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Work and Society An Introduction to Industrial Society

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ISBN-10: 0875814018

ISBN-13: 9780875814018

Edition: 2nd 1996 (Revised)

Authors: Curt Tausky

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This brief text provides students with the essentials of industrial sociology, emphasizing the issues, theories, and data needed to understand work and workplaces in today's global economy. The opening chapter discusses hunting-gathering, early agricultural societies, and the manorial, guild, and putting-out systems of production that preceded the factory. Chapter 2 covers the Industrial Revolution in England and industrialization in the United States. The remaining chapters detail how working Americans fared from the 1940s to the mid-1990s. Chapter 3 deals with key work outcomes--income, prestige, and job satisfaction--and occupational distributions and poverty. Chapter 4 turns to…    
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Book details

List price: $92.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 1/1/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 138
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Looking Back: Prehistoric, Ancient, and Medieval Societies
Looking Back: The Industrial Revolution
The Labor Force: Making a Living
Changing Work Outcomes
Overview: Looking Back and Ahead