Sociology: Sociology of Work & Industry

  • Labour, Global Supply Chains and the Garment Industry in South Asia: Bangladesh after Rana Plaza book cover

    Labour, Global Supply Chains and the Garment Industry in South Asia

    Bangladesh after Rana Plaza, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sanchita Saxena

    This book argues that larger flaws in the global supply chain must first be addressed to change the way business is conducted to prevent factory owners from taking deadly risks to meet clients’ demands in the garment industry in Bangladesh. Using the 2013 Rana-Plaza disaster as a departure point,…

    Hardback – 2019-08-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • American Chinese Restaurants: Society, Culture and Consumption book cover

    American Chinese Restaurants

    Society, Culture and Consumption, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jenny Banh, Haiming Liu

    This book examines the lived experiences of what it is like to work in an American Chinese restaurant, exploring the relationship between food and society. The book explores questions of geography, locality, transnationalism and ethnicity, and how these connect identities and shape changes. It…

    Paperback – 2019-07-19 
    Routledge

  • Management, Organizations and Contemporary Social Theory book cover

    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 – 2019-06-28 
    Routledge

  • Investments in a Sustainable Workforce in Europe book cover

    Investments in a Sustainable Workforce in Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tanja van der Lippe, Zoltán Lippényi

    A sustainable European workforce has become increasingly relevant in our present day and age. Flexibility and job insecurity are omnipresent; organizational workforces are displaying growing diversity with respect to age, gender, ethnicity and family status; and Europe’s welfare states are…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Public Relations as Emotional Labour book cover

    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 – 2019-06-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Directions in Public Relations & Communication Research

  • Trade Unions and European Integration: A Question of Optimism and Pessimism? book cover

    Trade Unions and European Integration

    A Question of Optimism and Pessimism?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Johannes M Kiess, Martin Seeliger

    Trade Unions and European Integration brings together pessimists and optimists on trade unionism under the contemporary pressures of European integration. The Great Recession has brought new attention to structural problems of the European integration process, specifically monetary integration…

    Hardback – 2019-06-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Youth and the Politics of the Present (Open Access): Coping with Complexity and Ambivalence book cover

    Youth and the Politics of the Present (Open Access)

    Coping with Complexity and Ambivalence, 1st Edition

    Edited by Enzo Colombo, Paola Rebughini

    Youth and the Politics of the Present presents a range of topical sociological investigations into various aspects of the everyday practices of young adults in different European contexts. Indeed, this volume provides an original and provocative investigation of various current central issues…

    Hardback – 2019-06-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Women and Inequality in the 21st Century book cover

    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 being…

    Paperback – 2019-06-04 
    Routledge

  • The Sociology of Structural Disaster: Beyond Fukushima book cover

    The Sociology of Structural Disaster

    Beyond Fukushima, 1st Edition

    By Miwao Matsumoto

    How and why did credible scientists, engineers, government officials, journalists, and others collectively give rise to a drastic failure to control the threat to the population of the Fukushima disaster? Why was there no effort on the part of inter-organizational networks, well-coordinated in the…

    Hardback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

  • Young People, Employment and Work Psychology: Interventions and Solutions book cover

    Young People, Employment and Work Psychology

    Interventions and Solutions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Angela 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 – 2019-05-24 
    Routledge

  • Ageism: Past, Present, and Future book cover

    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 understanding ageism, including social and psychological theories of ageism,…

    Paperback – 2019-05-22 
    Routledge

  • Industrial Development in Mexico: Policy Transformation from Below book cover

    Industrial Development in Mexico

    Policy Transformation from Below, 1st Edition

    By Walid Tijerina

    This book explores developmental policymaking across the multiple levels of Mexico’s contemporary state, arguing that much of the innovations in industrial policy have been driven at the subnational level. In the three decades since Mexico’s neoliberal turn in its political economy, subnational…

    Hardback – 2019-05-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Development

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