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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Steven P Vallas; William Finlay; Amy S Wharton
|Description:||viii, 376 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||Part I: Introduction. The sociology of work : an invitation ; Theoretical traditions in the sociology of work ; Studying workers and work : research methods in the field --
Part II: The historical development of work. The industrial revolution and beyond : culture, work, and social change ; The second Industrial Revolution : mass production and labor management --
Part III: Occupational structures. Blue-collar workers and the hidden world of work ; Managers : careers at work ; The professions : power and status in the workplace ; Service jobs : close encounters with customers --
Part IV: Inequalities. Unions in America : the struggles of the labor movement ; Gender and work ; Managing diversity : racial and ethnic divisions at work ; Immigrant workers : marginal work, networks, and entrepreneurship --
Part V: The future of work : key issues and social choices. Work and family ; The new American workplace ; Globalization and the American workplace.
|Responsibility:||Steven P. Vallas, William Finlay, Amy S. Wharton.|
"<em>The Sociology of Work