Crises in Canadian Work: A Critical Sociological Perspective

Paperback | September 26, 2016

byNorene Pupo, Ann Duffy, Daniel Glenday

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Crises in Canadian Work examines the Canadian economy and labour markets in relation to the pressures and processes of globalization. A concise overview of current and emerging issues in the sociology of work, the text introduces students to the biggest debates and topics in the field whilestill providing sufficient background in important concepts like "credentialism," "offshoring," and "deskilling." Students will see connections between theory and real-world examples in the "Everyday Work Experiences" boxes, and end-of-chapter pedagogical features such as "Suggested FurtherResources," "Suggested Websites," and "Questions for Critical Thought" will ensure that they are critically engaged with the material. The combination of excellent pedagogy and up-to-date data ensures that Crises in Canadian Work is the ideal resource for Canadian students new to the study of thesociology of work.

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Crises in Canadian Work examines the Canadian economy and labour markets in relation to the pressures and processes of globalization. A concise overview of current and emerging issues in the sociology of work, the text introduces students to the biggest debates and topics in the field whilestill providing sufficient background in impor...

Norene Pupo is an associate professor in the Department of Sociology at York University. Ann Duffy is a professor in the Department of Sociology at Brock University. Daniel Glenday is a professor in the Department of Sociology at Brock University.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.59 inPublished:September 26, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199008345

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PrefaceAcknowledgements1. The Contemporary Canadian Labour Market in the Global Context2. From Craftwork to Modern Production: Efficiency and Control at Work3. Technological Transformations, Conflict, and Control4. Workers' Experience: The Emotional Gamut of Work5. The State and Regulation of Work: Policies, Problems and Protections6. Labour Markets and Work Time7. Work-Family and Work-Life Conflict8. Unemployment or Opportunities for Youth?9. The Movement of Work and Workers10. Seniors at Work11. Unions, Industrial Relations, and Forms of Resistance12. The Future of WorkGlossaryReferencesIndex