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Industrial sociology. Social conditions of labor

  • Education, Poverty and Genderby Latika Gupta

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 48.51

    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...

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

    Princeton University Press 2015; Not Available

    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 happier and more successful lives. The book begins with a frank explanation... more...

  • Praxis der Umformtechnikby Heinz Tschätsch; Jochen Dietrich

    Vieweg+Teubner Verlag 2015; US$ 38.82

    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$ 55.06

    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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 40.64

    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$ 45.88

    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

    Gabler Verlag 2014; US$ 33.96

    Die vielfältigen Aufgaben die heute im Berufsleben an Sie gestellt werden, erfordern eine gestandene Persönlichkeit, die weiß, wie sie sich im Alltag durchsetzen und präsentieren kann. Sie stehen mit Ihrer „Marke-Ich“ Ihre Frau. Die Autorinnen analysieren Persönlichkeitsstrukturen und zeigen Lösungswege auf, wie Sie an Ihrer Persönlichkeit, aber auch... more...

  • Kanzlei-Kniggeby Horst Hanisch

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 22.31

    Steuerberater, Wirtschaftsprüfer, Anwälte und Berater bekleiden angesehene gesellschaftliche Positionen. Wer neben der fachlichen Leistung auch menschlich überzeugt, gewinnt wichtige Image- und Sympathiewerte und wird leichter produktive Geschäftsbeziehungen zu Mandanten und Partnern aufbauen und pflegen können. Der "Kanzlei-Knigge" bietet konkrete... 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...