The Sociology of Work (RLE: Organizations): A Critical Annotated Bibliography, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

The Sociology of Work (RLE: Organizations)

A Critical Annotated Bibliography, 1st Edition

By Parvin Ghorayshi


244 pages

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This reference volume reflects the changing world of work. It includes research on the various dimensions of work, such as the structure of the labour force, labour market segmentation, technology, employment/unemployment, trade unions, and industrial democracy. This book provides an integrated view of the various dimensions of work, its distinguishing characteristics and issues both peculiar, as well as common to industrialized countries. By adopting an interdisciplinary and interactional perspective, this volume provides the scholar and the lay reader with a range of approaches and debates that have made a significant contribution toward understanding the changing nature of work and its social impact.

Table of Contents

Preface. Acknowledgements. List of Journals. Introduction. 1. The World of Work. 2. The Division of Labor. 3. The New Technology at Work. 4. The Hazards of Work. 5. The Trade Union, Industrial Conflict and Strike. 6. Industrial Democracy: Alternative Forms of Organization. Indices.

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Organizational Behavior