Working in America

Working in America : Continuity, Conflict, and Change

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Drawing from a wide range of classic writings and contemporary empirical selections, Wharton examines important topics in the field and exposes students to examples of sociological research and different theoretical approaches to studying the world of work.show more

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  • Paperback | 544 pages
  • 185.4 x 231.1 x 22.9mm | 748.44g
  • McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
  • Mayfield Publishing Co ,U.S.
  • United States
  • English, Multiple languages
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0767420772
  • 9780767420778

Table of contents

General Introduction PART I. HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES Editor's Introduction to Part One Historical Perspectives *Witold Rybczynski, Keeping Saint Monday *Sanford M. Jacoby, The Way it Was: Factory Labor Before 1915 *Ruth Schwartz Cowan, The Invention of Housework PART II. THE SOCIAL ORGANIZATION OF WORK Editor's Introduction to Part Two Classical Sociology and the Organization of Work Karl Marx, Alienated Labour Max Weber, Bureaucracy Frederick Winslow Taylor, Fundamentals of Scientific Management Elton Mayo, The Hawthorne Experiment: Western Electric Company Conceptualizing Work Harry Braverman, The Division of Labor Richard C. Edwards, Contested Terrain: The Transformation of the Workplace in the Twentieth Century *Arlie Russell Hochschild, The Managed Heart *Randy Hodson, The Worker as Active Subject: Enlivening the _ "New Sociology of Work" Technology, Flexibility, and the Transformation of Work Shoshana Zuboff, In the Age of the Smart Machine Ruth Milkman, Labor and Management in Uncertain Times: Renegotiating the Social Contract *Stephen P. Vallas and John P. Beck, The Transformation of Work Revisited: The Limits of Flexibility in American Manufacturing Vicki Smith, Employee Involvement, Involved Employees: Participative Work Arrangements in a White Collar Service Occupation The Global Economy *Sean O Riain, Net-Working for a Living: Irish Software Developers in the Global Workplace *Robert Perrucci and Earl Wysong, The Global Economy and the Privileged Class *Yunxiang Yan, McDonald's in Beijing PART III: WORK AND INEQUALITY Editor's Introduction to Part Three Work, Wages, and Inequality *Frank Levy, Occupational Change: Can the Economy Still Produce Good Jobs and, If So, Who Gets Them? *William Julius Wilson, Jobless Poverty: A New Form of Social Dislocation in the Inner-City Ghetto *Saskia Sassen, America's Immigration "Problem" Race, Gender, and Sexuality on the Job Barbara F. Reskin, Culture, Commerce, and Gender: The Feminization of Book Editing Patti A. Giuffre and Christine L. Williams, Boundary Lines: Labeling Sexual Harassment in Restaurants James D. Woods with Jay H. Lucas, The Corporate Closet: The Professional Lives of Gay Men in America *Karen J. Hossfeld, "Their Logic Against Them": Contradictions in Sex, Race, and Class in Silicon Valley PART IV: TYPES OF WORK Editor's Introduction to Part Four Industrial Work Michael Burawoy, Thirty Years of Making Out Tom Juravich, Women on the Line Personal Service Work Robin Leidner, Over the Counter: McDonald's Greta Foff Paules, "Getting" and "Making" a Tip *Barbara Ehrenreich, Maid to Order: The Politics of Other Women's Work Professional and Managerial Work Monica J. Casper, Working on (and around) the Unborn Patient: Negotiating Social Order in a Fetal Treatment Unit Jennifer L. Pierce, Rambo Litigators: Emotional Labor in a Male-Dominated Job *Gideon Kunda, Engineering Culture: Control and Commitment in a High-Tech Corporation Managerial Work Robert Jackall, The Social Structure of Managerial Work Sharon M. Collins, The Marginalization of Black Executives: The Making and Breaking of a Black Middle Class Marginal, Contingent, and Low-Wage Jobs *Kevin D. Henson, Just a Temp *Katherine S. Newman, No Shame in My Game: The Working Poor in the Inner City Teresa Gowan, American Untouchables: Homeless Scavengers in San Francisco's Underground Economy PART V: WORK AND FAMILY Editor's Introduction to Part Five Constructing Work-Family Relations *Arlie Russell Hochschild, The Time Bind: Men *Anita Ilta Garey, Motherhood on the Night Shift *Cynthia Fuchs Epstein, Carroll Seron, Bonnie Oglensky, and Robert Saute, The Part-Time Paradox: Time Norms, Professional Lives, Family, and Gender Family Work *Arlie Russell Hochschild, The Third Shift *Arlene Kaplan Daniels, Invisible Work *Indicates readings new to this Editionshow more

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