Sociology of Work & Industry Products

  • Bourdieu: The Next Generation

    The Development of Bourdieu's Intellectual Heritage in Contemporary UK Sociology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jenny Thatcher, Nicola Ingram, Ciaran Burke, Jessie Abrahams

    This book will give unique insight into how a new generation of Bourdieusian researchers apply Bourdieu to contemporary issues. It will provide a discussion of the working mechanisms of thinking through and/or with Bourdieu when analysing data. In each chapter, individual authors discuss and…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Sociological Futures

  • The Transformation of Work in Welfare State Organizations

    New Public Management and the Institutional Diffusion of Ideas, 1st Edition

    Edited by Frank Sowa, Ronald Staples, Stefan Zapfel

    How has New Public Management influenced social policy reform in different developed welfare states? New managerialism is conceptualized as a paradigm, which not only shapes the decision-making process in bureaucratic organizations but also affects the practice of individuals (citizens). Public…

    Hardback – 2018-04-24

  • Women on Corporate Boards

    An International Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Aluchna, Güler Aras

    Female presence and involvement on boards improves firm performance, transforms corporate governance and leads to the transition towards more responsible business. Corporate boards are essential bodies for governance and management and their efficiency determines a company’s performance. The board…

    Hardback – 2018-04-17
    Finance, Governance and Sustainability

  • Productivity Dynamics in Emerging and Industrialized Countries

    1st Edition

    Edited by Deb Kusum Das

    The world, of late, has seen a productivity slowdown. Many countries continue to recover from various shocks in the macro business environment, along with structural changes and inward looking policies. In contemporary times of growth slumps, various exits and protectionist regimes, this book…

    Hardback – 2018-04-17
    Routledge India

  • Sustainable Modernity

    The Nordic Model and Beyond, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nina Witoszek, Atle Midttun

    The Open Access version of this book, available at, has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 4.0 license.   In the 21st century, Norway, Denmark and Sweden remain the icons of fair societies,…

    Hardback – 2018-04-12
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • 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

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