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  • The Future of Local Economic Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ines Newman

    This book looks at the future role of local economic development. Once New Labour came to power in 1997, they sought a third way between the new right agenda of Thatcherism with its attempts to reduce the role of the local state and foster a free market and the left’s attempts to take more…

    Paperback – 2013-08-08
    Routledge

  • Economic Justice, Labor and Community Practice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Louise Simmons, Scott Harding

    Facing economic upheaval and growing inequality, people in local communities are fighting for economic justice. Coalitions from labor, grassroots community organizations, the faith community, immigrant communities and other progressive forces are emerging across the U.S. and Canada and winning…

    Paperback – 2013-08-08
    Routledge

  • Feminism Counts

    Quantitative Methods and Researching Gender, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christina Hughes, Rachel Lara Cohen

    This is an important and timely text that provides a unique overview of contemporary quantitative approaches to gender research. The contributors are internationally recognised researchers from the UK, USA and Sweden who occupy a range of disciplinary locations, including historical demography,…

    Paperback – 2013-05-31
    Routledge

  • Union Contributions to Labor Welfare Policy and Practice

    Past, Present and Future, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul A. Kurzman, R.Paul Maiden

    This book focuses on the contributions of organized labor in the development and evolution of workplace human services in America and eight countries around the world. Beginning with an overview of labor-sponsored social service programs, it showcases the achievements by major trade unions in the…

    Paperback – 2013-05-31
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Labour in Africa, Past and Present

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lynn Schler, Louise Bethlehem, Galia Sabar

    This book offers a broad range of perspectives on major transformations in the research of labor in Africa contexts over the last twenty years. This is a groundbreaking work by social scientists and historians; adopting innovative paradigms in the study of African laborers,…

    Paperback – 2013-05-31
    Routledge

  • Prospects for the Professions in China

    1st Edition

    Edited by William P Alford, William Kirby, Kenneth Winston

    Professionals are a growing group in China and increasingly make their presence felt in governance and civil society. At the same time, however, professionals in the West are under increasing pressure from commercialism or scepticism about their ability to rise above self-interest.   This book…

    Paperback – 2013-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Civil Society in Asia

  • International Perspectives on Veteran Teachers

    1st Edition

    Edited by Miriam Ben-Peretz, Gary McCulloch

    What is a veteran teacher, and how do veteran teachers contribute to schools and education? This international volume contributes to our understanding of veteran teachers with new conceptual studies and empirical research from different countries around the world. It is explores what we mean by a ‘…

    Paperback – 2013-05-07
    Routledge

  • Science Industry and Society

    Studies in the Sociology of Science, 1st Edition

    By Stephen and Steven Cotgrove & Box

    Originally published in 1970. Two major changes have characterised science in the twentieth century. Firstly, there has been its rapid growth. Secondly, and central to the theme his book – science is no longer mainly an academic activity carried on in universities. Industry will soon be the largest…

    Paperback – 2013-04-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History & Philosophy of Science

  • Renewing International Labour Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Marcus Taylor

    This volume seeks to re-energise the paradigm of the New International Labour Studies by detailing how struggles over the construction, reproduction, utilisation and restructuring of labour forces are the contested social foundations upon which the global economy stands. Through a combination of…

    Paperback – 2013-03-11
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

  • The Child and the Family

    First relationships, 1st Edition

    Edited by D. W. Winnicott

    Tavistock Press was established as a co-operative venture between the Tavistock Institute and Routledge & Kegan Paul (RKP) in the 1950s to produce a series of major contributions across the social sciences. This volume is part of a 2001 reissue of a selection of those important works which have…

    Paperback – 2013-02-14
    Routledge

  • Man and Organization (Routledge Revivals)

    The Search for Explanation and Social Relevance, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Child

    First published in 1973, this volume concentrates upon contemporary issues of a theoretical and methodological nature in the study of organizations. The contributors are concerned with contemporary ways of explaining the sociological role of modern organizations and work within them. They…

    Paperback – 2012-11-22
    Routledge

  • The Personnel Managers (Routledge Revivals)

    A Study in the Sociology of Work and Employment, 1st Edition

    By Tony Watson

    First published in 1977, this Routledge Revival is a reissue of the first comprehensive sociological study of the role of the personnel manager, which considers both the individual experience of the person working in this field and the role the occupation plays in the management of employing…

    Paperback – 2012-11-19
    Routledge

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