Sociology of Work & Industry Products

  • Class and Everyday Life

    Critiques and Practices

    By Kirsteen Paton

    Why is social class still important in the twenty-first century, and in what ways? This text challenges claims that class is ‘dead’ by exploring how it comes to manifest itself in our everyday lives, whether in the bedroom or the gym, on social media sites or in the music charts. Taking a…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge

  • The Company Citizen

    Good for business, planet, nation and community

    By Tom Levitt

    Business doing good is doing good business; this book learns from the era where governments ruled the world, pre-globalisation, and where business looked after itself, where issues like climate change, resource depletion and even poverty and hunger were not thought to be the responsibility of…

    Paperback – 2017-11-28 
    Routledge

  • Young Consumer Behaviour

    A Research Companion

    Edited by Ayantunji Gbadamosi

    Although one perspective depicts young consumers as vulnerable and passive in the marketplace system, our knowledge of this consumer group will be inadequate if limited to this contention. Their roles and relevance in family consumption activities are becoming increasingly profound. Available…

    Paperback – 2017-11-27 
    Routledge

  • Young People and the Labour Market

    A Comparative Perspective

    Edited by Floro Ernesto Caroleo, Olga A Demidova, Enrico Marelli, Marcello Signorelli

    Young people are a vulnerable category of workers, finding themselves in a delicate phase of their working life: their first entry into the labour market. In many European countries, youngsters are unemployed or have difficulty finding and obtaining jobs. This situation has deteriorated…

    Hardback – 2017-11-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Labour Economics

  • Global Perspectives of Employee Assistance Programs

    Edited by R Paul Maiden, David A. Sharar

    Global Perspectives of Employee Assistance Programs is the first book of its kind to empirically address the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) concept and model in a diverse, global context. This book features a variety of studies which deal with the design, delivery, cultural adaptability,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-28 
    Routledge

  • Motherhood and Work in Contemporary Japan

    By Nishimura Junko

    This book explores the employment of Japanese women born in the 1960s and 1970s who experienced childbirth and raised children in the 1990s and the early 2000s. During this period, the Japanese economy experienced a severe recession. It has affected the firm-specific internal labour market and on…

    Paperback – 2017-10-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • Social Entrepreneurship in the Greater China Region

    Policy and Cases

    Edited by Yanto Chandra, Linda Wong

    This book offers the first exploration into the development of social enterprises in the Greater China region, consisting of Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan and Mainland China. By drawing on the research and experience of over a dozen scholars and practitioners from across the area, it offers a picture of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Young People in the Labour Market

    Past, Present, Future

    By Andy Furlong, John Goodwin, Henrietta O'Connor, Sarah Hadfield, Stuart Hall, Kevin Lowden, Réka Plugor

    Levels of suffering among young people have always been much higher than governments suggest. Indeed, policies aimed at young workers have often been framed in ways that help secure conformity to a new employment landscape in which traditional securities have been progressively removed.…

    Hardback – 2017-10-16 
    Routledge
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

  • Gender and the Organization

    Women at Work in the 21st Century

    By Marianna Fotaki, Nancy Harding

    Discussions of feminism and gender in organizations and management studies in general, have become stuck in a time-warp. This lies in stark contrast to the wide range of topical published work on feminist and gender theory that is available. Through ignoring developments by major gender theorists,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Trust

    Edited by Rosalind H. Searle, Ann-Marie I. Nienaber, Sim B. Sitkin

    In recent years, trust has enjoyed increasing interest from a wide range of parties, including organizations, policymakers, and the media. Perennially linked to turbulence and scandals, the damaging and rebuilding of trust is a contemporary concern affecting all areas of society. Comprising six…

    Hardback – 2017-10-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions in Business, Management and Accounting

  • Song and Democratic Culture in Britain

    An Approach to Popular Culture in Social Movements

    By Ian Watson

    Originally published in 1983. Song has always been a natural way to record everyday experiences – an expression of celebration, commiseration, complaint and protest. This innovative book is a study of popular and working-class song combining several approaches to the subject. It is a history of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Folk Music

  • Working-Class Images of Society (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Martin Bulmer

    First published in 1975. How do men come to perceive and evaluate a world in which marked inequalities of class and status exist? This book considers the nature of class images and their underlying work and community structures. Beginning with the argument that the perception of society varies…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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