The Social Organization of Work

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Cengage Learning, Jul 24, 2007 - Family & Relationships - 232 pages
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Contents

The Personal Context of Work
53
Industries and Technologies
153
Occupations and Professions
253
Work in the TwentyFirst Century
353
Employed Civilians by Occupation Sex Race and Hispanic Origin 2005
434
Glossary
441
References
451
Index
483
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About the author (2007)

Randy Hodson received his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin and is currently Professor of Sociology at Ohio State University. His research interests include worker-management conflict, managerial behavior, coworker relations, and technological change. His international interests include ethnic relations in the states of the former Yugoslavia and the socialism to market transition. He is editor of the JAI Press annual series on RESEARCH IN THE SOCIOLOGY OF WORK and is currently working on a National Science Foundation sponsored project to content code book-length organizational ethnographies. He has received a Distinguished University Teaching Award from Ohio State University, as well as numerous awards for his research and scholarship. He is currently the editor of AMERICAN SOCIOLOGICAL REVIEW. For more information, see his website at: http://www.soc.sbs.ohio-state.edu/rdh/.

Teresa A. Sullivan is Vice President and Graduate Dean and professor of sociology at the University of Texas at Austin.

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