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Industrial sociology. Social conditions of labor

  • 52 New Tthingsby Nick Thorpe

    Crown House Publishing 2014; US$ 14.57

    When was the last time you tried something truly new? The modern world is full of possibilities, adventures and excitement but also routines. The daily grind can make us forget about the former as we embrace the monotony of the latter. It can be hard to extract ourselves from the comforting embrace of our favourite TV programme, food or jumper.... more...

  • Managerial Prerogative and the Question of Control (Routledge Revivals)by John Storey

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    In both Marxist and non-Marxist scholarship there has been a remarkable neglect of the managerial control of labour. John Storey?s analysis of the modern labour process shows that managerial control is in fact more precarious than has been so far recorded. This book, first published in 1983, reassesses the Braverman theory of the inexorable degradation... more...

  • Theories of Industrial Society (RLE Social Theory)by Richard Badham

    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...

  • Marke ICH - Mit Ihren Stärken auf der Überholspurby Sibylle May; Jennifer Kullmann

    Springer 2014; US$ 39.99

    Die vielfaltigen Aufgaben die heute im Berufsleben an Sie gestellt werden, erfordern eine gestandene Personlichkeit, die weiß, wie sie sich im Alltag durchsetzen und prasentieren kann. Sie stehen mit Ihrer ?Marke-Ich? Ihre Frau. Die Autorinnen analysieren Personlichkeitsstrukturen und zeigen Losungswege auf, wie Sie an Ihrer Personlichkeit, aber auch... more...

  • Kanzlei-Kniggeby Horst Hanisch

    Springer 2014; US$ 29.99

    Steuerberater, Wirtschaftsprufer, Anwalte und Berater bekleiden angesehene gesellschaftliche Positionen. Wer neben der fachlichen Leistung auch menschlich uberzeugt, gewinnt wichtige Image- und Sympathiewerte und wird leichter produktive Geschaftsbeziehungen zu Mandanten und Partnern aufbauen und pflegen konnen. Der 'Kanzlei-Knigge' bietet... more...

  • OECD Reviews on Local Job Creation: Employment and Skills Strategies in Canadaby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 45.00

    This report delivers evidence-based and practical recommendations on how to better support employment and economic development in Canada. It builds on sub-national data analysis and consultations with local stakeholders in four case study areas across Ontario and Quebec. It provides a comparative framework to understand the role of the local level... more...

  • The 16th Minute of Fameby Darrell Miller; Angela Bassett; Blair Underwood

    Dunham Books 2014; US$ 12.99

    ""In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes."" Andy Warhol coined that prophetic line in 1968. Ironically, in today's modern society, Warhol's statement is arguably more famous than its author. Forty-plus years after he made his seemingly outrageous pronouncement, most people would probably agree that his... more...

  • Muße und der Sinn von Arbeitby Kurt Röttgers

    Springer 2014; US$ 6.99

    ?Ausgehend von einer Klarung des Sinnbegriffs im Allgemeinen wird zunachst die Frage nach dem Sinn von Arbeit angegangen. Dabei zeigt sich, daß der Diskurs des neuzeitlichen Arbeitsethos, quasi zwischen den Zeilen, stets begleitet ist von den Gegenbegriffen des Nichtarbeitens. Unter diesen werden dann die Muße und die spezifische Zeitstruktur der Muße... more...

  • Social Identity at Workby S. Alexander Haslam; Daan van Knippenberg; Michael J. Platow; Naomi Ellemers

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 100.00

    Social identity research is very much on the ascendancy, particularly in the field of organizational psychology. Reflecting this fact, this volume contains chapters from researchers at the cutting edge of these developments. more...

  • Surviving the Global Financial and Economic Downturnby Hossein Jalilian; Sothorn Kem; Glenda Reyes; Kimsun Tong

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies 2014; US$ 71.37

    The global financial and economic shock of 2007-09 is the third major economic crisis to have buffeted Cambodia in its post-conflict period, coming in the wake of the food crisis of 2007-08 and just a decade after the Asian financial crisis of 1997-98 (the "triple crises"). Cambodia's post-conflict history can be divided into two periods:... more...