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  • Young People in the Labour Market

    Past, Present, Future

    By Andy Furlong, John Goodwin, Sarah Hadfield, Stuart Hall, Kevin Lowden, Henrietta O'Connor, Réka Plugor

    It is argued that levels of suffering among young people have always been much higher than suggested by governments. Indeed, policies towards young workers have often been framed in ways that help secure conformity to a new employment landscape in which traditional securities have been…

    Hardback – 2017-10-06 
    Routledge
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

  • 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 – 2017-09-30 
    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 – 2017-09-30 
    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 – 2017-09-30 
    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 – 2017-09-30 
    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 – 2017-09-30 
    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 – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Revival: Knowing Rights (2001)

    State Actors' Stories of Power, Identity and Morality

    By Trish Oberweis, Michael Musheno

    This book breaks new ground in interpreting how identity informs the judgements of State workers, as normative orientations coincide with identities and authority. At all levels, legal ordering becomes entangled with moral orientations and the micropolitics of identification, as workers interact…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    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 – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Assessing Sociologists in Higher Education

    By Eric Harrison, Robert Mears

    This title was first published in 2001. A detailed investigation of the practice of teaching sociology in a climate of increasing scrutiny from external stakeholders. The book explores an academic community accustomed to deconstructing the practices of other professional groups, but now facing a…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Interaction in Multidisciplinary Teams

    By William Housley

    This title was first published in 2003. In this key volume, William Housley examines the concepts of multidisciplinarity and team practice in social care settings and considers how and why the two concepts have been brought together in recent years. Furthermore, he discusses the various theoretical…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Towards a Sociology of Artisans

    Continuities and Discontinuities in Comparative Perspective

    By Sokratis M. Koniordos

    This title was first published in 2001. A comparative sociological examination of artisans, exploring historical examples and theoretical references to the stratum. The book also investigates empirical case studies and analyzes the variegated careers of contemporary artisans.…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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