Sociology of Work & Industry Products

  • New Life Courses, Social Risks and Social Policy in East Asia

    Edited by Raymond K. H. Chan, Jens Zinn, Lih-Rong Wang

    Social policy in modern industrialised societies is increasingly challenged by new social risks. These include insecure employment resulting from ever more volatile labour markets, new family and gender relationships resulting from the growing participation of women in the labour market, and the…

    Hardback – 2015-11-17 
    Routledge
    Comparative Development and Policy in Asia

  • Culture as a Vocation

    Sociology of career choices in cultural management

    By Vincent Dubois

    Vocational occupations are attractive not so much for their material rewards as for the prestige and self-fulfillment they confer. They require a strong personal commitment, which can be subjectively experienced in terms of passion and selflessness. The choice of a career in the cultural sector…

    Hardback – 2015-11-12 
    Routledge
    CRESC

  • Improving Criminal Justice Workplaces

    Translating theory and research into evidence-based practice

    By Paula Brough, Jennifer M. Brown, Amanda Biggs

    All organisations, whether private or public sector, seek to improve criminal justice workplace practice from an evidence base, but often find it difficult to effectively translate research findings into policy or design best-practice interventions. This book provides a direct bridge between…

    Hardback – 2015-11-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Informal Sector Innovations

    Insights from the Global South

    Edited by Mammo Muchie, Saradindu Bhaduri, Angathevar Baskaran, Fayaz Ahmad Sheikh

    It is well documented that the space of informal economic activity is rising across the globe. This rise has been particularly significant in the least developed and developing countries, especially after the onset of neo-liberal policies and withdrawal of welfare state. There has also been a shift…

    Hardback – 2015-10-28 
    Routledge

  • Gender and Social Hierarchies

    Perspectives from social psychology

    Edited by Klea Faniko, Fabio Lorenzi-Cioldi, Oriane Sarrasin, Eric Mayor

    Gender and Social Hierarchies offers a fresh and coherent picture of applied research from within social psychology on the intricate relationship between gender and social status. It comprises a collection of innovative approaches which seek to understand the pervasiveness of status asymmetry…

    Paperback – 2015-10-26 
    Routledge

  • Women Migrant Workers

    Ethical, Political and Legal Problems

    Edited by Zahra Meghani

    This volume makes the case for the fair treatment of female migrant workers from the global South who are employed in wealthy liberal democracies as care workers, domestic workers, home health workers, and farm workers. An international panel of contributors provide analyses of the ethical,…

    Hardback – 2015-10-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

  • The Dark Side of Emotional Labour

    By Jenna Ward, Robert McMurray

    The Dark Side of Emotional Labour explores the work that the rest of society would rather not think about, the often unseen work that is emotionally disturbing, exhausting, upsetting, and stigmatising. This is work that is simultaneously undesirable and rewarding, work whose tasks are eschewed and…

    Hardback – 2015-10-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

  • Queer Business

    Queering Sexualities of Organization

    By Nick Rumens

    This book provides a comprehensive and scholarly account of how queer theories can enrich our understanding of organisational life beyond managerialist concerns with efficiency and productivity, with particular emphasis on how we might examine diversity in the sexualities of organisation. It…

    Hardback – 2015-10-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Critical Diversities

  • Work-Related Learning and the Social Sciences

    By Gary Taylor, Liam Mellor, Richard McCarter

    Work-Related Learning and the Social Sciences provides a clear and accessible introduction to the theory and practice of work. Written in a student friendly style, it makes use of the following: Theoretical Perspectives: The theoretical foundations of identity, power, community, citizenship,…

    Paperback – 2015-10-11 
    Routledge

  • Cultural Values and Entrepreneurship

    Edited by Francisco Liñán, Ghulam Nabi, Norris Krueger

    Cultural Values and Entrepreneurship aims to broaden and deepen our understanding of which elements of ‘culture’ influence, or are influenced by, entrepreneurial activity. Differences in entrepreneurial activity among countries, and regions within those countries, are persistent and cannot be fully…

    Hardback – 2015-09-21 
    Routledge

  • Capitalism: The Basics

    By David Coates

    The global economy is dominated by a powerful set of established and emerging capitalisms, from the long-standing capitalist economies of the West to the rising economies of the BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China) countries. An understanding of capitalism is therefore fundamental to…

    Paperback – 2015-09-20 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Generation, Discourse, and Social Change

    By Karen R. Foster

    Just what is a generation? And why, if at all, does it matter? This book asks what generation means to ordinary people, arguing that generation is real and it matters, but not in the ways that we think. Generations are not groups of people who can be categorized and attributed with static,…

    Paperback – 2015-09-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

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