The Social Organization of Work

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-07-24
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Want the textbook that makes class interesting and studying easier than ever? THE SOCIAL ORGANIZATION OF WORK follows a simple structure and uses clear writing to present the material you need in ways you can understand. Plus, it discusses the hot issues everyone's debating, from the technology revolution to women's issues to the globalization of today's workforce. With this sociology textbook, you'll be ready for the next step after college as well as the test.

Table of Contents

History And Methods Foundations
The Evolution of Work
Studying the World of Work
The Personal Context Of Work
Meaningful Work
Barriers to Work Race, Gender and Class (was Chapter 5)
Work and Family
Collective Responses to Work
Technology and Organization
From Field, Mine, and Factory The Manufacturing Core
The High-Technology Workplace The High-Technology Revolution
Occupations And Professions
Professions and Professionals
Executives, Managers, and Administrators Management
Clerical and Sales Administrative Support
Marginal Jobs
Work In The Twenty-First Century
The World of the Large Corporation
Work in a Global Economy The Global Economy
The Future of Work
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