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Work, Employment & Society

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Volume 31, issue 3, 2017

Gendered effects of intensified care burdens: employment and sickness absence in families with chronically sick or disabled children in Norway pp. 391-408 Downloads
Idunn Brekke and Marjan Nadim
The effect of foreign accent on employability: a study of the aural dimensions of aesthetic labour in customer-facing and non-customer-facing jobs pp. 409-428 Downloads
Andrew R Timming
Escaping the rural pay penalty: location, migration and the labour market pp. 429-446 Downloads
Martin Culliney
Macho, mobile and resilient? How workers with impairments are doubly disabled in project-based film and television work pp. 447-464 Downloads
Keith Randle and Kate Hardy
‘Rusty, invisible and threatening’: ageing, capital and employability pp. 465-482 Downloads
Dina Bowman, Michael McGann, Helen Kimberley and Simon Biggs
Pay equity after the Equality Act 2010: does sexual orientation still matter? pp. 483-500 Downloads
Alex Bryson
The social norm of unemployment in relation to mental health and medical care use: the role of regional unemployment levels and of displaced workers pp. 501-521 Downloads
Veerle Buffel, Sarah Missinne and Piet Bracke
The shadow of future homeownership: the association of wanting to move into homeownership with labour supply pp. 522-541 Downloads
Philipp M Lersch and Wilfred Uunk
‘An end to the job as we know it’: how an IT professional has experienced the uncertainty of IT outsourcing pp. 542-552 Downloads
Clive Trusson and Frankie Woods
Informal and uncertain: employment relations through the broken mirror of Russian social sciences pp. 553-559 Downloads
Claudio Morrison and Petr Bizyukov
Book review: Cathryn Costello and Mark Freedland, Migrants at Work: Immigration and Vulnerability in Labour Law pp. 560-561 Downloads
Desai Shan
Book review: A Hodder and L Kretsos (eds), Young Workers and Trade Unions: A Global View pp. 561-562 Downloads
Jane Holgate

Volume 31, issue 2, 2017

Understanding social exclusion in elite professional service firms: field level dynamics and the ‘professional project’ pp. 211-229 Downloads
Louise Ashley and Laura Empson
Gender, availability and dual emancipation in the Swedish ICT sector pp. 230-247 Downloads
Line Holth, Ann Bergman and Robert MacKenzie
The value of and values in the work of teachers in Estonia pp. 248-264 Downloads
Eeva Kesküla and Krista Loogma
Union learning representatives in the UK: activity, impact and organization pp. 265-283 Downloads
Richard Saundry, Valerie Antcliff and Alison Hollinrake
Chinese employer associations, institutional complementarity and countervailing power pp. 284-301 Downloads
Judith Shuqin Zhu and Chris Nyland
The community dimensions of union renewal: racialized and caring relations in personal support services pp. 302-318 Downloads
Louise Birdsell Bauer and Cynthia Cranford
‘Justice for Janitors’ goes Dutch: the limits and possibilities of unions’ adoption of organizing in a context of regulated social partnership pp. 319-335 Downloads
Heather Connolly, Stefania Marino and Miguel Martinez Lucio
Mechanisms of invisibility: rethinking the concept of invisible work pp. 336-351 Downloads
Erin Hatton
Race and racism in an elite postcolonial context: reflections from investment banking pp. 352-362 Downloads
Ajnesh Prasad and Tanvir Qureshi
Book review symposium: Colin Crouch, Governing Social Risks in Post-Crisis Europe by Matt Vidal pp. 363-365 Downloads
Matt Vidal
Book review symposium: Colin Crouch, Governing Social Risks in Post-Crisis Europe by Janine Leschke pp. 365-367 Downloads
Janine Leschke
Book review symposium: Colin Crouch, Governing Social Risks in Post-Crisis Europe by Richard Hyman pp. 367-370 Downloads
Richard Hyman
Response to reviews of Governing Social Risks in Post-Crisis Europe pp. 370-372 Downloads
Colin Crouch
Neoliberal globalization, unions and labour movement strategies pp. 373-379 Downloads
George Lafferty
Joint book review: Daniel Berliner, Anne Regan Greenleaf, Milli Lake, Margaret Levi and Jennifer Noveck, Labour Standards in International Supply Chains: Aligning Rights and Incentives and Colin C Williams, Confronting the Shadow Economy: Evaluating Tax Compliance and Behaviour Policies pp. 380-383 Downloads
Janet Druker
Book review: Kirsty Newsome, Philip Taylor, Jennifer Bair and Al Rainnie (eds), Putting Labour in Its Place: Labour Process Analysis and Global Value Chains pp. 384-385 Downloads
Christopher Land
Book review: Matthias Ebenau, Ian Bruff and Christian May (eds), New Directions in Comparative Capitalisms Research: Critical and Global Perspectives pp. 385-387 Downloads
Anita Hammer
Corrigendum pp. 388-388 Downloads
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Volume 31, issue 1, 2017

