9780534552787

The Social Organization of Work

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  • ISBN13:

    9780534552787

  • ISBN10:

    0534552781

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/20/2001
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

Part One: History and Methods. 1. The Evolution of Work. 2. Studying the World of Work. Part Two: The Personal Context of Work. 3. Work and Family. 4. Meaningful Work. 5. Barriers and Disruptions at Work. 6. Collective Responses to Work. Part Three: Industries and Technologies. 7. Technology and Organization. 8. From Field, Mine and Factory. 9. The High-Technology Workplace. 10. Services. Part Four: Occupations and Professions. 11. Professions and Professions. 12. Executives, Managers, and Administrators. 13. Clerical and Sales Workers. 14. Marginal Jobs. Part Five: Work in the Twenty-First Century. 15. The World of the Large Corporation. 16. Work in a Global Economy. 17. The Future of Work. Appendix Table 1. Detailed Occupational Data.

Table of Contents

I HISTORY AND METHODS 1(58)
The Evolution of Work
3(31)
Studying the World of Work
34(25)
II THE PERSONAL CONTEXT OF WORK 59(112)
Work and Family
61(28)
Meaningful Work
89(21)
Barriers and Disruptions at Work
110(30)
Collective Responses to Work
140(31)
III INDUSTRIES AND TECHNOLOGIES 171(106)
Technology and Organization
175(23)
From Field, Mine, and Factory
198(28)
The High-Technology Workplace
226(28)
Services
254(23)
IV OCCUPATIONS AND PROFESSIONS 277(98)
Professions and Professionals
281(26)
Executives, Managers, and Administrators
307(21)
Clerical and Sales Workers
328(24)
Marginal Jobs
352(23)
V WORK IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY 375
The World of the Large Corporation
377
Work in a Global Economy
402
The Future of Work
433

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