Sociology of Work & Industry Products

  • Gender and Well-Being in Europe

    Historical and Contemporary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Lina Gálvez

    Edited by Bernard Harris

    This book is the first of four books based on a series of symposia funded by COST, which is an intergovernmental framework for the promotion of European Cooperation in the field of Scientific and Technical Research. It draws on both historical and contemporary European case-studies to offer a…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Gender and Well-Being

  • The New Natural Resource

    Knowledge Development, Society and Economics, 1st Edition

    By Hans Christian Garmann Johnsen

    Increasingly in the public discourse there are references to the knowledge economy, knowledge society, knowledge workers and knowledge organisations. The argument is that knowledge is becoming the main economic resource, replacing the natural resources that drove the industrial revolution. The new…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31

  • Neoliberalism, Personhood, and Postsocialism

    Enterprising Selves in Changing Economies, 1st Edition

    By Nicolette Makovicky

    Despite a growing literature debating the consequences of neo-liberal political and economic policy in the former Eastern bloc, the idea of neo-liberal personhood has so far received limited attention from scholars of the region. Presenting a range of ethnographic studies, this book lays the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19

  • The Cultures of Economic Migration

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Tope Omoniyi

    Edited by Suman Gupta

    This volume explores the processes of economic migration, the social conditions that follow it and the discourses that underlie research into it. Reflecting critically on economic migration and on the process of studying and creating knowledge about it, the contributors address the question of…

    Paperback – 2016-10-03
    Studies in Migration and Diaspora

  • Social Capital and Urban Networks of Trust

    1st Edition

    By Jouni Häkli

    Edited by Claudio Minca

    This is the first book on social capital and trust informed by a critical geographical perspective. The authors examine the role of social capital in the constitution and reproduction of urban networks of trust in different places and contexts. They explore how social capital and trust are…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09

  • Global Inequalities Beyond Occidentalism

    1st Edition

    By Manuela Boatcă

    Based on theoretical developments in research on world-systems analysis, transnational migration, postcolonial and decolonial perspectives, whilst considering continuities of inequality patterns in the context of colonial and postcolonial realities, Global Inequalities Beyond Occidentalism proposes…

    Paperback – 2016-08-16

  • Organizations Alike and Unlike (RLE: Organizations)

    International and Inter-Institutional Studies in the Sociology of Organizations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cornelis J. Lammers, David Hickson

    This volume contrasts the life and problems of organizations in many parts of the world and highlights the differences between those societies as reflected in their different institutional sectors such as manufacturing, commerce, social services and government administration. In so doing, the book…

    Paperback – 2016-08-08
    Routledge Library Editions: Organizations

  • The Sociology of the Workplace (RLE: Organizations)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Malcolm Warner

    This volume adopts an interdisciplinary approach. The study of the workplace is approached from the standpoint of industrial sociology, industrial relations, industrial anthropology and other related disciplines. It includes contributions from economists and psychologists as well as from…

    Paperback – 2016-08-08
    Routledge Library Editions: Organizations

  • Work, Recreation, and Culture

    Essays in American Labor History, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martin H. Blatt, Martha K. Norkunas

    The essays in this volume focus on the role of women in the work force. They explore how organized sports, social associations of all kinds and the educational system faced by the children of worker were profoundly linked to work place and community activism. They examine why radical labor…

    Paperback – 2016-08-04
    Labor in America

  • Marketing Technologies

    Corporate Cultures and Technological Change, 1st Edition

    By Elena Simakova

    Global corporations initiate, join and maintain socio-technological change and hence, alter the ways in which we organize our lives. Demanding significant investment of resources and time, the development and implementation of new technologies on different levels must take into consideration these…

    Paperback – 2016-08-04
    Routledge Studies in Innovation, Organizations and Technology

  • Leadership as Emotional Labour

    Management and the 'Managed Heart', 1st Edition

    Edited by Marian Iszatt-White

    Even if we don’t realise it, most of us are now familiar with the idea of ‘emotional labour’; that ‘service with a smile’ which everyone from cabin crew to restaurant or call centre staff is expected to give, irrespective of what they actually feel or think. This book considers the complex ways in…

    Paperback – 2016-08-04
    Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

  • Small Business and Society (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By David Goss

    When this book was first published in 1991, political ideology had thrust small-firm issues to the forefront of attempts to revitalize the British economy. In the Thatcher years the emphasis had been on individual enterprise and initiative with the number of small firms increasing rapidly. This was…

    Paperback – 2016-08-03
    Routledge Revivals

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