Unemployment Products

  • Youth and the Crisis

    Unemployment, education and health in Europe

    Edited by Gianluigi Coppola, Niall O'Higgins

    The recent recession has led to an ongoing crisis in the youth labour market in Europe. This timely book deals with a number of areas related to the context, choices and experiences of young people, the consequences of which resonate throughout their lives. The focus of the contributions to this…

    Hardback – 2015-12-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Labour Economics

  • Informal Sector Innovations

    Insights from the Global South

    Edited by Mammo Muchie, Saradindu Bhaduri, Angathevar Baskaran, Fayaz Ahmad Sheikh

    It is well documented that the space of informal economic activity is rising across the globe. This rise has been particularly significant in the least developed and developing countries, especially after the onset of neo-liberal policies and withdrawal of welfare state. There has also been a shift…

    Hardback – 2015-10-29 
    Routledge

  • Employment and Inclusive Development

    By Rizwanul Islam, Iyanatul Islam

    Issues relating to employment and labour have once again come to the fore of global policy debates in the wake of the widespread unemployment that has accompanied the current financial crisis. In the developing world, there is a growing realization that productive employment promotion and social…

    Hardback – 2015-02-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • Occupations and Society (Routledge Revivals)

    By David Dunkerley

    Work and the nature of occupations are matters of central concern to the sociologist. In this basic introduction to the sociology of professions, occupations and work, first published in 1975, David Dunkerley provides a theoretical basis for the study of a subject that previously had a strong…

    Paperback – 2015-01-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Black Youth in Crisis (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by E. Cashmore, B. Troyna

    First published in 1982, this book considers the position of young Afro-Caribbean people in Britain, in the 1980s. It looks at how, at the time, this group of young people were disproportionately hit by growing unemployment, seemed to be over-represented in crime statistics and were often…

    Paperback – 2014-11-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Labour Market Economics (Routledge Revivals)

    By D Sapsford

    First published in 1981, Labour Market Economics develops the basic economic theory of introductory courses within the context of labour market analysis and applies it both to particular features and special problems of the subject. The author begins by outlining the nature of the area and the…

    Paperback – 2014-11-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Social Problems in the UK

    An Introduction

    By Stuart Isaacs, David Blundell, Anne Foley, Norman Ginsburg, Brian McDonough, Dan Silverstone, Tara Young

    Social Problems in the UK: An Introduction is the first textbook on contemporary social issues to contextualise social problems within the disciplines of sociology, social policy, criminology and applied social science. Drawing on the research and teaching experience of academics in these areas,…

    Paperback – 2014-10-29
    Routledge

  • Looking for Work in Post-Socialist China

    Governance, Active Job Seekers and the New Chinese Labour Market

    By Feng Xu

    Unemployment is one of the most politically explosive issues in China and has gained further prominence as a result of the present global financial crisis. The novelty, urgency, and complexity of Chinese unemployment have compelled the government to experiment with policy initiatives that originate…

    Paperback – 2013-10-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • The Routledge Handbook of the Welfare State

    Edited by Bent Greve

    ‘The welfare state’ in all its many forms has had a profound role in many countries around the world since at least the Second World War. The Routledge Handbook of the Welfare State explores the classical issues around the welfare state, but also investigates its key concepts, along with how these…

    Hardback – 2012-11-23
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Gender and Work in Urban China

    Women Workers of the Unlucky Generation

    By Jieyu Liu

    Although it is generally believed in China that socialism raised women’s status and paid work liberated them from the shackles of patriarchy, the economic reforms of the last two decades of the twentieth century meant women workers were more vulnerable to losing their jobs than men. Unlike…

    Paperback – 2011-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • A Companion to Life Course Studies

    The Social and Historical Context of the British Birth Cohort Studies

    Edited by Michael E.J. Wadsworth, John Bynner

    Since the end of the Second World War, society has been characterised by rapid and extensive political, economic, scientific, and technological change. Opportunities for education, employment, human relations, and good health, have all been greatly affected by those changes, as have all aspects of…

    Hardback – 2011-03-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • The Economics of Inequality, Discrimination, Poverty, and Mobility

    By Robert Rycroft

    Thoroughly classroom tested, this introductory-level text surveys what economists have to say about inequality (or income and wealth distribution), poverty, mobility - both intragenerational (within careers), and intergenerational (between generations) - and discrimination (on the basis of race,…

    Paperback – 2009-07-15
    Routledge

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