The Sociology of Work (3rd ed.)

Continuity and Change in Paid and Unpaid Work

Stephen Edgell,

The Sociology of Work: Continuity and Change in Paid and Unpaid Work
 

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‘Definitive, critical and engaging, this is a superb introduction to the sociology of work.’ Leo McCann

Now in a fully updated third edition, The Sociology of Work draws on the work of classic and contemporary theorists, to provide readers with a thorough exploration of all aspects of work and employment, including paid and unpaid work, standard and non-standard employment, and unemployment.

The new edition includes:

  • Two new chapters on "Work, Skill and the Labour Process" and "Managing Culture at Work".
  • Expanded coverage of the rise and decline of trade unions; emotional labour, misbehaviour, and resistance at work.
  • Further discussion of the gig economy and precarious work; automation and the end of work; globalization and human rights.

For Sociology and Business students, taking modules in work, employment and society.

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