Sociology of Work & Industry Products

  • Gender, Work and Migration

    Agency in Gendered Labour Settings, 1st Edition

    Edited by Megha Amrith, Nina Sahraoui

    While the feminisation of transnational migrant labour is now a firmly ingrained feature of the contemporary global economy, the specific experiences and understandings of labour in a range of gendered sectors of global and regional labour markets still require comparative and ethnographic…

    Hardback – 2018-03-28
    Studies in Migration and Diaspora

  • Scholarly Crimes and Misdemeanors

    Violations of Fairness and Trust in the Academic World, 1st Edition

    By Mark S. Davis, Bonnie Berry

    This book explores the problem of scientific dishonesty and misconduct – a problem that affects all disciplines, yet whose extent remains largely unknown and for which established standards for reporting, prevention, and punishment are absent. Presenting examples of research misconduct, the authors…

    Hardback – 2018-03-28

  • Globalization and Labour in the Twenty-First Century

    1st Edition

    By Verity Burgmann

    The Open Access version of this book, available at, has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 3.0 license.Globalization has adversely affected working-class organization and mobilization, increasing inequality by…

    Paperback – 2018-03-21
    Routledge Advances in International Political Economy

  • Social Mobility and the Legal Profession

    The case of professional associations and access to the English Bar, 1st Edition

    By Elaine Freer

    This book will be crucial reading for students across a variety of disciplines. A broadly socio-legal text, using a mixed-methods design combining grounded theory with an in-depth case study, this research explores a rarely-seen facet of the legal profession. Sociologists studying the practical…

    Hardback – 2018-03-16

  • The Routledge Companion to Trust

    1st Edition

    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 – 2018-03-07
    Routledge Companions in Business, Management and Accounting

  • Learning to Save the Future

    Rethinking Education and Work in an Era of Digital Capitalism, 1st Edition

    By Alexander J. Means

    Mainstream economists and Silicon Valley entrepreneurs claim that unfettered capitalism and digital technology can unlock a future of unbounded prosperity, create endless high paying jobs, and solve the world’s vast social and ecological problems. Realizing this future of abundance purportedly…

    Paperback – 2018-03-07
    Critical Interventions

  • Women Migrant Workers

    Ethical, Political and Legal Problems, 1st Edition

    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,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

  • Occupational Socialization and Working Lives (1994)

    1st Edition

    By Amanda Coffey, Paul Atkinson

    Published in 1994, this book gathers together a series of original studies on occupational socialization and the everyday realities of work. It includes detailed, empirically based accounts of a variety of occupational settings. Included are: social workers; trainee midwives; prison officers;…

    Hardback – 2018-02-09
    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Revivals: Guards Imprisoned (1989)

    Correctional Officers at Work, 1st Edition

    By Lucien Lombardo

    First published in 1989, Guards Imprisoned provides an in-depth look into the work and working life of prison guards as they perceive and experience it. The author, who was a teacher at Auburn Prison, New York, discovered that little was known about the guard’s perceptions of his "place" in…

    Paperback – 2018-02-08

  • Friendship and Work Culture of Women Managers in Japan

    Tokyo After Ten, 1st Edition

    By Swee-Lin Ho

    Drawing on ethnographic data gathered from fieldwork spanning a 15-year period, this book offers new insights into understanding the lives and experiences of women managers in Japan. Based on empirical case studies, it explores the ways in which professional women in Tokyo creatively mobilize…

    Hardback – 2018-02-08
    Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

  • Counterproductive Work Behaviors

    Understanding the Dark Side of Personalities in Organizational Life, 1st Edition

    By Aaron Cohen

    There has been a growing interest among scholars in the fields of organizational behaviour and industrial psychology in what can be termed "the dark side of the organizations." A main concept in this regard this is both important and relevant counterproductive work behaviours (CWBs), which can be…

    Hardback – 2018-02-07
    Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

  • Violence and Abuse In and Around Organisations

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ronald J. Burke, Cary L. Cooper

    This international collection examines violence and abuse in and around organisations. The collection documents the causes, specifically from the perspective of human relations and of the workplace conditions. It also highlights the specific risks associated with high-risk professions or working…

    Hardback – 2018-02-07
    Psychological and Behavioural Aspects of Risk

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