Work, Industry, And Canadian Society

Paperback | August 13, 2014

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

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Work, Industry and Canadian Society, Seventh Edition brings to light the social ramifications of work. With a focus on the Canadian workplace, the author team examines how individual, societal, national, and global issues shape this central human activity. In this seventh edition, the text draws upon the growing literature on work and employment, organizations, and management approaches to incorporate recent empirical findings, review new and ongoing theoretical and policy debates, and provide a more international perspective. The authors use their years of experience in research and teaching to compose this comprehensive volume on the past, present and future of work in Canada.

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Work, Industry and Canadian Society, Seventh Edition brings to light the social ramifications of work. With a focus on the Canadian workplace, the author team examines how individual, societal, national, and global issues shape this central human activity. In this seventh edition, the text draws upon the growing literature on work and ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:576 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.75 inPublished:August 13, 2014Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176531939

ISBN - 13:9780176531935

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Chapter 1: Historical Perspectives on Work (1700-1950s)Chapter 2: Contemporary Debates on Work (1950s to Present Day)Chapter 3: Canadian Employment TrendsChapter 4: Good Jobs, Bad Jobs, No JobsChapter 5: Labour Markets: Opportunities and InequalityChapter 6: Gender and Paid EmploymentChapter 7: Household, Family, and Caring WorkChapter 8: Organizing and Managing WorkChapter 9: In Search of New Managerial ParadigmsChapter 10: Conflict and Control in the WorkplaceChapter 11: Unions and Industrial RelationsChapter 12: Alternative Approaches to Economic OrganizationChapter 13: Work Values and Work OrientationsChapter 14: Job Satisfaction, Alienation, and Work-Related Stress