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  • Policing the Sex Industry

    Protection, Paternalism and Politics

    Edited by Teela Sanders, Mary Laing

    The exponential growth of sexual commerce, migration and movement of people into the sex industry, as well as localised concerns about transactional sex, are key areas of interest across the urban west. Given the complex regulatory frameworks under-which the sex industry manifests, the role of the…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Studies in Sex for Sale

  • The Crisis Management Cycle

    By Christer Pursiainen

    The Crisis Management Cycle is the first holistic, multidisciplinary introduction to the dynamic field of crisis management theory and practice. By drawing together the different theories and concepts of crisis management literature and practice, this book develops a theoretical framework of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-06 
    Routledge

  • Japanese Women in Science and Engineering

    History and Policy Change

    By Naonori Kodate, Kashiko Kodate

    The gender gap in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) varies greatly from country to country, and the number of Japanese women in these fields remains relatively few. This prompts us to ask why the proportion of female scientists in Japan is still remarkably low and what…

    Paperback – 2017-11-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Education and Social Mobility

    Edited by Phillip Brown, Diane Reay, Carol Vincent

    The study of education and social mobility has been a key area of sociological research since the 1950s. The importance of this research derives from the systematic analysis of functionalist theories of industrialism. Functionalist theories assume that the complementary demands of efficiency and…

    Paperback – 2017-11-05 
    Routledge

  • Squeezing Birth into Working Life

    Household Panel Data Analyses Comparing Germany, Great Britain, Sweden and The Netherlands

    By Cécile Wetzels

    This title was first published in 2001. Increasingly, young women throughout Europe educate themselves for a life-long labour market career. So, where does birth fit into a young woman's curriculum vitae? This book takes a welfare state comparative perspective on this issue, analyzing relevant…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Social Construction of Sexual Harassment Law

    The Role of the National, Organizational and Individual Context

    By Mia L. Cahill

    This title was first published in 2001. The global legal landscape is littered with attempts to provide context and meaning for sexual harassment law. Most have failed because they have limited themselves to the mere words of law. This cross-national study is the first to expand our notion of…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Tackling Social Exclusion in Europe

    The Contribution of the Social Economy

    Edited by Roger Spear, Jacques Defourny, Jean-Louis Laville

    This title was first published in 2001. This book is the result of an international study by leading economists and sociologists from across Europe and North America. The response of the new social economy (primarily voluntary and co-operative sectors) to social exclusion and employability in the…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Work Incentives and Welfare Provision

    The 'Pathological' Theory of Unemployment

    By Doris Schroeder

    This title was first published in 2000:  Over the past decade the welfare state has come under sustained attack not only from quarters which never approved of its policies, but also from political theorists who used to support it. With the collapse of communism, the policy of comprehensive…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Rethinking the Labour Movement in the 'New South Africa'

    By Franco Barchiesi

    Edited by Tom Bramble

    Title first published in 2003. In recognition of the power of organised labour, the ANC Government elected in 1994 granted South Africa's unions unprecedented legal and constitutional rights. Despite these gains, the country's unions have faced a fresh set of challenges, many of them emanating from…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Sociological Paradigms and Human Resources

    An African Context

    By Ken N. Kamoche

    This title was first published in 2000:  This book examines critically the theory and practice of Human Resource Management. It discusses some of the contemporary debates about the nature of Human Resource Management and attempts to offer conceptual clarity into this organizational phenomenon.…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Labour Debate

    An Investigation into the Theory and Reality of Capitalist Work

    By Michael Neary

    Edited by Ana C. Dinerstein

    This title was first published in 2002: In a world dominated by capitalist work (labour), working for a wage is the central unavoidable reality of modern social life, and yet, the category of labour remains underdeveloped in social sciences. While waged labour in all its forms, including…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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