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The sage handbook of the sociology of work and employment

Contributor(s): Edgell, Stephen [Editor] | Gottfried, Heidi [Editor] | Granter, Edward [Editor].
Publisher: Los Angeles Sage Publications Ltd 2016Description: xviii, 708 p.ISBN: 9781446280669.Subject(s): Industrial sociology - Handbooks, manuals | Labor - Social aspects - Handbooks, manuals | Work - Social aspects - Handbooks, manualsDDC classification: 306.3​6 Summary: The SAGE Handbook of the Sociology of Work and Employment is a landmark collection of original contributions by leading specialists from around the world. The coverage is both comprehensive and comparative (in terms of time and space) and each ‘state of the art’ chapter provides a critical review of the literature combined with some thoughts on the direction of research. This authoritative text is structured around six core themes: 1.Historical Context and Social Divisions 2.The Experience of Work 3.The Organization of Work 4.Nonstandard Work and Employment 5.Work and Life beyond Employment 6.Globalization and the Future of Work. Globally, the contours of work and employment are changing dramatically. This handbook helps academics and practitioners make sense of the impact of these changes on individuals, groups, organizations and societies. Written in an accessible style with a helpful introduction, the retrospective and prospective nature of this volume will be an essential resource for students, teachers, and policy-makers across a range of fields, from business and management to sociology and organization studies. (https://in.sagepub.com/en-in/sas/the-sage-handbook-of-the-sociology-of-work-and-employment/book241928#description)
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Table of Contents:

1. Introduction: Studies of Work and Employment at the Global Frontier

PART 1 HISTORICAL CONTEXT AND SOCIAL DIVISIONS

2. The Disciplinary Career of the Sociology of Work
3. Work and Social Theory
4. Class and Work
5. Gender and Work
6. Race, Racialization, and Work

PART 2 THE EXPERIENCE OF WORK

7. Good Jobs, Bad Jobs
8. The Origins and the Ideal of Dignity in the Sociology of Work and Employment
9. Capital and Labour: The shifting terrains of struggle and accommodation in labour and employment relations
10. From Management to Leadership
11. Unruly Subjects: Misbehaviour in the Workplace
12. Rediscovery of the Labour Process
13. The Skill Debate: Concepts, Measures, and Evidence

PART 3 WORK AND ORGANIZATION

14. From Bureaucracy to Networks
15. Organizational Culture
16. Industrialization, Fordism and the Golden Age of Atlantic Capitalism:
17. Beyond Fordism
18. Interactive Service Work
19. The Organization of Service Work

Part 4 NON-STANDARD FORMS OF WORK AND EMPLOYMENT

20. Employment Uncertainty and Risk
21. Destandardization: Qualitative and Quantitative
22. Informal Employment: Theory & Reality
23. Precarious Work
24. Unpaid Domestic Labor

PART 5 WORK AND LIFE OUTSIDE EMPLOYMENT

25. Unemployment
26. Volunteering and Unpaid Work
27. Work-Life Balance
28. Working Time
29. Work and Social Policy

PART 6 GLOBALIZATION AND THE FUTURE OF WORK

30. Global Value Chains, Organisations and Industrial Work
31. Globalization and Outsourcing
32. Globalization and Labour Migrations
33. Critiques of Work
34. Global Labour Politics in the 21st Century: Organizing in Informal and Precarious Jobs
35. The Future of Work: Escaping the Current Dystopian Trajectory and Building Better Alternatives

The SAGE Handbook of the Sociology of Work and Employment is a landmark collection of original contributions by leading specialists from around the world.

The coverage is both comprehensive and comparative (in terms of time and space) and each ‘state of the art’ chapter provides a critical review of the literature combined with some thoughts on the direction of research. This authoritative text is structured around six core themes:
1.Historical Context and Social Divisions
2.The Experience of Work
3.The Organization of Work
4.Nonstandard Work and Employment
5.Work and Life beyond Employment
6.Globalization and the Future of Work.
Globally, the contours of work and employment are changing dramatically. This handbook helps academics and practitioners make sense of the impact of these changes on individuals, groups, organizations and societies.

Written in an accessible style with a helpful introduction, the retrospective and prospective nature of this volume will be an essential resource for students, teachers, and policy-makers across a range of fields, from business and management to sociology and organization studies.

(https://in.sagepub.com/en-in/sas/the-sage-handbook-of-the-sociology-of-work-and-employment/book241928#description)

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