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  • 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

  • Health at Work

    Critical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Leah Tomkins, Katrina Pritchard

    Engaging with some of the most debated topics in contemporary organizations, Health at Work: Critical Perspectives presents a critical, contingent view of the healthy employee and the very notion of organizational health. Drawing on expressions such as ‘blowing a fuse’, ‘cracking under pressure’ or…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • Sociology of Economic Innovation

    1st Edition

    By Francesco Ramella

    This book offers a sociological overview of the theories and research on economic innovation. Over the past few decades, the economics of innovation has given rise to a lively flow of studies, and innovation studies continues to develop as an interdisciplinary field of research. Sociology in…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Gender, Space and City Bankers

    1st Edition

    By Helen Longlands

    Gendered processes of globalisation, transnationalisation and urbanisation are increasing local and global inequalities and widening the gap between the rich and the poor. The global finance industry plays a key role in these processes, directing its operations from local command points in global…

    Hardback – 2019-08-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

  • The Informal Sector in Ecuador

    Artisans, Entrepreneurs and Precarious Family Firms, 1st Edition

    By Alan Middleton

    This book looks back over the last forty years of change and development in Ecuador, showing how macro level changes have impacted families and workplaces on the local level. Traditionally a dependent economy reliant on agricultural exports, the impact of neoliberalism and new sources of income…

    Hardback – 2019-08-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Development

  • Negotiating Marriage, Family and Work

    Experiences of Middle Class Egyptian Women, 1st Edition

    By Dahlia Tawhid Roque

    Caught between two worlds of social transition and modern progression, young women in the Middle East have for some time been forging means to balance conventional gender roles and marriage expectations, while also advancing their position in society through improved legal status, health and…

    Hardback – 2019-08-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • The World of the Banaras Weaver

    A Culture in Crisis, 2nd Edition

    By Vasanthi Raman

    This book is a fascinating investigation into how communalism plays out in everyday India. Using the metaphor of tana-bana – the warp and the weft of the Banarasi sari – the author reproduces the interwoven life of Hindu-Muslim relations in the Banarasi sari industry. As the city of Banaras in…

    Hardback – 2019-08-08
    Routledge India

  • Routledge Handbook of Risk Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Adam Burgess, Alberto Alemanno, Jens Zinn

    It is over 40 years since we began to reflect upon risk in a more social than technological and economic fashion, firstly making sense of the gap between expert and public assessment of risks, such as to our health and environment. With fixed certainties of the past eroded and the technological…

    Paperback – 2019-08-08
    Routledge

  • Risk Management, 2 Volume Set

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gerald Mars, David Weir

    First published in 2000, Risk Management is a two volume set, comprised of the most significant and influential articles by the leading authorities in the studies of risk management. The volumes includes a full-length introduction from the editor, an internationally recognized expert, and provides…

    Hardback – 2019-08-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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