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  • Teleworking in the Countryside

    Home-Based Working in the Information Society

    By Michael Antony Clark

    This title was first published in 2000. Since the 1970s there has been widespread debate on the potential of information communication technologies on the organization of work and in particular, the implications of and opportunities engendered through telework and the decentralization of the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Japanese Inward Investment in UK Car Manufacturing

    By Young-Chan Kim

    This title was first published in 2002. This compelling text provides fresh insight into an area that is often touched upon, but rarely examined in any great detail - the relationship between Multinational Enterprises (MNEs) and their host governments. Taking Japanese Foreign Direct Investment (FDI…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Employer Liability for Workplace Trauma

    By Des Butler

    This title was first published in 2002.This book offers an intriguing examination of the law concerning liability for psychiatric injury suffered by employees in the workplace. Included among these are employees confronting the risk of death or injury in the course of their normal employment, such…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Brahma Kumaris as a ‘Reflexive Tradition’

    Responding to Late Modernity

    By John Walliss

    This title was first published  in 2002. Drawing on primary research on the Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University, a millenarian New Religious Movement of Indian origin, this book examines the status of tradition in the contemporary world through a critical engagement with the recent…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Suicidal Behaviour, Bereavement and Death Education in Chinese Adolescents

    Hong Kong Studies

    By John W.L. Tse, Christopher Bagley

    This title was first published in 2002: Why are rates of suicidal behaviour in Chinese adolescents so high? What factors in school, community, family and interpersonal relationships cause this tragedy? Using key new research from leading researchers and social workers with first hand knowledge of…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Democratization and Welfare State Development in Taiwan

    By Christian Aspalter

    This title was first published in 2002: Since the bloodless transition from authoritarian state to fully-fledged democracy, Taiwan has undergone a period of dramatic social and political change. In a political culture increasingly dominated by platforms built on social policy issues, this book…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Managing Fragmentation

    An Area Child Protection Committee in a Time of Change

    By Adrian Barton

    This title was first published in 2002: The rise of New Public Management and the fragmentation of agencies that resulted, created unprecedented new tensions and problems in multi-agency work. This book provides a fascinating insight into the workings of a large multi-agency committee, exploring…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Maya Identities and the Violence of Place

    Borders Bleed

    By Charles D. Thompson, Jr

    This title was first published in 2001. Exploring issues of diversity and cross-cultural interaction and understanding, Maya Identities and the Violence of Place offers new perspectives on borderlands and identities, providing an important case study of people from Latin America on the move.…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • The Return of the Peasant

    Land Reform in Post-Communist Romania

    By A.L. Cartwright

    This title was first published in 2001. Of the many far reaching issues facing post-communist states in the wake of the collapse of communist rule, few have continued to pose such dilemmas for future progress as the land question. This book provides a historical account of national and local…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Development in Southeast Asia

    Review and Prospects

    By Kwan Kwok Leung

    Edited by Raymond K.H. Chan

    This title was first published in 2002.The region of Southeast Asia has been one of the focal points for study in academic circles. Most of the studies concentrate on the economic development but social development received relatively lesser attention. The region has undergone a period of rapid…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • John Petts and the Caseg Press

    By Alison Smith

    This title was first published in 2000:  John Petts (1914-1991) is one of the outstanding wood-engravers of the twentieth century. His stunning prints featuring Welsh mountains and the people who live amongst them reflect his deep concern for the history of the land and are distinguished by…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Employment, Technology and Construction Development

    With Case Studies in Asia and China

    By Sivaguru Ganesan

    This title was first published in 2000:  An in depth analysis of employment and technology issues in the housing and construction industries of developing countries, in the context of globalization of economies and increased opportunities for advanced technology transfer. Supported by case…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

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