Labour Economics Products

  • Studies in the Theory of Business Cycles

    1933-1939, 1st Edition

    By Michal Kalecki

    This volume, originally published in 1966, contains essays from the 1930s and is valuable not only in the context of the history of thought. It provides an excellent introduction to the general theory of employment, interest and money and reflect the most essential features of Kalecki’s theory of…

    Paperback – 2018-10-23
    Routledge Library Editions: Landmarks in the History of Economic Thought

  • Gender and Precarious Research Careers

    A Comparative Analysis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Annalisa Murgia, Barbara Poggio

    The literature on gender and science shows that scientific careers continue to be characterised – albeit with important differences among countries – by strong gender discriminations, especially in more prestigious positions. Much less investigated is the issue of which stage in the career such…

    Hardback – 2018-10-09
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Cooperative and Work-Integrated Education in Asia

    History, Present and Future Issues, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yasushi Tanaka, Karsten Zegwaard

    It has been over a century since "Cooperative System of Education," a work-study programme for higher education, was initiated by Herman Schneider at University of Cincinnati in the United States. Today, it is known as "Cooperative Education" which is commonly included within the umbrella term of "…

    Hardback – 2018-10-02
    Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

  • The Crisis of Global Youth Unemployment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tamar Mayer, Sujata Moorti, Jamie K. McCallum

    Since the economic and financial crisis of 2008, the proportion of unemployed young people has exceeded any other group of unemployed adults. This phenomenon marks the emergence of a laborscape. This concept recognizes that, although youth unemployment is not consistent across the world, it is a…

    Hardback – 2018-10-02
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • The Future of the Economy

    East-West Perspectives on Pathways Through Disruption, 1st Edition

    By John Powers, Vikram Khanna

    As the pace of economic change seems to only quicken, including rapid technological advance, today’s advanced economies face uncertainty from a number of directions, most of which have the potential to change established modes of thinking and the institutional arrangements that underpin basic…

    Hardback – 2018-09-25
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

  • The Economics of Human Rights

    1st Edition

    By Elizabeth M. Wheaton

    Economics plays a key role in human rights issues as decision-makers weigh the incentives associated with choosing how to use scarce resources in the context of committing or escaping human rights violence. This textbook provides an introduction to the microeconomic analysis of human rights…

    Paperback – 2018-09-21

  • Gender and Labour in New Times

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lisa Adkins, Maryanne Dever

    This book is concerned with the gender order of post-Fordism, and especially the labour demanded from many women by post-Fordist capitalism. It maps and traces these demands as well their entanglement in complex processes of value creation. In so doing the contributors elaborate how processes of…

    Paperback – 2018-09-04

  • European Labour Relations

    Volume I - Common Features, 1st Edition

    By György Széll

    This title was first published in 2001. With the increasing economic, political and social integration in Europe, there has been a fundamental change in labour and industrial relations. Not only in the Japanese and American challenges in the triad competition under the slogan of ’Lean Management’…

    Hardback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge Revivals

  • Inside Affirmative Action

    The Executive Order That Transformed America's Workforce, 1st Edition

    By Karin Williamson Pedrick, Sandra Arnold Scham

    Affirmative action is still a reality of the American workplace. How is it that such a controversial Federal program has managed to endure for more than five decades? Inside Affirmative Action addresses this question. Beyond the usual ideological debate and discussions about the effects of…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23

  • Capitalism and the Political Economy of Work Time

    1st Edition

    By Christoph Hermann

    John Maynard Keynes expected that around the year 2030 people would only work 15 hours a week. In the mid-1960s, Jean Fourastié still anticipated the introduction of the 30-hour week in the year 2000, when productivity would continue to grow at an established pace. Productivity growth slowed down…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Economic Indicators for Professionals

    Putting the Statistics into Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Charles Steindel

    We are bombarded with economic numbers: unemployment, retail sales, inflation, GDP—the list goes on and on. Some analyst or another is constantly telling us about an obscure statistic that is the key to our future, or is apparently the indicator that the "Fed" will be using to key off its decisions…

    Paperback – 2018-08-17

  • Wages, Bonuses and Appropriation of Profit in the Financial Industry

    The working rich, 1st Edition

    By Olivier Godechot

    The 2008 financial crisis led the whole world to ask questions of the financial industry. Why are wages in the financial industry so high? Are bonuses responsible for the financial crisis? Where do bonuses come from? Politicians and others urged people to believe that the crisis was the price…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14

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