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  • Inequality, Boom, and Bust

    From Billionaire Capitalism to Equality and Full Employment, 1st Edition

    By Howard J. Sherman, Paul D. Sherman

    There is enormous inequality between the income and wealth of the richest 1 percent and all other Americans. While the top 1 percent own 42 percent of all wealth in America, the lower half on the income ladder has only 2 percent of all of the wealth. This book develops a viewpoint contrary to the…

    Paperback – 2018-03-06
    Routledge

  • The Political Economy of Contemporary Spain

    From Miracle to Mirage, 1st Edition

    Edited by Luis Buendía, Ricardo Molero-Simarro

    The so-called ‘Spanish miracle’, beginning in the mid-1990s, eventually became a nightmare for the majority of the population, culminating in the present-day economic and political crisis. This book explores the main features of the Spanish political-economic model during both the growth and crisis…

    Hardback – 2018-02-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Agrarian Distress and Farmer Suicides in North India

    1st Edition

    By Lakhwinder Singh, Kesar Singh Bhangoo, Rakesh Sharma

    Agrarian distress in the era of globalization has manifested in the suicides of farmers and agricultural labourers. This book, using empirical research and field data from north India, especially Punjab, examines the different facets of this tragic phenomenon in rural India. Situating Indian…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge India

  • Informal Labour in Urban India

    Three Cities, Three Journeys, 1st Edition

    By Tom Barnes

    During the last two decades, rapid economic growth and development in India has been based upon the mass employment of informal labour. Using case studies from three urban regions, this book examines this growth in modern India’s cities and towns. It argues that India has undergone a process of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

  • Unions and Economic Crisis

    Britain, West Germany and Sweden, 1st Edition

    By Peter Gourevitch, Andrew Martin, George Ross, Stephen Bornstein, Andrei Markovits, Christopher Allen

    First published in 1984. This book represents a major study of union responses to the economic crisis of the 1970s and 1980s. Abjuring governmental or managerial outlooks, it argues that unions, as representatives of essential producer groups, would be central to the renegotiation of the economic…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge
    European Trade Unions and the 1970s Economic Crisis

  • Industrial Networks (Routledge Revivals)

    A New View of Reality, 1st Edition

    Edited by B Axelsson, G Easton

    First published in 1992, this volume brings together contemporary studies and reviews the research which established the study of networks as an area in its own right. By looking at the foundations of industrial networks and analysing network methodology and modelling, this book offers an…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge

  • The Pure Theory of International Trade and Distortions (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Bharat Hazari

    First published in 1978. This book provides a simple, systematic, yet rigorous treatment of the key aspects of the pure theory of international trade and distortions. The opening chapter presents the standard two-factor, two-commodity barter model of international trade and a comprehensive…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge

  • Economic Developments in Victorian Scotland

    1st Edition

    By W.H. Marwick

    Marwick argues that economic development in Scotland was severely delayed until the 18th Century unlike neighbouring countries. Originally published in 1936, this study aims to explore key features of economic development in Victorian Scotland to promote more understanding of this issue. Issues…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Social Democracy in Capitalist Society (Routledge Revivals)

    Working-Class Politics in Britain and Sweden, 1st Edition

    By Richard Scase

    First published in 1977. This book considers the nature of industrial society, contemporary capitalism and the impact of political ideas on social structure. These ideas are discussed by reference to the impact of social democracy on the structure of capitalist society in a comparative analysis of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge

  • Unions, Change and Crisis

    French and Italian Union Strategy and the Political Economy, 1945-1980, 1st Edition

    By Peter Lange, George Ross, Maurizio Vannicelli

    First published in 1982, Unions, Change and Crisis represents the first detailed, comparative, historical and theoretically grounded study of two of the major trade union movements of Europe. It brings together the results of the first part of the first major study from Harvard University’s Centre…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge
    European Trade Unions and the 1970s Economic Crisis

  • The Politics of West German Trade Unions

    Strategies of Class and Interest Representation in Growth and Crisis, 1st Edition

    By Andrei Markovits

    First published in 1986, this book assesses the politics of the West German trade unions in the context of their larger role as major actors in the polity. By focusing on the historical realities of the labour movement both before and after 1945, the study explains the extent to which organized…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge
    European Trade Unions and the 1970s Economic Crisis

  • Unemployment and Inflation

    Institutionalist and Structuralist Views, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael J. Piore

    Originally published in 1979, this reader presents an industrialist view of the labour market and economics as they stood at the time in the United States. The essays collated aim to answer macroeconomic questions on this topic as well as exploring issues related closely to employment and inflation…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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