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  • Vallas, Steven P. (Steven Peter), 1951-
     
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    Work : a critique / Steven Peter Vallas.
    by Vallas, Steven P. (Steven Peter), 1951-
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    Cambridge : Polity Press, 2012.
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  • Work.
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  • Work -- Social aspects.
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    9780745646787 (hc.)
    0745646786 (hc.)
    9780745646794 (pbk.)
    0745646794 (pbk.)
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    vi, 197 p. ; 23 cm.
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    "This book provides a critical overview of the myriad literatures on work, viewed not only as a product of the marketplace but also as a social and political construct. Drawing on theoretical and empirical contributions from sociology, history, economics, and organizational studies, the book brings together perspectives that too often remain balkanized, using each to explore the nature of work today." .. "Outlining the fundamental principles that unite social science thinking about work, Vallas offers an original discussion of the major theoretical perspectives that inform workplace analysis, including Marxist, interactionist, feminist, and institutional schools of thought. Chapters are devoted to the labor process, to workplace flexibility, to gender and racial inequalities at work, and to the link between globalization and the structure of work and authority today. Major topics include the relation between work and identity, the social closure processes that exclude women and minorities from the most highly valued jobs, and the struggle for global regimes that might regulate work in an era when neo-liberalism has reigned supreme." --Publisher description
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    Includes bibliographical references and index.
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