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Industrial sociology. Social conditions of labor

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  • Job Quality and Employer Behaviourby Professor Stephen Bazen; Professor Claudio Lucifora; Dr Wiemer Salverda

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 152.00

    This book takes a fresh look at the issue of job quality, analyzing employer behaviour and discussing the agenda for policy intervention. Between 1997 and 2002, more than twelve million new jobs were created in the European Union and labour market participation increased by more than eight million. Whilst a good deal of these new jobs have been created... more...

  • Magic Carpet Flyingby Pamela Ryan

    Dundurn 2009; US$ 9.99

    Childhood lessons in rural Australia and later in Africa and Asia where she helped others tackle the darkness of mental illness, suicide, and large-scale tragedy arising from terrorist attacks and natural disasters. more...

  • Das Nachhaltigkeits-Konzept in deutschen Unternehmen: Modetrend oder Notwendigkeit?by Joanna Ludwikowski

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 24.28

    Hauptbeschreibung Wer sich heutzutage der Öffentlichkeit gegenüber gut präsentieren möchte, spricht über Nachhaltigkeit. Politiker sondieren die Ursachen der aktuellen Finanz- und Wirtschaftskrise auf fehlende Unternehmensverantwortung. Stars äußern sich besorgt über die drohende Klimakatastrophe. Wissenschaftler überbringen fortlaufend neue Hiobsbotschaften... more...

  • Gesundheit und Arbeitsweltby Jana Bäuerlen

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 19.26

    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...

  • Sociology, Work and Industryby Tony Watson

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 51.95

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Work and Leisureby John T. Haworth; Anthony J. Veal

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95

    Globalization, economic development and changes in social environments have put the relationships between work, leisure, social structure and quality of life under the spotlight. Profound transformations in the nature and organization of work are occurring, with potentially far-reaching social and economic consequences. Increasingly, organizations... more...

  • 9 to 5by Edward Balkovich; Tora K. Bikson; Gordon Bitko

    RAND Corporation 2005; US$ 9.95

    Describes a case study of six enterprises that use Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tags to control access in the workplace to understand their policies about personally identifiable records obtained by sensing RFID-based access cards. These policies have a number of common features, but the policies are neither documented nor shared with employees. more...

  • The Sociology of Industryby Richard Brown; John Child; Dr S R Parker

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 65.95

    This book provides an excellent introduction to the sociology of industry. It comprises of three sections, which in turn address: the relation between industry and other sub-systems or institutions in society; the internal structure of industry and the roles people play within that structure; the social actions of individuals and groups within an... more...

  • Creating Sustainable Work Systemsby Jan Forslin; Peter Docherty; A.B. (Rami) Shani

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 74.95

    Current trends reveal that increasing intensity at work has major consequences at individual, organizational and societal levels. New organizational approaches to work are needed so the balance between intensive and sustainable work can be achieved, yet there are no guiding models, theories or examples on how this can be done.   In exploring... more...

  • Asian Informal Workersby Santosh K. Mehrotra; Mario Biggeri

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    This thoroughly researched volume surveys the nature and extent of 'informal' work in Asia, which is a powerful and under-studied force in the region.  After over half a century of development, even in the fast growing economies of Asia, the formal sector, and industrial jobs have grown rather slowly, and most non-agricultural employment growth... more...