Labour Economics Products

  • Gender and Labour in Contemporary India

    Eroding Citizenship

    By Amrita Chhachhi

    Providing a comprehensive analysis of the electronics industry in India, this book highlights the gendered nature of labour regimes and domestic regimes and also the linkages between households, labour markets, factories and the state, to provide a more comprehensive understanding of the…

    Hardback – 2015-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

  • Informal Sector Innovations

    Insights from the Global South

    Edited by Mammo Muchie, Saradindu Bhaduri, Angathevar Baskaran, Fayaz Ahmad Sheikh

    It is well documented that the space of informal economic activity is rising across the globe. This rise has been particularly significant in the least developed and developing countries, especially after the onset of neo-liberal policies and withdrawal of welfare state. There has also been a shift…

    Hardback – 2015-10-28 
    Routledge

  • Statistical Tragedy in Africa?

    Evaluating the Database for African Economic Development

    Edited by Morten Jerven, Deborah Johnston

    What do we know about economic development in Africa? The answer is that we know much less than we would like to think. This collection assesses the knowledge problem present in statistics on poverty, agriculture, labour, education, health, and economic growth. While diverse in origin, the…

    Hardback – 2015-10-20 
    Routledge

  • Board Level Employee Representation in Europe

    Priorities, Power and Articulation

    By Jeremy Waddington, Aline Conchon

    Board Level Employee Representation in Europe analyses the role, activities and impact of board level employee representatives in seventeen European countries and their counterparts operating in companies that have adopted European status. Board level employee representation is viewed as a key…

    Hardback – 2015-09-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Employment Relations

  • The Changing Pattern of Employment

    Regional Specialisation and Industrial Localisation in Britain

    By Michael Chisholm, Jim Oeppen

    This title, first published in 1973, covers the period of 1959 to 1968. The study suggests that government policies had very little effect on the employment structures of the sub-regions at this time, despite government intervention and policy objectives in Great Britain to reduce levels of…

    Hardback – 2015-09-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Markets for Schooling

    An Economic Analysis

    By Nick Adnett, Peter Davies

    Nick Adnett and Peter Davies develop an economic analysis of schooling markets, emphasizing both the strengths and weaknesses of orthodox analyses. They explain the economic and social contexts that have generated the widespread desire to reform state schooling and develop a systematic analysis of…

    Paperback – 2015-08-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • International Trade, Competitive Advantage and Developing Economies

    Changing Trade Patterns since the Emergence of the WTO

    By Caf Dowlah

    Available research suggests that less developed countries have significant competitive advantage over developed countries in three major areas of international trade: agriculture, textiles and clothing (T&C), and cross-border labor mobility. Incidentally, these are also the trade sectors which…

    Hardback – 2015-08-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

  • Issues in Pension Funding (Routledge Revivals)

    By David Blake

    First published in 1992, this book explains how pension funds work in order to highlight their impact on the economy as a whole. David Blake explores the different systems in operation at the time of writing, both state run and private sector, and describes policy initiatives such as personal…

    Paperback – 2015-08-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Managerial Economics, 5th Edition

    By Ivan Png

    The new fifth edition of Managerial Economics is an ideal text for any course focusing on the practical application of micro-economic principles to management. It includes fresh up-to-date discussion questions from all over the world and is enhanced with detailed instructor supplements. The book is…

    Paperback – 2015-07-30 
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Ecosocialism

    Transforming welfare

    Edited by Kajsa Borgnäs, Teppo Eskelinen, Johanna Perkiö, Rikard Warlenius

    As the global economy seeks to recover from the financial crisis and warnings about the consequences of climate change abound, it is clear that we need a fundamentally new approach to tackle these issues. This innovative book offers a unique perspective, stressing the necessity of both ecological…

    Hardback – 2015-07-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Globalization, Industrialization and Labour Markets in East and South Asia

    Edited by Rajah Rasiah, Bruce McFarlane, Sarosh Kuruvilla

    Among the key debates fought in developing economies is whether globalization through liberalization is the means by which economies can industrialize and provide their labour forces with tangible improvements in the material conditions of living. This book addresses this issue head on, using…

    Hardback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge

  • Changes in Working Time (Routledge Revivals)

    An International Review

    By Paul Blyton

    First published in 1985, this book examines the major components of working time from an international perspective, considering the individual aspects of working time, with particular emphasis on the argument that work should be shared to alleviate unemployment and the case for further increasing…

    Paperback – 2015-07-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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