Working for Respect: Community and Conflict at Walmart

Working for Respect: Community and Conflict at Walmart

by Adam Reich, Peter Bearman

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ISBN-13: 9780231547826
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 07/24/2018
Series: The Middle Range Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 613,172
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Adam Reich is an associate professor of sociology at Columbia University. He is the author of Hidden Truth: The Young Men Navigating Lives in and out of Juvenile Prison (2010); With God on Our Side: The Struggle for Workers’ Rights in a Catholic Hospital (2012); and Selling Our Souls: The Commodification of Hospital Care in the United States (2014).

Peter Bearman is the Cole Professor of the Social Sciences and director of the Interdisciplinary Center for Innovative Theories and Empirics at Columbia University. He is the author of Relations Into Rhetorics (1993) and Doormen (2005) and coeditor of the Oxford Handbook of Analytical Sociology (2009), as well as coeditor of the Middle Range series at Columbia University Press.


Adam Reich (Ph.D. UC Berkeley) is an associate professor in the Department of Sociology at Columbia University. He is the author of Selling Our Souls: The Commodification of Hospital Care in the United States (Princeton, 2014) With God on Our Side: The Struggle for Worker's Rights in a Catholic Hospital (Cornell, 2012), and Hidden Truth: The Young Men Navigating Lives in and Out of Juvenile Prison (California, 2010).
Peter Bearman (Ph.D. Harvard University) is the Jonathan R. Cole Professor of the Social Sciences, Director of INCITE, Director of the Paul F. Lazarsfeld Center for the Social Sciences, and the Director of the Mellon Training Program in the Humanities and Social Sciences at Columbia University, the Centennial Professor of Methodology and Sociology at the London School of Economics. He is the author of Doormen (Chicago, 2005) and the co-editor of The Middle Range Series for Columbia University Press.

Table of Contents

List of Figures
Acknowledgments
Introduction: The Real, Real Walmart
1. Pathways
2. The Shop Floor
3. The Structure of Domination and Control
4. Making Contact
5. Social Ties and Social Change
6. OUR Walmart on the Line
7. Our Walmart
Appendix: The Neural Signatures of Group Life
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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