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  • Revival: Post-Fordism, Gender and Work (2001)

    1st Edition

    By Andrea Wigfield

    This title was first published in 2001. Addressing a significant gap in existing literature, this book presents a gender-informed analysis of the post-fordist economy. It incorporates a gender dimension into the economic restructuring debate on both a theoretical and a practical level, and explores…

    Paperback – 2019-01-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Gender and Employment in Rural China

    1st Edition

    By Jing Song

    With China’s rapid advancements in urbanization and industrialization, there has been significant labor movement away from agriculture in the rural regions. Using four village case studies, Song examines how this restructuring process affects the rural population. Much of her research is centered…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge

  • Mining in Latin America

    Critical Approaches to the New Extraction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kalowatie Deonandan, Michael L. Dougherty

    The last two decades have witnessed a dramatic expansion and intensification of mineral resource exploitation and development across the global south, especially in Latin America. This shift has brought mining more visibly into global public debates and spurred a great deal of controversy and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies of the Extractive Industries and Sustainable Development

  • Trade Unions in the Course of European Integration

    The Social Construction of Organized Interests, 1st Edition

    By Martin Seeliger

    From the perspective of trade unions, European integration makes it more necessary than ever before to establish common political positions. At the same time, increasing heterogeneity between the member states makes the crafting of such positions more and more difficult. Can, under these…

    Hardback – 2019-01-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Employment Relations

  • Legal Education at the Crossroads

    Education and the Legal Profession, 1st Edition

    Edited by Avrom Sherr, Richard Moorhead, Hilary Sommerlad

    For several years legal professions across the world have, to varying degrees, been undergoing dramatic changes as a result of a range of forces such as globalization, diversification and changes in regulation. In many jurisdictions the extent of these transformations have led to a process of…

    Paperback – 2019-01-14
    Routledge

  • Migration, Transnationalism and Development in South-East Europe and the Black Sea Region

    1st Edition

    Edited by Russell King, Maja Povrzanović Frykman, Julie Vullnetari

    The Southeast Europe and Black Sea region presents fertile terrain for examining recent international migration trends. The contributions to this book cover a range of examples, from Ukraine and Moldova in the north, to Greece and Albania in the south. By intersecting the three key concepts of…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • Migration and Agriculture

    Mobility and change in the Mediterranean area, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alessandra Corrado, Carlos de Castro, Domenico Perrotta

    In recent years, Mediterranean agriculture has experienced important transformations which have led to new forms of labour and production, and in particular to a surge in the recruitment of migrant labour. The Mediterranean Basin represents a very interesting arena that is able to illustrate labour…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • Towards a Sociology of Artisans

    Continuities and Discontinuities in Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Sokratis M. Koniordos

    This title was first published in 2001. A comparative sociological examination of artisans, exploring historical examples and theoretical references to the stratum. The book also investigates empirical case studies and analyzes the variegated careers of contemporary artisans.…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Unsustainable Institutions of Men

    Transnational Dispersed Centres, Gender Power, Contradictions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jeff Hearn, Ernesto Vasquez del Aguila, Marina Hughson

    How are men, masculinities and gender power implicated within global institutions? How are global institutions to be understood in terms of men, masculinities and gender power? What are men up to in such arenas as: global finance, corporate law, military intelligence, world sporting bodies and…

    Hardback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

  • The World of Waiters

    1st Edition

    By Gerald Mars, Michael Nicod

    Originally published in 1984, The World of Waiters provides a close look at the area of everyday working life, focusing on the profession of waiters. The book addresses the complex world of waiters, look at the insecurities, hierarchies and ‘the politics of serving’ that come into play in the…

    Hardback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Social Value in Construction

    1st Edition

    By Ani Raiden, Martin Loosemore, Andrew King, Chris Gorse

    While the concept of social value is not new, recent interest in social value in construction has grown because of new social procurement legislation around the world and an increasing acceptance of the need to ensure construction projects provide social value, rather than simply economic value.…

    Paperback – 2018-12-10
    Routledge

  • Work and Wellbeing in the Nordic Countries

    Critical Perspectives on the World's Best Working Lives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Helge Hvid, Eivind Falkum

    The Nordic countries have the world's best working life. Unlike in many other countries, global competition has not created inequality, uncertainty, long working hours, standardization and restrictive managerial control. The main reason for this lies in the way interests are expressed and conflicts…

    Hardback – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

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