Sociology of Work & Industry Products

  • The World of Work

    Industrial Society and Human Relations, 1st Edition

    By Robert Dubin

    This book, first published in 1958, concerns American industry and commerce, and is devoted to what people do while they are working and reasons for their behaviour. This volume should prove valuable as an attempt to make systematic sense out of work in our industrial world. The balance of fact and…

    Paperback – 2018-11-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Human Resource Management

  • Globalisation, Economic Inclusion and African Workers

    Making the Right Connections, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kate Meagher, Laura Mann, Maxim Bolt

    This book addresses the question of whether greater inclusion in the global economy offers a solution to rising unemployment and poverty in contemporary Africa. The authors trace the connection between global demographic change and new mechanisms of economic inclusion via global value chains,…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • Fostering Accessible Technology through Regulation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Delia Ferri, G. Anthony Giannoumis

    Technology has attracted an increasing level of attention within studies of disability and disability rights. Many researchers and advocates have maintained skepticism towards technology out of the fear that technology becomes another way to ‘fix’ impairments. These skeptical views, however,…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • Language and Intercultural Communication in the Workplace

    Critical approaches to theory and practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hans J. Ladegaard, Christopher J. Jenks

    From language classrooms to outdoor markets, the workplace is fundamental to socialisation. It is not only a site of employment where money is made and institutional roles are enacted through various forms of discourse; it is also a location where people engage in social actions and practices. The…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • Philosophy of Leisure

    Foundations of the good life, 1st Edition

    By Johan Bouwer, Marco van Leeuwen

    What is leisure? How does leisure relate to leading a good life? This critical and intelligent study interrogates the basic principles of leisure and demonstrates the continuing relevance of these questions for our society today. It not only explores the traditional philosophical concepts at the…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Leisure Studies

  • The Employment Impact of China's WTO Accession

    1st Edition

    By A. S. Bhalla, Shufang Qiu, S. Qiu

    The book explores the macroeconomic and sectoral employment implications (in agriculture, industry and services) of China's World Trade Organisation accession. It argues that while short-run employment losses may occur, in the longer term China will be able to generate additional employment…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Alternative Organization

    1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Parker, George Cheney, Valérie Fournier, Chris Land

    Despite the Great Recession, slightly different forms of global capitalism are still portrayed as the only game in town by the vast majority of people in power in the world today. Unbridled growth, trade liberalisation, and competition are advocated as the only or best ways of organizing the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge

  • Wages, Bonuses and Appropriation of Profit in the Financial Industry

    The working rich, 1st Edition

    By Olivier Godechot

    The 2008 financial crisis led the whole world to ask questions of the financial industry. Why are wages in the financial industry so high? Are bonuses responsible for the financial crisis? Where do bonuses come from? Politicians and others urged people to believe that the crisis was the price…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Opting Out and In

    On Women’s Careers and New Lifestyles, 1st Edition

    By Ingrid Biese

    Opting Out and In: On women’s careers and new lifestyles introduces a new perspective and definition of opting out that better reflects contemporary issues and lifestyles. The book offers a timely and comprehensive analysis of the phenomenon of women leaving high-powered careers, adding to current…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Critical Management Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anshuman Prasad, Pushkala Prasad, Albert J. Mills, Jean Helms Mills

    The scholarly field of Critical Management Studies (CMS) is in a state of flux. Against a backdrop of dramatic global shifts, CMS scholarship has lately taken a number of new and exciting directions and, at times, challenged older critical voices. Novel theoretical frameworks and diverse research…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • The Organization of the Expert Society

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andreas werr, Staffan Furusten

    It is often claimed that we live in an expert society, a society where more and more individuals take expert roles in increasingly narrow fields. In contrast to more traditional experts most of these new experts lack generally accepted mechanisms for the certification and legitimation of their…

    Paperback – 2018-08-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

  • Pierre Bourdieu, Organization, and Management

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ahu Tatli, Mustafa Ozbilgin, Mine Karatas-Ozkan

    Pierre Bourdieu, the French sociologist, philosopher, and anthropologist, has been widely studied and analyzed in academic circles, particularly in sociology, where his ideas about power relations in social life helped to define the contemporary field. While many other sociological theories and…

    Paperback – 2018-08-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

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