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An introduction to the sociology of work and occupations, Rudi Volti

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An introduction to the sociology of work and occupations
Title
An introduction to the sociology of work and occupations
Statement of responsibility
Rudi Volti
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
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Volti, Rudi
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Industrial sociology
  • Work
  • Occupations
  • Globalization
Label
An introduction to the sociology of work and occupations, Rudi Volti
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Work before industrialization -- The oldest and longest-lasting mode of life and work -- Gathering and hunting societies in the modern world -- The working lives of gather-hunters -- The agricultural revolution -- Farm labor and cultural change -- Artisan work -- Time and work -- Protestantism and the rise of capitalism -- Industrialization and its consequences -- The industrial revolution -- Capitalism and market economies -- Wages and working conditions in the industrial revolution -- Women in the industrial revolution -- Industrialization and social protest -- Making management "scientific" -- The assembly line -- A post-industrial revolution? -- Technology, globalization, and work -- Technology, work, and occupations -- Work and contemporary technologies -- Telework -- Technology and globalization -- Globalization, trade, and employment -- Immigration -- The organization of work in preindustrial times -- Traditional societies and the organization of work -- The family as a basis of work organization -- Slavery -- Caste and occupation -- The guilds -- Apprenticeship -- An assessment of guild organization -- Bureaucratic organization -- The rise of bureaucratic organization -- The elements of bureaucratic organization -- Where bureaucracy works and where it doesn't -- Bureaucratic organization, work, and the worker -- Alternatives to bureaucracy -- Professions and professionalization -- The checklist approach to the professions -- The professional continuum -- Attaining professional status -- Professionalization as a means of control -- Professionals in organizations -- Today's challenges to the professions -- Resource control and professional -- Autonomy: the case of medicine -- Diversity and professional status -- Getting a job -- The economics of the job market -- Minimum wage laws -- Jobs, human capital, and credentials -- Networks and their significance -- Diversity in the workplace -- Race, ethnicity, and hiring practices -- Women in the workforce -- Discrimination, occupational segregation, and pay -- Getting ahead -- Who gets what? -- The determination of wages and salaries: market economics once again -- The widening income gap -- Why has income inequality increased? -- Unionization and its decline -- Computers and income inequality -- Globalization, employment, and income -- Immigration and income -- Occupational prestige -- Life on the job: work and its rewards -- Employment and unemployment -- The personal consequences of unemployment -- Varieties of employment -- Work without pay -- Job training and employment opportunities -- Work and social interaction -- Social relationships and job performance -- The intrinsic satisfactions of work -- Life on the job ii: the perils and pressures of work -- Work may be hazardous to your health -- Stress at work -- Jobs, secure and insecure -- Temporary workers -- Alienated labor -- Managerial efforts to reduce on-the-job alienation -- Job satisfaction and dissatisfaction today -- Workplace culture and socialization -- The significance of workplace cultures -- Socialization into a culture -- Socialization as an ongoing processes -- Socialization and identity -- Occupational and organizational heroes -- Rites of passage -- Organizations and subcultures -- Supportive workplace subcultures -- Deviant subcultures -- Socialization, careers, and strain -- Work roles and life roles -- The separation of work and residence -- Hours of work -- Women at work -- Couples, families, and careers -- Reconciling work and roles and life roles -- Conclusion: work today and tomorrow -- Technology, work, and occupations -- Making globalization and technological change more equitable -- Work and demographic change -- Women, work, and families -- Closing the income gap -- The health care morass -- The fate of the professions -- Organizations for the 21st century -- Jobs for the future -- Index
Control code
ocn163625246
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xix, 276 p.
Isbn
9781412924962
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2007031677
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)163625246
Label
An introduction to the sociology of work and occupations, Rudi Volti
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Work before industrialization -- The oldest and longest-lasting mode of life and work -- Gathering and hunting societies in the modern world -- The working lives of gather-hunters -- The agricultural revolution -- Farm labor and cultural change -- Artisan work -- Time and work -- Protestantism and the rise of capitalism -- Industrialization and its consequences -- The industrial revolution -- Capitalism and market economies -- Wages and working conditions in the industrial revolution -- Women in the industrial revolution -- Industrialization and social protest -- Making management "scientific" -- The assembly line -- A post-industrial revolution? -- Technology, globalization, and work -- Technology, work, and occupations -- Work and contemporary technologies -- Telework -- Technology and globalization -- Globalization, trade, and employment -- Immigration -- The organization of work in preindustrial times -- Traditional societies and the organization of work -- The family as a basis of work organization -- Slavery -- Caste and occupation -- The guilds -- Apprenticeship -- An assessment of guild organization -- Bureaucratic organization -- The rise of bureaucratic organization -- The elements of bureaucratic organization -- Where bureaucracy works and where it doesn't -- Bureaucratic organization, work, and the worker -- Alternatives to bureaucracy -- Professions and professionalization -- The checklist approach to the professions -- The professional continuum -- Attaining professional status -- Professionalization as a means of control -- Professionals in organizations -- Today's challenges to the professions -- Resource control and professional -- Autonomy: the case of medicine -- Diversity and professional status -- Getting a job -- The economics of the job market -- Minimum wage laws -- Jobs, human capital, and credentials -- Networks and their significance -- Diversity in the workplace -- Race, ethnicity, and hiring practices -- Women in the workforce -- Discrimination, occupational segregation, and pay -- Getting ahead -- Who gets what? -- The determination of wages and salaries: market economics once again -- The widening income gap -- Why has income inequality increased? -- Unionization and its decline -- Computers and income inequality -- Globalization, employment, and income -- Immigration and income -- Occupational prestige -- Life on the job: work and its rewards -- Employment and unemployment -- The personal consequences of unemployment -- Varieties of employment -- Work without pay -- Job training and employment opportunities -- Work and social interaction -- Social relationships and job performance -- The intrinsic satisfactions of work -- Life on the job ii: the perils and pressures of work -- Work may be hazardous to your health -- Stress at work -- Jobs, secure and insecure -- Temporary workers -- Alienated labor -- Managerial efforts to reduce on-the-job alienation -- Job satisfaction and dissatisfaction today -- Workplace culture and socialization -- The significance of workplace cultures -- Socialization into a culture -- Socialization as an ongoing processes -- Socialization and identity -- Occupational and organizational heroes -- Rites of passage -- Organizations and subcultures -- Supportive workplace subcultures -- Deviant subcultures -- Socialization, careers, and strain -- Work roles and life roles -- The separation of work and residence -- Hours of work -- Women at work -- Couples, families, and careers -- Reconciling work and roles and life roles -- Conclusion: work today and tomorrow -- Technology, work, and occupations -- Making globalization and technological change more equitable -- Work and demographic change -- Women, work, and families -- Closing the income gap -- The health care morass -- The fate of the professions -- Organizations for the 21st century -- Jobs for the future -- Index
Control code
ocn163625246
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xix, 276 p.
Isbn
9781412924962
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2007031677
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)163625246

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