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  • Exploring the Migration Industries

    New Perspectives on Facilitating and Constraining Migration, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sophie Cranston, Joris Schapendonk, Ernst Spaan

    This book concentrates on the role of commercialized intermediary actors in migration. It seeks to understand how these actors shape migration and mobility patterns through the services they offer. In addressing the role that migration industries play in migration, the book uses diverse examples…

    Hardback – 2019-02-19
    Routledge
    Research in Ethnic and Migration Studies

  • Unemployment Relief in Great Britain

    A Study in State Socialism, 1st Edition

    By Felix Morley

    Originally published in 1924, Unemployment Relief in Great Britain takes up the history of unemployment relief in Great Britain, focusing on the after effects of the post-war period and the Great Depression. Primarily, the book provides a detailed study of England’s experience with compulsory…

    Hardback – 2019-02-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Civic Engagement

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robin G. Milne

    Civic engagement in this book is understood to include attendance at booked National Health Service appointments; compulsory attendance at school; the take-up of a variety of State benefits in cash and kind, such as Pension Credit and free school meals; and attendance at work. This book is the…

    Paperback – 2019-02-14
    Routledge
    Contemporary Issues in Social Science

  • Environmental Justice and Farm Labor

    1st Edition

    By Rebecca E. Berkey

    Utilizing a model derived from literature on environmental justice overlaid with multiple scales of agriculture, Environmental Justice and Farm Labor provides key insights about laborers in agriculture in the United States. It addresses three main topics: (1) justice-related issues…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Intersectionality and Ethnic Entrepreneurship

    1st Edition

    Edited by Zulema Valdez, Mary Romero

    Intersectionality and Ethnic Entrepreneurship brings together a group of eminent and up-and-coming young scholars who apply an intersectional perspective to the study of ethnic entrepreneurship. Against the traditional approach’s emphasis on ethnicity and its primacy, which tends to conflate…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31
    Routledge
    Ethnic and Racial Studies

  • Revival: Post-Fordism, Gender and Work (2001)

    1st Edition

    By Andrea Wigfield

    This title was first published in 2001. Addressing a significant gap in existing literature, this book presents a gender-informed analysis of the post-fordist economy. It incorporates a gender dimension into the economic restructuring debate on both a theoretical and a practical level, and explores…

    Paperback – 2019-01-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Gender and Employment in Rural China

    1st Edition

    By Jing Song

    With China’s rapid advancements in urbanization and industrialization, there has been significant labor movement away from agriculture in the rural regions. Using four village case studies, Song examines how this restructuring process affects the rural population. Much of her research is centered…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge

  • Mining in Latin America

    Critical Approaches to the New Extraction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kalowatie Deonandan, Michael L. Dougherty

    The last two decades have witnessed a dramatic expansion and intensification of mineral resource exploitation and development across the global south, especially in Latin America. This shift has brought mining more visibly into global public debates and spurred a great deal of controversy and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies of the Extractive Industries and Sustainable Development

  • Trade Unions in the Course of European Integration

    The Social Construction of Organized Interests, 1st Edition

    By Martin Seeliger

    From the perspective of trade unions, European integration makes it more necessary than ever before to establish common political positions. At the same time, increasing heterogeneity between the member states makes the crafting of such positions more and more difficult. Can, under these…

    Hardback – 2019-01-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Employment Relations

  • Legal Education at the Crossroads

    Education and the Legal Profession, 1st Edition

    Edited by Avrom Sherr, Richard Moorhead, Hilary Sommerlad

    For several years legal professions across the world have, to varying degrees, been undergoing dramatic changes as a result of a range of forces such as globalization, diversification and changes in regulation. In many jurisdictions the extent of these transformations have led to a process of…

    Paperback – 2019-01-14
    Routledge

  • Migration, Transnationalism and Development in South-East Europe and the Black Sea Region

    1st Edition

    Edited by Russell King, Maja Povrzanović Frykman, Julie Vullnetari

    The Southeast Europe and Black Sea region presents fertile terrain for examining recent international migration trends. The contributions to this book cover a range of examples, from Ukraine and Moldova in the north, to Greece and Albania in the south. By intersecting the three key concepts of…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • Migration and Agriculture

    Mobility and change in the Mediterranean area, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alessandra Corrado, Carlos de Castro, Domenico Perrotta

    In recent years, Mediterranean agriculture has experienced important transformations which have led to new forms of labour and production, and in particular to a surge in the recruitment of migrant labour. The Mediterranean Basin represents a very interesting arena that is able to illustrate labour…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

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