A Gedenkschrift to Randy Hodson : Working with DignityMaterial type: TextSeries: eBooks on DemandResearch in the Sociology of Work: Publisher: Bingley : Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2016Description: 1 online resource (264 p.)ISBN: 9781785607264Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: A Gedenkschrift to Randy Hodson : Working with DignityDDC classification: 306.36 LOC classification: HD6951Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Front Cover -- A Gedenkschrift to Randy Hodson: Working with Dignity -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- List of Contributors -- Preface: Working with Dignity -- Introduction: … and Living with Dignity -- Randy Hodson, Agent of a New Sociology of Work: Remembrance, Reflection, and Celebration -- Enlivening the New Sociology of Work -- Building an International Sociology of Work -- References -- Part I: Resistance -- From Workplace Culture to Collective Resistance: An Ethnography in using the term "musicking" to describe people's active e...
Workplace Resistance: Structural Underpinnings but More? -- The Factory and the Ethnography -- Informal Collective Resistance on the Shopfloor -- Restrictions on Output and Effort -- Absenteeism -- Dis-Engagement with Formal Participative Structures -- Beyond the Works Council - Informal Collective Action -- Collective Resistance to Supervisors -- Structural Underpinnings of Resistance -- Stayin' Alive Shopfloor Culture -- Dotted Lines between Shopfloor Culture and Collective Resistance -- Resistive Solidarity within the Culture -- An Agentic Culture
The Expressive Voice of the Culture as Collective Voice -- Limitations of the Now-Ness of Stayin' Alive -- Conclusion -- References -- Dignity at Work, Working with Dignity: Reflections on Three Decades of Field Research -- Dignity Defenders: Middle Management in the Bank of America -- Resisting Top Management or Safeguarding Dignity? -- Gaining Access to Jobs with Dignity: Temporary Assembly Workers at Hewlett-Packard -- The Institutional Construction of Dignity: Photocopy Workers at Xerox -- Dodging Indignity: Woodworkers at Champion International
The Fifth Challenge to Dignity: The Unemployed and Everyone -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Work, Overwork, and the Work of Randy Hodson -- Preface -- Introduction -- What Are Greedy Institutions? -- Part-Time Work: A Counter-Trend? -- Technology and Greediness -- A Brief History of Work-Life Balance -- Policy versus Culture -- Work-Life at Universities -- Universities as Greedy Institutions -- Closing the "Take-Up Gap" -- Notes -- Acknowledgment -- References -- The Dynamics of Dignity at Work -- Constraining Dignity: The Tyranny of Routinised Low-Skilled Work?
Employee Responses: Safeguarding Dignity? -- Reflections and Conclusions -- References -- Working Class Heroes or Working Stiffs? Domination and Resistance in Business Organizations -- Introduction -- Workplace Resistance: Ritual or Rebellion? -- Limitations of the Debate -- Beyond the Management/Worker Binary -- Discourse Analysis as a Cul de Sac -- Troubled Teleologies -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Part II: Inequality -- Student Work and Paying for College: How the Jobs Crisis Affects College Affordability -- College Costs and College Financing -- Student Work and College Financing
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Randy Hodson was one of contemporary sociology's central figures in the study of work, occupations, and inequality. This volume pays tribute to his important scholarly contributions. Chapters by other important scholars in these fields reflect and build on his research in work conditions, worker resistance, and social stratification.
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