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  • Young People in the Labour Market

    Past, Present, Future, 1st Edition

    By Andy Furlong, John Goodwin, Henrietta O'Connor, Sarah Hadfield, Stuart Hall, Kevin Lowden, Réka Plugor

    Levels of suffering among young people have always been much higher than governments suggest. Indeed, policies aimed at young workers have often been framed in ways that help secure conformity to a new employment landscape in which traditional securities have been progressively removed.…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

  • Young Migrant Identities

    Creativity and Masculinity, 1st Edition

    By Sherene Idriss

    In this day and age, much has been discussed as to what it means ‘to be an Arab’. However, this enlightening volume seeks instead to invite us deeper into young Arab–Australian men’s lives as we explore their vocational aspirations and working experiences within highly racialised and hierarchical…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

  • Globalisation, Economic Inclusion and African Workers

    Making the Right Connections, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kate Meagher, Laura Mann, Maxim Bolt

    This book addresses the question of whether greater inclusion in the global economy offers a solution to rising unemployment and poverty in contemporary Africa. The authors trace the connection between global demographic change and new mechanisms of economic inclusion via global value chains,…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • 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

  • 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

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