Economics: Labour Economics

  • Green Jobs for Sustainable Development book cover

    Green Jobs for Sustainable Development

    1st Edition

    By Ana-Maria Boromisa, Sanja Tišma, Anastasya Raditya Ležaić

    A ‘green economy’ must be built on ‘green jobs’ - the kind of employment that is low carbon, intended to reduce energy use and expected to restore environmental quality. But attempts to define exactly what a ‘green job’ is have led to varied and often contradictory answers. There are many…

    Paperback – 2017-04-27
    Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

  • The Limits of the Green Economy: From re-inventing capitalism to re-politicising the present book cover

    The Limits of the Green Economy

    From re-inventing capitalism to re-politicising the present, 1st Edition

    By Anneleen Kenis, Matthias Lievens

    Projecting win-win situations, new economic opportunities, green growth and innovative partnerships, the green economy discourse has quickly gained centre stage in international environmental governance and policymaking. Its underlying message is attractive and optimistic: if the market can become…

    Paperback – 2017-04-16
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Policy

  • The Economics of Cooperative Education: A practitioner's guide to the theoretical framework and empirical assessment of cooperative education book cover

    The Economics of Cooperative Education

    A practitioner's guide to the theoretical framework and empirical assessment of cooperative education, 1st Edition

    By Yasushi Tanaka

    A considerable number of higher educational institutions in North America, Oceania, and Europe, offer what are known as cooperative education, work-integrated learning, work placements, sandwich courses, or internships, to provide pragmatic experience to students, and its popularity is spreading to…

    Paperback – 2017-04-11

  • Socio-Economic Insecurity in Emerging Economies: Building new spaces book cover

    Socio-Economic Insecurity in Emerging Economies

    Building new spaces, 1st Edition

    Edited by Khayaat Fakier, Ellen Ehmke

    Taking a unique comparative approach to the respective development paths of India, Brazil and South Africa (IBSA), this book shows that people and governments in all three countries are faced with similar challenges of heightened insecurity, caused by liberalization and structural adjustment. The…

    Paperback – 2017-04-09
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Roads to Post-Fordism: Labour Markets and Social Structures in Europe book cover

    Roads to Post-Fordism

    Labour Markets and Social Structures in Europe, 1st Edition

    By Max Koch

    In this book Max Koch develops a theoretical model to understand the restructuring of labour markets and social structures of advanced capitalist countries on the basis of the 'regulation approach'. This approach is then applied to comparative analysis of the national trajectories of the UK,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31

  • The Changing Pattern of Employment: Regional Specialisation and Industrial Localisation in Britain book cover

    The Changing Pattern of Employment

    Regional Specialisation and Industrial Localisation in Britain, 1st Edition

    By Michael Chisholm, Jim Oeppen

    This title, first published in 1973, covers the period of 1959 to 1968. The study suggests that government policies had very little effect on the employment structures of the sub-regions at this time, despite government intervention and policy objectives in Great Britain to reduce levels of…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Economics of Transparency in Politics book cover

    The Economics of Transparency in Politics

    1st Edition

    By Gianluigi Galeotti, Ronald Wintrobe

    Edited by Albert Breton

    The purpose of this book is to formulate economic models of the advantages and costs of transparency in various areas of public sector activity and to assess what level of obfuscation in politics is rational. The chapters are arranged in four parts. Part 1 is concerned with the manifestations of…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27

  • Petroleum Industry Regulation within Stable States book cover

    Petroleum Industry Regulation within Stable States

    1st Edition

    By Solveig Glomsrød, Petter Osmundsen

    This book addresses the challenges facing stable democratic states in dealing with oil companies in order to secure general welfare gains. Political stability means that such states should be able to take a longer term perspective. The principal topic considered is petroleum industry regulation but…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Ashgate Studies in Environmental and Natural Resource Economics

  • The Politics of Ecosocialism: Transforming welfare book cover

    The Politics of Ecosocialism

    Transforming welfare, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kajsa Borgnäs, Teppo Eskelinen, Johanna Perkiö, Rikard Warlenius

    As the global economy seeks to recover from the financial crisis and warnings about the consequences of climate change abound, it is clear that we need a fundamentally new approach to tackle these issues. This innovative book offers a unique perspective, stressing the necessity of both ecological…

    Paperback – 2017-02-24
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Street Food: Culture, economy, health and governance book cover

    Street Food

    Culture, economy, health and governance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ryzia De Cassia Vieira Cardoso, Michèle Companion, Stefano Roberto Marras

    Prepared foods, for sale in streets, squares or markets, are ubiquitous around the world and throughout history. This volume is one of the first to provide a comprehensive social science perspective on street food, illustrating its immense cultural diversity and economic significance, both in…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07

  • Industrial Poverty: Yesterday Sweden, Today Europe, Tomorrow America book cover

    Industrial Poverty

    Yesterday Sweden, Today Europe, Tomorrow America, 1st Edition

    By Sven R. Larson

    Conventional wisdom says that Europe’s crisis is a financial crisis. But is this really the case? In Industrial Poverty, economist Sven R. Larson, challenges this view and suggests instead that Europe is in a state of permanent economic decline. The crisis, says Larson, is in fact a welfare-state…

    Paperback – 2017-01-19

  • Economic Policy and the Financial Crisis book cover

    Economic Policy and the Financial Crisis

    1st Edition

    Edited by Łukasz Mamica, Pasquale Tridico

    The consequences of the global economic crisis which started in the United States in 2007-08 are still being felt in most of the advanced economies, and the mainstream tools of recovery are not having the required results. It seems that many of the after-effects of the crisis, including the…

    Paperback – 2017-01-04
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

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