Employment & Unemployment Products

  • Youth and the Crisis

    Unemployment, education and health in Europe

    Edited by Gianluigi Coppola, Niall O'Higgins

    The recent recession has led to an ongoing crisis in the youth labour market in Europe. This timely book deals with a number of areas related to the context, choices and experiences of young people, the consequences of which resonate throughout their lives. The focus of the contributions to this…

    Hardback – 2016-01-04 
    Routledge Studies in Labour Economics

  • 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 – 2015-11-16

  • 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 – 2015-09-29
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2015-07-28
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2015-07-22
    Routledge Revivals

  • Critical and Feminist Perspectives on Financial and Economic Crises

    Edited by Sakiko Fukuda-Parr, James Heintz, Stephanie Seguino

    Economic and financial crises have become perennial features of today’s global economy. Macroeconomic theories of crisis, including the global crisis that unfolded in 2008, emphasize the role of financial deregulation; capital flow imbalances; and growing debt, fueled by income and wealth…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27

  • The Economics of Immigration

    By Cynthia Bansak, Nicole B. Simpson, Madeline Zavodny

    Economics of Immigration provides students with the tools needed to examine the economic impact of immigration and immigration policies over the past century. Students will develop an understanding of why and how people migrate across borders and will learn how to analyze the economic causes and…

    Paperback – 2015-04-16

  • The Advanced Capitalist System

    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…

    Hardback – 2015-03-26
    Routledge Revivals

  • Bridge Employment

    A Research Handbook

    Edited by Carlos-María Alcover, Gabriela Topa, Emma Parry, Franco Fraccaroli, Marco Depolo

    With the long-term trend toward earlier retirement slowing, and the majority of older workers remaining in employment up to and beyond statutory retirement age, it is increasingly important that we understand how to react to these changes. Bridge employment patterns and activities have changed…

    Hardback – 2015-01-02
    Routledge Studies in Human Resource Development

  • The Applied Economics of Labour

    Edited by Mark P. Taylor

    This book provides an introduction and overview to seven applied financial studies on the theme of labour. The studies cover a wide range of topics, from the individual effects of becoming disabled on key aspects of labour market outcomes in Germany, to testing whether there is evidence of…

    Paperback – 2014-12-24

  • The Anatomy of Job Loss (Routledge Revivals)

    The how, why and where of employment decline

    By Doreen Massey, Richard Meegan

    Job loss is one of the most important issues in the capitalist world today: endless reports document the increasing scale of unemployment. This title, first published in 1982, adopted a new approach to the geography of job loss, to assess why redundancy happens and where. Massey and Meegan argue…

    Paperback – 2014-12-04
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2014-11-04
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

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