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  • Labour, Policy, and Ideology in East Asian Creative Industries

    1st Edition

    Edited by Teri J. Silvio, Lily H. Chumley

    This book addresses some of the questions that have been brought to light by the varied experiences of culture industry workers and consumer publics across East Asia over the past decade. For over twenty years, the creative industries have been seen as the engine driving global economic…

    Hardback – 2019-11-15 
    Routledge

  • Services Industries And The Knowledge-Based Economy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richard G. Lipsey, Alice O. Nakamura

    Originally published in 2006, Services Industries and the Knowledge-Based Economy is the thirteenth and final title in the series Investment in Canada Research Series, reissued in 2019 and examines services industries in Canada. Accounting for almost three-quarters of both gross domestic…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Gender, Work and Migration

    Agency in Gendered Labour Settings, 1st Edition

    Edited by Megha Amrith, Nina Sahraoui

    While the feminisation of transnational migrant labour is now a firmly ingrained feature of the contemporary global economy, the specific experiences and understandings of labour in a range of gendered sectors of global and regional labour markets still require comparative and ethnographic…

    Paperback – 2019-10-23 
    Routledge
    Studies in Migration and Diaspora

  • Economic Globalization and the Citizens' Welfare State

    Sweden, UK, Japan, US, 1st Edition

    By Hiroto Tsukada

    This title was first published in 2001: Examining the future of the welfare state in four globalizing economies - Sweden, UK, Japan and US - this book presents a detailed analysis of the ways in which social and economic aspects of these welfare states have altered under growing market-first…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Tackling Social Exclusion in Europe

    The Contribution of the Social Economy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roger Spear, Jacques Defourny, Jean-Louis Laville

    This title was first published in 2001. This book is the result of an international study by leading economists and sociologists from across Europe and North America. The response of the new social economy (primarily voluntary and co-operative sectors) to social exclusion and employability in the…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Catholic Ethic and Global Capitalism

    1st Edition

    By Bryan Fields

    This title was first published in 2003. Fields traces the origins of recent economic growth in Ireland over a long period of development. In doing so, he opens up an old debate with new data, interpretations and evidence that will force many to question existing truths about the role of religion in…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Can Class Still Unite?

    The Differentiated Work Force, Class Solidarity and Trade Unions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Guy Van Gyes, Hans De Witte, Patrick Pasture

    This title was first published in 2001. This detailed study of European trade unions also addresses academic concerns about the continuing relevance of the class concept as an analytical tool. As a social movement, the trade union has always used the class principal to unite and defend workers, and…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Urban Planning in the Third World

    The Chandigarh Experience, 1st Edition

    By Madhu Sarin

    Originally published in 1982 Urban Planning in the Third World is concerned with some of the critical issues underlying urban planning in the Third World. Taking the specific case of Chandigarh, planned or rather ‘designed’ by Le Corbusier as the new capital of Punjab following Partition, the…

    Hardback – 2019-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Human Geography and Professional Mobility

    International Experiences, Critical Reflections, Practical Insights, 1st Edition

    Edited by Weronika A. Kusek, Nicholas Wise

    This book explores an innovative set of critical narratives, accounts and engagements by different authors about their professional mobility and how that relates to the discipline and their life experiences. Human Geography and Professional Mobility seeks to encourage, influence, and help students…

    Hardback – 2019-10-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • American Chinese Restaurants

    Society, Culture and Consumption, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jenny Banh, Haiming Liu

    With case studies from the USA, Canada, Chile, and other countries in Latin America, American Chinese Restaurants examines the lived experiences of what it is like to work in a Chinese restaurant. The book provides ethnographic insights on small family businesses, struggling immigrant parents, and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-23
    Routledge

  • Building Soft Skills for Employability

    Challenges and Practices in Vietnam, 1st Edition

    By Tran Le Huu Nghia

    This book is among the first of its kind to comprehensively examine the implementation of soft skills in universities in the developing country, Vietnam. The context is unique as the implementation is taking place within the distinctive socio-economic, cultural and political characteristics of the…

    Hardback – 2019-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Higher Education

  • Anxious Creativity

    When Imagination Fails, 1st Edition

    By David Trend

    Creativity is getting new attention in today’s America––along the way revealing fault lines in U.S. culture. Surveys show people overwhelmingly seeing creativity as both a desirable trait and a work enhancement, yet most say they just aren’t creative. Like beauty and wealth, creativity seems…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge
    Critical Interventions

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