The Sociology of Work / Edition 3

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"The third edition of this best-selling textbook has been carefully revised to provide an up-to-date, indispensable introduction to the sociology of work. It not only includes clear explanations of classic theories and evidence, but also covers the most cutting-edge research, data and debates. The book contains substantive new sections on globalization, including global branding and slave labour, and a new chapter on the myths and realities of modern employment." "Chapter-by-chapter, Keith Grint examines different sociological approaches to work, emphasizing the links between social processes, the institutions of employment, and their social and domestic contexts. His use of an international range of empirical evidence helps to make his account especially accessible to undergraduate readers. The book has been specially designed to support students' understanding of, and to develop their critical responses to, the literature. Written in a lively and accessible style, it provides student-friendly chapter summaries, suggestions for further reading, a glossary and practice essay questions." This third edition will be essential reading for students of the sociology of work, industrial sociology, organizational behavior and industrial relations. Students studying business and management courses with a sociological component will also find the book invaluable.
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"This new text provides a remarkably comprehensive overview of the world of work, rich in its coverage of diverse disciplinary perspectives, and offering historical, contemporary and future-oriented accounts of working patterns and controversies. 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."
Jill Rubery, Manchester Business School

"A magnificent new edition that manages to combine key theories, analysis of contemporary changes in the service economy and speculation about the future of work – all in an admirably accessible style. An indispensable text for students of labour geography as well as for sociologists of work and employment."
Linda McDowell, University of Oxford

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780745632490
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 6/28/2005
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 400
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 1.58 (d)

Meet the Author

Keith Grint is Professor of Public Leadership and Management at Warwick Business School

Darren Nixon is Senior Lecturer in Sociology at Leeds Beckett University

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Table of Contents

1 What is work? 6
2 Work in historical perspective 45
3 Classical approaches to work : Marx, Weber and Durkheim 85
4 Contemporary theories of work organization 110
5 Class, industrial conflict and the labour process 152
6 Gender, patriarchy and trade unions 190
7 Race, ethnicity and labour markets : recruitment and the politics of exclusion 237
8 Working technology 282
9 Present work : the age of employment 313
10 Future work : globalization and the age of enthralment? 355
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