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Are bad jobs inevitable? : trends, determinants and responses to job quality in the twenty-first century / edited by Chris Warhurst ... [et al.]
Bib ID 5917622
Format BookBook
Description Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012 
xvi, 262 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 9780230336919
0230336914
Series

Critical perspectives on work and employment.

Summary

An edited book in the Critical Perspectives on Work and Employment Series that is associated with the annual International Labour Process Conference, it focuses on job quality: debates, developments, issues and trends; workplace practice and interventions. Written by world-leading academics, it contains cutting-edge research.

Full contents
  • Machine generated contents note: 1.Job Quality: Scenarios, Analysis and Interventions / Chris Warhurst
  • pt. I International Overviews and Comparative Approaches
  • 2.Identifying Bad Jobs across Europe / Rafael Munoz de Bustillo
  • 3.Job Quality in the US: The Myths That Block Action / Paul Osterman
  • 4.Good Jobs, Bad Jobs and the Australian Experience / Natalie Skinner
  • 5.A Framework for International Comparative Analysis of the Determinants of Low-Wage Job Quality / Chris Tilly
  • pt. II Influences on Job Quality: Sectoral Approaches and Workplace Practices
  • 6.At the Altar of Shareholder Value? Corporate Governance and Conditions for Better Jobs in Swedish Manufacturing / Tony Huzzard
  • 7.Making Bad Jobs Better: The Case of Frontline Health care Workers / Arne L. Kalleberg
  • 8.When Good Jobs Go Bad: The Declining Quality of Auto Work in the Global Economy / Jeffrey S. Rothstein
 
Notes

Formerly CIP.

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Subjects Quality of work life.  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Warhurst, Christopher

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