Good Jobs, Bad Jobs: The Rise of Polarized and Precarious Employment Systems in the United States, 1970s-2000s

Good Jobs, Bad Jobs: The Rise of Polarized and Precarious Employment Systems in the United States, 1970s-2000s

by Arne L. Kalleberg

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ISBN-13: 9781610447478
Publisher: Russell Sage Foundation
Publication date: 06/01/2011
Series: American Sociological Association's Rose Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 312
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

ARNE L. KALLEBERG is Kenan Distinguished Professor of Sociology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Table of Contents

Contents About the Author Acknowledgments Chapter 1: Job Quality in the United States Part I: Changing Work Structures and Workers Chapter 2: Economic Transformation and the Decline of Institutional Protections Chapter 3: New Workers, New Differences Part II: Inequality in Job Quality Chapter 4: Dimensions of Polarity Chapter 5: Precarious Employment Relations Chapter 6: Economic Rewards: Earnings and Fringe Benefits Chapter 7: Control over Work Activities and Intrinsic Rewards Chapter 8: Time at Work: Hours, Intensity, and Control Chapter 9: Job Satisfaction Part III: Challenges for Policy Chapter 10: Confronting Polarization and Precarity Chapter 11: Implementing the New Social Contract Notes References Index

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