Sociology, Work And Industry Tony Watson

ISBN: 9780415435550

Published: June 1st 2008

Paperback

390 pages


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Sociology, Work And Industry  by  Tony Watson

Sociology, Work And Industry by Tony Watson
June 1st 2008 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 390 pages | ISBN: 9780415435550 | 5.28 Mb

This popular text effectively explains and justifies the use of the sociological imagination to understand the nature of institutions of work, occupations, organizations, management and employment, and how they are changing in the twenty-firstMoreThis popular text effectively explains and justifies the use of the sociological imagination to understand the nature of institutions of work, occupations, organizations, management and employment, and how they are changing in the twenty-first century.With outstanding breadth of coverage, it provides an authoritative overview of both traditional and emergent themes in the sociological study of work- explains the basic logic of sociological analysis of work and work-related institutions and provides an appreciation of different theoretical traditions.

It considers:the direction and implications of trends in technological change, globalization, labour markets, work organization, managerial practices and employment relationsthe extent to which these trends are intimately related to changing patterns of inequality in modern societies and to the changing experiences of individuals and familiesthe ways in which workers challenge, resist and make their own contributions to the patterning of work and shaping of work institutions.New features include an easy to read layout, key issues questions, mini case studies, chapter summaries, and a fantastic Companion Website which is packed full of useful resources (for students and teachers).

All of these elements and much more provide the reader with a text unrivalled in the field.



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