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The Sociology of Work: Introduction

tge Masculinity, Domestic Labour and Violence. It not only includes clear explanations of classic theories and evidence, but also covers the most cutting-edge research, data, and debates.

Whilst a crude stereotype, data on occupation soociology sex reveals that women make up a greater share of od in administrative and secretarial work, personal service and sales and customer service. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Charles marked it as to-read Nov 15, By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Such an intention would mostly certainly be welcomed in business schools. We use cookies on this site to understand how you use our content, and to give you the best browsing experience.

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Account Options Sign in. Accounting for Industrial Action. Return to Book Page. Account Options Sign in. Sociology of Work Keith Grint No preview available – This perhaps also reflects the university textbook format, offering students an intense appraisal of authors in the field in order to sofiology a future critical spirit amongst them.


This third edition will be essential reading for students of the sociology of work, industrial sociology, organisational behaviour and industrial relations.

Gender, Patriarchy and Trade Unions 7. Description This leading, authoritative textbook has been carefully and substantially revised to provide the indispensable foundational resource for the sociology of work. My library Sociooogy Advanced Book Search.

Clearly, there is no one answer to this. The Best Books of Review quote “There is simply no better comprehensive introduction to the sociological approaches to work and contemporary trends within the workplace.

From Plantocracy to Plutocracy. The Sociology of Work: This demonstrates the crucial role that domestic work plays in the production and reproduction of capitalism, providing it with a healthy workforce socioligy go on and sell their productive labour in the paid, market sphere. One of the new additions to this 4 th edition is chapter 10 on work and identity.

The Wirk of Work. This fourth edition will continue to be essential reading for students of the sociology of work, industrial sociology, organizational behaviour and industrial relations. Avid rated it really liked it Dec 14, socioolgy We need our wages to survive, but we also aspire work that is satisfying and helps us realise our potential as human beings.

Karol Gajda The separate chapters addressing gender, race and class help bring the issues in contemporary working life and its impact on certain groups into focus.

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Annie de Bhal rated it really liked it Sep 14, In essence, Sociology of Work is a university textbook that would suit an undergraduate and even postgraduate audience with a range of further reading and authors recommended, along with the inclusion of prospective seminar questions at the end of each chapter.


His doctoral research explores restructuring processes in the steel industry, particularly focusing on how organisations ameliorate the negative impacts of job loss.

The third edition of this best-selling textbook has been carefully revised to provide an up-to-date, indispensable introduction soxiology the sociology of work. This third edition will be essential reading for students of the sociology of work, industrial sociology, organisational behaviour and industrial relations.

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Kwaku Sam marked it as to-read Oct 08, Here in lies another key message in the book; the false, socially constructed distinction between paid, market labour and unpaid, domestic labour.

Trade Unions, Workers and Racial Discrimination. And it does what many texts claim and few deliver — that is, it pays detailed attention to issues of gender and race as well as class. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.