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Description The third edition of this best-selling textbook has been carefully revised to provide an up-to-date, indispensable introduction to the sociology of work. It not only includes clear explanations of classic theories and evidence, but also covers the most cutting-edge research, data, and debates. In addition to being revised throughout, the book contains substantive new sections on globalisation, including global branding and slave labour, and a new chapter on the myths and realities of modern employment.

Chapter-by-chapter, Keith Grint examines different sociological approaches to work, emphasising the links between social processes, the institutions of employment, and their social and domestic contexts. His yrint of an international range of empirical evidence helps to make his account especially accessible to undergraduate readers. The book has been specially designed to support students’ understanding, and to develop their critical responses to the literature.

The Sociology of Work, 4th Edition

Written in a lively and accessible style, it provides student-friendly chapter summaries, suggestions for further reading, a glossary and practice essay keitth.


This third edition will be essential reading for students of the sociology of work, industrial sociology, organisational behaviour and industrial relations. Students studying gritn and management courses with a sociological component will also find the book invaluable.

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Keith Grint’s text is a thoughtful and comprehensive guide for the student and a useful resource for those more familiar with the field.

The Sociology of Work: Introduction by Keith Grint

Badham, Macquarie Graduate School of Management “This third edition of The Sociology of Work will be an invaluable resource for students seeking a sociological introduction to the rapidly changing world of work and employment.

The text provides some excellent and succinct definitions of key terms and good introductions to relevant theoretical approaches. Some of the highly contemporary empirical material will enable students to connect theoretical debate with the lived experience of work.

Back cover copy The third edition of this best-selling textbook has been carefully revised to provide an up-to-date, indispensable introduction to the sociology of work. Table of contents List of Figures. Working Beyond the Contemporary West.

Historical Rhetorics of Work: Views from Above and Below. Radical Approaches to Work. Contemporary Western Orientations to Work. Slavery in Ancient Times.

Atlantic Slavery and Indentured Labour. Slave Labour under the Nazis. Factories and Technological Change. Work, the Family and Gender. The Rise of Trade Unionism.


The Sociology of Work

State Intervention and the Factory Acts. The State and the Development of Clerical Labour. Women, Work and War. Marx, Weber and Durkheim. Durkheim and Industrial Society.

Theoretical Approaches to Class. Class, Wealth and Income.

Class, Occupation and Inequality. Class, Trade Unions and Revolution. British Trade Unions and Labourism. Class and Industrial Action.

Accounting for Industrial Action. Marx, Taylorism and the Capitalist Labour Process. Braverman and the Labour Process.

The Sociology of Work: Introduction – Keith Grint – Google Books

Theoretical Keity on Women and Work. Women and Paid Labour. Labour Market Restructuring and Professional Women. Women and Trade Unions. Masculinity, Domestic Labour and Violence. The End of Gendered Inequality?.

Race, Racism and Ethnicity. Labour Markets and Racism. Trade Unions, Workers and Racial Discrimination. From Plantocracy socilogy Plutocracy. Manufacturing, McDonalization and Migrants. Living to Work or Working to Live?.

The Polarization of Effort and Rewards: A Dog’s Life or a Fat Cat’s?. From Heteronomous to Autonomous Work?. From Plutocracy to Planetocracy. Modelling the Future or Walking Backwards into It?. The Context of Globalization. Global Environmental Imperialism and Sustainable Development. Book ratings by Goodreads. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book.