Work Matters: Critical Reflections on Contemporary Work (Critical Perspectives on Work and Employment)

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Work Matters brings together a strong collection of narratives from the ethnographic field to discover the reality of pressure and change in the modern workplace.

Chapter-by-chapter, experts in the field of work and employment examine empirical accounts and explain the forces shaping today's organisations through a critical, contemporary perspective. The result is a powerful compendium of voices that will provoke a reassessment of work trends and inform the future of policy and managerial practice.
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· Understand the real issues that affect modern worklife within global capitalism from a range of perspectives

· Evaluate key debates about work quality through a flexible, critical mindset and a social perspective

· Build a strong social understanding of work place issues through a diverse and international set of field accounts, from the UK, Europe, the US, Australia and New Zealand

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A far-reaching, critical investigation into the realities of modern employment that allows employees to tell us why work matters

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A far-reaching, critical investigation into the realities of modern employment that allows employees to tell us why work matters. Following are the features: empirical accounts in the tradition of classic work place ethnography; broad range of analysis; promoted and supported by the International Labor Conference; and, thoroughly contemporary and critical outlook."Work Matters" offers a strong set of empirical accounts on the experience of work in the contemporary workplace, accounts that bring forth the voice and humanity of people in relation to their work experiences.

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