Sociology of Work: An Encyclopedia

Editor/Author Smith, Vicki
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: SAGE Publications

Single-User Purchase Price: $513.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $769.50
ISBN: 978-1-45-220506-9
Category: Social Sciences - Sociology
Image Count: 165
Book Status: Available
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This multi-disciplinary encyclopedia covers curricular subjects that seek to address that question, ranging from business and management to anthropology, sociology, social history, psychology, politics, economics, and health.

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Table of Contents

  • Reader's Guide
  • About the Editor
  • List of Contributors
  • Introduction
  • Chronology
  • Volume 1
  • A
  • Alienation
  • Alternative Organizations and Cooperatives
  • Assembly
  • At-Will Employment
  • Authority Gap
  • B
  • Bell, Daniel
  • Bendix, Reinhard
  • Benefits
  • “Big Squeeze”
  • Biotechnology
  • “Blacks on the Bubble”
  • Blue-Collar Jobs
  • Bodies
  • Boundaries between Home and Market, Blurred
  • Boundary Work
  • Boundaryless Careers
  • Bourdieu, Pierre
  • Boycotts, Consumer
  • Braverman, Harry
  • Brazil
  • Brown-Collar Jobs
  • Burawoy, Michael
  • Bureaucracy
  • C
  • Call Centers
  • Canada
  • Care Work
  • Career Ladders
  • Career Mystique
  • Casual Labor and Informal Economy
  • Child Care
  • Child Labor
  • China
  • Class and Families
  • Clerical Work
  • Cognitive Biases
  • Collective Bargaining
  • Command Economies
  • Comparable Worth
  • Computer Programmers
  • Computer Widows and Orphans
  • Computer-Mediated Work
  • Consumption
  • Contingent Work
  • Contract, Employment (Common Law)
  • Contract Workers
  • Contracts
  • Control, Workplace
  • Cool Industries
  • Corporate Closet
  • Craft Work
  • Creative Class
  • Crime as Work
  • Cubicles
  • Cultural Capital
  • Culture, Employment
  • Culture, Workplace
  • D
  • Day Labor
  • Dead-End Jobs
  • Deception
  • Deskilling and Upgrading
  • Dignity
  • Direct Sales Work
  • Dirty Work
  • Disabled Workers
  • Disappearing Work
  • Discouraged Workers
  • Discrimination, Employment
  • Discrimination: Institutional, Statistical, and Direct
  • Displaced Workers
  • Disposable Workers
  • Distractions, Online
  • Diversity Programs
  • “Doing Gender”
  • Domestic Work, Paid
  • Downward Mobility
  • Dress Codes
  • Drug Testing
  • Dual Labor Markets
  • Dual-Career Couples
  • Durkheim, Émile
  • E
  • Education and Work
  • Edwards, Richard
  • Eight-Hour Day
  • Elder Care
  • Electronic Surveillance
  • E-Mail
  • Emotion
  • Emotional Labor
  • Employability
  • Employee Participation
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plans
  • Employee Voice
  • Employment Relationship
  • End of Work
  • Engineers
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Entry-Level Work
  • Ethics
  • F
  • Face Time
  • Facebook as Labor
  • Factory Work, Globalization of
  • Family-Responsive Corporations
  • Family-Supportive State and Federal Policies
  • Fathers at Home
  • Feeling Rules
  • Feminist Theories of Work
  • Feminization of Work
  • Film Industry Workers
  • Firms
  • Flexible Scheduling
  • Fordism and Post-Fordism
  • Foucault, Michel
  • France
  • Franchises
  • Free Agents
  • Freelancing
  • “Fun” Workplaces
  • G
  • Game Playing
  • Gatekeepers
  • Gender Gap
  • Gendered Organizations
  • Gendered Work Identities
  • Germany
  • Glass Cage
  • Glass Ceiling
  • Glass Escalator
  • Globalization
  • Goffman, Erving
  • “Good” Employment Model, Rise and Erosion of
  • “Good” Jobs and “Bad” Jobs
  • Gossip
  • Government Regulation of Employment, U.S.
  • Granovetter, Mark
  • H
  • Headhunters
  • Health and Safety
  • Health Care Professions
  • High-Tech and Internet Industry, Employment in
  • Hochschild, Arlie
  • Home Production
  • Home Schooling
  • Homophily
  • Homosocial Reproduction
  • Households, Changing Demographic Composition of
  • Housework
  • Human Capital
  • Human Relations Theory
  • Human Resources
  • Human Rights Campaigns
  • Human Trafficking
  • I
  • Ideal Worker
  • Identity at Work
  • Illness
  • Immigrant Workers
  • Immigrants, Organizing
  • Importing Labor
  • Impression Management
  • Income Inequality
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Inequality, Policies to Correct
  • Information Technology Workers
  • Innovation
  • Internal Labor Markets
  • International Division of Labor
