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Forthcoming Sociology of Work & Industry Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Professions, State and the Market

    Medicine in Britain, the United States and Russia

    By Mike Saks

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

    This unique book enhances our understanding of the links between professions, the state and the market – and their implications for the public in terms of professional practice. In so doing, the book adopts a neo-Weberian perspective, in which professions are seen as a form of exclusionary social...

    To Be Published June 24th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Routledge Companion to Critical Management Studies

    Edited by Anshuman Prasad, Pushkala Prasad, Albert J Mills, Jean Helms Mills

    Series: Routledge Companions in Business, Management and Accounting

    The scholarly field of Critical Management Studies (CMS) is in a state of flux. Against a backdrop of dramatic global shifts, CMS scholarship has lately taken a number of new and exciting directions and, at times, challenged older critical voices. Novel theoretical frameworks and diverse research...

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Routledge Companion to Labor and Media

    Edited by Richard Maxwell

    Series: Routledge Companions

    Labor resides at the center of all media and communication production, from the workers who create the information technologies that form the dynamic core of the global capitalist system and the designers who create media content to the salvage workers who dismantle the industry’s high-tech trash....

    To Be Published July 21st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Sociology of Economic Innovation

    By Francesco Ramella

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    This book offers a sociological overview of the theories and research on economic innovation. Over the past few decades, the economics of innovation has given rise to a lively flow of studies, and innovation studies continues to develop as an interdisciplinary field of research. Sociology in...

    To Be Published July 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Management, Society, and the Informal Economy

    Edited by Paul Godfrey

    Series: Routledge Advances in Management and Business Studies

    Informal economic activity, defined as exchanges made by individuals and organizations in extra-legal or non-bureaucratic contexts, represents a significant and growing share of global economic activity. The informal economy brings to mind images of street vendors in markets and bazaars throughout...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Dynamics of Managing Diversity

    A critical approach, 4th Edition

    By Gill Kirton, Anne-marie Greene

    The Dynamics of Managing Diversity was one of the first books to respond to growing academic coverage of the topic of diversity management at degree level. This fourth edition has been fully updated to reflect new working practices, statistical information and developments in equality and diversity...

    To Be Published August 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Dark Side of Management

    A Secret History of Management Theory

    By Gerard Hanlon

    What isn’t management and why doesn’t it matter? This compelling book leads the reader away from the stories told by managers and management theories to show the secret history of the field. In characterizing the progress of management as a war on workers, this book offers a controversial and...

    To Be Published August 5th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Women Migrant Workers

    Ethical, Political and Legal Problems

    Edited by Zahra Meghani

    Series: Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

    This volume makes the case for the fair treatment of female migrant workers from the global South who are employed in wealthy liberal democracies as care workers, domestic workers, home health workers, and farm workers. An international panel of contributors provide analyses of the ethical,...

    To Be Published August 26th 2015 by Routledge

  9. University Technology Transfer

    The globalization of academic innovation

    Edited by Shiri M. Breznitz, Henry Etzkowitz

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    Universities have become essential players in the generation of knowledge and innovation. Through the commercialization of technology, they have developed the ability to influence regional economic growth. By examining different commercialization models this book analyses technology transfer at...

    To Be Published August 31st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Generation, Discourse, and Social Change

    By Karen R. Foster

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Just what is a generation? And why, if at all, does it matter? This book asks what generation means to ordinary people, arguing that generation is real and it matters, but not in the ways that we think. Generations are not groups of people who can be categorized and attributed with static,...

    To Be Published September 15th 2015 by Routledge