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- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 99.00
Professor Bosch's study of infantile autism is a most valuable contribution to the slowly increasing body of knowledge about this baffling and most severe psychiatrie disorder of childhood. Reading it in the original German when it first appeared in 1962, I was greatly impressed by his deep sympathy for these unfortunate children and by his keen insight... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 190.00
This collection draws on international comparisons from the main industrialized countries in a key field - the construction industry. One only has to walk around almost any major city in the industrialized economies of the world to see how well the construction industry is doing and this study is a timely analysis of a growing field. This genuinely... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95
The rise to prominence of the service sector - heralded over half a century ago as the great hope for the twenty-first century - has come to fruition. In many cases, employment in the service sector now outnumbers that in manufacturing sectors, and it is accepted that in all developed countries, the service sector is the only one in which employment... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 180.00
The last decade has given rise to a strong public discourse in most highly industrialized economies about the importance of a skilled workforce as a key response to the competitive dynamic fostered by economic globalisation. The challenge for different training regimes is twofold: attracting young people into the vocational training system while... more...
- Campus Verlag 2003; US$ 31.46
Der Weg Deutschlands in eine Dienstleistungsgesellschaft bedarf einer gesteuerten Entwicklung im Sinne von ökonomischer, sozialer und ökologischer Nachhaltigkeit. Anhand zentraler Problemstellungen (soziodemografischer Wandel, Umweltbelastung, neue Qualifikationen, Arbeitszeitmuster, Lebensqualität, technische Innovationen) werden Rahmenbedingungen... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 125.00
A new contribution to the debate on the evolution of European employment and social models. These models need to adjust to meet new challenges, including globalization, ageing societies, and new governance approaches at national, EU and international level. This book explores these issues through the experiences of nine EU countries. more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 40.00
The Welfare State and Life Transitions uses the lens of key life stages to highlight changes in these transitions and in available resources for citizen support within nine European welfare states. This timely book reveals that new life courses are found to require more, and not less welfare support, but only Sweden has developed an active life course... more...
- Campus Verlag 2007; US$ 27.76
Seit Mitte der 1990er Jahre steigt die Niedriglohnbeschäftigung in Deutschland sprunghaft an. Was sind die Triebkräfte dieser Entwicklung? Welche Arbeitsplätze sind besonders betroffen? Anhand der Beispiele Call Center, Einzelhandel, Ernährungsindustrie, Hotel und Krankenhaus verleihen die Autoren des Bandes der Niedriglohnarbeit in Deutschland ein... more...