Employment & Unemployment Products

  • Employment Location in Regional Economic Planning

    A Case Study of the West Midlands

    By G. M. Lomas, P. A. Wood

    Originally published in 1970. During the times of planned population movements and new towns, with a growing interest in specifically regional policies by government, this book considers the problems of development within regions. It presents research on the facts and trends of employment generated…

    Hardback – 2017-09-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban and Regional Economics

  • Young Migrant Identities

    Creativity and Masculinity

    By Sherene Idriss

    In this day and age, much has been discussed as to what it means "to be an Arab". However, this enlightening volume seeks instead to invite us deeper into young Arab-Australian men’s lives as we explore their vocational aspirations and working experiences within highly racialised and hierarchical…

    Hardback – 2017-08-17 
    Routledge
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

  • Modern Labor Economics

    Theory and Public Policy, 13th Edition

    By Ronald G. Ehrenberg, Robert S. Smith

    Modern Labor Economics: Theory and Public Policy, now in its thirteenth edition, continues to be the leading text for one-semester courses in labor economics at the undergraduate and graduate levels. It offers a thorough overview of the modern theory of labor market behavior, and reveals how this…

    Hardback – 2017-07-28 
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-07-09 
    Routledge

  • Educating Inequality

    Beyond the Political Myths of Higher Education and the Job Market

    By Robert Samuels

    Politicians and school officials often argue that higher education is the solution to many of our social, and economic problems. Educating Inequality argues that in order to reduce inequality and enhance social mobility, public policies are needed to revamp the financial aid system and increase the…

    Paperback – 2017-07-07 
    Routledge

  • Frontline Delivery of Welfare-to-Work Policies in Europe

    Activating the Unemployed

    Edited by Rik van Berkel, Dorte Caswell, Peter Kupka, Flemming Larsen

    Welfare-to-work or activation policies refer to programmes aimed at promoting the employability, labour-market and social participation of benefit recipients of working age. Frontline workers delivering these policies are conceived of as policy implementers, as policy makers, and as actors…

    Hardback – 2017-06-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

  • Employers' Associations in Asia

    Employer Collective Action

    Edited by John Beson, Ying Zhu, Howard Gospel

    Economic growth in Asia over the past half century has led to significant changes in societies, business organization and the nature of work. This has been accompanied by the rise in some countries of trade unions and also of employers’ associations. This book explores the nature of employers’…

    Hardback – 2017-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

  • Climate Change and Gender in Rich Countries

    Work, public policy and action

    Edited by Marjorie Griffin Cohen

    Climate change is at the forefront of ideas about public policy, the economy and labour issues. However, the gendered dimensions of climate change and the public policy issues associated with it in wealthy nations are much less understood. Climate Change and Gender in Rich Countries covers a wide…

    Paperback – 2017-05-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Climate, Work and Society

  • The Economics of Cooperative Education

    A practitioner's guide to the theoretical framework and empirical assessment of cooperative education

    By Yasushi Tanaka

    A considerable number of higher educational institutions in North America, Oceania, and Europe, offer what are known as cooperative education, work-integrated learning, work placements, sandwich courses, or internships, to provide pragmatic experience to students, and its popularity is spreading to…

    Paperback – 2017-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

  • Socio-Economic Insecurity in Emerging Economies

    Building new spaces

    Edited by Khayaat Fakier, Ellen Ehmke

    Taking a unique comparative approach to the respective development paths of India, Brazil and South Africa (IBSA), this book shows that people and governments in all three countries are faced with similar challenges of heightened insecurity, caused by liberalization and structural adjustment. The…

    Paperback – 2017-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Advanced Capitalist System (Routledge Revivals)

    A Revisionist View

    By Lynn Turgeon

    This book, first published in 1980, is based on a series of lectures entitled "Theoretical Problems of American Political Economy" that Lynn Turgeon made during the fall of 1978 at Moscow State University. The Advanced Capitalist System: A Revisionist View will be of interest to students of…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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