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  • Changes in Working Time (Routledge Revivals)by Paul Blyton

    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...

  • Work Timeby Cynthia L. Negrey

    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...

  • Working Time and Employment (Routledge Revivals)by Bob Hart

    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...

  • The Economics of Overtime Workingby Robert A. Hart

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 100.00

    Comprehensive economic evaluation of overtime working includes theoretical, empirical and policy aspects based on international evidence. more...

  • Employment Policy and the Regulation of Part-time Work in the European Unionby Silvana Sciarra; Paul Davies; Mark Freedland

    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...

  • Flexible Organizations and the New Working Lifeby Egil J. Skorstad; Helge Ramsdal

    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...

  • The Flexible Workplace: A Sourcebook of Information and Researchby Christine Avery; Diane Zabel

    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...

  • Half A Jobby Chris Tilly

    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...

  • Labor's Timeby Jonathan Cutler

    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...

  • Non-standard Employment under Globalizationby Koichi Usami

    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...