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Cambridge Companions to Management, Diversity at Work
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edited by Arthur P. Brief, fl. 1968, in Cambridge Companions to Management (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2008, originally published 2008), 388 page(s)
What effects do racism, sexism and other forms of discrimination have on the functioning of organizations? Is there a way of managing organizations such that we can benefit both the members of traditionally disadvantaged groups and the organizations in which they work? Discrimination on the basis of race or gender...
edited by Arthur P. Brief, fl. 1968, in Cambridge Companions to Management (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2008, originally published 2008), 388 page(s)
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Cambridge Cultural Social Studies, The Work of Global Justice: Human Rights as Practices
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presented by Fuyuki Kurasawa, 1972-, in Cambridge Cultural Social Studies (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2007, originally published 2007), 258 page(s)
Human rights have been generally understood as juridical products, organizational outcomes or abstract principles that are realized through formal means such as passing laws, creating institutions or formulating ideals. In this book, Fuyuki Kurasawa argues that we must reverse this 'top-down' focus by examining ho...
presented by Fuyuki Kurasawa, 1972-, in Cambridge Cultural Social Studies (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2007, originally published 2007), 258 page(s)
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Family and Social Change: The Household as a Process in an Industrializing Community
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written by Angélique Janssens, 1955-, in Cambridge Studies in Population, Economy and Society in Past Time, 21 (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1993, originally published 1993), 342 page(s)
This book examines the effects of nineteenth-century industrialization on the strength of relationships within the family and between generations. Dr. Janssens' quantitative approach, based on Dutch population registers, reveals a new perspective: although family life did go through some changes, early industriali...
written by Angélique Janssens, 1955-, in Cambridge Studies in Population, Economy and Society in Past Time, 21 (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1993, originally published 1993), 342 page(s)
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Children, Social Science, and the Law
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edited by Bradley D. McAuliff, fl. 1995, Margaret Bull Kovera, fl. 1994 and Bette L. Bottoms, fl. 1993 (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2002, originally published 2002), 512 page(s)
This study integrates social science research, social policy, and legal analysis related to children and the law. It provides the most cutting-edge information available on topics such as child abuse, children's eyewitness testimony, divorce and custody, juvenile crime, and children's rights. The volume is an impo...
edited by Bradley D. McAuliff, fl. 1995, Margaret Bull Kovera, fl. 1994 and Bette L. Bottoms, fl. 1993 (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2002, originally published 2002), 512 page(s)
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Harmonizing Work, Family, and Personal Life: From Policy to Practice
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edited by Steven A. Y. Poelmans, fl. 2005 and Paula Caligiuri, fl. 2008 (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2008, originally published 2008), 325 page(s)
Organizations can no longer afford to assume that the ideal employee is male, full-time, and free from responsibilities outside work. As the percentage of women in the active work population rises, and the number of dual-income families grows, there is an ever greater demand for more flexible patterns of employmen...
edited by Steven A. Y. Poelmans, fl. 2005 and Paula Caligiuri, fl. 2008 (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2008, originally published 2008), 325 page(s)
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A Phenomenology of Working-Class Experience
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written by Simon J. Charlesworth, fl. 2000 (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, originally published 2000), 327 page(s)
Charlesworth examines themes of poverty and class by focusing on a particular town--Rotherham--in South Yorkshire, England, and using the personal testimony of disadvantaged people who live there, acquired through recorded interviews and conversations. He applies to their life stories the interpretative tools of p...
written by Simon J. Charlesworth, fl. 2000 (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, originally published 2000), 327 page(s)
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Social Action: A Teleological Account
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written by Seumas Miller, fl. 1979 (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2001, originally published 2001), 322 page(s)
Social action is central to social thought. This book provides philosophical analyses of fundamental categories of human social action, including cooperative action, conventional action, social norm governed action, and the actions of the occupants of organizational roles. These theories of social action categorie...
written by Seumas Miller, fl. 1979 (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2001, originally published 2001), 322 page(s)
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The Social Costs of Underemployment: Inadequate Employment as Disguised Unemployment
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presented by C. David Dooley, fl. 2000 and Joann Prause, fl. 2000 (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2009, originally published 2004), 288 page(s)
Comparing the effects of unemployment and inadequate employment relative to adequate employment, this text studies their effects on self-esteem, alcohol abuse, depression, and birth weight. Using longitudinal methods, it measures controls for reverse causation (selection) and studies a large representative sample...
presented by C. David Dooley, fl. 2000 and Joann Prause, fl. 2000 (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2009, originally published 2004), 288 page(s)
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Social Dominance: An Intergroup Theory of Social Hierarchy and Oppression
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presented by Felicia Pratto, fl. 1999 and Jim Sidanius, fl. 1999 (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1999, originally published 1999), 414 page(s)
This book suggests that the major forms in intergroup conflict, such as racism, classism and patriarchy, are essentially derived from the human predisposition to form and maintain hierarchical and group-based systems of social organization. Using social dominance theory, it is presumed that it is also a basic gram...
presented by Felicia Pratto, fl. 1999 and Jim Sidanius, fl. 1999 (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1999, originally published 1999), 414 page(s)
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Social Emergence: Societies as Complex Systems
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presented by Robert Keith Sawyer, 1960- (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2005, originally published 2005), 288 page(s)
Sociologists have long believed that psychology alone can't explain what happens when people work together in complex modern societies. In contrast, most psychologists and economists believe that we can explain much about social life with an accurate theory of how individuals make choices and act on them. R. Keith...
presented by Robert Keith Sawyer, 1960- (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2005, originally published 2005), 288 page(s)
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