Time reclaimed: temporality and the experience of meaningful work pp. 3-18 Downloads
Catherine Bailey and Adrian Madden
Neo-villeiny and the service sector: the case of hyper flexible and precarious work in fitness centres pp. 19-35 Downloads
Geraint Harvey, Carl Rhodes, Sheena J Vachhani and Karen Williams
The hidden face of job insecurity pp. 36-53 Downloads
Duncan Gallie, Alan Felstead, Francis Green and Hande Inanc
‘Disappearing workers’: Foxconn in Europe and the changing role of temporary work agencies pp. 54-70 Downloads
Rutvica Andrijasevic and Devi Sacchetto
Underemployment and well-being in the UK before and after the Great Recession pp. 71-89 Downloads
Jason Heyes, Mark Tomlinson and Adam Whitworth
In debt to the time-bank: the manipulation of working time in Indian garment factories and ‘working dead horse’ pp. 90-105 Downloads
Jean Jenkins and Paul Blyton
Beyond the symbolic: a relational approach to dirty work through a study of refuse collectors and street cleaners pp. 106-122 Downloads
Jason Hughes, Ruth Simpson, Natasha Slutskaya, Alex Simpson and Kahryn Hughes
Social partnership and political devolution in the National Health Service: emergence, operation and outcomes pp. 123-141 Downloads
Nicolas Bacon and Peter Samuel
Work in and beyond the Second Machine Age: the politics of production and digital technologies pp. 142-152 Downloads
David Spencer
An old model of social class? Job characteristics and the NS-SEC schema pp. 153-165 Downloads
Mark Williams
‘The whole week comes down to the team sheet’: a footballer’s view of insecure work pp. 166-174 Downloads
Martin Roderick and James Schumacker
‘I’ll do it step by step’: care, cover and quiet campaigning pp. 175-184 Downloads
Darren McGuire and Maria Lozada
Labour relations and labour unrest in China pp. 185-190 Downloads
Jessica Pflueger and Antonia Enssner
Trade unions, equality and diversity: an inconsistent record of transformative action pp. 191-196 Downloads
Susan Milner
Bringing financial regulation back down to earth pp. 197-200 Downloads
Nathan Coombs
Book review: Alan McKinlay and Philip Taylor, Foucault, Governmentality, and Organization: Inside the Factory of the Future pp. 201-202 Downloads
Douglas Martin
Book review: Pat O’Connor, Management and Gender in Higher Education pp. 202-204 Downloads
Richard Courtney
Book review: Andrew Dunn, Rethinking Unemployment and the Work Ethic: Beyond the ‘Quasi-Titmuss’ Paradigm pp. 204-205 Downloads
Nathan Hudson-Sharp
Book review: Leo McCann, International and Comparative Business: Foundations of Political Economies pp. 206-207 Downloads
Le Bo

