Working: Sociological Perspectives

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Prentice Hall, 1998 - Social Science - 355 pages
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Employing all major sociological perspectives, this book analyzes the field of work from the perspective of both individual workers and the organizations that employ them. Provides the reader with an understanding of the dynamics of social relations in the workplace, and the social and economic forces that are reshaping work as we approach the 21st Century. Covering all major types of work—professional, managerial, clerical, technical, blue collar, service—this book discusses sources of satisfaction, causes of dissatisfaction, and the career as a process from hiring to retirement.

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Negotiating Work Roles
Occupational and Work Subcultures
The Professions

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