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The Structural Bases of Postindustrial Employment

Gøsta Esping‐Andersen

in Social Foundations of Postindustrial Economies

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198742005
eISBN:
9780191599163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198742002.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

It is argued that there are compelling reasons why we should be heading towards a fundamental incompatibility between the cherished goal of equality and the equally cherished goal of full employment. ... More


Contracting and the Service Economy

Simon Domberger

in The Contracting Organization: A Strategic Guide to Outsourcing

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198774570
eISBN:
9780191596148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198774575.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter, the previous one, and the following one look at the structural changes that have resulted from the economy‐wide application of contracting out. The public sector is, perhaps, the one ... More


Introduction: The Political Economy of Post-Industrial Societies

Anne Wren

in The Political Economy of the Service Transition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199657285
eISBN:
9780191745133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657285.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This introductory chapter offers a new agenda for research in political economy centered on the transformation of advanced capitalist democracies from industrial to services-based economies. It ... More


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


Economic Competition and Structural Change

Yue Chim Richard Wong

in Diversity and Occasional Anarchy: On Deep Economic and Social Contradictions in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139446
eISBN:
9789888180349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139446.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Hong Kong's economy has experienced rapid structural changes over the past three decades. The service sector grew speedily in terms of its share in employment, nominal GDP and real GDP, while the ... More


The Trilemma Revisited: Institutions, Inequality, and Employment Creation in an Era of ICT-Intensive Service Expansion

Anne Wren, Mate Fodor, and Sotiria Theodoropoulou

in The Political Economy of the Service Transition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199657285
eISBN:
9780191745133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657285.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

The revolution in information and communications technology (ICT) has greatly enhanced the capacity for productivity growth, and for trade, in certain services. In this chapter, Wren, Fodor, and ... 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


A Tale of Two Trilemmas: Varieties of Higher Education and the Service Economy

Ben Ansell and Jane Gingrich

in The Political Economy of the Service Transition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199657285
eISBN:
9780191745133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657285.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

In this chapter, Ansell and Gingrich examine how the politics of higher education shape national responses to the challenge of the service transition. Specifically, they argue that applying Ansell’s ... More


The Political Economy of the Service Transition

Anne Wren (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199657285
eISBN:
9780191745133
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657285.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

In recent decades, the world’s most developed economies— commonly labeled the advanced industrial democracies— have faced massive structural change. Industrial sectors, which once formed the economic ... More


On Alienated Emotions 1

Talbot Brewer

in Morality and the Emotions

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199577507
eISBN:
9780191731235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577507.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Emotions provide crucial raw material for the lifelong task of working up one’s inchoate evaluative sensibility into a mature, discerning, and self-consciously affirmed evaluative outlook upon 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


The Political Economy of Gender in Service Sector Economies

Torben Iversen and Frances Rosenbluth

in The Political Economy of the Service Transition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199657285
eISBN:
9780191745133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657285.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

The service sector is beginning to transform the political landscape by giving working women a new and distinct set of preferences over policy. The growth of services has increased the demand for ... More


Afterword: Looking Ahead on Technology Trends, Industry Organization, and Government IT

Patrick Dunleavy, Helen Margetts, Simon Bastow, and Jane Tinkler

in Digital Era Governance: IT Corporations, the State, and e-Government

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199296194
eISBN:
9780191700750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296194.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology, Political Economy

This afterword looks at some of the most feasible ‘next-wave’ technology-driven changes, then at how the world market for government IT may change in the next two decades, and finally at alternative ... More


Pathways of Change in CMEs: Training Regimes in Germany and the Netherlands

Karen M. Anderson and Anke Hassel

in The Political Economy of the Service Transition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199657285
eISBN:
9780191745133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657285.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

Vocational training schemes have been at the core of strategies for skill provision in an industrial context—most especially in the “coordinated market economies” (CMEs) of Continental Europe. In ... More


Sweden: From Large Corporations towards a Knowledge-Intensive Economy

Christer Peterson

in Nordic Capitalisms and Globalization: New Forms of Economic Organization and Welfare Institutions

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199594535
eISBN:
9780191724909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594535.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter describes a national business system built on large-scale manufacturing. By a combination of capitalism and socialism a centralized welfare state emerged, renowned as the Swedish Model. ... More


Service Expansion, International Exposure, and Political Preferences

Anne Wren and Philipp Rehm

in The Political Economy of the Service Transition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199657285
eISBN:
9780191745133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657285.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

In this chapter, Wren and Rehm show that, in tandem with the process of deindustrialization itself, one of the most striking demographic changes which has occurred in the labor markets of the ... 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


Surplus Life, or Race and Death in Neoliberal Times

Craig Willse

in The Value of Homelessness: Managing Surplus Life in the United States

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816693474
eISBN:
9781452952505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693474.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

Chapter One offers a theoretical framework for understanding relationships between capital, racialized subordination, and housing needs. It argues that housing insecurity must be reframed in terms of ... More


Value-Driven Service Innovation

Peder Inge Furseth and Richard Cuthbertson

in Innovation in an Advanced Consumer Society: Value-Driven Service Innovation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198705116
eISBN:
9780191774218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198705116.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Chapter 1 provides the context of the consumer society for Value-Driven Service Innovation and explains its importance and theoretical underpinnings. Innovation is regarded as the successful ... More


Conclusion: Authenticity Work in the Transnational Service Economy

Kiran Mirchandani

in Phone Clones: Authenticity Work in the Transnational Service Economy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450648
eISBN:
9780801464140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450648.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This book has explored the authenticity work of customer service workers in India, revealing the proactive, conscious, and continual negotiation of sameness and difference that characterizes the ... More


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