"A concise, useful compilation of key topics and issues relevant to work."
—E. Kaupins, CHOICE
"This authoritative, comprehensive, up-to-date, and user-friendly reference book will be appreciated greatly by all social science staff and students of 'work'".
—Stephen Edgell, University of Salford and author of The Sociology of Work
Key Concepts in Work clearly and concisely explains the central ideas, debates, and theories of work. Authors Paul Blyton and Jean Jenkins offer a broad overview of the social, political, and economic contexts of work illustrated from diverse industrial societies. Each entry begins with a snapshot definition followed by key words and guidance for further reading. This book inspires students to engage in further exploration of ideas and debates.
It is an essential reference guide for all students in sociology, business studies, and management learning about work, employment, organizations, and labor markets.