Sociology of Work & Industry Products

  • Work-Family Dynamics

    Competing Logics of Regulation, Economy and Morals

    Edited by Berit Brandth, Sigtona Halrynjo, Elin Kvande

    Work-life integration is an increasingly hot topic in the media, social research, governments and in people’s everyday lives. This volume offers a new type of lens for understanding work-family reconciliation by studying how work-family dynamics are shaped, squeezed and developed between consistent…

    Hardback – 2017-02-03 
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Opting Out and In

    On Women’s Careers and New Lifestyles

    By Ingrid Biese

    Opting Out and In: On Women’s Careers and New Lifestyles, introduces a new perspective and definition of opting out that better reflects contemporary issues and lifestyles. The book offers a timely and comprehensive analysis of the phenomenon of women leaving high-powered careers, adding to current…

    Hardback – 2017-01-31 

  • European Social Problems

    Edited by Stuart Isaacs

    European Social Problems is the first book to examine social problems in Europe from the perspective of the social sciences. Key issues around health, crime, poverty, immigration, ethnicity, gender and education are addressed. An examination of the role of the institutions of the E.U. in solving…

    Paperback – 2016-12-31 

  • Work and Livelihoods in Times of Crisis

    History, Ethnography, Models

    Edited by Susana Narotzky, Victoria Goddard

    This volume presents a global range of ethnographic case studies to explore the ways in which - in the context of the restructuring of industrial work, the ongoing financial crisis, and the surge in unemployment and precarious employment - local and global actors engage with complex social…

    Hardback – 2016-12-20 
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Gender and the Organization

    Women at Work in the 21st Century

    By Nancy Harding, Marianna Fotaki

    This exciting book seeks to update and redefine organizational theories of gender and gendered theories of organizations. It demonstrates what is made possible through the application of understanding gender theory to the management of organizations and organizational studies. Gender in the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-15 

  • Language and Intercultural Communication in the Workplace

    Critical approaches to theory and practice

    Edited by Hans J. Ladegaard, Christopher J. Jenks

    From language classrooms to outdoor markets, the workplace is fundamental to socialisation. It is not only a site of employment where money is made and institutional roles are enacted through various forms of discourse; it is also a location where people engage in social actions and practices. The…

    Hardback – 2016-12-15 

  • The Organization of the Expert Society

    Edited by Andreas werr, Staffan Furusten

    It is often claimed that we live in an expert society, a society where more and more individuals take expert roles in increasingly narrow fields. In contrast to more traditional experts most of these new experts lack generally accepted mechanisms for the certification and legitimation of their…

    Hardback – 2016-12-06 
    Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

  • Accounting, Technology and Society

    A Social Science Perspective on Accounting Information Systems

    By George Mickhail

    Complicated problems in society are increasingly being understood as technological or engineering problems. This techno-utopianism colours much discussion around politics, the economy and society. The ability to think critically about this is important but rare across the social sciences. This…

    Hardback – 2016-12-03 

  • Geography of Innovation

    Public Policy Renewal and Empirical Progress

    Edited by Nadine Massard, Corinne Autant-Bernard

    Within the European context of innovation for growth, public and corporate actors are faced with pressing questions concerning innovation policy and the return on public and private investment in innovation at the regional level. To help them answer these questions, researchers in the field of…

    Hardback – 2016-12-01 
    Regions and Cities

  • Globalisation, Economic Inclusion and African Workers

    Making the Right Connections

    Edited by Kate Meagher, Laura Mann, Maxim Bolt

    This book addresses the question of whether greater inclusion in the global economy offers a solution to rising unemployment and poverty in contemporary Africa. The authors trace the connection between global demographic change and new mechanisms of economic inclusion via global value chains,…

    Hardback – 2016-12-01 

  • Routledge Revivals: Development and Social Change in the Pacific Islands (1989)

    Edited by Alastair Couper

    First published in 1989. The Pacific Islands are amongst the poorest countries of the developing world. The special problems of their small size, immense distance from major centres and, for many, very poor agricultural possibilities make development extremely difficult. However, recent new…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 

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