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Industrial sociology. Social conditions of labor

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  • Joy at Work Work at Joyby Joan Marques

    Personhood Press 2010; US$ 19.00

    Inspiring employees of all levels, this guide helps lay a foundation for creating a positive, uplifting attitude towards each work day by making mindful choices to be kind and supportive especially in collaborative situations. This empowering reference promotes acceptance, togetherness, interconnectedness, and mutuality as means to a happy, positive... more...

  • Creating Balance?by Stephan Kaiser; Max Josef Ringlstetter; Doris Ruth Eikhof; Miguel Pina e Cunha

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 153.54

    A satisfactory and healthy integration of work with other life domains is one of the key challenges of modern society. Work-life balance and work-life integration have become focal points of today’s human resource management practice and theory. Professionals who have been described as “extreme workers” regarding their work hours and engagement are... more...

  • Work and Identityby John Kirk; Christine Wall

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 105.00

    A fascinating account of theoretical debates around identity and work, recent trends and methodological arguments concerning the role of oral testimony and its interpretation. more...

  • Employment Regimes and the Quality of Workby Duncan Gallie

    OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 42.99

    The book makes a major new contribution to the sociology of employment by comparing the quality of working life in European societies with very different institutional systems - France, Germany, Great Britain, Spain, and Sweden. more...

  • The Invisible Chainby Jean-Pierre Durand

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 125.00

    Companies and work have undergone significant change, and a new productive model has emerged. This book shows how the model works, showing its high degree of coherence in terms of the integration of functions within companies. This book creates a new and challenging theory of services, rooted in the concrete experience of workshops and offices. more...

  • Der Gesundheitsfondsby Holger Pressel

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 36.71

    Mit Wirkung ab 1. Januar 2009 wurde durch die Einführung des Gesundheitsfonds die Finanzierung der gesetzlichen Krankenversicherung (GKV) auf eine institutionell völlig neue Grundlage gestellt: Zum ersten Mal in der rund 125-jährigen Geschichte der GKV übernahm der Staat durch die staatliche Festsetzung des Beitragssatzes die Verantwortung für die... more...

  • Lehrbuch der Sozialpolitikby Heinz Lampert; Jörg W. Althammer

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 24.81

    Didaktisch klar und übersichtlich: Das anerkannte Standardwerk in 8. Neuauflage gilt bei Rezensenten als der kompetente Überblick über die Geschichte, Theorie, Handlungsfelder und Reformprobleme der staatlichen Sozialpolitik. Auf das Wesentliche konzentriert… more...

  • Working in Restructured Workplacesby Daniel B. Cornfield; Karen E. Campbell; Holly J. McCammon

    SAGE Publications 2001; US$ 42.00

    Working in Restructured Workplaces addresses contradictory influences in contemporary workplace restructuring, its impact on workers' lives, and the direction and nature of future changes in the workplace. This authentic collection of sociological thought and research consists of previous works in Work and Occupations and some commissioned specifically... more...

  • Religion, Work, and Inequalityby Lisa Keister

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 160.99

    Work behaviours and inequality in work-based rewards are essential to financial security and general well-being. Although the benefits of receiving work-based rewards, such as income, benefits and retirement packages, are significant, they are not enjoyed uniformly. This title articulates an agenda for better understanding these social processes. more...

  • Surviving the Global Financial and Economic Downturnby Hossein Jalilian; Sothorn Kem; Glenda Reyes; Kimsun Tong

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies 2014; US$ 71.37

    The global financial and economic shock of 2007-09 is the third major economic crisis to have buffeted Cambodia in its post-conflict period, coming in the wake of the food crisis of 2007-08 and just a decade after the Asian financial crisis of 1997-98 (the "triple crises"). Cambodia's post-conflict history can be divided into two periods:... more...