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  • Migration and Agriculture

    Mobility and change in the Mediterranean area, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alessandra Corrado, Carlos de Castro, Domenico Perrotta

    In recent years, Mediterranean agriculture has experienced important transformations which have led to new forms of labour and production, and in particular to a surge in the recruitment of migrant labour. The Mediterranean Basin represents a very interesting arena that is able to illustrate labour…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • Towards a Sociology of Artisans

    Continuities and Discontinuities in Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Sokratis M. Koniordos

    This title was first published in 2001. A comparative sociological examination of artisans, exploring historical examples and theoretical references to the stratum. The book also investigates empirical case studies and analyzes the variegated careers of contemporary artisans.…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Unsustainable Institutions of Men

    Transnational Dispersed Centres, Gender Power, Contradictions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jeff Hearn, Ernesto Vasquez del Aguila, Marina Hughson

    How are men, masculinities and gender power implicated within global institutions? How are global institutions to be understood in terms of men, masculinities and gender power? What are men up to in such arenas as: global finance, corporate law, military intelligence, world sporting bodies and…

    Hardback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

  • The World of Waiters

    1st Edition

    By Gerald Mars, Michael Nicod

    Originally published in 1984, The World of Waiters provides a close look at the area of everyday working life, focusing on the profession of waiters. The book addresses the complex world of waiters, look at the insecurities, hierarchies and ‘the politics of serving’ that come into play in the…

    Hardback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Social Value in Construction

    1st Edition

    By Ani Raiden, Martin Loosemore, Andrew King, Chris Gorse

    While the concept of social value is not new, recent interest in social value in construction has grown because of new social procurement legislation around the world and an increasing acceptance of the need to ensure construction projects provide social value, rather than simply economic value.…

    Paperback – 2018-12-10
    Routledge

  • Work and Wellbeing in the Nordic Countries

    Critical Perspectives on the World's Best Working Lives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Helge Hvid, Eivind Falkum

    The Nordic countries have the world's best working life. Unlike in many other countries, global competition has not created inequality, uncertainty, long working hours, standardization and restrictive managerial control. The main reason for this lies in the way interests are expressed and conflicts…

    Hardback – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • Cheats at Work

    An Anthropology of Workplace Crime, 1st Edition

    By Gerald Mars

    Originally published in 1982 Cheats at Work looks at occupations from an anthropological point of view, using a similar format to analysis of cultures in the study of anthropology. The author uses an extensive set of quotations drawn from over a hundred informants at all social levels. The…

    Hardback – 2018-12-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Labour Migration

    The Internal Geographical Mobility of Labour in the Developed World, 1st Edition

    Edited by James H. Johnson, John Salt

    First published in 1990. This edited work brings together a collection of studies, by an international team of contributors, on inter-urban migration, which is largely dominated by labour migration. The structure of the book reflects the interaction of the supply and demand of labour and the…

    Hardback – 2018-11-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Labour Economics

  • Patterns of Labour

    Work and Social Change in the Pottery Industry, 1st Edition

    By Richard Whipp

    First published in 1990. Patterns of Labour explores the interaction between home, paid work, and the individual. It looks at how the social relations of work both shape and are shaped by the context in which they occur. In a detailed examination of the pottery industries of Britain and America…

    Hardback – 2018-11-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Labour Economics

  • Training at Work

    Critical Analysis of Workplace Training and Development, 1st Edition

    By Jeff Hyman

    Training in the workplace can be costly and time-consuming. Consequently it is often neglected. However, it plays an essential part in a company's success, increasing the level of performance, aiding strategic decision-making and maximizing quality and efficiency. Using detailed surveys and…

    Paperback – 2018-11-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Human Resource Management

  • Global Women's Work

    Perspectives on Gender and Work in the Global Economy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Beth English, Mary E. Frederickson, Olga Sanmiguel-Valderrama

    This volume considers how women are shaping the global economic landscape through their labor, activism, and multiple discourses about work. Bringing together an interdisciplinary group of international scholars, the book offers a gendered examination of work in the global economy and analyses the…

    Paperback – 2018-11-22
    Routledge
    Routledge IAFFE Advances in Feminist Economics

  • Social Structure and Personality in the Factory

    1st Edition

    By Paul Lafitte

    This study, first published in 1958, explores the behaviour of industrial workers in a social context. By interviewing and observing workers in factories in Melbourne, the author examines the worker’s evaluation of work, work satisfaction, relationships and friendships within the workplace, and the…

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

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