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

Label
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
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Volti, Rudi
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HD6971
LC item number
.V64 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Work
  • Occupations
  • Globalization
  • Globalization
  • Occupations
  • Work
Label
An introduction to the sociology of work and occupations, Rudi Volti
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1. Work before industrialization -- Oldest and longest lasting mode of life and work -- Gathering-and-hunting societies in the modern world -- Working lives of gatherer-hunters -- The Agricultural Revolution -- Agricultural labor and cultural change -- Artisan work -- Time and work -- Protestantism and the rise of Capitalism -- 2. 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 -- 3. Industrialization and its consequences -- The Industrial Revolution -- Capitalism and Market Economics -- Wages and working conditions in the Industrial Revolution -- Women in the Industrial Revolution -- Industrialization and social protest -- Making management "scientific" -- The assembly line -- A Postindustrial Revolution? -- 4. Bureaucratic organization -
  • Bureaucratic organization, work and the worker -- 5. Technology and work -- Technological unemployment -- Developing new skills -- Technology and managerial authority -- Work, skill and today's technologies -- Telework -- Technology and globalization -- 6. Globalization -- Governments and globalization -- Multinational corporations and globalized production -- The economic benefits of foreign trade -- Workers abroad -- Workers at home -- Globalization and job creation -- Immigration -- Governmental policies and immigration -- 7. Getting a job -- The economics of the Job Market -- Minimum-wage laws -- Jobs, human capital and credentials -- Networks and their significance -- 8. Workplace culture and socialization -- Socialization into a culture -- Socialization as an ongoing process -- Socialization and identity -- Occupational and organizational heroes -- Socialization in different occupational realms -- Rites of passage -- Organizations and subcultures -- Deviant subcultures -
  • Socialization, careers and strain -- 9. Professions and professionalization -- The checklist approach to the professions -- The professional continuum -- attaining professional status -- Professionalization as a means of control -- Professionals in organizations -- Resource control and professional autonomy: The case of medicine -- Diversity and professional status -- 10. Who gets what? -- The determination of wages and salaries: Market Economics once again -- The widening income gap -- Why has income inequality increased? -- Unemployment and income -- Globalization, employment and income -- Unions and workers' incomes -- Immigration and income -- Occupational prestige -- 11. Life on the job I: work and its rewards -- Employment and unemployment -- The personal consequences of unemployment -- Varieties of employment -- Work without pay -- The workplace as school -- Job training and employment opportunities -- Work and social interaction -- Social relationships and job performance -
  • The intrinsic satisfactions of work -- 12. 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 -- Sexual harassment at work -- Greedy institutions -- Alienated labor -- Manifestations of discontent -- Responses to on-the-job alienation -- Job satisfaction and dissatisfaction today -- 13. Diversity in the workplace -- Race, ethnicity and hiring practices -- Women in the workforce -- Discrimination, occupational segregation and pay -- Legal remedies for discrimination and occupational segregation -- Comparable worth policies for the workplace -- 14. Work roles and life roles -- The separation of work and residence -- Working hours -- Paid work and housework -- Couples, families and careers -- 15. Conclusion: work today and tomorrow -- Technology, work and occupations -- Making globalization and technological change more equitable -- Work and demographic change -- Ethnicity, gender and work -
  • Women, work and families -- Closing the income gap -- The healthcare morass -- The fate of the professions -- Organizations for the 21st Century -- Workers and jobs for the future
Control code
743040693
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
2nd ed
Extent
xxi, 297 p.
Isbn
9781412992855
Lccn
2011031310
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)743040693
Label
An introduction to the sociology of work and occupations, Rudi Volti
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1. Work before industrialization -- Oldest and longest lasting mode of life and work -- Gathering-and-hunting societies in the modern world -- Working lives of gatherer-hunters -- The Agricultural Revolution -- Agricultural labor and cultural change -- Artisan work -- Time and work -- Protestantism and the rise of Capitalism -- 2. 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 -- 3. Industrialization and its consequences -- The Industrial Revolution -- Capitalism and Market Economics -- Wages and working conditions in the Industrial Revolution -- Women in the Industrial Revolution -- Industrialization and social protest -- Making management "scientific" -- The assembly line -- A Postindustrial Revolution? -- 4. Bureaucratic organization -
  • Bureaucratic organization, work and the worker -- 5. Technology and work -- Technological unemployment -- Developing new skills -- Technology and managerial authority -- Work, skill and today's technologies -- Telework -- Technology and globalization -- 6. Globalization -- Governments and globalization -- Multinational corporations and globalized production -- The economic benefits of foreign trade -- Workers abroad -- Workers at home -- Globalization and job creation -- Immigration -- Governmental policies and immigration -- 7. Getting a job -- The economics of the Job Market -- Minimum-wage laws -- Jobs, human capital and credentials -- Networks and their significance -- 8. Workplace culture and socialization -- Socialization into a culture -- Socialization as an ongoing process -- Socialization and identity -- Occupational and organizational heroes -- Socialization in different occupational realms -- Rites of passage -- Organizations and subcultures -- Deviant subcultures -
  • Socialization, careers and strain -- 9. Professions and professionalization -- The checklist approach to the professions -- The professional continuum -- attaining professional status -- Professionalization as a means of control -- Professionals in organizations -- Resource control and professional autonomy: The case of medicine -- Diversity and professional status -- 10. Who gets what? -- The determination of wages and salaries: Market Economics once again -- The widening income gap -- Why has income inequality increased? -- Unemployment and income -- Globalization, employment and income -- Unions and workers' incomes -- Immigration and income -- Occupational prestige -- 11. Life on the job I: work and its rewards -- Employment and unemployment -- The personal consequences of unemployment -- Varieties of employment -- Work without pay -- The workplace as school -- Job training and employment opportunities -- Work and social interaction -- Social relationships and job performance -
  • The intrinsic satisfactions of work -- 12. 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 -- Sexual harassment at work -- Greedy institutions -- Alienated labor -- Manifestations of discontent -- Responses to on-the-job alienation -- Job satisfaction and dissatisfaction today -- 13. Diversity in the workplace -- Race, ethnicity and hiring practices -- Women in the workforce -- Discrimination, occupational segregation and pay -- Legal remedies for discrimination and occupational segregation -- Comparable worth policies for the workplace -- 14. Work roles and life roles -- The separation of work and residence -- Working hours -- Paid work and housework -- Couples, families and careers -- 15. Conclusion: work today and tomorrow -- Technology, work and occupations -- Making globalization and technological change more equitable -- Work and demographic change -- Ethnicity, gender and work -
  • Women, work and families -- Closing the income gap -- The healthcare morass -- The fate of the professions -- Organizations for the 21st Century -- Workers and jobs for the future
Control code
743040693
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
2nd ed
Extent
xxi, 297 p.
Isbn
9781412992855
Lccn
2011031310
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)743040693

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