Economics: Labour Economics

  • China's New Underclass: Paid Domestic Labour book cover

    China's New Underclass

    Paid Domestic Labour, 1st Edition

    By Xinying Hu

    This book examines the implications of China’s economic reforms for domestic work and domestic workers. The author examines the factors that give rise to paid domestic work in a socialist economy, and goes on to look at the need for social protection of domestic workers within cities in…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Networking Regionalised Innovative Labour Markets book cover

    Networking Regionalised Innovative Labour Markets

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ulrich Hilpert, Helen Lawton Smith

    A map which shows where innovation is clustered worldwide is also a map of the location of the highly skilled and talented labour. New technologies, their creative applications or synergy across different areas of scientific research or technology development always create opportunities for the…

    Paperback – 2014-07-17
    Regions and Cities

  • Informal Work in Developed Nations book cover

    Informal Work in Developed Nations

    1st Edition

    Edited by Enrico Marcelli, Colin C. Williams, Pascale Joassart

    Almost everyone residing in a developed nation knows someone who has engaged in paid work that is licit but not reported to the government (e.g., babysitting, gardening, construction, financial consulting). But while most acknowledge that such work is helpful to the individuals involved, and that…

    Paperback – 2014-06-23
    Routledge Advances in Heterodox Economics

  • Economics and Diversity book cover

    Economics and Diversity

    1st Edition

    By Carlo D'Ippoliti

    The bulk of contemporary economics assumes rather than explains differences between people or groups of people. Yet, many of these differences are produced by society or they imply differing opportunities and outcomes. This book argues that economists should concern themselves with the explanation…

    Paperback – 2014-06-23
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Worker Identity, Agency and Economic Development: Women's empowerment in the Indian informal economy book cover

    Worker Identity, Agency and Economic Development

    Women's empowerment in the Indian informal economy, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Hill

    More than nine out of every ten working women in India are employed in the informal economy, unprotected by labour laws and excluded from basic forms of social security. They work as daily labourers in the fields, small producers and industrial outworkers in their own homes and as vendors on the…

    Paperback – 2014-06-23
    New Political Economy

  • German Immigration and Servitude in America, 1709-1920 book cover

    German Immigration and Servitude in America, 1709-1920

    1st Edition

    By Farley Grubb

    This book provides the most comprehensive history of German migration to North America for the period 1709 to 1920 than has been done before. Employing state-of-the-art methodological and statistical techniques, the book has two objectives. First he explores how the recruitment and shipping…

    Paperback – 2014-06-23
    Routledge Explorations in Economic History

  • The Indonesian Labour Market: Changes and challenges book cover

    The Indonesian Labour Market

    Changes and challenges, 1st Edition

    By Shafiq Dhanani, Iyanatul Islam, Anis Chowdhury

    The topics of unemployment, underemployment, wage trends and patterns, and the relationship between poverty and the labour market are of interest to all policy makers, researchers, academics and journalists concerned with economic development. This book traces the evolution of the Indonesian labour…

    Paperback – 2014-05-30
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

  • Problems of Poverty (Routledge Revivals): An Inquiry into the Industrial Condition of the Poor book cover

    Problems of Poverty (Routledge Revivals)

    An Inquiry into the Industrial Condition of the Poor, 1st Edition

    By J. A. Hobson

    First published in 1891, this seminal work examines the primary causes of poverty during the industrial age. Through considering how poverty is measured, the growth of urbanisation and the supply of low-skilled labour in the workforce, Hobson arrives at possible solutions to the problem of poverty…

    Paperback – 2014-05-14
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Problem of the Unemployed (Routledge Revivals): An Enquiry and an Economic Policy book cover

    The Problem of the Unemployed (Routledge Revivals)

    An Enquiry and an Economic Policy, 1st Edition

    By J. A. Hobson

    First published in 1896, this seminal work considers the Question of the Unemployed at the height of imperialist capitalism. Hobson proposes a controversial theory of social progress, which argues that unemployment is a natural and necessary result of the mal-distribution of consumption power. In a…

    Paperback – 2014-04-08
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Economics of Search book cover

    The Economics of Search

    1st Edition

    By Brian McCall, John McCall

    The economics of search is a prominent component of economic theory, and it has a richness and elegance that underpins a host of practical applications. In this book Brian and John McCall present a comprehensive overview of the economic theory of search, from the classical model of job search…

    Paperback – 2014-04-03
    Routledge Advances in Experimental and Computable Economics

  • Welfare and the Well-Being of Children book cover

    Welfare and the Well-Being of Children

    1st Edition

    By J. Currie

    First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2014-02-07
    Taylor & Francis

  • Poverty in Plenty (Routledge Revivals): The Ethics of Income book cover

    Poverty in Plenty (Routledge Revivals)

    The Ethics of Income, 1st Edition

    By J. A. Hobson

    First published in 1931, this Routledge Revivals title reissues J.A Hobson’s analysis of financial distribution in the early years of Twentieth Century Britain. The book focuses on the moral questions that he considered to be important in regard to the economic reforms that were necessary to secure…

    Paperback – 2013-12-17
    Routledge Revivals

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