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- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95
First published in 1987, this Routledge Revival reissues the first systematic and integrated analysis of working time and employment, reaching to the core elements of a vital area of labour economics. It offers both a comprehensive analysis of the impact of workweek reductions on employment and hours as well as a thorough coverage of part-time employment,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
First published in 1985, this book examines the major components of working time from an international perspective, considering the individual aspects of working time, with particular emphasis on the argument that work should be shared to alleviate unemployment and the case for further increasing the flexibility and choice in working arrangements.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
John Maynard Keynes expected that around the year 2030 people would only work 15 hours a week. In the mid-1960s, Jean Fourastiť still anticipated the introduction of the 30-hour week in the year 2000, when productivity would continue to grow at an established pace. Productivity growth slowed down somewhat in the 1970s and 1980s, but rebounded in the... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 72.00
This 2004 book examines the influence of EC rules on European nations' policies towards part-time working. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 134.95
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...
- ABC-CLIO 2000; US$ 122.00
Flextime, telecommuting, compressed work week, job sharing, downshifting, and hot desking?these terms are infiltrating our vocabulary at an increasing rate, keeping pace with change in the workplace. Although there is a large body of literature on the changing nature of work and workplace flexibility, there is no handbook that synthesizes the research... more...
- Temple University Press 2010; US$ 32.95
Over 20 million people are working part-time in the United States, more than six million of them involuntarily. Both Time and Fortune magazines have run recent cover stories about this constrained faction of the workforce, who tend to earn on average 40 percent less than full-time workers. Addressing this disturbing trend, Chris Tilly presents... more...
- Temple University Press 2008; US$ 28.95
The movement for a shorter workweek that once defined the labor movement in the United States was largely displaced by the new corporatist structure of organized labor in the post-New Deal era. Labor's Time examines the changes that occurred within organized labor and traces their influence on the decline of the shorter hours movement. Focusing... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 120.00
Expansion of non-standard employment under globalization is widely observed in all of the newly industrializing countries. This book explores the†deregulation of labour markets, social protection for nonstandard workers, and social security reforms in accordance with the transformation of employment. more...