Sociology Reference Guide: The Social Organization of Work, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1429834625
  • ISBN-13: 9781429834629
  • DDC: 306.36
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 109 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released August 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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The Sociology Reference Guide series is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various sociological topics. In this volume, the contemporary landscape of business labor is framed by two important developments represented by the transformation of global corporate capitalism and by the economic downturn in the first decade of the twenty-first-century. The developments in global markets are, of course, concomitant with a restructuring of labor in the United States. The essays in this volume discuss the general issues in today's multinational and corporate structures, the changes encountered by workers and labor unions, and the overall stability of the American workforce.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Taylorism, Fordism, & Post-Fordism.
2: Labor Theory: Division of Labor.
3: Work in the Post Industrial World.
4: The Rise of Multinational Corporations.
5: Corporate Capitalism.
6: Microfinance.
7: Corporate Social Responsibility.
8: The Organization-Worker Relationship.
9: Labor Unions.
10: Wages & Compensation.
11: Diversity in the Workplace.
12: Telecommuting.
13: Workplace Design.
14: Layoffs & Downsizing.
15: Unemployment & Underemployment.
16: Undocumented Workers.