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  • Vulnerability and the Legal Organization of Work book cover

    Vulnerability and the Legal Organization of Work

    1st Edition

    Edited by Martha Albertson Fineman, Jonathan W. Fineman

    This book uses the concepts of vulnerability and resilience to analyze the situation of individuals and institutions in the context of the employment relationship. It is based on the premise that both employer and employee are vulnerable to various social, economic, and political forces, although…

    Paperback – 2017-06-21
    Routledge
    Gender in Law, Culture, and Society

  • The Unequal City: Urban Resurgence, Displacement and the Making of Inequality in Global Cities book cover

    The Unequal City

    Urban Resurgence, Displacement and the Making of Inequality in Global Cities, 1st Edition

    By John Rennie Short

    Cities around the world have seen: an increase in population and capital investments in land and building; a shift in central city populations as the poor are forced out; and a radical restructuring of urban space. The Unequal City tells the story of urban change and acts as a comprehensive guide…

    Paperback – 2017-06-21
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Gender and Risk-Taking: Economics, Evidence, and Why the Answer Matters book cover

    Gender and Risk-Taking

    Economics, Evidence, and Why the Answer Matters, 1st Edition

    By Julie A. Nelson

    The belief that men and women have fundamentally distinct natures, resulting in divergent preferences and behaviours, is widespread. Recently, economists have also engaged in the search for gender differences, with a number claiming to find fundamental gender differences regarding risk-taking,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-21
    Routledge
    Routledge IAFFE Advances in Feminist Economics

  • Radical Political Economy: Sraffa Versus Marx book cover

    Radical Political Economy

    Sraffa Versus Marx, 1st Edition

    By Robin Hahnel

    For too long radical political economy has suffered for lack of a coherent alternative to formal Marxian economic theory. People have had to choose between (1) continuing to use a formal model based on the labor theory of value as Marx developed in Capital to justify and retain one’s opposition to…

    Paperback – 2017-06-21
    Routledge

  • Southern China: Industry, Development and Industrial Policy book cover

    Southern China

    Industry, Development and Industrial Policy, 1st Edition

    By Marco R. Di Tommaso, Lauretta Rubini, Elisa Barbieri

    By concentrating on one of the key locations of global manufacturing, this volume offers a contribution to contemporary industry studies. The rates of growth that have characterized the southern Guangdong province in the last three decades are unique, even with respect to the more general and often…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Neoliberalism and the Moral Economy of Fraud book cover

    Neoliberalism and the Moral Economy of Fraud

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Whyte, Jörg Wiegratz

    There is evidence that economic fraud has, in recent years, become routine activity in the economies of both high- and low-income countries. Many business sectors in today's global economy are rife with economic crime. Neoliberalism and the Moral Economy of Fraud shows how neoliberal policies,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Digital Platforms, Imperialism and Political Culture book cover

    Digital Platforms, Imperialism and Political Culture

    1st Edition

    By Dal Yong Jin

    In the networked twenty-first century, digital platforms have significantly influenced capital accumulation and digital culture. Platforms, such as social network sites (e.g. Facebook), search engines (e.g. Google), and smartphones (e.g. iPhone), are increasingly crucial because they function as…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge New Developments in Communication and Society Research

  • Business cycle theory as a basis for economic policy book cover

    Business cycle theory as a basis for economic policy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pascal Bridel, Muriel Dalpont

    This book aims to start a debate on the relationship between economic theory – and more precisely business cycle theory – and economic policy, emphasising the diversity of views on economic policy which characterised older periods, in contrast to the homogeneity of the analysis and diagnosis…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • The Economy of Lower Yangzi Delta in Late Imperial China: Connecting Money, Markets, and Institutions book cover

    The Economy of Lower Yangzi Delta in Late Imperial China

    Connecting Money, Markets, and Institutions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Billy K. L. So

    Historically, the Lower Yangzi Delta (or Jiangnan), has played a key role in China’s economic development. Indeed, as the prime example of a traditional Chinese market economy, the region serves as the core case study when making comparisons between the Chinese and Western economies in the early…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Academia Sinica on East Asia

  • Social Capital and Institutional Constraints: A Comparative Analysis of China, Taiwan and the US book cover

    Social Capital and Institutional Constraints

    A Comparative Analysis of China, Taiwan and the US, 1st Edition

    By Joonmo Son

    The sociological concept of social capital has grown in popularity in recent years and research programs in North America, Europe, and East Asia have demonstrated how social capital has a significant impact on occupational mobility, community building, social movement, and economic development.…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • State-Business Relations and Economic Development in Africa and India book cover

    State-Business Relations and Economic Development in Africa and India

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kunal Sen

    When the state and business interact effectively they can promote a more efficient allocation of scarce resources, appropriate industrial policy and a more effective and prioritised removal of key obstacles to growth, than when the two sides fail to co-operate or engage in harmful collusion. This…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • Governance and Knowledge: The Politics of Foreign Investment, Technology and Ideas book cover

    Governance and Knowledge

    The Politics of Foreign Investment, Technology and Ideas, 1st Edition

    Edited by Helge Hveem, Carl Henrik Knutsen

    This book examines the politics of technology, and provides a detailed analysis of developments and debates within the European Union, international trade and governance. An important empirical contribution to the literature on the relations between politics and technology, this volume contains…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge/GARNET series

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