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Sociology of Work: Continuity and Change in Paid and Unpaid Work 3ed

by Stephen Edgell and Edward Granter SAGE Publications Ltd
Pub Date:
12/2019
ISBN:
9781526402646
Format:
Pbk 416 pages
Price:
AU$89.00 NZ$92.17
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Now in a fully updated third edition, The Sociology of Work draws on the work of classic and contemporary theorists, to provide readers with a thorough exploration of all aspects of work and employment, including paid and unpaid work, standard and non-standard employment, and even unemployment.

The Historical Transformation of Work
Work and Alienation
Work, Skill and the Labour Process
Managing Culture at Work
Industrial Work: Fordism, Neo-Fordism and Post-Fordism
Service Work: Fordism, Neo-Fordism and Post-Fordism
Non-Standard Work
Out of Work: Unemployment
Domestic Work
Globalization: Paid and Unpaid Work
Glossary
References

Stephen Edgell is a Research Professor of Sociology at the University of Salford, England. He has undertaken qualitative research Middle Class Couples: A Study of Segregation, Domination and Inequality in Marriage (Allen & Unwin, 1980), quantitative research A Measure of Thatcherism: A Sociology of Britain (Unwin Hyman, 1991, co-author Vic Duke), and archival research Veblen in Perspective: His Life and Thought (Taylor & Francis, 2001), and has published numerous articles in a wide-range of British, American and European social science journals. A career-long interest in the sociology of work culminated in the publication of a textbook entitled The Sociology of Work: Continuity and Change in Paid and Unpaid Work in 2006 and a revised 2nd edition in 2012. He is the co-editor of The SAGE Handbook of the Sociology of Work and Employment (2016), along with Heidi Gottfried and Edward Granter. 


Edward Granter is a Lecturer in People, Management and Organisations at The Manchester Business School, University of Manchester, UK.