Sociology: Sociology of Work & Industry

  • Young People in the Labour Market: Past, Present, Future book cover

    Young People in the Labour Market

    Past, Present, Future

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

    It is argued that levels of suffering among young people have always been much higher than suggested by governments. Indeed, policies towards young workers have often been framed in ways that help secure conformity to a new employment landscape in which traditional securities have been…

    Hardback – 2017-10-06 
    Routledge
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

  • Business Bullshit book cover

    Business Bullshit

    By André Spicer

    Our organizations are flooded with empty talk. We are constantly "going forward" to lands of "deliverables", stopping off on the "journey" to "drill down" into "best practice". Being an expert at using management speak has become more important in corporate life than delivering long lasting results…

    Paperback – 2017-10-05 
    Routledge

  • Young People and the Labour Market: A Comparative Perspective book cover

    Young People and the Labour Market

    A Comparative Perspective

    Edited by Floro Ernesto Caroleo, Olga A Demidova, Enrico Marelli, Marcello Signorelli

    This book explores the condition of young people in the labour market. Youth are a vulnerable category of workers, finding themselves in a delicate phase of their working life: the first entry in the labour market. In many European countries, youngsters are unemployed or have…

    Hardback – 2017-10-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Labour Economics

  • Song and Democratic Culture in Britain: An Approach to Popular Culture in Social Movements book cover

    Song and Democratic Culture in Britain

    An Approach to Popular Culture in Social Movements

    By Ian Watson

    Originally published in 1983. Song has always been a natural way to record everyday experiences – an expression of celebration, commiseration, complaint and protest. This innovative book is a study of popular and working-class song combining several approaches to the subject. It is a history of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Folk Music

  • Working-Class Images of Society (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    Working-Class Images of Society (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Martin Bulmer

    First published in 1975. How do men come to perceive and evaluate a world in which marked inequalities of class and status exist? This book considers the nature of class images and their underlying work and community structures. Beginning with the argument that the perception of society varies…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • European Industrial Managers: West and East book cover

    European Industrial Managers

    West and East

    Edited by J.J. Boddewyn

    First published in 1971, this collection of fourteen contemporaneous European research studies on managerial backgrounds and on the patterns, roles, and evolution of managerial careers examine managerial motivations in a broader context than the traditional analysis of psychological qualities. Most…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Tackling Social Exclusion in Europe: The Contribution of the Social Economy book cover

    Tackling Social Exclusion in Europe

    The Contribution of the Social Economy

    Edited by Roger Spear, Jacques Defourny, Jean-Louis Laville

    This title was first published in 2001. This book is the result of an international study by leading economists and sociologists from across Europe and North America. The response of the new social economy (primarily voluntary and co-operative sectors) to social exclusion and employability in the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Economic Globalization and the Citizens' Welfare State: Sweden, UK, Japan, US book cover

    Economic Globalization and the Citizens' Welfare State

    Sweden, UK, Japan, US

    By Hiroto Tsukada

    This title was first published in 2001: Examining the future of the welfare state in four globalizing economies - Sweden, UK, Japan and US - this book presents a detailed analysis of the ways in which social and economic aspects of these welfare states have altered under growing market-first…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Catholic Ethic and Global Capitalism book cover

    The Catholic Ethic and Global Capitalism

    By Bryan Fields

    This title was first published in 2003. Fields traces the origins of recent economic growth in Ireland over a long period of development. In doing so, he opens up an old debate with new data, interpretations and evidence that will force many to question existing truths about the role of religion in…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Illegal Immigrants and Developments in Employment in the Labour Markets of the EU book cover

    Illegal Immigrants and Developments in Employment in the Labour Markets of the EU

    By Jan Hjarnø

    This title was first published in 2003. The problem of illegal labour immigration is one of the most controversial and hotly debated issues to confront the EU. This book examines the Scandinavian model of social partnership by which labour market relations are governed, creating an effective…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Towards a Sociology of Artisans: Continuities and Discontinuities in Comparative Perspective book cover

    Towards a Sociology of Artisans

    Continuities and Discontinuities in Comparative Perspective

    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 – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Can Class Still Unite?: The Differentiated Work Force, Class Solidarity and Trade Unions book cover

    Can Class Still Unite?

    The Differentiated Work Force, Class Solidarity and Trade Unions

    Edited by Guy Van Gyes, Hans De Witte, Patrick Pasture

    This title was first published in 2001. This detailed study of European trade unions also addresses academic concerns about the continuing relevance of the class concept as an analytical tool. As a social movement, the trade union has always used the class principal to unite and defend workers, and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

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