Sociology of Work & Industry Products

  • Management, Organizations and Contemporary Social Theory

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stewart Clegg, Miguel Pina e Cunha

    Social theorists speculate about large-scale social questions, asking of any phenomenon, how is it possible? This book addresses how various social theories contribute key insights into the nature of organizations and management. The cast of characters to be found in this book have had a…

    Paperback – 2019-06-12
    Routledge

  • Ageism

    Past, Present, and Future, 1st Edition

    By Tay K. McNamara, John B. Williamson

    Ageism: Past, Present, and Future presents perspectives for understanding ageism and puts ageism in the context of specific social institutions. McNamara and Williamson uniquely provide a number of complementary ways to understand ageism, including social and psychological theories of ageism,…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • Institutional Change and Industrial Development in Central and Eastern Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anne Lorentzen, Brigitta Widmaier, Mihály Laki

    Published in 1999, this is a collection of recent research results by acknowledged researchers in the field of enterprise transformation and industrial development in Central and Eastern Europe.…

    Hardback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Public Relations as Emotional Labour

    1st Edition

    By Liz Yeomans

    Inextricably linked to neoliberal market economies, public relations’ influence in our promotional culture is profound. Yet many aspects of the professional role are under-researched and poorly understood, including the impact on workers who construct displays of feeling to elicit a desired…

    Hardback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge
    Routledge New Directions in PR & Communication Research

  • Routledge Revivals: Homosexuality: A Research Guide (1987)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wayne R. Dynes

    First published in 1987, this book encompasses a broad range interdisciplinary research into homosexuality — displaying a full spectrum of points of view — and, given that the major traditions of modern homosexual research began in Europe, is not restricted to works in English.. In general topics…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge

  • Women and Inequality in the 21st Century

    1st Edition

    Edited by Brittany C. Slatton, Carla D Brailey

    Recent books have drawn attention to an unfinished gender revolution and the reversal of gender progress. However, this literature primarily focuses on gender inequality in the family and its effect on women’s career and family choices. While an important topic, these works​ ​are critiqued for…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge
    New Critical Viewpoints on Society

  • The Third Job

    Employed Couples' Management of Household Work Contradictions, 1st Edition

    By Gurjeet K. Gill

    Published in 1998. This text focuses on "three-job" (two paid and one unpaid housework job) families. It investigates the way in which partners experience and handle the contradictions in the daily running of the household - contradictions which result from the conflicting features within and…

    Hardback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Scientific Basis of National Progress

    1st Edition

    By G. Gore

    Published in 1970: The leading idea of the book is that present knowledge only enables us to maintain our present state, that national progress is the result of new ideas, and that the chief source of new ideas is original research. That as advance has its origin in new knowledge; unless new…

    Hardback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Friendship and Work Culture of Women Managers in Japan

    Tokyo After Ten, 1st Edition

    By Swee-Lin Ho

    Drawing on ethnographic data gathered from fieldwork spanning a 15-year period, this book offers new insights into understanding the lives and experiences of women managers in Japan. Based on empirical case studies, it explores the ways in which professional women in Tokyo creatively mobilize…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge

  • Young People in the Labour Market

    Past, Present, Future, 1st Edition

    By Andy Furlong, John Goodwin, Henrietta O'Connor, Sarah Hadfield, Stuart Hall, Kevin Lowden, Réka Plugor

    Levels of suffering among young people have always been much higher than governments suggest. Indeed, policies aimed at young workers have often been framed in ways that help secure conformity to a new employment landscape in which traditional securities have been progressively removed.…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

  • Work: Marxist and Systems-Theoretical Approaches

    1st Edition

    By Stefan Kühl

    Using Marxist and systems theory as guides, this book offers an entry point to the current debate on the role of economy in modern society, the change in work organizations and the effect of the economy on the individual. It explores the concepts of ‘work society’, ‘industrial society’ and ‘…

    Hardback – 2019-05-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Young People, Employment and Work Psychology

    Interventions and Solutions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Angela J Carter

    Youth unemployment and underemployment is a serious issue in most developed countries in the world. Having few young people in the workplace has serious and lasting consequences for generations of young people, their families, businesses and society as a whole. Dr Carter explores these important…

    Paperback – 2019-05-22
    Routledge

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