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  • Universal Basic Income

    1st Edition

    By Brian McDonough, Jessie Bustillos Morales

    Universal basic income is a controversial policy which is causing a stir amongst academics, politicians, journalists and policy-makers all over the world. The idea of receiving ‘money for nothing’, with no strings attached, has for a long time appeared a crazy or radical proposal. But today, this…

    Paperback – 2019-12-03
    Routledge
    Key Ideas

  • 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

  • Management, Organizations and Contemporary Social Theory

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stewart Clegg, Miguel Pina e Cunha

    Social theorists speculate about large-scale social questions, asking of any phenomenon, how is it possible? This book addresses how various social theories contribute key insights into the nature of organizations and management. The cast of characters to be found in this book have had a…

    Paperback – 2019-06-12
    Routledge

  • Ageism

    Past, Present, and Future, 1st Edition

    By Tay K. McNamara, John B. Williamson

    Ageism: Past, Present, and Future presents perspectives for understanding ageism and puts ageism in the context of specific social institutions. McNamara and Williamson uniquely provide a number of complementary ways to understand ageism, including social and psychological theories of ageism,…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • Women and Inequality in the 21st Century

    1st Edition

    Edited by Brittany C. Slatton, Carla D Brailey

    Recent books have drawn attention to an unfinished gender revolution and the reversal of gender progress. However, this literature primarily focuses on gender inequality in the family and its effect on women’s career and family choices. While an important topic, these works​ ​are critiqued for…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge
    New Critical Viewpoints on Society

  • The Connectivity of Innovation in the Construction Industry

    1st Edition

    Edited by Malena Ingemansson Havenvid, Åse Linné, Lena E. Bygballe, Chris Harty

    The construction industry is currently experiencing accelerating developments concerning societal demands along with project complexity, internationalization and digitalization. In an attempt to grasp the consequences of these demands on productivity and innovation, this edited book addresses how…

    Hardback – 2019-05-03
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • Strategizing Management Accounting

    Liberal Origins and Neoliberal Trends, 1st Edition

    By Chandana Alawattage, Danture Wickramasinghe

    The theory and practice of management accounting should be seen within the context of varieties of global capitalism, to appreciate its role as a 'calculative technology of capitalism' which is practiced on factory floors, corporate boards, computer networks, spreadsheets, and so forth. This new…

    Paperback – 2018-09-24
    Routledge

  • Human Resource Management

    A Critical Approach, 2nd Edition

    Edited by David G. Collings, Geoffrey T. Wood, Leslie T. Szamosi

    Despite over three decades of debate around the nature of human resource management (HRM), its intellectual boundaries and its application in practice, the field continues to be dogged by a number of theoretical and practical limitations. Written by an international team of respected scholars,…

    Paperback – 2018-08-28
    Routledge

  • Learning to Save the Future

    Rethinking Education and Work in an Era of Digital Capitalism, 1st Edition

    By Alexander J. Means

    Mainstream economists and Silicon Valley entrepreneurs claim that unfettered capitalism and digital technology can unlock a future of unbounded prosperity, create endless high paying jobs, and solve the world’s vast social and ecological problems. Realizing this future of abundance purportedly…

    Paperback – 2018-03-07
    Routledge
    Critical Interventions

  • Uncovering Social Life

    Critical Perspectives from Sociology, 1st Edition

    By Chris Shilling, Philip A. Mellor

    In an era when rapid social change, the disappearance of traditional communities, the rise of political populism and the threat posed by radical religious movements makes it appear that ‘all that is solid melts into air’, the classical sociological problem of how peaceable societies can be created…

    Paperback – 2017-12-07
    Routledge

  • The Crisis Management Cycle

    1st Edition

    By Christer Pursiainen

    The Crisis Management Cycle is the first holistic, multidisciplinary introduction to the dynamic field of crisis management theory and practice. By drawing together the different theories and concepts of crisis management literature and practice, this book develops a theoretical framework of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-06
    Routledge

  • The Economics of Inequality, Discrimination, Poverty, and Mobility

    2nd Edition

    By Robert S. Rycroft

    If there was any question before, there is no longer a question today: inequality, discrimination, poverty, and mobility are prominent national issues. The notion of "The American Dream" has been sold to generations of young Americans as the idea that working hard and following your dreams will…

    Paperback – 2017-09-19
    Routledge

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