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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Employment, Inequality and Globalization

    A Continuous Concern

    Edited by Rolph van der Hoeven

    The nature of globalization and the fallout from the international financial crisis have brought profound changes to societies and economies around the world. This book documents that, over the last two decades, the growth of nonstandard and informal employment has led to greater inequalities. This...

    Published May 16th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Hacking Capitalism

    The Free and Open Source Software Movement

    By Johan Söderberg

    Series: Routledge Research in Information Technology and Society

    The Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) movement demonstrates how labour can self-organise production, and, as is shown by the free operating system GNU/Linux, even compete with some of the worlds largest firms. The book examines the hopes of such thinkers as Friedrich Schiller, Karl Marx, Herbert...

    Published May 9th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Managing Corporate Values in Diverse National Cultures

    The Challenge of Differences

    By Philippe d'Iribarne

    Series: Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

    How should a Western company manage cross-culturally corporate values in its foreign subsidiaries? Do these values make sense everywhere and can they assumed to be universal or, on the contrary, are they culturally Western specific? Philippe d’Iribarne provides answers to these timely and urgent...

    Published May 7th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Society and HRM in China

    Edited by Malcolm Warner

    This volume looks at the relationship between society and human resource management (HRM) in China. In doing so it asks how representative the latter is of the former. The contributors argue that there needs to be a minimum degree of consonance between these two variables if HRM is to be...

    Published May 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  9. Workers’ Democracy in China's Transition from State Socialism

    By Stephen E. Philion

    Series: East Asia: History, Politics, Sociology and Culture

    This fascinating book is among the first to examine state workers’ protests against privatization in China. Philion discusses how Chinese state enterprise workers have engaged a discourse of ‘workers democracy’ in the process of struggle with the new social relations of work that are engendered by...

    Published April 9th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Prison Labor in the United States

    An Economic Analysis

    By Asatar Bair

    Series: New Political Economy

    This book is the only comprehensive analysis of contemporary prison labor in the United States. In it, the author makes the provocative claim that prison labor is best understood as a form of slavery, in which the labor-power of each inmate (though not their person) is owned by the Department of...

    Published April 9th 2012 by Routledge