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  • 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

  • Cultural Production in and Beyond the Recording Studio

    1st Edition

    By Allan Watson

    Recording studios are the most insulated, intimate and privileged sites of music production and creativity. Yet in a world of intensified globalisation, they are also sites which are highly connected into wider networks of music production that are increasingly spanning the globe. This book is the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • What Price the Poor?

    William Booth, Karl Marx and the London Residuum, 1st Edition

    By Ann M. Woodall

    In this fascinating book, Ann Woodall investigates and compares the work and thought of William Booth and Karl Marx, who both arrived in London in 1849. She draws comparisons between their responses to the intractability of the poverty of the 'submerged tenth' of London's population, and argues…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge
    Rethinking Classical Sociology

  • Gendering Globalization on the Ground

    The Limits of Feminized Work for Mexican Women’s Empowerment, 1st Edition

    By Gay Young

    How has globalization worked for women working on the frontlines of neoliberalism on the Mexico-US border? This border divides "US" from "Others," and produces social inequalities that form a site where marginalized border women encounter the othering power of neoliberalism and confront…

    Paperback – 2017-03-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Gendered Work in Asian Cities

    The New Economy and Changing Labour Markets, 1st Edition

    By Ann Brooks

    Do the new Asian economies encourage gender equality? Ann Brooks provides a unique insight into this question by assessing the impact of the new economy and the changing labour market on women in Asia. Theoretical debates around globalization, gender and social change are combined with empirical…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge

  • The International Yearbook of Organization Studies 1981 (RLE: Organizations)

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Dunkerley, Graeme Salaman

    The diverse topics in this volume bring together developments in the field of organization studies. Although the approaches are by no means undifferentiated the articles share a commitment to a revitalized organizational analysis, an historically based analysis and one which attempts to understand…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Organizations

  • Global Management, Local Resistances

    Theoretical Discussion and Empirical Case Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ulrike Schuerkens

    This book originates from a research project involving extensive collection and analysis of primary and secondary materials (scholarly literature, statistical data, and interviews with key actors) on global management and local resistances in all major world regions during the last years. It seeks…

    Paperback – 2017-01-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Deconstructing Flexicurity and Developing Alternative Approaches

    Towards New Concepts and Approaches for Employment and Social Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maarten Keune, Amparo Serrano

    In recent years, the concept of flexicurity has come to occupy a central place in political and academic debates regarding employment and social policy. It fosters a view in which the need for continuously increasing flexibility is the basic assumption, and the understanding of security…

    Paperback – 2016-12-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

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