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Routledge Library Editions: Employment and Unemployment


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The volumes in this set, originally published between 1969 and 1995, draw together research by leading academics in the area of employment and provide a rigorous examination of related key issues. The volumes examine industrialisation, full employment, and unemployment and inequality from various perspectives. This set will be of particular interest to students of Economics and Business Studies.

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After Full Employment

After Full Employment

1st Edition

By John Keane, John E Owens
August 01, 2020

First published in 1986. This book analyses, at an introductory level, the four main and competing political interpretations of the cause of unemployment and the future of paid work – social democracy, free market liberalism, the disciplinary state, and utopian socialism. Considered together these ...

Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action A Sourcebook

Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action: A Sourcebook

1st Edition

By Floyd D. Weatherspoon
August 01, 2020

First published in 1985. In this remarkable book, the author has compiled a large collection of resource material that will be of benefit to the student as well as the practitioner of equal employment and affirmative action (EEO/AA). This book includes a broad scope of information on EEO/AA from ...

Industrialisation, Employment and Income Distribution A Case Study of Hong Kong

Industrialisation, Employment and Income Distribution: A Case Study of Hong Kong

1st Edition

By Ronald Hsia, Laurence Chau
August 01, 2020

First published in 1978. In spite of the wide recognition of Hong Kong’s successful growth record, little is known about the impact that rapid industrialisation has had on income distribution. The transformation of an entrepôt economy into an industrial one has been accompanied by a transition from...

Inequality in the Workplace Underemployment among Mexicans, African Americans, and Whites

Inequality in the Workplace: Underemployment among Mexicans, African Americans, and Whites

1st Edition

By José M. Soltero
August 01, 2020

First published in 1995. During the late 1980s and early 1990s the American economy again became immersed in a recession. Consequently, it became very likely that the quality of employment generated during this period would suffer, and the situation of the labor force would be expected to worsen. ...

The Economics of Unemployment Insurance

The Economics of Unemployment Insurance

1st Edition

By Mark M. Hauser, Paul Burrows
August 01, 2020

First published in 1969. This book analyses the role of Unemployment Insurance in a high-employment economy. It emphasises the social requirements of an income-maintenance scheme in the context of various economic policies, particularly government intervention in the labour market. The authors ...

The Impact of Trade on United States Employment

The Impact of Trade on United States Employment

1st Edition

By Catherine Sveikauskas
August 01, 2020

First published in 1995. Over the last several decades there has been much concern that international trade has been destroying "good" jobs in the United States. This book provides a thorough empirical examination of this issue, focussing on the years when large, continuous deficits began. The ...

The Road to Full Employment

The Road to Full Employment

1st Edition

Edited By Sean Glynn, Alan Booth
August 01, 2020

First published in 1987. This volume explores the inter-war unemployment problem and the development of economic and social policy in relation to that problem. Contemporary policies and levels of unemployment can only be compared with the inter-war period and in recent years economists and other ...

Unemployment An Economic Analysis

Unemployment: An Economic Analysis

1st Edition

By K. G. Knight
August 01, 2020

First published in 1987. Unemployment is currently the major economic concern in developed economies. This book provides a comprehensive analysis of the economics of unemployment. It concentrates on theories of the labour market and examines the critical inter-relationships with the rest of the ...

Unemployment The European Perspective

Unemployment: The European Perspective

1st Edition

Edited By Angus Maddison, Bote S. Wilpstra
August 01, 2020

First published in 1982. Unemployment was a major scourge of the advanced capitalist countries in the 1930s, but in the golden age of post-war expansion which lasted until 1973, it had seemingly been vanquished by enlightened economic policy. Since 1973, unemployment has re-emerged as a major ...

Unemployment, Schooling and Training in Developing Countries Tanzania, Egypt, the Philippines and Indonesia

Unemployment, Schooling and Training in Developing Countries: Tanzania, Egypt, the Philippines and Indonesia

1st Edition

Edited By M. D. Leonor
August 01, 2020

First published in 1985. Increasing doubt is being shed on the proposition that higher levels of education in developing countries are an unmitigated good. Unemployment among school leavers and university graduates is now a major problem. Some people argue that what is needed is a reform of primary...

Routledge Library Editions: Employment and Unemployment

Routledge Library Editions: Employment and Unemployment

1st Edition

By Various
December 11, 2018

The 10 volumes in this set, originally published between 1969 and 1995, draw together research by leading academics in the area of employment and provides a rigorous examination of related key issues. The volumes examine industrialisation, full employment, and unemployment and inequality from ...

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