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  • Routledge Revivals: Localities (1989)

    The Changing Face of Urban Britain

    Edited by Philip Cooke

    First published in 1989, this book examines seven different localities, ranging from the outer suburbs of large northern cities to small freestanding town, which were prospering in the 1980s or struggling against the negative employment effects of restructuring. Within the theoretical frame of ‘…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Urban Music and Entrepreneurship

    Beats, Rhymes and Young People's Enterprise

    By Joy White

    Youth unemployment in the UK remains around the one million mark, with many young people from impoverished backgrounds becoming and remaining NEET (Not in Education, Employment, or Training). However, the NEET categorisation covertly disguises and obscures the significance of the diverse range of…

    Hardback – 2016-10-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Good Company

    A Tramp Life, 3rd Edition

    By Douglas Harper

    This sociological classic shows how the railroad tramp’s status as a deviant changed from frontier itinerant to post settlement vagrant; from class conscious proletariat in the Depression to the damaged post WWII vet. The third edition (with new photos) discusses how today the freights have become…

    Paperback – 2016-03-15
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2015-12-10
    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 – 2015-11-16
    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

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