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Industrial sociology. Social conditions of labor

  • Education, Poverty and Genderby Latika Gupta

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This book investigates the nature of identity formation among economically backward adolescent Muslim girls in northern India by focusing on the interstitial spaces of the ?home? and ?school?. It examines issues of religion, patriarchy and education, to interrogate the relationship between pedagogy and religion in South Asia. Using a multi-disciplinary... more...

  • Shadow Workby Craig Lambert

    Counterpoint 2015; US$ 26.00

    With the exception of sleep, humans spend more of their lifetimes on work than any other activity. It is central to our economy, society, and the family. It underpins our finances and our sense of meaning in life. Given the overriding importance of work, we need to recognize a profound transformation in the nature of work that is significantly altering... more...

  • Tobias Blank Spielverderberby Hans-Joachim Haake

    tredition 2015; US$ 3.71

    Die Entwicklung eines neuen Produktes kann sehr kostspielig sein. Eine Methode Geld zu sparen, ist die Werksspionage. Es schien ein interessanter Fall für den Detektiv zu werden. Doch überraschenderweise stoppte der Auftraggeber vorzeitig die Ermittlungen. Eigentlich hätte Tobias Blank die Stadt Bamberg sofort wieder verlasssen können. Da kreuzte eine... more...

  • Die Inklusionslügeby Uwe Becker

    transcript 2015; US$ 17.17


  • Kooperationen für eine familienfreundliche Arbeitsweltby Bertelsmann Stiftung

    Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2015; US$ 14.30

    Familienfreundlichkeit hat sich als ein Strategiethema für Städte, Gemeinden und Unternehmen etabliert. Während Kommunen sich dieses Themas im Rahmen der Erfüllung von Pflichtaufgaben annehmen und darüber hinaus die Vereinbarkeit von Beruf und Familie durch freiwillige Leistungen unterstützen, verfolgen Unternehmen dieses Ziel mit der Einführung und... more...

  • Modernization and the Japanese Factoryby Robert Mortimer Marsh; Hiroshi Mannari

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 59.00

    While some writers account for Japan's postwar economic "miracle" in terms of a distinctively Japanese, traditional model of social organization, the writers of this study consider Japan's technological growth to have been accompanied by convergence toward modernized social organization. The authors test both of these theoretical models. Their data... more...

  • The Work-Life Equation: Six Key Values That Drive Happiness and Successby William Maw

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 37.00

    The Work-Life Equation: Six Key Values That Drive Happiness and Success is for the millions of people and business managers who are surrounded by bad behavior?with its attendant mediocre or unsatisfying results?at work and in their private lives, but who hope and dream for a happier and more successful life. The book begins with a frank explanation... more...

  • Praxis der Umformtechnikby Jochen Dietrich; Heinz Tschätsch

    Vieweg+Teubner Verlag 2015; US$ 49.99

    Das Buch "Praxiswissen Umformtechnik", dass für die 8. Auflage überarbeitet wurde, zeigt den neuesten Stand der Technik auf dem Sektor der Umformtechnik. Im Teil I werden die Umform- und Trennverfahren abgehandelt. Es werden die wichtigsten Merkmale der Verfahren, die dazu notwendigen Werkzeuge und die Einsatzgebiete beschrie­ ben. An praktischen Beispielen... more...

  • Industry and Work in Contemporary Capitalismby Victoria Goddard; Susana Narotzky

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Throughout history and in every geographical location, the rise and fall of industry, which impact the fate of large populations, are tied to the development and cultural entanglement of particular models that are articulated with political power. Models are understood as knowledge devices ? expert, theoretical, practical and commonsense ? that are... more...

  • 52 New thingsby Nick Thorpe

    Crown House Publishing 2014; US$ 14.57

    When was the last time you tried something truly new?<br> 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.<br>... more...