Changing Contours of Work: Jobs and Opportunities in the New Economy: Jobs and Opportunities in the New Economy
In the highly-anticipated second edition of Changing Contours of Work: Jobs and Opportunities in the New Economy, authors Sweet and Meiskins once again provide a rich analysis of the American workplace in the larger context of an integrated global economy. Through engaging vignettes and rich data, this text frames the development of jobs and employment opportunities in an international comparative perspective, revealing the historical transformations of work and identifying the profound effects that these changes have had on lives, jobs, and life chances. This text brings into focus the many complexities of class, race, and gender inequalities in the modern-day workplace, as well as details the consequences of job insecurity and work schedules mismatched to family needs. Throughout, strategic recommendations are offered that could help make the new economy work for us all.
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New Products New Ways of Working and the New Economy
A Fair Days Work? The Intensity and Scheduling
Percentages of Employed Persons Working on Their Main
Gender Chasms in the New Economy
Womens and Mens Earnings and Income Ratios for FullTime
Percentages of Husbands and Wives Reporting That Their Career
Percentages of Companies Offering Flexible Work Options
Economic Inequality Social Mobility and the New Economy
Whose Jobs Are Secure?
Percentages of Displaced Professional Workers Who Received
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