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  • Migration and Agriculture

    Mobility and change in the Mediterranean area

    Edited by Alessandra Corrado, Carlos de Castro, Domenico Perrotta

    In recent years, Mediterranean agriculture has experienced important transformations which have led to new forms of labour and production, and in particular to a surge in the recruitment of migrant labour. The Mediterranean Basin represents a very interesting arena that is able to illustrate labour…

    Hardback – 2016-08-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge ISS Studies in Rural Livelihoods

  • Technologies of Consumer Labor

    A History of Self-Service

    By Michael Palm

    This book documents and examines the history of technology used by consumers to serve oneself. The telephone’s development as a self-service technology functions as the narrative spine, beginning with the advent of rotary dialing eliminating most operator services and transforming every local…

    Hardback – 2016-08-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Migration, transnationalism and Development in South-East Europe and the Black Sea Region

    Edited by Russell King, Maja Povrzanović Frykman, Julie Vullnetari

    The Southeast Europe and Black Sea region presents fertile terrain for examining recent international migration trends. The contributions to this book cover a range of examples, from Ukraine and Moldova in the north, to Greece and Albania in the south. By intersecting the three key concepts of…

    Hardback – 2016-08-11 
    Routledge

  • Tourism and Leisure Mobilities

    Politics, work, and play

    Edited by Jillian Rickly, Kevin Hannam, Mary Mostafanezhad

    This book reframes tourism, as well as leisure, within mobilities studies to challenge the limitations that dichotomous understandings of home/away, work/leisure, and host/guest bring. A mobilities approach to tourism and leisure encourages us to think beyond the mobilities of tourists to ways in…

    Hardback – 2016-08-05 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

  • Identity at Work

    By John Chandler

    This insightful book draws on a range of contemporary and classic studies to explore the connection between the personal experience of work and the wider social structures in which it takes place. Identity at Work examines key social identities relevant to the workplace, such as those based on…

    Paperback – 2016-08-03 
    Routledge

  • Professions and Power (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Terence J. Johnson

    First published in 1972, this book rejects as inadequate the ‘trait’ and ‘functionalist’ theories of the professions and instead presents an alternative framework to analyse the contemporaneous occupational change in industrial societies. The author describes how occupational specialisation creates…

    Hardback – 2016-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Marketing Technologies

    Corporate Cultures and Technological Change

    By Elena Simakova

    Global corporations initiate, join and maintain socio-technological change and hence, alter the ways in which we organize our lives. Demanding significant investment of resources and time, the development and implementation of new technologies on different levels must take into consideration these…

    Paperback – 2016-07-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Innovation, Organizations and Technology

  • Leadership as Emotional Labour

    Management and the 'Managed Heart'

    Edited by Marian Iszatt-White

    Even if we don’t realise it, most of us are now familiar with the idea of ‘emotional labour’; that ‘service with a smile’ which everyone from cabin crew to restaurant or call centre staff is expected to give, irrespective of what they actually feel or think. This book considers the complex ways in…

    Paperback – 2016-07-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

  • Global Inequalities Beyond Occidentalism

    By Manuela Boatcă

    Based on theoretical developments in research on world-systems analysis, transnational migration, postcolonial and decolonial perspectives, whilst considering continuities of inequality patterns in the context of colonial and postcolonial realities, Global Inequalities Beyond Occidentalism proposes…

    Paperback – 2016-07-31 
    Routledge

  • Making Work and Family Work

    From hard choices to smart choices

    By Jeffrey H. Greenhaus, Gary N. Powell

    Making Work and Family Work investigates the difficult choices that contemporary employees must face when juggling work and family with a view to identifying the smart choices that all parties involved – society, employers, employees and families – should make to promote greater work-life balance.…

    Paperback – 2016-07-27 
    Routledge

  • The Philanthropy Reader

    By Michael Moody, Beth Breeze

    Philanthropy is both timeless and timely. Ancient Romans, Medieval aristocrats, and Victorian industrialists engaged in philanthropy, as do modern-day Chinese billionaires, South African activists, and Brazilian nuns. Today, philanthropic practice is evolving faster than ever before, with donors…

    Paperback – 2016-07-20 
    Routledge

  • Elizabeth Gaskell

    By Angus Easson

    First published in 1979, this book looks at every aspect of the life and work of Elizabeth Gaskell, including her lesser known novels and writings — especially those concerning life in the industrial north of Victorian England. It shows how her work springs from a culture and society which pervades…

    Hardback – 2016-07-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Nineteenth-Century Novel

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