Volume 30, issue 6, 2016

Controlling routine front line service workers: an Australian retail supermarket case pp. 915-931 Downloads
Robin Price
Geographies of the labour process: automation and the spatiality of mining pp. 932-948 Downloads
Bradon Ellem
Dualization or liberalization? Investigating precarious work in eight European countries pp. 949-965 Downloads
Thomas Prosser
Deskilling emotional labour: evidence from department store retail pp. 966-983 Downloads
Peter Ikeler
Disability and ‘care’: managers, employees and colleagues with impairments negotiating the social order of disability pp. 984-999 Downloads
Nanna Mik-Meyer
‘If you are having a go at me, I am going to have a go at you’: the changing nature of social relationships of bank work under performance management pp. 1000-1016 Downloads
Knut Laaser
Reconstruction and restoration: the legacies of post-war German Industrial Sociology pp. 1017-1029 Downloads
Holm-Detlev Köhler
Union formation and worker resistance in a multinational: A personal account of an Asian cabin crew member in UK civil aviation pp. 1030-1038 Downloads
Iona Byford and Susan Wong
Book review symposium: Melinda Cooper and Catherine Waldby, Clinical Labor: Tissue Donors and Research Subjects in the Global Bioeconomy pp. 1039-1040 Downloads
Carol Wolkowitz
Book review symposium: Melinda Cooper and Catherine Waldby, Clinical Labor: Tissue Donors and Research Subjects in the Global Bioeconomy pp. 1041-1042 Downloads
Kristin Peterson
Book review symposium: Melinda Cooper and Catherine Waldby, Clinical Labor: Tissue Donors and Research Subjects in the Global Bioeconomy pp. 1042-1044 Downloads
Alys Eve Weinbaum
Book review symposium: Authors’ response to reviews of Clinical Labor: Tissue Donors and Research Subjects in the Global Bioeconomy pp. 1044-1047 Downloads
Melinda Cooper and Catherine Waldby
Joint book review pp. 1048-1051 Downloads
Ewa Sadurska-Duffy
Book review: Thomas Janoski, David Luke and Christopher Oliver, The Causes of Structural Unemployment: Four Factors That Keep People from the Jobs They Deserve pp. 1052-1053 Downloads
Ed Yates
Book review: Greg Hearn, Ruth Bridgstock, Ben Goldsmith and Jess Rodgers (eds), Creative Work beyond the Creative Industries: Innovation, Employment and Education pp. 1053-1055 Downloads
Kathy Williams
Thank you to referees pp. 1056-1056 Downloads
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Volume 30, issue 5, 2016

How institutions matter for job characteristics, quality and experiences: a comparison of home care work for older people in Australia and Sweden pp. 731-749 Downloads
Gabrielle Meagher, Marta Szebehely and Jane Mears
Rule breaking in social care: hierarchy, contentiousness and informal rules pp. 750-765 Downloads
Dermot Breslin and Geoffrey Wood
Labour casualization and the psychosocial health of workers in Australia pp. 766-782 Downloads
Michael McGann, Kevin White and Jeremy Moss
Managerial abuse and the process of absence among mental health staff pp. 783-801 Downloads
Stephen Wood, Karen Niven and Johan Braeken
Why do occupations dominated by women pay less? How ‘female-typical’ work tasks and working-time arrangements affect the gender wage gap among higher education graduates pp. 802-820 Downloads
Kathrin Leuze and Susanne Strauß
Gluing, catching and connecting: how informal childcare strengthens single mothers’ employment trajectories pp. 821-837 Downloads
Michelle Brady
Britain’s slow movement to a gender egalitarian equilibrium: parents and employment in the UK 2001–13 pp. 838-857 Downloads
Sara Connolly, Matthew Aldrich, Margaret O’Brien, Svetlana Speight and Eloise Poole
Safety at the workplace: accidents and illnesses pp. 858-875 Downloads
Martina Cioni and Marco Savioli
Immigrant occupational mobility in Australia pp. 876-889 Downloads
Christopher M Fleming, Temesgen Kifle and Parvinder Kler
Foreword pp. 890-890 Downloads
Vanessa Beck
Reflections on Ulrich Beck’s legacy in the field of youth transitions and employment pp. 891-892 Downloads
Karen Evans
Beck’s unintended legacy for class analysis pp. 892-894 Downloads
Will Atkinson
Social exclusion pp. 894-896 Downloads
Dean Curran
Understanding contemporary employment insecurity: Beck’s legacy pp. 896-898 Downloads
Sharni Chan and Dale Tweedie
Joint book review: Sharon Louden (ed.), Living and Sustaining a Creative Life: Essays by 40 Working Artists and Manos Spyridakis, The Liminal Worker: An Ethnography of Work, Unemployment and Precariousness in Contemporary Greece pp. 899-901 Downloads
Anna Paraskevopoulou
Joint book review:Tony ElgerRuth Milkman and Ed Ott (eds), New Labor in New York: Precarious Workers and the Future of the Labor Movement; Gilbert Felipe Mireles, Continuing La Causa: Organizing Labor in California’s Strawberry Fields pp. 902-905 Downloads
Tony Elger
Book review: Sarah Besky, The Darjeeling Distinction: Labor and Justice on Fair-Trade Tea Plantations in India pp. 906-907 Downloads
Linda Nierling

