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Industrial sociology. Social conditions of labor

  • Work and Leisureby John T. Haworth; Anthony J. Veal

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95

    Globalization, economic development and changes in social environments have put the relationships between work, leisure, social structure and quality of life under the spotlight. Profound transformations in the nature and organization of work are occurring, with potentially far-reaching social and economic consequences. Increasingly, organizations... more...

  • Sociology, Work and Industryby Tony Watson

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 53.95

    In the fourth edition of this successful and popular text, Tony Watson explains how the discipline of sociology contributes to our wider understanding of the variety of work practices and institutions, which exist in modern society. The new edition outlines both what has been achieved historically and what is currently being achieved by the sociological... more...

  • Identity in the Age of the New Economyby T.E. Jensen; A. Westenholz

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2004; US$ 40.00

    Identity in the Age of the New Economy is a multi-faceted view of contemporary employment and identity that questions a number of the myths related to the so-called new economy, knowledge society or network society. It argues that one of the most striking things about much contemporary theorizing on work and identity is the epochalist terms in which... more...

  • The New Workplaceby David Holman; Toby D. Wall; Chris W. Clegg; Paul Sparrow; Ann Howard

    Wiley 2003; US$ 289.95 US$ 260.96

    "Just-in-time", "total quality management", "lean manufacturing", "call centres", "team work", "empowerment" - most people in business have heard these buzz words, often offered as a panacea to all profit ills. So why don't they always work? Can you combine them anyhow? If not, why not? The New Workplace Handbook is a comprehensive guide to the... more...

  • Ethnicity and Economyby Dr Steve Fenton; Harriet Bradley

    Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 174.00

    The nature of the connection between economic action and structure and ethnic identities receives here a long overdue and incisive re-examination. The question is addressed theoretically by revisiting the 'race and class' debate and by a wide-ranging review of the contexts in which the conjuncture of ethnicity-economy is worked out. It is also addressed... more...

  • Santé, sécurité et transformation du travailby Denis Harrisson; Camille Legendre

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2002; US$ 22.50

    La subjectivité des travailleurs, les aspects culturels de la santé et de la sécurité du travail, la représentation qu'ils se font des événements à risque dans leur travail, les stratégies défensives qu'ils déploient afin de contrer les effets néfastes du travail, les liens entre le... 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...

  • From Initial Education to Working Lifeby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2000; US$ 64.00

    How did the transition from compulsory education to work change during the 1990s and which types of transition policies worked best? The experiences of 14 OECD countries are examined in this volume to address these two key questions, for as requirements for knowledge and qualifications and skills rise and populations age, few countries can afford to... more...

  • Concept-Driven Development and the Organization of the Process of Changeby Bjørn Gustavsen; Bernd Hofmaier; Marianne Ekman Philips; Anders Wikman

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1996; US$ 102.00

    The Swedish Working Life Fund — a temporary organization functioning from 1990 to 1995 — distributed 10 billion Swedish crowns for workplace development and initiated 25,000 projects. About half of the total labor market was affected. This evaluation study, which is built on case studies as well as a survey of a representative sample of... 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...