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  • Geography of the 'New' Education Market: Secondary School Choice in England and Wales book cover

    Geography of the 'New' Education Market

    Secondary School Choice in England and Wales, 1st Edition

    By Chris Taylor

    This title was first published in 2001. A series of major reforms during the 1980s and 1990s have led to the transformation of the Education System in England and Wales. The new system is now based on market principles in schooling resources. Parents now have the opportunity to state a preference…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Demographic Targeting: The Essential Role of Population Groups in Retail Marketing book cover

    Demographic Targeting

    The Essential Role of Population Groups in Retail Marketing, 1st Edition

    By James A. Pooler

    This title was first published in 2002: Retailers who ignore the demographics of their customers do so at their peril. Examining the role of age and gender in the behavior and patterns of shoppers, this book looks at all shoppers as members of distinct demographic groups, each of which marches to…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Manoeuvring in an Environment of Uncertainty: Structural Change and Social Action in Sub-Saharan Africa book cover

    Manoeuvring in an Environment of Uncertainty

    Structural Change and Social Action in Sub-Saharan Africa, 1st Edition

    By Boel Berner, Per Trulsson

    This title was first published in 2000. Recent years have seen tremendous economic and political changes in Sub-Saharan Africa. The contributors to this volume focus on the pressing problem of how actors in their everyday life, political and social action handle uncertainty. With the help of rich…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Regulation and Markets Beyond 2000 book cover

    Regulation and Markets Beyond 2000

    1st Edition

    By Laura Macgregor, Tony Prosser

    This title was first published in 2000: The book will be a set of essays addressing various aspects of regulation. It will concentrate on regulation as a precondition of successfully operating markets - by opening up markets and establishing conditions of trust. It will cover a broad range of…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • The Networked Firm in a Global World: Small Firms in New Environments book cover

    The Networked Firm in a Global World

    Small Firms in New Environments, 1st Edition

    By Eirik Vatne, Michael Taylor

    This title was first published in 2000. Illustrated by a wide range of international case studies, this volume elaborates, extends and critiques one of the key models of local growth, which emphasizes learning, networking and 'embeddedness' in relation to the role of small and medium-sized firms (…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • The IRC - An Experiment in Industrial Intervention: A History of the Industrial Reorganisation Corporation book cover

    The IRC - An Experiment in Industrial Intervention

    A History of the Industrial Reorganisation Corporation, 1st Edition

    By Douglas Hague, Geoffrey Wilkinson

    The Industrial Reorganisation Corporation was created by a Labour Government in 1966 and dissolved by the incoming Conservative Government in 1971. It might have faded into oblivion had it not been for the controversy generated by its highly unusual constitution which gave control of public…

    Paperback – 2019-09-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Industrial Economics

  • Further Studies in Industrial Organization book cover

    Further Studies in Industrial Organization

    1st Edition

    Edited by M.P. Fogarty

    This book, first published in 1948, examines four industries studied as part of the Nuffield College Reconstruction Survey, begun in 1941. These studies, despite their apparent diversity, have a number of features in common. One is geography, and another, more pressing, is the relation of industry…

    Paperback – 2019-09-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Industrial Economics

  • The Industrial Development of Birmingham and the Black Country, 1860-1927 book cover

    The Industrial Development of Birmingham and the Black Country, 1860-1927

    1st Edition

    By G.C. Allen

    This book, first published in 1929, analyses the changes to Birmingham and the Black Country in the nineteenth century. The area underwent quite a transformation: many of the older trades were decaying, while at the same time a number of new manufactures were making a remarkable rapid advance. As a…

    Paperback – 2019-09-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Industrial Economics

  • Emotions as Commodities: Capitalism, Consumption and Authenticity book cover

    Emotions as Commodities

    Capitalism, Consumption and Authenticity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eva Illouz

    Capitalism has made rationality into a pervasive feature of human action and yet, far from heralding a loss of emotionality, capitalist culture has been accompanied with an unprecedented intensification of emotional life. This raises the question: how could we have become increasingly rationalized…

    Paperback – 2019-08-30 
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    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Emotions

  • Young People in the Labour Market: Past, Present, Future book cover

    Young People in the Labour Market

    Past, Present, Future, 1st Edition

    By Andy Furlong, John Goodwin, Henrietta O'Connor, Sarah Hadfield, Stuart Hall, Kevin Lowden, Réka Plugor

    Levels of suffering among young people have always been much higher than governments suggest. Indeed, policies aimed at young workers have often been framed in ways that help secure conformity to a new employment landscape in which traditional securities have been progressively removed.…

    Paperback – 2019-08-30 
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    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

  • Transitions to Adulthood Through Recession: Youth and Inequality in a European Comparative Perspective book cover

    Transitions to Adulthood Through Recession

    Youth and Inequality in a European Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sarah Irwin, Ann Nilsen

    Long-running trends towards increasing inequality between the rich and poor across Europe have been exacerbated by the 2008 global financial crisis and its aftermath. As employment opportunities for young people diminish and as the welfare state is pulled back, pathways to adulthood change and…

    Paperback – 2019-08-13 
    Routledge
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

  • Disintegrative Tendencies in Global Political Economy: Exits and Conflicts book cover

    Disintegrative Tendencies in Global Political Economy

    Exits and Conflicts, 1st Edition

    By Heikki Patomaki

    Whether we talk about human learning and unlearning, securitization, or political economy, the forces and mechanisms generating both globalization and disintegration are causally efficacious across the world. Thus, the processes that led to the victory of the ‘Leave’ campaign in the June 2016…

    Paperback – 2019-08-13 
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