Sociology of Work & Industry Products

  • Business Bullshit

    1st Edition

    By André Spicer

    Our organizations are flooded with empty talk. We are constantly "going forward" to lands of "deliverables", stopping off on the "journey" to "drill down" into "best practice". Being an expert at using management speak has become more important in corporate life than delivering long lasting results…

    Paperback – 2017-09-20
    Routledge

  • The Economics of Inequality, Discrimination, Poverty, and Mobility

    2nd Edition

    By Robert S. Rycroft

    If there was any question before, there is no longer a question today: inequality, discrimination, poverty, and mobility are prominent national issues. The notion of "The American Dream" has been sold to generations of young Americans as the idea that working hard and following your dreams will…

    Paperback – 2017-09-19
    Routledge

  • The Agency of Organizing

    Perspectives and Case Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Boris H. J. M. Brummans

    Winner of the 2018 Outstanding Edited Book Award from the Organizational Communication Division of the National Communication Association The Agency of Organizing explains why the notion of agency is central to understanding what organizations are, how they come into existence, continue to exist,…

    Paperback – 2017-09-19
    Routledge

  • Gender, Subjectivity, and Cultural Work

    The Classical Music Profession, 1st Edition

    By Christina Scharff

    What is it like to work as a classical musician today? How can we explain ongoing gender, racial, and class inequalities in the classical music profession? What happens when musicians become entrepreneurial and think of themselves as a product that needs to be sold and marketed? Gender,…

    Hardback – 2017-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Queer Business

    Queering Organization Sexualities, 1st Edition

    By Nick Rumens

    In this modern day and age, it is surprising that managerialist perspectives, practices and ideas are colonising the study of sexualities in organisation. A timely intervention into the contemporary vitality of queer theories, Queer Business is an innovative book length exploration of how queer…

    Hardback – 2017-09-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Critical Diversities

  • Economic Globalization and the Citizens' Welfare State

    Sweden, UK, Japan, US, 1st Edition

    By Hiroto Tsukada

    This title was first published in 2001: Examining the future of the welfare state in four globalizing economies - Sweden, UK, Japan and US - this book presents a detailed analysis of the ways in which social and economic aspects of these welfare states have altered under growing market-first…

    Hardback – 2017-09-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Revivals: Art and Artifact in Laboratory Science (1985)

    A study of shop work and shop talk in a research laboratory, 1st Edition

    By Michael Lynch

    First published in 1985, this book provides a descriptive study of social activities in a neurosciences laboratory. Based on fieldwork conducted by the author in the laboratory during 1975 and 1976, and taking an ethnomethodological approach, it focuses on the phenomenon of the social…

    Hardback – 2017-08-25
    Routledge
    Directions in Ethnomethodology and Conversation Analysis

  • Counterfeit Itineraries in the Global South

    The human consequences of piracy in China and Brazil, 1st Edition

    By Rosana Pinheiro-Machado

    At the end of the 1970s, Chinese merchandise moved to Brazil via Paraguay, forming an on-the-margins-of-the-law trade chain involving the production, distribution, and consumption of cheap goods. Economic changes in the twenty-first century, including the enforcement of intellectual property rights…

    Hardback – 2017-08-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Valuing People in Construction

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fidelis Emuze, John Smallwood

    Valuing People in Construction provides contemporary perspectives on the ‘glue’ that binds the construction process together; people. The book addresses people issues in the construction industry where behavioural outcomes impact upon business and project performance. The main proposition of the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-07
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • Frontline Delivery of Welfare-to-Work Policies in Europe

    Activating the Unemployed, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rik van Berkel, Dorte Caswell, Peter Kupka, Flemming Larsen

    Welfare-to-work or activation policies refer to programmes aimed at promoting the employability, labour-market and social participation of benefit recipients of working age. Frontline workers delivering these policies are conceived of as policy implementers, as policy makers, and as actors…

    Hardback – 2017-08-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

  • Effective Interventions for Unemployed Young People in Europe

    Social Innovation or Paradigm Shift?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tomáš Sirovátka, Henk Spies

    Young people in Europe have been disproportionally affected by unemployment as a result of the economic crisis and a large number of the most disadvantaged are migrant youth, or those of a different ethnic origin, living in deprived city neighbourhoods. This book examines the need for more…

    Hardback – 2017-08-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

  • Young Migrant Identities

    Creativity and Masculinity, 1st Edition

    By Sherene Idriss

    In this day and age, much has been discussed as to what it means ‘to be an Arab’. However, this enlightening volume seeks instead to invite us deeper into young Arab–Australian men’s lives as we explore their vocational aspirations and working experiences within highly racialised and hierarchical…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

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