these concerns with policy. This volume examines these concerns by focusing on cross-national variation in structural/cultural...

    Published June 21st 2012 by Routledge

  6. Time in Organizational Research

    Edited by Robert A. Roe, Mary J. Waller, Stewart R. Clegg

    Series: Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

    Today there is widespread awareness of the fact that time has been under-investigated in organizational studies. This book addresses the need to bridge the gap between the predominantly "timeless" theories and models that scholars have produced and the daily experiences of employees and managers,...

    Published June 13th 2012 by Routledge

  7. The Economics of Social Responsibility

    The World of Social Enterprises

    Edited by Carlo Borzaga, Leonardo Becchetti

    Series: Routledge Advances in Social Economics

    This book offers a rethinking of the burgeoning research on not-for-profit organizations and socially responsible economics. Adopting a comparative approach, the chapters explore and reinterpret the impact of social enterprises on the provision of general-interest services, work integration,...

    Published May 29th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Gender, Migration and the Dual Career Household

    By Irene Hardill

    Series: Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

    This book explores the gender issues associated with international migration in dual career households. Adopting a feminist approach, the author links research in economics, sociology, management and business and human geography to explore post-industrial managerial and professional careers....

    Published May 28th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Men, Wage Work and Family

    Edited by Paula McDonald, Emma Jeanes

    Series: Routledge Research in Employment Relations

    In the last two decades there has been a plethora of research on a range of subjects collectively and rhetorically known as ‘work-life balance’. The bulk of this research, which spans disciplines including feminist sociology, industrial relations and management, has focused on the significant...

    Published May 20th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Builders

    Class, Gender and Ethnicity in the Construction Industry

    By Darren Thiel

    Series: Routledge Advances in Ethnography

    Building workers constitute between five and ten per cent of the total labour market in almost every country of the world. They construct, repair and maintain the vital physical infrastructure of our societies, and we rely upon and trust their achievements every day. Yet we know surprisingly little...

    Published May 16th 2012 by Routledge