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The Economics of Gender in China : Women, Work and the Glass Ceiling

The Economics of Gender in China : Women, Work and the Glass Ceiling

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Abstract: China's rapid socio-economic development has achieved remarkable equalizing conditions between men and women in the aspects of health, education and labor force participation, but the glass ceiling phenomenon has become more prominent. The book develop...

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Labour, Mobility and Informal Practices in Russia, Central Asia and Eastern Europe : Power, Institutions and Mobile Actors in Transnational Space

Labour, Mobility and Informal Practices in Russia, Central Asia and Eastern Europe : Power, Institutions and Mobile Actors in Transnational Space

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Abstract: This book explores the daily survival strategies of people within the context of failed states, flourishing informal economies, legal uncertainty, increased mobility, and globalization, where many people, who are forced by the circumstances to be innov...

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Robots and AI : A New Economic Era

Robots and AI : A New Economic Era

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Abstract: Robots and artificial intelligence (AI) are powerful forces that will likely have large impacts on the size, direction, and composition of international trade flows. This book discusses how industrial robots, automation, and AI affect international gro...

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The Digital Transformation of Labor : Automation, the Gig Economy and Welfare

The Digital Transformation of Labor : Automation, the Gig Economy and Welfare

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Abstract: Through a series of studies, the overarching aim of this book is to investigate if and how the digitalization/digital transformation process causes (or may cause) the autonomy of various labor functions, and its impact in creating (or stymieing) variou...

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Vom Verteilen zum Gestalten : Geschichte der betrieblichen Mitbestimmung in der westdeutschen Automobilindustrie nach 1945

Vom Verteilen zum Gestalten : Geschichte der betrieblichen Mitbestimmung in der westdeutschen Automobilindustrie nach 1945

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Abstract: Die Automobilindustrie gehört zu den zentralen Wirtschaftsbranchen Deutschlands sowie zu den Hochburgen der gewerkschaftlichen Organisation und Mitbestimmung. Seit der Nachkriegszeit haben sich hier besonders weitreichende Muster der »Konfliktpartnersc...

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Swallows and Settlers : The Great Migration From North China to Manchuria

Swallows and Settlers : The Great Migration From North China to Manchuria

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Abstract: Between the 1890s and the Second World War, twenty-five million people traveled from the densely populated North China provinces of Shandong and Hebei to seek employment in the growing economy of China's three northeastern provinces, the area known as ...

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»Lean« und »agil« im Büro : Neue Organisationskonzepte in der digitalen Transformation und ihre Folgen für die Angestellten

»Lean« und »agil« im Büro : Neue Organisationskonzepte in der digitalen Transformation und ihre Folgen für die Angestellten

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Abstract: In der gegenwärtigen digitalen Transformation wird auch die Büroarbeit komplett neu organisiert. Eine zentrale Rolle spielen dabei Konzepte wie »Lean Production« und »agile Methoden«. Das Buch zeigt die Folgen dieser Entwicklung für die Arbeitswelt von...

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The Dynamics of Marginalized Youth : Not in Education, Employment, or Training Around the World

The Dynamics of Marginalized Youth : Not in Education, Employment, or Training Around the World

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Abstract: This book studies young people who are Not in Education, Employment, or Training (NEET); a prime concern among policymakers. Moving past common interpretations of NEETs as a homogeneous group, it asks why some youth become NEET, whereas other do not. T...

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Gewerkschaften im deutschen Einheitsprozess : Möglichkeiten und Grenzen in Zeiten der Transformation

Gewerkschaften im deutschen Einheitsprozess : Möglichkeiten und Grenzen in Zeiten der Transformation

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Abstract: Die Rolle der Gewerkschaften im Prozess der deutschen Einheit fand bislang wenig Beachtung. Dabei gehörten sie von Anfang an zu den Kräften, die die gesellschaftliche und wirtschaftliche Transformation Ostdeutschlands mitgestalteten. In den Beiträgen d...

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Youth and the Crisis : Unemployment, Education and Health in Europe

Youth and the Crisis : Unemployment, Education and Health in Europe

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Abstract: The recent recession has led to an ongoing crisis in the youth labour market in Europe. This timely book deals with a number of areas related to the context, choices and experiences of young people, the consequences of which resonate throughout their l...

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