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  • Workby Steven Vallas

    Wiley 2013; US$ 22.46

    This book provides a critical overview of the myriad literatures on “work,” viewed not only as a product of the marketplace but also as a social and political construct. Drawing on theoretical and empirical contributions from sociology, history, economics, and organizational studies, the book brings together perspectives that too often remain balkanized,... more...

  • The SAGE Handbook of Resistanceby David Courpasson; Steven Vallas

    SAGE Publications 2016; US$ 83.00

    A global and multidisciplinary exploration of contemporary resistance. Leading researchers from around the world link theory to the realities of Occupy, Indignados, The Tea Party, The Arab Spring, Anonymous and more.  more...

  • Research in the Sociology of Workby Steven P. Vallas

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2016; US$ 152.99

    This volume includes contributions which discuss: work and identity, including the experiences of actors and teachers; authority and control at work, including insights from the hospitality and publishing industries; and issues of gender and sexuality in the workplace, including insights on sexual harassment in the workplace. more...

  • Emerging Conceptions of Work, Management and the Labor Marketby Steven P. Vallas

    Emerald Publishing Limited 2017; US$ 114.95

    Economic institutions are undergoing radical transformations, and with these has come a reconfiguration of labor market institutions, managerial conceptions of work, and the nature of authority and control over employees as well. This volume addresses a wide array of questions to better understand these dramatic changes. more...

  • Precarious Workby Arne L. Kalleberg; Steven P. Vallas

    Emerald Publishing Limited 2017; US$ 144.95

    This volume presents original theory and research on precarious work in various parts of the world, identifying its social, political and economic origins, its manifestations in the USA, Europe, Asia, and the Global South, and its consequences for personal and family life. more...

  • A Gedenkschrift to Randy Hodsonby Lisa A. Keister; Vincent J. Roscigno; Steven P. Vallas

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2016; US$ 131.99

    Randy Hodson was one of contemporary sociology's central figures in the study of work, occupations, and inequality. This volume pays tribute to his important scholarly contributions. Chapters by other important scholars in these fields reflect and build on his research in work conditions, worker resistance, and social stratification. more...

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