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Industrial sociology. Social conditions of labor

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  • Workplace Temporalitiesby Beth Rubin

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 130.99

    Drawing on sociology, labor economics, organizational behavior and social history, this title presents papers that examine time in the workplace. It examines issues surrounding the distribution of and struggle over work hours and how these vary across a number of factors including race, class, occupation and other structural components of work. more...

  • America at Workby Edward E. Lawler III; James O'Toole

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 75.00

    This wide-ranging volume brings together the commissioned papers that are the basis of James O’ Toole and Edward E. Lawler’ s "The New American Workplace," their follow-up to the groundbreaking 1973 "Work in America" report. Here leading scholars in the fields of business, management, and human resources offer new research... more...

  • Decent Workby Dharam Ghai

    International Labour Office 2006; US$ 22.95

    Provides an introductory text on the concepts, strategies and policies pertaining to decent work. Explores the evolution and content of the concept of decent work and its key components, and shows their relevance and applicability in diverse institutional settings and at different stages of development. more...

  • Work after Globalizationby Guy Standing

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2009; US$ 40.00

    Offers a fresh perspective on work and citizenship, rejecting the labourist orientation of the 20th century. This title explains that while a struggle against paternalism is essential, the desirable egalitarian response to the problems caused by globalization is a strategy to build occupational citizenship. more...

  • Living in More Than One Worldby Bruce Rosenstein; Frances Hesselbein

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2009; US$ 19.95

    For business legend Peter Drucker, the secret to a truly meaningful life was thriving in more than one world—having a diverse set of interests, activities, and pursuits. Drucker managed this despite extraordinary demands on his time. In this inspiring book, journalist and Drucker scholar Bruce Rosenstein reveals how, by following the key principles... more...

  • Work and Politicsby Charles F. Sabel

    Cambridge University Press 1984; US$ 33.00

    A historical and comparative sociology of workplace relations in industrial capitalist societies. more...

  • Be your own best life coachby Jackee Holder

    Infinite Ideas 2008; US$ 9.95

    Be your own best life coach is an inspirational guide to help readers take control of their lives and motivate themselves effectively so they can achieve their goals. Packed with advice to help readers realise their ambitions and shrug off the fears holding them back, covering everything self-starters need so they can identify their issues and resolve... more...

  • How to Work Wondersby Liggy Webb

    Grosvenor House Publishing 2011; US$ 3.42

    The ultimate guide to Workplace Wellness - We are increasingly defined by our work. It's what takes up most of our time. It's where we get to employ most of our talents. It's where we experience some of our greatest triumphs and failures. It's also the basis for our standard of living. Being physically, mentally and environmentally happy and healthy... more...

  • Arbeits- und Lebenskraftby Kerstin Jürgens

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 30.82

    Vor dem Hintergrund aktueller Entwicklungsdynamiken von Erwerbsarbeit rückt seit einiger Zeit der Erhalt von Arbeitskraft ins Zentrum der wissenschaftlichen und medialen Aufmerksamkeit. Welche Anforderungen bringt eine entgrenzte Arbeitswelt für Erwerbstätige mit sich? Wie erhalten Beschäftigte ihre Arbeitsfähigkeit, wenn Konkurrenz- und Leistungsdruck... more...

  • Lebensqualität produzierenby Alban Knecht

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 48.30

    Über das Konzept der Lebensqualität des Volkswirts und Philosophen Amartya Sen bin ich erst vor einigen Jahren gestolpert. Nachdem mich die Weltfremdheit vieler volkswirtschaftlichen Modelle schon in meinem Studium beschäftigt hatte, fing mich Sens „neuer“ Ansatz, der mit Begriffen wie Fähigkeiten, Handlun- möglichkeiten und eben Lebensqualität hantiert,... more...