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Working in America : Continuity, Conflict, and Change

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8/30/2005
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Summary

Drawing on a wide range of classic writings and contemporary empirical selections, this text examines important topics in the field and exposes students to examples of sociological research and different theoretical approaches to studying the world of work.

Table of Contents

General Introduction xiii
PART I Historical and Conceptual Foundations
1(78)
Historical Foundations
2(1)
The Way It Was: Factory Labor Before 1915
2(16)
Sanford M. Jacoby
How Mothers' Work Was ``Disappeared'': The Invention of the Unproductive Housewife
18(13)
Ann Crittenden
The Evolution of the New Industrial Technology
31(13)
Stephen Meyer III
Conceptual Foundations
44(1)
Alienated Labour
44(7)
Karl Marx
Bureaucracy
51(6)
Max Weber
Fundamentals of Scientific Management
57(8)
Frederick Winslow Taylor
The Division of Labor
65(4)
Harry Braverman
The Managed Heart
69(10)
Arlie Russell Hochschild
Discussion Questions for Part I
78(1)
PART II The Social Organization of Work
79(90)
The New Workplace
80(1)
The Capitalist Firm in the Twenty-First Century: Emerging Patterns in Western Enterprise
80(14)
Walter W. Powell
Structural Unemployment and the Reconstruction of the Self in the Turbulent Economy
94(19)
Vicki Smith
Technology and Flexibility on the Job
113(1)
In the Age of the Smart Machine
113(12)
Shoshana Zuboff
On the Digital Assembly Line
125(11)
Simon Head
The Transformation of Work Revisited: The Limits of Flexibility in American Manufacturing
136(19)
Steven P. Vallas
John P. Beck
Employee Involvement, Involved Employees: Participative Work Arrangements in a White-Collar Service Occupation
155(14)
Vicki Smith
Discussion Questions for Part II
168(1)
PART III Work and Inequality
169(148)
Work Wages and Inequality
170(1)
The New Geography of Global Income Inequality
170(8)
Glenn Firebaugh
Jobless Poverty: A New Form of Social Dislocation in the Inner-City Ghetto
178(11)
William Julius Wilson
Gender Inequality at Work
189(13)
David A. Cotter
Joan M. Hermsen
Reeve Vanneman
Race, Gender, and Sexuality on the Job
202(1)
``Why Marcia You've Changed!'': Male Clerical Temporary Workers Doing Masculinity in a Feminized Occupation
202(16)
Keven D. Henson
Jackie Krasas Rogers
The Locker Room and the Dorm Room: Workplace Norms and the Boundaries of Sexual Harassment in Magazine Editing
218(17)
Kirsten Dellinger
Christine L. Williams
Stories Employers Tell: Employer Perceptions of Race and Skill
235(26)
Philip Moss
Chris Tilly
Immigration, Globalization, and Workplace Inequality
261(1)
Unionization and Immigrant Incorporation in San Francisco Hotels
261(23)
Miriam J. Wells
Behind the Label: The Return of the Sweatshop
284(15)
Edna Bonacich
Richard P. Appelbaum
Maid in L.A.
299(18)
Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo
Discussion Questions for Part III
314(3)
PART IV Types of Work
317(168)
Industrial Work
318(1)
Thirty Years of Making Out
318(6)
Michael Burawoy
Women on the Line
324(6)
Tom Juravich
Fast Food Nation: The Most Dangerous Job
330(15)
Eric Schlosser
Service Work
345(1)
Over the Counter: McDonald's
345(13)
Robin Leidner
Lives on the Line: Low-Wage Work in the Teleservice Economy
358(19)
Ruth Buchanan
The House Rules: Autonomy and Interests Among Service Workers in the Contemporary Casino Industry
377(17)
Jeffrey J. Sallaz
Professional and Managerial Work
394(1)
Rambo Litigators: Emotional Labor in a Male-Dominated Job
394(12)
Jennifer L. Pierce
The Social Structure of Managerial Work
406(12)
Robert Jackall
Blacks on the Bubble: The Vulnerability of Black Executives in White Corporations
418(16)
Sharon M. Collins
Marginal, Contingent, and Low-Wage Jobs
434(1)
Are We Not Temps?
434(13)
Jackie Krasas Rogers
American Untouchables: Homeless Scavengers in San Francisco's Underground Economy
447(12)
Teresa Gowan
Toward a 24 Hour Economy: The U.S. Experience and Implications for the Family
459(7)
Harriet B. Presser
Flat Broke with Children: Enforcing the Work Ethic
466(19)
Sharon Hays
Discussion Questions for Part IV
482(3)
PART V Work and Family
485(105)
Care Work: Paid and Unpaid
486(1)
Love and Gold
486(10)
Arlie Russell Hochschild
Capitalism and the Erosion of Care
496(14)
Paula England
Nancy Folbre
Maid to Order: The Politics of Other Women's Work
510(12)
Barbara Ehrenreich
Balancing Work and Family Life
522(1)
The Time Bind: Men
522(10)
Arlie Russell Hochschild
Motherhood on the Night Shift
532(15)
Anita Ilta Garey
The Time Divided: American Workers in Cross-National Perspective
547(17)
Jerry A. Jacobs
Kathleen Gerson
Janet C. Gornick
Beach Time, Bridge Time, and Billable Hours: The Temporal Structure of Technical Contracting
564(26)
James A. Evans
Gideon Kunda
Stephen R. Barley
Discussion Questions for Part V
590


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