Volume 30, issue 4, 2016

The strange non-retreat of the state: implications for the sociology of work pp. 559-572 Downloads
Guglielmo Meardi, Jimmy Donaghey and Deborah Dean
Regulating class in the neoliberal era: the role of the state in the restructuring of work and employment relations pp. 573-589 Downloads
Chris Howell
Labour market regulation and the ‘competition state’: an analysis of the implementation of the Agency Working Regulations in the UK pp. 590-606 Downloads
Chris Forde and Gary Slater
Female employment and elderly care: the role of care policies and culture in 21 European countries pp. 607-630 Downloads
Manuela Naldini, Emmanuele Pavolini and Cristina Solera
State categories and labour protest: migrant workers and the fight for legal status in France pp. 631-648 Downloads
Pierre Barron, Anne Bory, Sébastien Chauvin, Nicolas Jounin and Lucie Tourette
Non-profits and the ‘hollowed out’ state: the transformation of working conditions through personalizing social care services during an era of austerity pp. 649-668 Downloads
Ian Cunningham
Bounded or boundaryless? An empirical investigation of career boundaries and boundary crossing pp. 669-686 Downloads
Ricardo Rodrigues, David Guest and Alexandra Budjanovcanin
Exploring the private pension gender gap and occupation in later working life pp. 687-707 Downloads
Jean Gardiner, Andrew M Robinson and Fathi Fakhfakh
‘Nimble’ intersectionality in employment research: a way to resolve methodological dilemmas pp. 708-718 Downloads
Shelagh Mooney

Volume 30, issue 3, 2016

Labour market outcomes of immigrants in a South European country: do race and religion matter? pp. 391-409 Downloads
Giovanna Fullin
Beyond culture: source country female labour force participation and the earnings of immigrant women pp. 410-435 Downloads
Kristyn Frank and Feng Hou
Social distance and wage inequalities for immigrants in Switzerland pp. 436-454 Downloads
Christian Ebner and Marc Helbling
Migrant workers’ engagement with labour market intermediaries in Europe: symbolic power guiding transnational exchange pp. 455-471 Downloads
Barbara Samaluk
Reworking labour practices: on the agency of unorganized mobile migrant construction workers pp. 472-488 Downloads
Lisa Berntsen
Fitting the bill? (Dis)embodied disclosure of sexual identities in the workplace pp. 489-505 Downloads
Anna Einarsdóttir, Helge Hoel and Duncan Lewis
Identity-in-the-work and musicians’ struggles: the production of self-questioning identity work pp. 506-522 Downloads
Nic Beech, Charlotte Gilmore, Paul Hibbert and Sierk Ybema
Commercial migration intermediaries and the segmentation of skilled migrant employment pp. 523-534 Downloads
Di van den Broek, William Harvey and Dimitria Groutsis
Using social media content for screening in recruitment and selection: pros and cons pp. 535-546 Downloads
Debora Jeske and Kenneth S Shultz
Book review: Abdulhadi Khalaf, Omar AlShehabi and Adam Hanieh (eds), Transit States: Labour, Migration and Citizenship in the Gulf pp. 547-548 Downloads
Zinovijus Ciupijus
Book review: Alice Bloch, Nando Sigona and Roger Zetter, Sans Papier: The Social and Economic Lives of Young Undocumented Migrants pp. 548-550 Downloads
James Tangen
Book review: Arianna Rossi, Amy Luinstra and John Pickles (eds), Towards Better Work: Understanding Labour in Apparel Global Value Chains pp. 550-552 Downloads
Roseline Wanjiru
Book review: Maarten Keune and Amparo Serrano (eds), Deconstructing Flexicurity and Developing Alternative Approaches: Towards New Concepts and Approaches for Employment and Social Policy pp. 552-553 Downloads
Varvara Lalioti
Book review: Benjamin Selwyn, The Global Development Crisis pp. 553-555 Downloads
Allan Souza Queiroz
Book review: Jamie Cross, Dream Zones: Anticipating Capitalism and Development in India pp. 555-556 Downloads
Anita Hammer

