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- Wiley 2013; US$ 64.95
Work Time is a sociological overview of a complex web of relations that shapes much of our experience of work and life yet often goes without critical examination. Cynthia Negrey examines work time past and present, exploring structural economic change and the gender division of labor to ask: what are the historical, cultural, public policy,... more...
Atypische Beschäftigung: Teilzeitarbeit, befristete Beschäftigung und Leiharbeit in Deutschland und GroßbritannienDiplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 18.68
Atypische Beschäftigungsformen haben in den vergangenen Jahrzehnten immer mehr an Bedeutung gewonnen. Der Anteil der Arbeitnehmer, die einer vom klassischen Normalarbeitsverhältnis abweichenden Tätigkeit nachgehen, nimmt stetig zu. Diese Trends sind europaweit zu beobachten. Dennoch sind vergleichende sozialwissenschaftliche Arbeiten, die theoretische... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 200.00
Working time is a crucial issue for both research and public policy. This book presents the first comprehensive analysis of both paid and unpaid work time, integrating a unique discussion of overwork, underwork, shortening of the working week, and flexible work practices. Time at work is affected by a complex web of evolving culture and social relations,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 69.95
The growth in part-time employment has been one of the most striking features in industrialized economies over the past forty years. Part-Time Prospects presents for the first time a systematically comparative analysis of the common and divergent patterns in the use of part-time work in Europe, America and the Pacific Rim. It brings together sociologists... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 53.95
The gradual reduction in weekly working hours in the first half of the last century, which culminated in the widespread adoption of the 'standard' working week by the 1960s, was grounded in a concern for health and safety and for the preservation of time outside of paid labour. Over the last few decades, however, this progressive standardization... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 65.00
This 2004 book examines the influence of EC rules on European nations' policies towards part-time working. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 155.00
John Maynard Keynes once made the bold prediction that the three-hour work day would prevail for his grandchildren's generation. Seventy years later, the question of working time is as pertinent as it was at the inception of the 40-hour week. Not until now, however, has there been a global comparative analysis of working time laws, policies and... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 49.99
Der "Fehlzeiten-Report" wird vom Wissenschaftlichen Institut der AOK (WIdO) in Zusammenarbeit mit der Universität Bielefeld herausgegeben. Jedes Jahr informiert er umfassend über die aktuelle Krankenstandsentwicklung in der deutschen Wirtschaft. Detailliert beleuchtet er das Arbeitsunfähigkeitsgeschehen einzelner Branchen und der wichtigsten Berufsgruppen.... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 124.95
What are we actually talking about when we talk of flexibility in organizational settings? Do flexible forms of organization lead to varied, challenging and autonomous work or do they have a negative impact on working conditions? These questions are confronted by a group of specialist authors, who discuss the concept of flexibility in relation to employment... more...