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  • Men, Wage Work and Family

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paula McDonald, Emma Jeanes

    In the last two decades there has been a plethora of research on a range of subjects collectively and rhetorically known as ‘work-life balance’. The bulk of this research, which spans disciplines including feminist sociology, industrial relations and management, has focused on the significant…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Employment Relations

  • England's Ideal and Other Papers on Social Subjects

    1st Edition

    By Edward Carpenter

    Originally published in 1887, Edward Carpenter’s England’s Ideal and other Papers on Social Subjects is a collection of his essays in the field of Social Science with a focus on English society at the time of writing. His writing was so influential that there was a near constant demand in the late…

    Paperback – 2017-05-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: The Collected Works of Edward Carpenter

  • Civilisation: Its Cause and Cure

    And Other Essays, 1st Edition

    By Edward Carpenter

    This volume, originally published in 1889 with this edition published in 1912, contains Carpenter's famous essays on civilisation and his theory that it is a disease of mankind that must be cured. Papers included in this collection discuss the rampant ill-health suffered by society as well as…

    Paperback – 2017-05-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: The Collected Works of Edward Carpenter

  • Equal Time, Equal Value

    Community Currencies and Time Banking in the US, 1st Edition

    By Ed Collom, Judith N. Lasker

    Equal Time, Equal Value is the first systematic investigation of Time Banking in the United States. Drawing upon detailed case studies and making use of a mix of qualitative and quantitative data this book explores the most popular type of what has been called 'community currencies', in which…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge

  • Seasonal Workers in Mediterranean Agriculture

    The Social Costs of Eating Fresh, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jörg Gertel, Sarah Ruth Sippel

    Over the last three decades there has been a rapid expansion of intensive production of fresh fruit and vegetables in the Mediterranean regions of south and west Europe. Much of this depends on migrating workers for seasonal labour, including from Eastern Europe, North Africa and Latin America.…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Society and HRM in China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Malcolm Warner

    This volume looks at the relationship between society and human resource management (HRM) in China. In doing so it asks how representative the latter is of the former. The contributors argue that there needs to be a minimum degree of consonance between these two variables if HRM is to be…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge

  • The Cultural Politics of Talent Migration in East Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Brenda Yeoh, Shirlena Huang

      As the world globalises, more people than ever are on the move, including the many professional, managerial and entrepreneurial elites—often referred to as ‘international talent’—who circulate between cities in response to career and business opportunities. While much has been written about…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge

  • Towards Industrial Freedom

    1st Edition

    By Edward Carpenter

    Originally published in 1917 in the midst of World War I, Carpenter argues that industry in pre-war Britain was simply exploitation of labour for private gain and attempts to look toward a future with more socialist values. The papers in this study explore the negative aspects of industrial life…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Beyond the Global Capitalist Crisis

    The World Economy in Transition, 1st Edition

    Edited by Berch Berberoglu

    The deep economic recession that has occurred in all major sectors of the U.S. and global economy is a manifestation of the underlying contradictions of the capitalist system that has resulted in the accumulation of vast fortunes on one side and impoverishment, debt, and destitution on the other.…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Globalization, Crises, and Change

  • Enterprise Culture in Neoliberal India

    Studies in Youth, Class, Work and Media, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nandini Gooptu

    The promotion of an enterprise culture and entrepreneurship in India in recent decades has had far-reaching implications beyond the economy, and transformed social and cultural attitudes and conduct. This book brings together pioneering research on the nature of India’s enterprise culture, covering…

    Paperback – 2017-05-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Theorizing Cultural Work

    Labour, Continuity and Change in the Cultural and Creative Industries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Banks, Rosalind Gill, Stephanie Taylor

    In recent years, cultural work has engaged the interest of scholars from a broad range of social science and humanities disciplines. The debate in this ‘turn to cultural work’ has largely been based around evaluating its advantages and disadvantages: its freedoms and its constraints, its informal…

    Paperback – 2017-05-18
    Routledge
    CRESC

  • Cultural Values and Entrepreneurship

    1st Edition

    Edited by Francisco Liñán, Ghulam Nabi, Norris Krueger

    Cultural Values and Entrepreneurship aims to broaden and deepen our understanding of which elements of ‘culture’ influence, or are influenced by, entrepreneurial activity. Differences in entrepreneurial activity among countries, and regions within those countries, are persistent and cannot be fully…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge

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