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Employment & unemployment books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Employment & unemployment category. Presented with a red border are the Employment & unemployment books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Improving the Psychological Health of Foreign Workers in Developing Countries A Socio-Ecological Analysis of the Saudi Construction Industry by Imriyas Kamardeen Improving the Psychological Health of Foreign Workers in Developing Countries A Socio-Ecological Analysis of the Saudi Construction Industry


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

Spanish Sociedades Laborales-Activating the Unemployed A Potential New EU Active Labour Market Policy Instrument by Jens Lowitzsch, Sophie Dunsch, Iraj Hashi Spanish Sociedades Laborales-Activating the Unemployed A Potential New EU Active Labour Market Policy Instrument
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This book investigates the potential of the Spanish Sociedades Laborales (SLs) as an instrument of active labour market policy for re-turning the unemployed to the labour market and also the transferability of the scheme to other EU Member States. Spanish...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/07/2017

Gender and Employment in Rural China A Tale of Four Villages by Jing Song Gender and Employment in Rural China A Tale of Four Villages

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...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/05/2017

Scoping Study on Decent Work and Employment in Fisheries and Aquaculture Issues and Actions for Discussion and Programming by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Scoping Study on Decent Work and Employment in Fisheries and Aquaculture Issues and Actions for Discussion and Programming

This study explores wide-ranging decent work concerns in the fisheries and aquaculture sector to inform and guide FAO programming and collaboration with governments, civil society organizations, the private sector and other UN organizations in promoting decent working and living conditions...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/03/2017

Against Labor How U.S. Employers Organized to Defeat Union Activism by Rosemary Feurer Against Labor How U.S. Employers Organized to Defeat Union Activism

Against Labor highlights the tenacious efforts by employers to organize themselves as a class to contest labor. Ranging across a spectrum of understudied issues, essayists explore employer anti-labor strategies and offer incisive portraits of people and organizations that aggressively opposed...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/03/2017

Equilibrium Unemployment Theory by Christopher A. (London School of Economics) Pissarides Equilibrium Unemployment Theory

An equilibrium theory of unemployment assumes that firms and workers maximize their payoffs under rational expectations and that wages are determined to exploit the private gains from trade. This book focuses on the modeling of the transitions in and out...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/02/2017

Towards employment-intensive growth in South Africa by Anthony Black Towards employment-intensive growth in South Africa

South Africa's high rate of unemployment (26.4%) makes it a complete outlier compared with other middle-income countries. Indeed, the unemployment rate rises to 36% if discouraged workers are taken into account. The book tackles themes which have received only limited...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/10/2016

India Employment Report 2016 Challenges and the Imperative of Manufacturing-Led Growth by Ajit Kumar Ghose India Employment Report 2016 Challenges and the Imperative of Manufacturing-Led Growth

This report provides an in-depth review of the evolving characteristics of the country's labour force, develops new tools for a sharper analysis of the changes in employment conditions, and gives a clearer view of the state of employment in India.
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/10/2016

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Graduate Work Skills, Credentials, Careers, and Labour Markets by Gerbrand Tholen Graduate Work Skills, Credentials, Careers, and Labour Markets

This book examines the nature of work that graduates perform as well as the labour market for graduates. It examines existing assumptions we have on the nature of graduate labour, arguing the work of graduates is not necessarily defined by...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/10/2017

Race, Space and Youth Labor Markets by Michael A. Stoll Race, Space and Youth Labor Markets

First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/10/2017

Youth Unemployment in Turkey Social Inequality, Education and Politics by Ayca Alemdaroglu Youth Unemployment in Turkey Social Inequality, Education and Politics


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2017

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The Almanac of American Employers Market Research, Statistics & Trends Pertaining to the Leading Corporate Employers in America by Jack  W. Plunkett The Almanac of American Employers Market Research, Statistics & Trends Pertaining to the Leading Corporate Employers in America

Looking for jobs and careers with top American employers - the companies that are recruiting and hiring today? Job seekers rely on Plunkett's complete profiles of the 500 fastest-growing, major corporate employers in America today - companies creating the best...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/09/2016

Social Failures of EU Enlargement A Case of Workers Voting with Their Feet by Guglielmo Meardi Social Failures of EU Enlargement A Case of Workers Voting with Their Feet

Is the EU enlargement the success EU institutions proclaim? Based on fifteen years of fieldwork research across Central and Eastern Europe and on migrants in the UK and Germany, this book provides a less glittering answer. The EU has betrayed...
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/07/2016

Reconstructing retirement Work and welfare in the UK and USA by David Lain Reconstructing retirement Work and welfare in the UK and USA

This assessment of the prospects for work and retirement at age 65-plus in the UK and US is essential reading for researchers, students and practitioners interested in the late careers and the future of retirement.
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/07/2016

Growing Jobs Transforming the Way We Approach Economic Development by Thomas Clayton Tuttle Growing Jobs Transforming the Way We Approach Economic Development

This compelling book provides concrete examples and practical guidelines for addressing the most serious economic challenge facing the United States and every community in the nation: growing good jobs and enabling people to function effectively in these occupations. * Lays...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/06/2016

Prospects for Faculty in the Arts and Sciences A Study of Factors Affecting Demand and Supply, 1987 to 2012 by William G. Bowen, Julie Ann Sosa Prospects for Faculty in the Arts and Sciences A Study of Factors Affecting Demand and Supply, 1987 to 2012
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This thought-provoking study of academic job markets over the next quarter century uses rigorous analysis to project substantial excess demand for faculty starting in the 1997-2002 period. Particularly severe imbalances are projected in the humanities and social sciences. Contrary to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/04/2016

Young people, welfare and crime by Ross Fergusson Young people, welfare and crime

Widespread youth unemployment is rapidly becoming a major problem around the world. Young people themselves are being blamed and their non-participation in the workforce criminalised. Ross Fergusson mounts a powerful critique of current approaches to youth unemployment, re-examining its causes...
Format: eBook - Released: 24/02/2016

Unemployment and Inflation Institutionalist and Structuralist Views by Michael J. Piore Unemployment and Inflation Institutionalist and Structuralist Views

Originally published in 1979, this reader presents an industrialist view of the labour market and economics as they stood at the time in the United States. The essays collated aim to answer macroeconomic questions on this topic as well as...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/02/2016

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