‘Definitive, critical and engaging, this is a superb introduction to the sociology of work.’ Leo McCann, Professor of Management, University of York
Now in a fully updated third edition, The Sociology of Work draws on the work of classic and contemporary theorists, to provide readers with a thorough exploration of all aspects of work and employment, including paid and unpaid work, standard and non-standard employment, and unemployment.
The new edition includes:
- Two new chapters on “Work, Skill and the Labour Process” and “Managing Culture at Work”.
- Expanded coverage of the rise and decline of trade unions; emotional labour, misbehaviour, and resistance at work.
- Further discussion of the gig economy and precarious work; automation and the end of work; globalization and human rights.
For Sociology and Business students, taking modules in work, employment and society.