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  • Routledge Revivals: Development and Social Change in the Pacific Islands (1989)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alastair Couper

    First published in 1989. The Pacific Islands are amongst the poorest countries of the developing world. The special problems of their small size, immense distance from major centres and, for many, very poor agricultural possibilities make development extremely difficult. However, recent new…

    Paperback – 2018-07-11
    Routledge

  • Urban Music and Entrepreneurship

    Beats, Rhymes and Young People's Enterprise, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • The Precarious Generation

    A Political Economy of Young People, 1st Edition

    By Judith Bessant, Rys Farthing, Rob Watts

    This book draws on a wealth of evidence including young people’s own stories, to document how they are now faring in increasingly unequal societies like America, Britain, Australia, France and Spain. It points to systematic generational inequality as those born since 1980 become the first…

    Paperback – 2018-05-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Routledge Revivals: Localities (1989)

    The Changing Face of Urban Britain, 1st Edition

    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 ‘…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge

  • Informal Sector Innovations

    Insights from the Global South, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge

  • Occupations and Society (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    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)

    1st Edition

    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)

    1st Edition

    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

  • Beyond Post-Traumatic Stress

    Homefront Struggles with the Wars on Terror, 1st Edition

    By Sarah Hautzinger, Jean Scandlyn

    When soldiers at Fort Carson were charged with a series of 14 murders, PTSD and other "invisible wounds of war" were thrown into the national spotlight. With these events as their starting point, Jean Scandlyn and Sarah Hautzinger argue for a new approach to combat stress and trauma, seeing them…

    Paperback – 2013-12-15
    Routledge

  • Looking for Work in Post-Socialist China

    Governance, Active Job Seekers and the New Chinese Labour Market, 1st Edition

    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

  • Gender and Work in Urban China

    Women Workers of the Unlucky Generation, 1st Edition

    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

  • Globalization, Uncertainty and Youth in Society

    The Losers in a Globalizing World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hans-Peter Blossfeld, Erik Klijzing, Melinda Mills, Karin Kurz

    Examining how youths in fourteen industrialized societies make the transition to adulthood in an era of globalization and rising uncertainty, this collection of essays investigates the impact that institutions working with social groups of youths have upon those youths' abilities to make adult…

    Paperback – 2008-10-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

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