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  1. Regulating New Forms of Employment

    Local Experiments and Social Innovation in Europe

    Edited by Ida Regalia

    Series: Routledge/EUI Studies in the Political Economy of the Welfare State

    Using a comparative framework, this new volume focuses on how non-standard employment can be regulated in very different social, political and institutional settings. After surveying these new forms of work and the new demands for labour-market regulation, the authors identify possible solutions...

    Published March 4th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Women on the Line

    By Miriam Glucksmann aka Ruth Cavendish

    Women on the Line is a pioneering ethnographic classic of the world of work in a British motor components factory. Miriam Glucksmann (aka Ruth Cavendish), a well-known contributor to the study of gender, work and employment, is for the first time revealed as the author, along with the identity of...

    Published February 10th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Lesbians and Work

    The Advantages and Disadvantages of 'Comfortable Shoes'

    Edited by Pamela Brand

    What differences and similarities exist at work between lesbian women in various careers around the world? Lesbians and Work: The Advantages and Disadvantages of 'Comfortable Shoes' answers this crucial question, providing respected authorities presenting qualitative research methods to closely...

    Published November 5th 2008 by Routledge

  4. The Public Services under Reconstruction

    Client experiences, professional practices, managerial control

    By Marja Gastelaars

    Series: Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

    This book examines the services in and around the public domain. The author analyses a number of socio-cultural changes that are generally considered relevant to these services, including the rationalising efforts of the New Public Management and the introduction of IT. The book particularly...

    Published October 23rd 2008 by Routledge

  5. Family and Social Network

    Roles, Norms and External Relationships in Ordinary Urban Families

    Edited by Elizabeth Bott Spillius

    Tavistock Press was established as a co-operative venture between the Tavistock Institute and Routledge & Kegan Paul (RKP) in the 1950s to produce a series of major contributions across the social sciences. This volume is part of a 2001 reissue of a selection of those important works which have...

    Published October 9th 2008 by Routledge

  6. Globalization, Uncertainty and Youth in Society

    The Losers in a Globalizing World

    Edited by Hans-Peter Blossfeld, Erik Klijzing, Melinda Mills, Karin Kurz

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Examining how youths in fourteen industrialized societies make the transition to adulthood in an era of globalization and rising uncertainty, this collection of essays investigates the impact that institutions working with social groups of youths have upon those youths' abilities to make adult...

    Published October 7th 2008 by Routledge

  7. Service Work

    Critical Perspectives

    Edited by Cameron MacDonald, Marek Korczynski

    Everyday, we are bombarded with advertising images of the smiling service worker. The book is written with the aim of focusing beneath the surface of these fairy tale images, to seek out and understand the reality of service workers’ experience. Within the sociology of work and related literatures,...

    Published August 19th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Mobility and Technology in the Workplace

    Edited by Donald Hislop

    Series: Routledge Studies in Innovation, Organizations and Technology

    The contemporary period has witnessed the rapid evolution in a wide range of mobile technology. This book charts the profound implications these technological changes have for workers and business organizations. From an organizational point of view they have the potential to transform the nature of...

    Published July 13th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Financialization At Work

    Key Texts and Commentary

    Edited by Ismail Erturk, Julie Froud, Sukhdev Johal, Adam Leaver, Karel Williams

    Crisis with US sub-prime mortgages, paralysis in global credit markets and the run on Northern Rock all wake-up calls to the growing influence of finance and financial markets on the lives of ordinary people. Social scientists began debating financialization in the late 2000s much as they debated...

    Published May 7th 2008 by Routledge

  10. Women's Immersion in a Workfare Program

    Emerging Challenges for Occupational Therapists

    By Ellen Greer

    Discover what challenges lie ahead for occupational therapists Single women receiving Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) often find themselves tangled in difficulties because of current changes in welfare reform, including workfare. Women’s Immersion in a Workfare Program: Emerging...

    Published April 13th 2008 by Routledge