The SAGE Handbook of the Sociology of Work and Employment

Editors: Edgell, Stephen, Gottfried, Heidi and Granter, Edward
Publication Year: 2015
Publisher: Sage UK

Single-User Purchase Price: $175.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $262.50
ISBN: 978-1-44-628066-9
Category: Social Sciences - Sociology
Image Count: 21
Book Status: Available
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Globally, the contours of work and employment are changing dramatically. The SAGE Handbook of the Sociology of Work and Employment helps academics and practitioners make sense of the impact of these changes on individuals, groups, organizations and societies.

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Table of Contents

  • List of Figures
  • List of Tables and Boxes
  • Notes on the Editors and Contributors
  • 1 Introduction: Studies of Work and Employment at the Global Frontier - Stephen Edgell, Heidi Gottfried and Edward Granter
  • PART I HISTORICAL CONTEXT AND SOCIAL DIVISIONS
  • 2 The Disciplinary Career of the Sociology of Work - Tim Strangleman
  • 3 Work and Social Theory - Tracey Warren
  • 4 Class and Work - Barry Eidlin
  • 5 Gender and Work - Harriet Bradley
  • 6 Race, Racialization and Work - Evelyn Nakano Glenn
  • PART II THE EXPERIENCE OF WORK
  • 7 Good Jobs, Bad Jobs - Arne L. Kalleberg
  • 8 The Origins of the Idea and Ideal of Dignity in the Sociology of Work and Employment - Philip Hodgkiss
  • 9 Capital and Labour: The Shifting Terrains of Struggle and Accommodation in Labour and Employment Relations - Miguel Martínez Lucio
  • 10 From Management to Leadership - Leo McCann
  • 11 Unruly Subjects: Misbehaviour in the Workplace - Stephen Ackroyd and Paul Thompson
  • 12 Rediscovery of the Labour Process - Chris Smith
  • 13 The Skill Debate: Concepts, Measures and Evidence - Alan Felstead
  • PART III WORK AND ORGANIZATION
  • 14 From Bureaucracy to Networks - Charles Heckscher
  • 15 Organizational Culture and Work - Mats Alvesson
  • 16 Fordism and the Golden Age of Atlantic Capitalism - Matt Vidal
  • 17 Beyond Fordism - Huw Beynon
  • 18 Interactive Service Work - Amy S. Wharton
  • 19 The Organization of Service Work - Kiran Mirchandani
  • PART IV NON-STANDARD FORMS OF WORK AND EMPLOYMENT
  • 20 Employment Uncertainty and Risk - Vicki Smith
  • 21 Destandardization: Qualitative and Quantitative - Françoise Carré
  • 22 Informal Employment: Theory and Reality - Martha Alter Chen
  • 23 Precarious Work - Kevin Hewison
  • 24 Unpaid Domestic Labor - Janeen Baxter and Tsui-o Tai
  • PART V WORK AND LIFE BEYOND EMPLOYMENT
  • 25 Unemployment - Ken Roberts
  • 26 Volunteering and Unpaid Work - Rebecca Taylor
  • 27 Work-Life Balance - Abigail Gregory
  • 28 Working Time - Michael Bittman
  • 29 Work and Social Policy - Karin Gottschall and Irene Dingeldey
  • PART VI GLOBALIZATION AND THE FUTURE OF WORK
  • 30 Global Value Chains, Organizations and Industrial Work - Paul Stewart and Brian Garvey
  • 31 Globalization and Outsourcing - Winifred R. Poster and Nima L. Yolmo
  • 32 Globalization and Labour Migrations - Eleonore Kofman
  • 33 Critiques of Work - David Frayne
  • 34 Global Labour Politics in Informal and Precarious Jobs - Jennifer Jihye Chun and Rina Agarwala
  • 35 The Future of Work: Escaping the Current Dystopian Trajectory and Building Better Alternatives - Peter Evans and Chris Tilly
  • Subject Index