Volume 30, issue 2, 2016

Running with ‘wolves’ or waiting for a happy release? Evaluating routes to gender equality pp. 220-236 Downloads
Martin Beirne and Fiona Wilson
Gender and the achievement of skilled status in the workplace: the case of women leaders in the UK Fire and Rescue Service pp. 237-255 Downloads
Ruth Woodfield
Family policies and fathers’ working hours: cross-national differences in the paternal labour supply pp. 256-274 Downloads
Mareike Bünning and Matthias Pollmann-Schult
Fathers and flexible parental leave pp. 275-290 Downloads
Berit Brandth and Elin Kvande
Work interruptions and young women’s career prospects in Germany, Sweden and the US pp. 291-308 Downloads
Marie Evertsson, Daniela Grunow and Silke Aisenbrey
Employment status and subjective well-being: the role of the social norm to work pp. 309-333 Downloads
Kirsten Stam, Inge Sieben, Ellen Verbakel and Paul M de Graaf
Seeking a role: disciplining jobseekers as actors in the labour market pp. 334-351 Downloads
Tom Boland
Financialization and value: why labour and the labour process still matter pp. 352-365 Downloads
Jean Cushen and Paul Thompson
The post-industrial society: from utopia to ideology pp. 366-376 Downloads
Kristoffer Chelsom Vogt

Volume 30, issue 1, 2016

Tracking habitus across a transnational professional field pp. 3-20 Downloads
Crawford Spence, Chris Carter, Ataur Belal, Javier Husillos, Claire Dambrin and Pablo Archel
Managers’ work and retirement: understanding the connections pp. 21-39 Downloads
Bill Martin and Mary Dean Lee
The gender wage gap in highly prestigious occupations: a case study of Swedish medical doctors pp. 40-58 Downloads
Charlotta Magnusson
Ethnic gatekeeping on the shopfloor: a study of bases, motives and approaches pp. 59-76 Downloads
Lloyd C Harris and Emmanuel Ogbonna
Customer-driven management models for choiceless clientele? Business process reengineering in a California welfare agency pp. 77-96 Downloads
Jill Esbenshade, Matt Vidal, Gina Fascilla and Mariko Ono
Does adult education contribute to securing non-precarious employment? A cross-national comparison pp. 97-117 Downloads
Daniela Vono de Vilhena, Yuliya Kosyakova, Elina Kilpi-Jakonen and Patricia McMullin
Workplace sexual harassment at the margins pp. 118-134 Downloads
Paula McDonald and Sara Charlesworth
Manufacturing rate busters: computer control and social relations in the labour process pp. 135-151 Downloads
Christopher Shane Elliott and Gary Long
‘It’s a tough drug to kick’: a woman’s career in broadcasting pp. 152-161 Downloads
Doris Ruth Eikhof and Charlotte York
Welfare reform, precarity and the re-commodification of labour pp. 162-173 Downloads
Ian Greer
Book review symposium: Huw Beynon, Working for Ford: Men, Masculinity, Mass Production and Militancy pp. 174-176 Downloads
Paul Edwards
Book review symposium: Huw Beynon, Working for Ford: Men, Masculinity, Mass Production and Militancy pp. 176-179 Downloads
Linda McDowell
Book review symposium: Huw Beynon, Working for Ford: Men, Masculinity, Mass Production and Militancy pp. 179-181 Downloads
José Ricardo Ramalho
Book review symposium: Response to reviews of Huw Beynon, Working for Ford: Men, Masculinity, Mass Production and Militancy pp. 181-191 Downloads
Huw Beynon
Options and opportunities for women’s workplace engagement pp. 192-197 Downloads
Karen S Markel
Book review: Stephen Sweet and Peter Meiksins, Changing Contours of Work: Jobs and Opportunities in the New Economy, 2nd Edition pp. 198-199 Downloads
Maria-Carmen Pantea
Book review: Adrian Wilkinson, Jimmy Donaghey, Tony Dundon and Richard B Freeman (eds), Handbook of Research on Employee Voice pp. 199-201 Downloads
Andrew R Timming
Book review: Eileen Appelbaum and Rosemary Batt, Private Equity at Work: When Wall Street Manages Main Street pp. 201-202 Downloads
Paul Thompson
Book review: Jake Rosenfeld, What Unions No Longer Do pp. 202-204 Downloads
Mark Williams
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