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  • 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 – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge
    The Mobilization Series on Social Movements, Protest, and Culture

  • Public Professions & Professionalism

    A Routledge Research Handbook

    Edited by Mirko Noordegraaf, Justin Waring

    Although there are a growing number of books on professions and professionalism, they are either thematically specialized, or limited to specific sectors. In this book, prominent international scholars explore and debate the critical themes and changing nature of public professionalism, and…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge

  • Work and the Enterprise Culture

    Edited by Malcolm Cross, Geoff Payne

    Work and Enterprise Culture examines the world of work in the light of the major changes that have occurred over the last decade. In particular, the book focuses on what is understood by the term the ‘enterprise culture’ and considers what impact, if any, this concept has on traditional work…

    Hardback – 2018-05-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: British Sociological Association

  • Diversity and Decomposition in the Labour Market

    Edited by David Robbins, Lesley Caldwell, Graham Day, Karen Jones, Hilary Rose

    Originally published in 1982 Diversity and Decomposition in the Labour Market, is an edited collection addressing the contemporary sociology of the labour market. The collection focuses on the categorisation of the diverse dualities that might be thought to characterise certain labour markets. The…

    Hardback – 2018-05-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: British Sociological Association

  • Urban Markets

    Developing Informal Retailing

    By David Dewar, Vanessa Watson

    Originally published in 1990, Urban Markets looks at how the informal sector of the economy should be encouraged to assist in the alleviation of problems of poverty and unemployment. Despite this rhetoric, few concrete, implementable ways have been developed. This book is concerned with one such…

    Hardback – 2018-04-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Planning

  • The Great Transformation

    History for a Techno-Human Future

    By Judith Bessant

    While AI, robots, bio-technologies and digital media are transforming work, culture and social life, there is little understanding of or agreement about the scope and significance of this change. This new interpretation of the ‘great transformation’ uses history and evolutionary theory to highlight…

    Hardback – 2018-04-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • The Sociology of Central Asian Youth

    Choice, Constraint, Risk

    By Mohd.Aslam Bhat

    At the onset of the twenty-first century, ‘youth studies’ emerged as a distinct field of inquisition. Discourses and debates in the field have since become more sophisticated, and the spectrum of analysis has likewise broadened. However, it is striking to note how little reference is made to young…

    Hardback – 2018-04-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • 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 – 2018-03-31 
    Routledge
    Islamic Business and Finance Series

  • Routledge Revivals: Schooling Ordinary Kids (1987)

    Inequality, Unemployment, and the New Vocationalism

    By Phillip Brown

    Originally published 1987 Schooling Ordinary Kids looks at the ‘invisible majority’ of ordinary working-class pupils. The book explains why these pupils are now at the centre of a major educational crisis surrounding the soaring rates of youth unemployment. The book is a timely examination of…

    Hardback – 2018-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Transitions to Adulthood Through Recession

    Youth and Inequality in a European Comparative Perspective

    Edited by Sarah Irwin, Ann Nilsen

    Long running trends towards increasing inequality between the rich and poor across Europe have been exacerbated by the 2008 global financial crisis and its aftermath. As employment opportunities for young people diminish and as the welfare state is pulled back, pathways to adulthood change and…

    Hardback – 2018-03-28 
    Routledge
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-02-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2018-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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