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  • Making Up Accountants

    The Organizational and Professional Socialization of Trainee Chartered Accountants, 1st Edition

    By Fiona Anderson-Gough

    Edited by Keith Robson

    First published in 1998, this organizational and professional socialization of trainee chartered accountants reports the findings of an ICAEW funded research project which explored the training and socialization of trainee accountants in two Big Six firms in the UK. The background to the research,…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Working for Women?

    Gendered Work and Welfare Policies in Twentieth-Century Britain, 1st Edition

    By Celia Briar

    Originally published in 1997 Working for Women? examines the ways in which women's patterns of paid and unpaid work have been mediated by the policies of governments throughout the 20th century. It looks at the state in defining what is women's work and men's work, and at equal pay and…

    Hardback – 2020-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Ritual in Industrial Society

    A Sociological Analysis of Ritualism in Modern England, 1st Edition

    By Robert Bocock

    Originally published in 1974, Ritual in Industrial Society is based on several years’ research including interviews and observations into the importance of ritual in industrial society within modern Britain. The book addresses how identity and meaning for people of all occupations and social…

    Hardback – 2020-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Ritual

  • Social Construction and Social Development in Contemporary China

    1st Edition

    By Xueyi Lu

    What is the social structure of Chinese society in the 21st century? How should China address the problem of migrant workers? How can China form a modern society? These key sociological issues are some of the topics this book covers.This book is a collection of the research articles and lectures…

    Hardback – 2020-01-24 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Social Structure and Social Stratification in Contemporary China

    1st Edition

    By Xueyi Lu

    What is the social structure of Chinese society in the 21st century? How should China address the problem of migrant workers? How can China form a modern society? These key sociological issues are some of the topics this book covers.This book is a collection of the research articles and lectures…

    Hardback – 2020-01-24 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Chinese Social Structure and Social Construction

    1st Edition

    By Xueyi Lu

    What is the social structure of Chinese society in the 21st century? How should China address the problem of migrant workers? How can China form a modern society? These key sociological issues are some of the topics this book covers.This book is a collection of the research articles and lectures…

    Hardback – 2020-01-24 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Financialization

    1st Edition

    Edited by Philip Mader, Daniel Mertens, Natascha van der Zwan

    Financialization has become the go-to term for scholars grappling with the growth of finance. This handbook offers the first comprehensive survey of the scholarship on financialization, connecting finance with changes in politics, technology, culture, society and the economy. It takes stock of the…

    Hardback – 2020-01-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Governing Affects

    Neo-Liberalism, Neo-Bureaucracies, and Service Work, 1st Edition

    By Otto Penz, Birgit Sauer

    Governing Affects explores the neoliberal transformation of state governance in Europe towards affective forms of dominance exercised by customer-oriented neo-bureaucracies and public service providers. By investigating the rise of affective labour in contemporary European service societies and the…

    Hardback – 2020-01-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Emotions

  • Soviet Urbanization

    1st Edition

    By Olga Medvedkov

    Originally published in 1990, Soviet Urbanization provides an assessment of Soviet urban systems. Drawing on her personal experiences at the Soviet Academy of Sciences and bringing with her much material otherwise unavailable in the West, the author analyses the structure of the Soviet urban…

    Paperback – 2019-12-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urbanization

  • Ernest Bevin (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Peter Weiler

    First published in 1993, this book presents a biography of a central figure in the development of both the labour movement and British politics in the first half of the twentieth century. This highly accessible account of Bevin’s life and career was the first to make use of documents pertaining to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Sociology of Structural Disaster

    Beyond Fukushima, 1st Edition

    By Miwao Matsumoto

    How and why did credible scientists, engineers, government officials, journalists, and others collectively give rise to a drastic failure to control the threat to the population of the Fukushima disaster? Why was there no effort on the part of inter-organizational networks, well-coordinated in the…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Directions in Ethnomethodology and Conversation Analysis

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