Labour Economics Products

  • Participative Management

    An Analysis of its Effect on Productivity, 1st Edition

    By Dr Michael H. Swearingen

    This study, first published in 1997, examines the relationship between the style of management used and the level of productivity, measured in terms of the organization’s financial stability. Other variables examined include the age of the top level managers, their educational level, the size and…

    Paperback – 2019-04-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Employee Ownership and Economic Democracy

  • Mondragon

    An Economic Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Henk Thomas, Chris Logan

    This book, first published in 1982, summarises the history and organisation of the group of co-operatives centred in Mondragon. The study makes an in-depth analysis of its economic aspects, including employment creation and manpower planning, the raising of financial resources and planning of…

    Paperback – 2019-04-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Employee Ownership and Economic Democracy

  • Co-operation and the Future of Industry

    1st Edition

    By Leonard S. Woolf

    In this book, originally published in 1918, the Leonard S. Woolf explores the development of the Co-operative Movement into a democratic industrial system. This title combines a description of the movement as it was, with a picture of the ways in which the author felt it would become if it followed…

    Paperback – 2019-04-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Employee Ownership and Economic Democracy

  • Practising Empowerment in Post-Apartheid South Africa

    Wine, Ethics and Development, 1st Edition

    By Agatha Herman

    Despite the promise and optimism surrounding the post-apartheid transition, South African society continues to be highly racialised in its discourses, identities and practices, even within the very strategies that aim to change power relations and heal racialised divisions. Renowned for its brutal…

    Paperback – 2019-04-17 
    Routledge
    Critical Food Studies

  • Modern Slavery and Bonded Labour in South Asia

    A Human Rights-Based Approach, 1st Edition

    By Elena Samonova

    This book investigates one of the most pervasive forms of modern slavery: bonded labour, whereby labour is linked with a credit agreement, leaving a debtor bound to repay their debt through long term servitude. Drawing on cases from Nepal and India, the author adopts a human rights-based…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Asian Development

  • Accounting for Construction

    Frameworks, Productivity, Cost and Performance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rick Best, Jim Meikle

    Accounting for Construction follows on from Measuring Construction edited by the same team. It extends the coverage of some of the material in the first volume and expands the range of related topics to include, inter alia, shadow economies, accounting for informal construction and the treatment of…

    Hardback – 2019-04-08 
    Routledge

  • Social Justice and Islamic Economics

    Theory, Issues and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Toseef Azid, Lutfi Sunar

    Under the rule of the current economic order, social injustice is ever-increasing. Issues such as poverty, inhumane working conditions, inadequate wages, social insecurity and an unhealthy labor market continue to persist. Many states are also unable to produce policies capable of resolving these…

    Hardback – 2019-03-21 
    Routledge
    Islamic Business and Finance Series

  • Unions and Employment in a Market Economy

    Strategy, Influence and Power in Contemporary Britain, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Brady

    Due to the sharp declines in trade union density and collective bargaining coverage post-1979, the shift by trade unions towards political action has had significant implications for employment relations regulation in contemporary Britain. Yet, there remains insufficient discussion of the factors…

    Hardback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Employment Relations

  • Exploring the Migration Industries

    New Perspectives on Facilitating and Constraining Migration, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sophie Cranston, Joris Schapendonk, Ernst Spaan

    This book concentrates on the role of commercialized intermediary actors in migration. It seeks to understand how these actors shape migration and mobility patterns through the services they offer. In addressing the role that migration industries play in migration, the book uses diverse examples…

    Hardback – 2019-02-19
    Routledge
    Research in Ethnic and Migration Studies

  • Environmental Justice and Farm Labor

    1st Edition

    By Rebecca E. Berkey

    Utilizing a model derived from literature on environmental justice overlaid with multiple scales of agriculture, Environmental Justice and Farm Labor provides key insights about laborers in agriculture in the United States. It addresses three main topics: (1) justice-related issues…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Revival: Ethics and Social Security Reform (2001)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Erik Schokkaert

    This title was first published in 2001. Ethical considerations play a key role in both the theoretical and practical functioning of the welfare state. The contributors to this book examine these ethical issues, and demonstrate how value judgements must be integrated into any analysis of social…

    Paperback – 2019-01-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Youth in Transition

    Housing, Employment, Social Policies and Families in France and Spain, 1st Edition

    By Teresa Jurado Guerrero

    This title was first published in 2002: In recent years there has been a trend among young people across Europe towards remaining longer in their parental homes. Many reasons have been suggested for this change in demographic patterns, but Teresa Jurado Guerrero’s study of France and Spain…

    Paperback – 2019-01-29
    Routledge

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