Marjorie L. DeVault's People at Work: Life, Power, and Social Inclusion in the New PDF

By Marjorie L. DeVault

People at Work is famous sociologist Marjorie L. DeVault’s groundbreaking choice of unique essays at the complexities of the modern day place of work. by way of targeting the lived stories of the employee, now not as an automaton on an meeting line, yet as an embodied human of flesh and bone, those essays supply very important perception at the realities of the place of work, and their results on existence at domestic and in groups. With contributions from a few of today’s best students, each one essay is a close case research of a distinct point of the operating world.

Compelling, vigorous, and occasionally chilling, the participants deal with matters from incapacity rights to immigrant hard work, welfare reforms to finances cuts, festival to private motivations. every one important by itself, the essays in People at Work mix to light up the hurdles that staff of all backgrounds fight with and, extra widely, the influence of switch on staff’ lives within the new, more and more worldwide, economy.

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