  • Internships
  • Invisible Work
  • J
  • Japan
  • Japanese Transplants
  • Job Creation
  • Job Quality
  • Job Queues Theory
  • Job Satisfaction
  • Job Searching and Preparation
  • Job Security
  • Job Sharing
  • Job Tenure
  • Jobs, Marginal
  • Jobs and Careers
  • K
  • Kanter, Rosabeth Moss
  • Knowledge Workers
  • L
  • Labor, Aesthetic
  • Labor, Devaluation of
  • Labor Force Participation
  • Labor Force Participation Rates
  • Labor Law
  • Labor Market Intermediaries
  • Labor Markets
  • Labor Markets, External
  • Labor Process
  • Leisure
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Workers
  • Life Course
  • Lifestyle Work
  • Living Wage Campaign
  • Logistics Revolution
  • Loyalty
  • Volume 2
  • M
  • Male Model of Career
  • Management, Scientific
  • Management Information Systems
  • Managers
  • Manufacturing
  • Market Fundamentalism
  • Markets and Economies
  • Marx, Karl
  • “McDonaldization”
  • Meaning
  • Media Workers
  • Meetings
  • Men in Women's Jobs
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Mexico
  • Military
  • Minimum-Wage and Low-Wage Jobs
  • Mobility Mechanisms
  • Moonlighting
  • Moral Underground
  • Motherhood Penalty and Daddy Bonus
  • Mothering, Ideologies of
  • Mothering, Transnational
  • Motivation
  • Multinational Corporations
  • N
  • Neoliberalism
  • Networked Organizations
  • Networks
  • “New Economy”
  • Nonmarket Work
  • Nonprofits
  • Nonstandard Work
  • O
  • Occupational Segregation by Gender and Race
  • Occupations, Distribution of
  • Occupations and Professions
  • Office Artifacts
  • Open Source Movement
  • Opting Out
  • “Organization Man”
  • Organizational Structure, New Forms of
  • Organizational Wage Inequality
  • Organized Labor
  • Organized Labor, Cross-National Perspective
  • Outsourcing and Subcontracting
  • Overqualified and Overeducated
  • Overwork
  • P
  • Part-Time Work
  • Personality
  • Personnel Professionals
  • Pink Collar
  • Polarized Workforce
  • Postbureaucratic Organizations
  • Postindustrial Society
  • Poverty
  • Power
  • Precarious Labor
  • Productivity
  • Professional Work
  • Professionalization
  • Project Management
  • “Prosumer”
  • Protestant Ethic and Spirit of Capitalism
  • R
  • Race and Ethnic Groups
  • Reproductive Labor
  • Resistance, Gendered and Racialized
  • Restructuring, Corporate
  • Retail Employment
  • Retirement
  • Revolving Door Theory
  • Right-to-Work
  • Risk Shift
  • S
  • Second Shift
  • Self-Employment
  • Semiprofessionals
  • Seniority
  • Service Work
  • Sex Typing
  • Sex Work
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Sexuality
  • Singapore
  • Skilled Work
  • Slavery
  • Small Business
  • Smith, Adam
  • Social Capital
  • Social Interactions at Work
  • Social Media
  • Social Responsibility, Corporate
  • Social Support Programs
  • Soft Skills
  • South Africa
  • South Korea
  • Starbucks Employment Model
  • Stay-at-Home Mothers
  • Sticky Floor
  • Strategies, New Organizing
  • Stress
  • Strikes and Protests
  • Students against Sweatshops
  • Subcultures
  • Substance Abuse
  • Supervisors
  • Sweatshops
  • Sweden
  • Symbolic Analysts
  • Systems Analysts
  • T
  • Tacit Skills
  • Teamwork
  • Technology
  • Teen Employment
  • Telecommunications Workers
  • Telework
  • Temporary Placement Agencies
  • Temporary Work
  • Terkel, Studs
  • Tipping
  • Tokenism
  • Training and Skill Acquisition
  • Turnover
  • 24/7 Economy
  • U
  • Underemployed Workers
  • Undocumented Workers
  • Unemployment
  • “Unfinished Revolution”
  • Union and Community Partnerships
  • Union Membership, Benefits of
  • Unionism, Public Sector
  • Unionism, Social Movement
  • Unionized Professionals
  • Unions
  • Unions, Craft
  • Unions, Gender and Race in
  • United Students for Fair Trade
  • Unskilled Work
  • V
  • Values
  • Violence, Workplace
  • Volunteer Work
  • W
  • Wall Street Jobs
  • Walmart Employment Template
  • Weber, Max
  • Weekend
  • Welfare-to-Work
  • Whistleblowing
  • White Collar
  • White-Collar Crime
  • White-Collar Sweatshop
  • Women in Men's Jobs
  • Women's and Men's Employment, Temporal Dimensions of
  • Work, Definitional
  • Work Ethic
  • Work Overload
  • Work Redesign
  • Work Spillover
  • Work Transfer
  • Worker Centers
  • Workforce Development
  • Working Poor
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Glossary
  • Resource Guide
  • Appendix: Labor Statistics
  • Photo Credits