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  • Soviet Urbanization

    1st Edition

    By Olga Medvedkov

    Originally published in 1990, Soviet Urbanization provides an assessment of Soviet urban systems. Drawing on her personal experiences at the Soviet Academy of Sciences and bringing with her much material otherwise unavailable in the West, the author analyses the structure of the Soviet urban…

    Paperback – 2019-12-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urbanization

  • Economics as Social Science

    Economics imperialism and the challenge of interdisciplinarity, 1st Edition

    By Roberto Marchionatti, Mario Cedrini

    There is a growing consensus in social sciences that there is a need for interdisciplinary research on the complexity of human behavior. At an age of crisis for both the economy and economic theory, economics is called upon to fruitfully cooperate with contiguous social disciplines. The term ‘…

    Paperback – 2019-11-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Economics

  • The Catholic Ethic and Global Capitalism

    1st Edition

    By Bryan Fields

    This title was first published in 2003. Fields traces the origins of recent economic growth in Ireland over a long period of development. In doing so, he opens up an old debate with new data, interpretations and evidence that will force many to question existing truths about the role of religion in…

    Paperback – 2019-11-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Tackling Social Exclusion in Europe

    The Contribution of the Social Economy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roger Spear, Jacques Defourny, Jean-Louis Laville

    This title was first published in 2001. This book is the result of an international study by leading economists and sociologists from across Europe and North America. The response of the new social economy (primarily voluntary and co-operative sectors) to social exclusion and employability in the…

    Paperback – 2019-11-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Can Class Still Unite?

    The Differentiated Work Force, Class Solidarity and Trade Unions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Guy Van Gyes, Hans De Witte, Patrick Pasture

    This title was first published in 2001. This detailed study of European trade unions also addresses academic concerns about the continuing relevance of the class concept as an analytical tool. As a social movement, the trade union has always used the class principal to unite and defend workers, and…

    Paperback – 2019-11-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Economic Globalization and the Citizens' Welfare State

    Sweden, UK, Japan, US, 1st Edition

    By Hiroto Tsukada

    This title was first published in 2001: Examining the future of the welfare state in four globalizing economies - Sweden, UK, Japan and US - this book presents a detailed analysis of the ways in which social and economic aspects of these welfare states have altered under growing market-first…

    Paperback – 2019-10-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Ernest Bevin (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Peter Weiler

    First published in 1993, this book presents a biography of a central figure in the development of both the labour movement and British politics in the first half of the twentieth century. This highly accessible account of Bevin’s life and career was the first to make use of documents pertaining to…

    Paperback – 2019-10-21
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Art and Artifact in Laboratory Science (1985)

    A study of shop work and shop talk in a research laboratory, 1st Edition

    By Michael Lynch

    First published in 1985, this book provides a descriptive study of social activities in a neurosciences laboratory. Based on fieldwork conducted by the author in the laboratory during 1975 and 1976, and taking an ethnomethodological approach, it focuses on the phenomenon of the social…

    Paperback – 2019-10-21
    Routledge
    Directions in Ethnomethodology and Conversation Analysis

  • Professional Emotions in Court

    A Sociological Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Stina Bergman Blix, Åsa Wettergren

    Professional Emotions in Court examines the paramount role of emotions in the legal professions and in the functioning of the democratic judicial system. Based on extensive interview and observation data in Sweden, the authors highlight the silenced background emotions and the tacitly habituated…

    Paperback – 2019-10-18
    Routledge

  • Gender, Work and Migration

    Agency in Gendered Labour Settings, 1st Edition

    Edited by Megha Amrith, Nina Sahraoui

    While the feminisation of transnational migrant labour is now a firmly ingrained feature of the contemporary global economy, the specific experiences and understandings of labour in a range of gendered sectors of global and regional labour markets still require comparative and ethnographic…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17
    Routledge
    Studies in Migration and Diaspora

  • American Chinese Restaurants

    Society, Culture and Consumption, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jenny Banh, Haiming Liu

    With case studies from the USA, Canada, Chile, and other countries in Latin America, American Chinese Restaurants examines the lived experiences of what it is like to work in a Chinese restaurant. The book provides ethnographic insights on small family businesses, struggling immigrant parents, and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-23
    Routledge

  • Health at Work

    Critical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Leah Tomkins, Katrina Pritchard

    Engaging with some of the most debated topics in contemporary organizations, Health at Work: Critical Perspectives presents a critical, contingent view of the healthy employee and the very notion of organizational health. Drawing on expressions such as ‘blowing a fuse’, ‘cracking under pressure’ or…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

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