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  • Law, Labour and the Humanities

    Contemporary European Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tiziano Toracca, Angela Condello

    The ontology of work and the economics of value underpin the legal institution, with the existence of modern law predicated upon the subject as labourer. In contemporary Europe, labour is more than a mere economic relationship. Indeed, labour occupies a central position in human existence: since…

    Hardback – 2019-10-30
    Routledge
    Discourses of Law

  • 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

  • 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

  • The Employment Impact of China's WTO Accession

    1st Edition

    By A. S. Bhalla, Shufang Qiu, S. Qiu

    The book explores the macroeconomic and sectoral employment implications (in agriculture, industry and services) of China's World Trade Organisation accession. It argues that while short-run employment losses may occur, in the longer term China will be able to generate additional employment…

    Paperback – 2019-09-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

  • 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

  • Disturbing Business Ethics

    Emmanuel Levinas and the Politics of Organization, 1st Edition

    By Carl Rhodes

    21st century Western neoliberalism has seen the transformation of self-interest from an economic imperative to a centrally constitutive part of dominant modes of subjective existence. Against this celebration of competitive individualism, Emmanuel Levinas’ philosophy stands as a haunting reminder…

    Hardback – 2019-08-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Business Ethics

  • Workplace Equality in Europe

    The Role of Trade Unions, 1st Edition

    By Anna Paraskevopoulou, Sonia McKay

    Drawing on data from a Europe wide project, together with existing data on equality and diversity initiatives, this book explores the work of trade unions in supporting equality and anti-discrimination policies across Europe and, in particular, the processes and collaborations involved in…

    Hardback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge

  • Labor, Global Supply Chains, and the Garment Industry in South Asia

    Bangladesh after Rana Plaza, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sanchita Banerjee Saxena

    This book argues that larger flaws in the global supply chain must first be addressed to change the way business is conducted to prevent factory owners from taking deadly risks to meet clients’ demands in the garment industry in Bangladesh. Using the 2013 Rana Plaza disaster as a departure point,…

    Hardback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Investments in a Sustainable Workforce in Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tanja van der Lippe, Zoltán Lippényi

    A sustainable European workforce has become increasingly relevant in our present day and age. Flexibility and job insecurity are omnipresent; organizational workforces are displaying growing diversity with respect to age, gender, ethnicity and family status; and Europe’s welfare states are…

    Hardback – 2019-06-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

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