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The SAGE Handbook of the Sociology of Work and Employment

1st Edition

eISBN-13: 9781473943278

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The SAGE Handbook of the Sociology of Work and Employment is a landmark collection of original contributions by leading specialists from around the world.



The coverage is both comprehensive and comparative (in terms of time and space) and each ‘state of the art’ chapter provides a critical review of the literature combined with some thoughts on the direction of research. This authoritative text is structured around six core themes: 

Historical Context and Social Divisions
The Experience of Work
The Organization of Work
Nonstandard Work and Employment
Work and Life beyond Employment
Globalization and the Future of Work.      

Globally, the contours of work and employment are changing dramatically. This handbook helps academics and practitioners make sense of the impact of these changes on individuals, groups, organizations and societies.



Written in an accessible style with a helpful introduction, the retrospective and prospective nature of this volume will be an essential resource for students, teachers and policy-makers across a range of fields, from business and management, to sociology and organization studies.

Sold By SAGE Publications
ISBNs 9781446280669, 9781446280669, 9781473943278, 1473943272
Language English
Number of Pages 728
Edition 1st