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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  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 13th 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 31st 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 31st 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 31st 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 31st 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 7th 2013 by Routledge

  10. 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 10th 2013 by Routledge