Working in Restructured Workplaces

Author: Daniel B. Cornfield
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 9781452262758
Release Date: 2001-07-27
Genre: Social Science

Working in Restructured Workplaces addresses contradictory influences in contemporary workplace restructuring, its impact on workers' lives, and the direction and nature of future changes in the workplace. This authentic collection of sociological thought and research consists of previous works in Work and Occupations and some commissioned specifically for this book to focus on the nature, causes, and consequences of workplace restructuring.

Virtual Work and Human Interaction Research

Author: Long, Shawn
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 9781466609648
Release Date: 2012-04-30
Genre: Computers

Virtual Work and Human Interaction Research uses humanistic and social scientific inquiry to explore how humans communicate, behave, and navigate in their new virtual work spaces, providing scholars and practitioners an opportunity to study virtual work from quantitative and qualitative research approaches. The books explores informal and formal communication, emotional, psychological, and physical labor, rewarding and punishing virtual work behaviors, group decision-making, socializing, and organizational change in a workplace without the physical and nonverbal cues that are taken for granted in traditional face-to-face work arrangements.

Handbook of the Sociology of Gender

Author: Barbara J. Risman
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9783319763330
Release Date: 2018-06-05
Genre: Social Science

This handbook provides a comprehensive view of the field of the sociology of gender. It presents the most important theories about gender and methods used to study gender, as well as extensive coverage of the latest research on gender in the most important areas of social life, including gendered bodies, sexuality, carework, paid labor, social movements, incarceration, migration, gendered violence, and others. Building from previous publications this handbook includes a vast array of chapters from leading researchers in the sociological study of gender. It synthesizes the diverse field of gender scholarship into a cohesive theoretical framework, gender structure theory, in order to position the specific contributions of each author/chapter as part of a complex and multidimensional gender structure. Through this organization of the handbook, readers do not only gain tremendous insight from each chapter, but they also attain a broader understanding of the way multiple gendered processes are interrelated and mutually constitutive. While the specific focus of the handbook is on gender, the chapters included in the volume also give significant attention to the interrelation of race, class, and other systems of stratification as they intersect and implicate gendered processes.

Sociology of Work

Author: Vicki Smith
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
ISBN: STANFORD:36105212448760
Release Date: 2013-06-12
Genre: Business & Economics

This encyclopedia discusses the simple act of going to work every day and examines why it is an integral part of all societies across the globe. Covers curricular subjects that addresses why we work, ranging from business and management to anthropology, sociology, social history, psychology, politics, economics, and health.

Management Science

Author:
Publisher:
ISBN: UOM:39015058881056
Release Date: 1954
Genre: Industrial management

Includes special issues: The Professional series in the management sciences.

Sociological Abstracts

Author: Leo P. Chall
Publisher:
ISBN: STANFORD:36105114637544
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Sociology

CSA Sociological Abstracts abstracts and indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. The database provides abstracts of journal articles and citations to book reviews drawn from over 1,800+ serials publications, and also provides abstracts of books, book chapters, dissertations, and conference papers.