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  • Cabin Pressureby Louwanda Evans

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 59.99

    Author Louwanda Evans draws on provocative interviews with African Americans in the flight industry to examine the emotional labor involved in a business that offers occupational prestige, but also a history of the systemic exclusion of people of color. more...

  • Designated Driversby G. E. Anderson

    Wiley 2012; US$ 32.00

    An in-depth look at the Chinese car industry that sheds new light on the delicate nature of China's planned economy China's unprecedented growth over the last three decades, along with the recent financial crisis in the West, has raised questions about the superiority of state-led capitalism. In Designated Drivers: How China Plans to Dominate the... more...

  • Gesundheit und Arbeitsweltby Jana Bäuerlen

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 22.37

    Allen Vorspiegelungen zum Trotz: Unsere moderne Arbeitswelt ist so schön nicht. Immer mehr Arbeit und prekäre Arbeitsverhältnisse steigern die Belastung für viele Menschen erheblich. Beruflich bedingte Stress- und Überlastungserscheinungen nehmen zu und stellen eine ernstzunehmende Gefahr für die Gesundheit dar, was sowohl die Beschäftigten als auch... more...

  • Cultures of Servitudeby Raka Ray; Seemin Qayum

    Stanford University Press 2009; US$ 23.95

    Employers and servants in Kolkata reveal through their own stories how their evolving culture of servitude has produced, preserved, and disrupted ideas of gender and class in India and beyond. more...

  • HRM, Technical Workers and the Multinational Corporationby Patrick McGovern

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 210.00

    This book is the first major in-depth study of the impact of contemporary management practices on a rapidly expanding set of white-collar occupations, namely technical workers. It investigates whether HRM schemes such as employee appraisals and performance related pay have transformed technical work to such an extent that it can no longer be described... more...

  • Social Approaches to an Industrial Pastby Eugenia W. Herbert; A. Bernard Knapp; Vincent C. Pigott

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 49.95

    Social Approaches to an Industrial Past is a pioneering collection which addresses the social context of mining communities. This collection considers social context using ethnographic and ethnohistoric records of various cultures. more...

  • Working in the Service Sectorby Gerhard Bosch; Steffen Lehndorff

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95

    This informative collection presents the results of research undertaken by teams from eight European countries who worked together for three years on a comparative study of the evolution of service sector employment in EU member states. more...

  • Management, Labour Process and Software Developmentby Rowena Barrett

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 190.00

    Research from Australia, Europe, and the UK is used to examine the differences between the image and reality of work in the software development industry and to provide an analysis of software development and developers. more...

  • Troubled Watersby Ruth Balint

    Allen & Unwin 2002; US$ 24.53

    The joint-winner of the 2003 The Australian/Vogel Literary Award - a lucid account of Australia's relationship with the Timor Sea, with Indonesian fishermen, with the relationship between those Island people and the Aboriginal communities of north-west Australia. more...

  • Gender, Work and Tourismby M Thea Sinclair; M. Thea Sinclair

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 63.95

    What roles do women play in the tourist industry? By studying a range of destinations across the world, this book demonstrates how women have been excluded from some occupations and how their work in others is associated with social sexuality. more...