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- Rotpunktverlag 2013; US$ 14.22
Das aktuelle WIDERSPRUCH-Heft 62 widmet sich der Care-Arbeit, also der versorgenden, betreuenden, pflegerischen Arbeit, im Kontext der aktuellen Wirtschafts- und Finanzkrise. Die Beiträge beschäftigen sich mit folgenden Themen: Staatsfinanzen und Care-Ökonomie, Care-Arbeit und Geschlechtergerechtigkeit, Auswirkungen der Austeritätspolitik auf die Gesundheitsversorgung,... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 22.95
How to quit the rat race, do what you love, and make money doingit Ben Angel, also known as the "Agent of Influence," isAustralia's top personal branding and influence specialist.Entrepreneurs, companies, speakers, and famous authors look to himwhen they want to learn how to engage their target audiences andthe media or build a highly influential... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 100.00
The concept of industrial society plays a dominant role in the social sciences. The ?Great Divide? between pre-industrial and industrial societies is commonly assumed to be the main bridge separating modern societies from the past, and distinguishing ?developed? from ?undeveloped? states in the present era. In history, economics, politics and sociology... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 135.00
This book analyzes the multiple levels of meaning which people attach to work today, and the role of work in people's lives. By looking at call centres and software development, the book evaluates some of the claims made for the knowledge economy and argues that defining the work-life boundary is a constant problem for many workers more...
- 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...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 144.95
The objective of this volume is to apply the economic sociology perspective to issues of work broadly defined. Economic sociology is a vibrant area of research investigating how social structures, power allocations and cultural understandings shape the production, consumption, distribution and exchange of goods and services.The volume consists of three... more...
- 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...
- PM Press 2011; US$ 12.00
In this empathetic tale of hope, understanding, and the importance of family, children face the difficult issue of poverty and the many hardships of being homeless through an inspiring young heroine named Ivy. Ivy is a young girl who finds herself homeless on the streets of San Francisco when she and her father, Poppy, are evicted from his artist... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 269.00
This book examines continuity and change of identity formation processes at work under conditions of modern working processes and labor market flexibility. By bringing together perspectives from sociology, psychology, organizational management, and vocational education and training, it connects the debates of skills formation, human resources development,... more...
- 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...