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The Harms of Work: An Ultra-Realist Account of the Service Economy

Anthony Lloyd

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781529204018
eISBN:
9781529204063
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204018.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This book provides a qualitative account of working conditions within the contemporary service economy. As the largest employer in the modern labour market, investigating its realities demonstrates a ... More


Introduction

Anthony Lloyd

in The Harms of Work: An Ultra-Realist Account of the Service Economy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781529204018
eISBN:
9781529204063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204018.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter introduces the themes and issues at the heart of the book. Starting with an account of Sports Direct and its recent publicity for treatment of employees, this chapter establishes the ... More


The post-industrial economy and housing

Stuart Lowe

in The Housing Debate

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847422736
eISBN:
9781447305514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422736.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Globalisation compelled the UK economy into a phase of rapid restructuring, turning away from the old industries in manufacturing and mining and towards a knowledge economy based around services. ... More


Conclusion

Anthony Lloyd

in The Harms of Work: An Ultra-Realist Account of the Service Economy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781529204018
eISBN:
9781529204063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204018.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

The conclusion offers a comprehensive summary of the arguments presented in the previous pages. The chapter highlights the various management practices and labour market conditions within the service ... More


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