Work, Industry, And Canadian Society by Harvey J. KrahnWork, Industry, And Canadian Society by Harvey J. Krahn

Work, Industry, And Canadian Society

byHarvey J. Krahn, Graham S. Lowe, Karen Hughes

Paperback | October 15, 2010

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Work, Industry and Canadian Society, Sixth Edition studies the social ramifications of work. With a Canadian focus, the author team examines how individual, societal, national, and global issues shape this central human activity. The world of work continues to change rapidly, and this edition covers the most recent trends and statistics. The authors are well regarded for their teaching and research, and their years of experience are evident in this comprehensive volume on the past, present and future of work in Canada.
Harvey Krahn is a Professor of Sociology at the University of Alberta, where he has served as Department Chair, Associate Dean of Arts, and Director of the Population Research Laboratory. He teaches primarily sociology of work and research methods courses. Dr. Krahn received his PhD from the University of Alberta and his earlier degree...
Title:Work, Industry, And Canadian SocietyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:544 pages, 9 × 5.94 × 0.81 inPublished:October 15, 2010Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176501134

ISBN - 13:9780176501136

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Table of Contents

PrefaceIntroductionChapter 1: Capitalism, Industrialization, and Postindustrial SocietyChapter 2: Canadian Employment Patterns and TrendsChapter 3: Labour Markets and Jobs - Opportunities and InequalityChapter 4: Women's EmploymentChapter 5: The Organization and Management of WorkChapter 6: Conflict and Control in the WorkplaceChapter 7: Unions, Industrial Relations, and StrikesChapter 8: The Meaning and Experience of WorkConclusionReferencesIndex