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Workers without Borders: Posted Work and Precarity in the EU

Ines Wagner

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501729157
eISBN:
9781501729171
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501729157.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This book addresses the complexities of transnational posted work through three key topics. First, it examines how the de-territorialization of national models and employment relations systems opens ... More


Laurent Cantet

Martin O'Shaughnessy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719091506
eISBN:
9781781708590
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091506.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Laurent Cantet is of one France’s leading contemporary directors. He probes the evolution and fault-lines of contemporary society from the home to the workplace and from the Republican school to ... More


Suicide Voices: Labour Trauma in France

Sarah Waters

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622232
eISBN:
9781800341586
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622232.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This book examines the phenomenon of work suicides in France and asks why, in the present historical juncture, conditions of work can push individuals to take their own lives. During the 2000s, ... More


Business Meetings

Janet Holmes, Meredith Marra, and Bernadette Vine

in Leadership, Discourse, and Ethnicity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199730759
eISBN:
9780199918454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730759.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter is mainly concerned with formal business meetings, defined as interactions that focus directly on workplace business, prearranged for a specific and typically regular time, with an ... More


Washing Dishes

Ariel Glucklich

in Everyday Mysticism: A Contemplative Community at Work in the Desert

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300212099
eISBN:
9780300231373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300212099.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

In this chapter the author describes in detail the work that takes place in the dining hall and kitchen, which are the central gathering places for members of the community.


Management Strategies in Transnational Workspaces

Ines Wagner

in Workers without Borders: Posted Work and Precarity in the EU

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501729157
eISBN:
9781501729171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501729157.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Chapter 3 combines institutional theory with strategic perspectives drawn from the sociology of organizations to examine how industrial relations actors “enact” EU rules at the micro-level of the ... More


Broadening the Scope

Ines Wagner

in Workers without Borders: Posted Work and Precarity in the EU

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501729157
eISBN:
9781501729171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501729157.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Chapter 6 summarizes and concludes that the main intention of the book was to analyze the enactment and persistence of particular institutional frameworks. Throughout the chapters, the book ... More


Strategic Democracy: Walmart’s Warehouse Workers

Carolina Bank Muñoz

in Building Power from Below: Chilean Workers Take On Walmart

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501712883
eISBN:
9781501714771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501712883.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Chapter 4 looks at the warehouse union in detail. The chapter explores workplace abuses, organizing strategy, and outcomes. Warehouse workers initially suffered poor working conditions and low wages, ... More


The Flexible Militancy of Walmart Retail Workers

Carolina Bank Muñoz

in Building Power from Below: Chilean Workers Take On Walmart

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501712883
eISBN:
9781501714771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501712883.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Chapter 5 discusses the retail workers in detail. The chapter analyzes workplace abuses, including human rights abuses and Walmart’s anti-union practices, organizing strategy, and outcomes for these ... More


On the disciplinary status of ethnomethodology

Martyn Hammersley

in The radicalism of ethnomethodology: An assessment of sources and principles

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526124623
eISBN:
9781526138996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526124623.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

The disciplinary status of ethnomethodology is uncertain. It has been presented as a radical internal reform movement, aimed at re-specifying the focus of sociology; as an ‘alternate’ or supplement ... More


Decentralised direct democracy, 1964–68

Jack Saunders

in Assembling Cultures: Workplace Activism, Labour Militancy and Cultural Change in Britain's Car Factories, 1945-82

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526133397
eISBN:
9781526146649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526133403.00009
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

After two decades of time-consuming activism by the mid-1960s, a new system of industrial relations had taken shape in the British motor industry. This chapter shows how that system operated, ... More


Closures and workplace conflict: the origins of the strike

Jim Phillips

in Collieries, Communities and the Miners' Strike in Scotland, 1984-85

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719086328
eISBN:
9781781704691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086328.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This moves the analysis to the strike's origins and outbreak, with escalating workplace tension as management – led by Albert Wheeler, the Scottish Area Director of the National Coal Board – sought ... More


Ending and aftermath

Jim Phillips

in Collieries, Communities and the Miners' Strike in Scotland, 1984-85

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719086328
eISBN:
9781781704691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086328.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This explores the ending and aftermath of the strike at a macro-level in Scotland, from October 1984 onwards. The roles of the Conservative government, NCB management and the police are considered. ... More


On the Horns of Racialization: Middle Class, Ethnic, and Black

Onoso Imoagene

in Beyond Expectations: Second-Generation Nigerians in the United States and Britain

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520292314
eISBN:
9780520965881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292314.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Chapter 5 discusses the endpoints of the ethnic identification journey of the Nigerian second generation. A key endpoint is that they are integrating into the black middle class. The chapter utilizes ... More


Sit-ins and factory occupations: a case study of Cammell Laird’s shipyard

Brian Marren

in We shall not be moved: "How Liverpool's working class fought redundancies, closures and cuts in the age of Thatcher"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719095764
eISBN:
9781526109668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095764.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

As the 1980s progressed, Liverpool’s workers exhibited a greater willingness to take direct action against the ever increasing numbers of forced redundancies and factory closures plaguing Merseyside. ... More


The qualification-providing enterprise? Support for formal adult education in small and medium-sized enterprises

Günter Hefler and Jög Markowitsch (eds)

in Lifelong learning in Europe: Equity and efficiency in the balance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781447300137
eISBN:
9781447307709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300137.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Types and frequencies of formal adult education differ between countries and should have a high priority in comparative research. Countries vary with regard to the use of formal adult education in ... More


The Rights of Men

Adam Malka

in Men of Mobtown: Policing Baltimore in the Age of Slavery and Emancipation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469636290
eISBN:
9781469636313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636290.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter moves the argument into the post-emancipation period. In particular, it chronicles the story of the legal code’s deracialization during the years following the state’s 1864 emancipation ... More


Shared Modes of Compensation and Firm Performance: U.K. Evidence

Martin J. Conyon and Richard B. Freeman (eds)

in Seeking a Premier Economy: The Economic Effects of British Economic Reforms, 1980-2000

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226092843
eISBN:
9780226092904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226092904.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

For more than two decades, the United Kingdom has tried to encourage shared capitalist practices by offering tax advantages to firms that link pay to profits, provide company shares to workers, ... More


Complementarity of Shared Compensation and Decision-Making Systems Evidence from the American Labor Market

Arindrajit Dube and Richard B. Freeman

in Shared Capitalism at Work: Employee Ownership, Profit and Gain Sharing, and Broad-Based Stock Options

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226056951
eISBN:
9780226056968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226056968.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter examines the shared compensation and decision making practices with evidence from the American labor market using the nationally representative 1994–1995 Freeman-Rogers Workplace ... More


How Does Shared Capitalism Affect Economic Performance in the United Kingdom?

Alex Bryson and Richard B. Freeman

in Shared Capitalism at Work: Employee Ownership, Profit and Gain Sharing, and Broad-Based Stock Options

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226056951
eISBN:
9780226056968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226056968.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter explores the effect of shared capitalism in economic performance in the United Kingdom. It mentions that firms use various forms of shared capitalist pay together and often accompany ... More


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