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Working in America

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Author: Wharton, Amy S.

Brand: Routledge

Edition: 4

Binding: Paperback

Number Of Pages: 344

Release Date: 01-08-2014

Details: Product Description The Great Recession brought rising inequality and changing family economies. New technologies continued to move jobs overseas, including those held by middle-class information workers. The first new edition to capture these historic changes, this book is the leading text in the sociology of work and related research fields. Wharton s readings retain the classics but offer a new spectrum of articles accessible to undergraduate students that focus on the changes that will most affect their lives.New to the fourth edition" Review Praise for previous editions: “Working in America has been the backbone of my work courses since its publication. The articles and excerpts in this reader help my students understand work as a site where the inequalities of gender, race, class, and sexual orientation are recreated and perpetuated.” ―Kevin D. Henson, Loyola University Chicago “[T]he book offers a variety of materials that allow me the flexibility to offer a broad scope and challenging class.” ―William T. Clute, University of Nebraska at Omaha About the Author Amy S. Wharton is Professor of Sociology at Washington State University. Her research focuses on work, inequality, and work-family policies in organizations. She is the author of The Sociology of Gender: An Introduction to Theory and Research.

Package Dimensions: 10.0 x 7.0 x 0.7 inches

Languages: English