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  • Managing Human Resources in the Shipping Industry

    Edited by Jiangang Fei

    Each industry faces unique human resource management challenges and opportunities and in shipping these include a global labour market and global unionism, long periods spent at sea, and health and safety issues resulting from a variety of risks. This book explores all the key aspects of human…

    Paperback – 2018-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Maritime Masters

  • Transforming Trade Policy in an Arab State

    A Postmodern Approach

    By Mohammad Al-Zoubi

    From the starting point of a critical postmodern analysis of trade policymaking in his native Jordan, Mohammad Al-Zoubi begins to uncover why the very fact of economic globalisation and the neo-liberal ideology it represents are questioned from a developing country and particularly from an Arab…

    Hardback – 2018-05-20 
    Routledge
    Transformation and Innovation

  • Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reforms

    A Guide to Economic and Political Complexity

    By Jun Rentschler

    Countries around the world are spending close to $500 billion per year on subsidising fossil fuel consumption. The G20 countries alone spend another $450 billion on subsidising fossil fuel production. In addition, the indirect social welfare costs of these subsidies have been shown to be…

    Hardback – 2018-05-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

  • Transition Economies

    Transformation, Development, and Society in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union

    By Aleksandr V. Gevorkyan

    This interdisciplinary book offers a uniquely comprehensive analysis of the transition economies of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and the Former Soviet Union (FSU). Providing full historical context and drawing on a wide range of literature, it explores the continuous economic and social…

    Paperback – 2018-05-16 
    Routledge

  • Economic Woman in the Age of Capital

    Gendering Economic Inequality

    By Frances Raday

    Thomas Piketty recently explored the global impact of spiralling inequality in his book Capital in the Twenty-First Century. This new book aims to address a key area not covered by Piketty: the gender impact of inequality in patrimonial capitalism. Global shifts in the gender distribution of…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Human Capital in Gender and Development

    Feminist Political Economy and Empowerment

    By Sydney Calkin

    It is often said that gender equality is not only the right thing to do, but a ‘Smart Economic’ policy. Global development discourse is dominated today by the language of gender equality and women’s empowerment as a primary driver for growth and prosperity. The central argument of this book is that…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Gender and Global Politics

  • Brazil Under Globalization

    A Study in Political Economy

    By Pedro Paulo Zahluth Bastos

    Brazil’s economy saw fast growth before the global financial crisis, but in recent years it has seen its growth rate decline. This book explores Brazil’s economic story in the 21st century. The book begins by exploring the way commodity exports, import substitution, social policy and wage…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

  • Fragile Governance and Local Economic Development

    Theory and Evidence from Peripheral Regions in Latin America

    Edited by Karen Chapple, Sergio Montero

    Much of our understanding of local economic development is based on large urban agglomerations as nodes of innovation and competitive advantage, connecting territories to global value chains. However, this framework cannot so easily be applied to peripheral regions and secondary cities in either…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Foundations of Real Estate Financial Modelling

    2nd Edition

    By Roger Staiger

    Foundations of Real Estate Financial Modelling is specifically designed to provide an overview of pro forma modelling for real estate projects. The book introduces students and professionals to the basics of real estate finance theory before providing a step-by-step guide for financial model…

    Paperback – 2018-05-10 
    Routledge

  • Employment Relations and Global Governance

    The Dialogue between the Global Unions and the IFIs

    By Yvonne Rueckert

    Globalization has driven many improvements in technology, communication and transport, but global economic and social challenges remain. Chief among these is the growing income inequality both within and between countries and a persistently high proportion of people living in poverty. While…

    Hardback – 2018-05-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Employment Relations

  • Broadway and Economics

    Economic Lessons from Show Tunes

    By Matthew C. Rousu

    Economics has often been described as "the dismal science", with TV and movies reinforcing this description. However, economics is a powerful tool that can be used to understand how the world works, helping to answer confusing puzzles and solve the world’s problems. Surprisingly, Broadway musicals…

    Paperback – 2018-05-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Economics and Popular Culture Series

  • Greece in the 21st Century

    The Politics and Economics of a Crisis

    Edited by Vassilis K. Fouskas, Constantine Dimoulas

    For most of the first part of the 21st century Greece has been seen as a critical battlefield for the survival of the powerful and the adjustment or extinction of the weak, as if all the historical contradictions of the global financial crisis and the eurozone crisis were concentrated in that tiny…

    Hardback – 2018-05-03 
    Routledge
    Europa Country Perspectives

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