Appropriate for introductory undergraduate sociology courses focusing on work in industrial societies, including Industrial Sociology; Sociology of Work; Work and Occupations; Work and Organizations; Occupations and Professions; or Men, Women, and Work. The book introduces the analysis of work in an industrial society through a dual approach. First, it analyzes how industrial societies first evolved. And second, it focuses on specific contemporary industrial societies (such as the United States, Germany, Great Britain, Japan, Spain, and Sweden) to determine what it means to live in an industrial society.
Publisher: Pearson Education (US)