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  • 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 – 2018-09-30 
    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 – 2018-09-30 
    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 – 2018-09-30 
    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 – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Making Decisions about People

    The Organisational Contingencies of Illness

    By Alex Dennis

    This title was first published in 2001. Engaging with both management science and interactionist sociology, this book employs a case study of stroke rehabilitation in hospitals to clarify a range of practical organizational concerns and conceptual issues related to decision making in complex…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Social Movements and Organised Labour

    Passions and Interests

    By Jürgen R. Grote, Claudius Wagemann

    This book is about the building of alliances and about joint activities between two groups of social movement actors ascribed increasing relevance for the functioning and the eventual amendment of democratic capitalism. The chapters provide a well-balanced mix of theoretical and empirical accounts…

    Hardback – 2018-08-17 
    Routledge
    The Mobilization Series on Social Movements, Protest, and Culture

  • Islamic Social Finance

    Entrepreneurship, Cooperation and the Sharing Economy

    Edited by Valentino Cattelan

    The most recent dynamics of world capitalism show radical changes in the socio-economics of property management, credit provision and entrepreneurship. If on the one side the emergence of the sharing economy is fostering innovative models of collaborative agency, networking and venture business, on…

    Hardback – 2018-08-16 
    Routledge
    Islamic Business and Finance Series

  • Not Only the Poor

    The Middle Classes and the Welfare State

    Edited by Robert E Goodin, Julian Le Grand

    Originally published in 1987 Not Only the Poor explores the self-interested involvement of the non-poor in the welfare state, particularly the middle class. Using evidence from Britain, America, and Australia, they show that the non-poor were crucial in the founding of the welfare state, and in all…

    Hardback – 2018-08-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Welfare and the State

  • The Unemployment Services

    A Report Prepared for the Fabian Society

    By Polly Hill

    Originally published in 1940, The Unemployment Services provides a thorough examination of the system of unemployment relief. The book looks at fundamental proposals for the extension of necessary provisions for improving the conditions of the unemployed, and their dependents. The book provides a…

    Hardback – 2018-08-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Welfare and the State

  • Pressure for the Poor

    The Poverty Lobby and Policy Making

    By Paul F. Whiteley, Stephen J. Winyard

    Originally published in 1987 Pressure for the Poor looks at the debate surrounding the role of pressure groups in policy making. It closely relates theories of pressure group behaviour with the findings of research into the poverty lobby in the UK. The analysis is based on interviews with leading…

    Hardback – 2018-08-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Welfare and the State

  • Routledge Library Editions: Welfare and the State

    By Various

    The volumes in this set, originally published between 1940 and 1994, draw together research by leading academics in the area of welfare and the state, and provide a rigorous examination of related key issues. The volume examines the concepts of welfare in relation to the state through the areas of…

    Hardback – 2018-08-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Welfare and the State

  • The Crisis of Global Youth Unemployment

    Edited by Tamar Mayer, Sujata Moorti, Jamie Mccallum

    This book presents multidisciplinary perspectives on the increasing, and global problem, of youth unemployment and insecurity. It provides international explorations on the experience of youth labour across the globe. The authors offer a radical critique of neo-liberal solutions to ‘solving’ the…

    Hardback – 2018-07-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

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