Stephen A. Sweet,Peter F. Meiksins's Changing Contours of Work: Jobs and Opportunities in the New PDF

By Stephen A. Sweet,Peter F. Meiksins

within the Third variation of Changing Contours of labor: Jobs and possibilities within the New Economy, Stephen candy and Peter Meiksins once more offer a wealthy research of the yank place of work within the better context of an built-in worldwide economic climate. via enticing vignettes and wealthy facts, this article frames the advance of jobs and employment possibilities in a world comparative viewpoint, revealing the historic changes of labor (the “old financial system” and the “new economy”) and deciding upon the profound results that those alterations have had on lives, jobs, and lifestyles percentages. The textual content examines the various complexities of race, classification, and gender inequalities within the modern day place of work, and info the results of activity lack of confidence and paintings schedules mismatched to relations wishes. in the course of the textual content, strategic ideas are provided to enhance the hot economy.

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