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Volume 37, issue 1, 2023

Empowered in Business or Penalised in Marriage: Experiences of Single Female Entrepreneurs in China pp. 3-19 Downloads
Jing Song and Lulu Li
As the Two-Child Policy Beckons: Work–Family Conflicts, Gender Strategies and Self-Worth among Women from the First One-Child Generation in Contemporary China pp. 20-38 Downloads
Ye Liu
Catch-22: Token Women Trying to Reconcile Impossible Contradictions between Organisational and Societal Expectations pp. 39-57 Downloads
Maryam Aldossari, Sara Chaudhry, Ahu Tatli and Cathrine Seierstad
The Employment Trajectories of Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence pp. 58-77 Downloads
Kathryn Showalter, Susan Yoon and Logan Tk
Does Overwork Attenuate the Motherhood Earnings Penalty among Full-Time Workers? pp. 78-96 Downloads
Eunjeong Paek
Structural Change Shapes Career Mobility Opportunities: An Analysis of Cohorts, Gender and Parental Class pp. 97-116 Downloads
Dirk Witteveen and Johan Westerman
The Association between Family Care and Paid Work among Women in Germany: Does the Household Economic Context Matter? pp. 117-136 Downloads
Ulrike Ehrlich
A Bridge over Troubled Borders: Social Class and the Interplay between Work and Life pp. 137-156 Downloads
Samantha Evans and Madeleine Wyatt
Working from Home in Urban China during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Assemblages of Work-Family Interference pp. 157-175 Downloads
Li Sun, Tao Liu and Weiquan Wang
Working from Home and Work–Family Conflict pp. 176-195 Downloads
Inga Laß and Mark Wooden
Influences on Employment Transitions around the Birth of the First Child: The Experience of Italian Mothers pp. 196-214 Downloads
Francesca Fiori and Giorgio Di Gessa
Gender-Specific Duration of Parental Leave and Current Earnings pp. 215-235 Downloads
Benedikt Gerst and Christian Grund
Flexible Working and the Division of Housework and Childcare: Examining Divisions across Arrangement and Occupational Lines pp. 236-256 Downloads
Heejung Chung and Cara Booker
The ‘Grey Zone’ at the Interface of Work and Home: Theorizing Adaptations Required by Precarious Work pp. 257-273 Downloads
Valeria Pulignano and Glenn Morgan
Participation in Job-Related Training: Is There a Parenthood Training Penalty? pp. 274-292 Downloads
Gundula Zoch
Father Parental Leave Use in Spain: The Role of the Female Partner Labour Situation pp. 293-305 Downloads
Almudena Moreno-Mínguez, à ngel L Martín-Román and Alfonso Moral
Decline of the Centrality of Work? Critique of a Contemporary Ideology pp. 306-311 Downloads
Francesco Della Puppa

Volume 36, issue 6, 2022

The ‘Gender Face’ of Job Insecurity in France: An Individual- and Organizational-Level Analysis pp. 999-1017 Downloads
Clotilde Coron and Géraldine Schmidt
Trade Unions, Bargaining Coverage and Low Pay: A Multilevel Test of Institutional Effects on Low-Pay Risk in Germany pp. 1018-1037 Downloads
Chiara Benassi and Tim Vlandas
Who’s Milking It? Scripted Stories of Food Labour pp. 1038-1059 Downloads
Lucy McCarthy, Anne Touboulic and Jane Glover
Public Service, Private Delivery: Service Workers and the Negotiation of Blurred Boundaries in a Neoliberal State pp. 1060-1077 Downloads
Asa Maron
Upgrading China through Automation: Manufacturers, Workers and the Techno-Developmental State pp. 1078-1096 Downloads
Ya-Wen Lei
Staying Down with the Joneses: Differences in the Psychological Cost of Unemployment across Neighbourhoods pp. 1097-1117 Downloads
Peter Howley and Sarah Knight
Professionalism, Payment by Results and the Probation Service: A Qualitative Study of the Impact of Marketisation on Professional Autonomy pp. 1118-1138 Downloads
Matt Tidmarsh
Working Lives in India: Current Insights and Future Directions pp. 1139-1154 Downloads
Anita Hammer, Janroj Yilmaz Keles and Wendy Olsen
Book Review: Ana Cecilia Dinerstein and Frederick Harry Pitts, A World Beyond Work? Labour, Money and the Capitalist State between Crisis and Utopia pp. 1155-1156 Downloads
Daniel S Lacerda
Book Review: Mark Williams, Ying Zhou and Min Zou, Mapping Good Work: The Quality of Working Life across the Occupational Structure pp. 1156-1158 Downloads
Ruth Elizabeth Slater
Book Review: Stephen R Barley, Work and Technological Change pp. 1158-1160 Downloads
Deniz Tuncalp
Book Review: Phillip Brown, Hugh Lauder and Sin Yi Cheung The Death of Human Capital? Its Failed Promise and How to Renew It in an Age of Disruption pp. 1161-1162 Downloads
Vageesh Vishnoi
Book Review: Nilanjan Raghunath, Shaping the Futures of Work: Proactive Governance and Millennials pp. 1162-1164 Downloads
Stephen J Frenkel
Thank You to Referees pp. 1165-1168 Downloads

Volume 36, issue 5, 2022

Meaningful Work and Sociology: An Introduction to This Themed Issue pp. 791-797 Downloads
Knut Laaser
Towards a Sociology of Meaningful Work pp. 798-815 Downloads
Knut Laaser and Jan Ch Karlsson
Alienation Is Not ‘Bullshit’: An Empirical Critique of Graeber’s Theory of BS Jobs pp. 816-840 Downloads
Magdalena Soffia, Alex J Wood and Brendan Burchell
Families under Pressure: The Costs of Vocational Calling, and What Can Be Done about Them pp. 841-857 Downloads
Stephanos Anastasiadis and Anica Zeyen
Killing Them ‘Softly’ (!): Exploring Work Experiences in Care-Based Animal Dirty Work pp. 858-874 Downloads
Linda Tallberg and Peter J Jordan
Disabled People Working in the Disability Sector: Occupational Segregation or Personal Fulfilment? pp. 875-892 Downloads
Anne Revillard
It’s Not Just Sex: Relational Dynamics between Street-Based Sex Workers and Their Regular Customers pp. 893-910 Downloads
Sharon S Oselin and Katie Hail-Jares
Betwixt and Between: The Invisible Experiences of Volunteers’ Body Work pp. 911-927 Downloads
Katharine Venter
The Worth of Their Work: The (In)visible Value of Refugee Volunteers in the Transnational Humanitarian Aid Sector pp. 928-944 Downloads
Patricia Ward
Reproductive Work in the Global South: Lived Experiences and Social Relations of Commercial Surrogacy in India pp. 945-966 Downloads
Madhusree Jana and Anita Hammer
Moral Dilemma of Striking: A Medical Worker’s Response to Job Duty, Public Health Protection and the Politicization of Strikes pp. 967-976 Downloads
Yao-Tai Li and Jenna Ng
When Values and Ethics of Care Conflict: A Lived Experience in the Roman Catholic Church pp. 977-986 Downloads
Krystin Zigan, YingFei G Héliot and Alan Le Grys
Book Review: Paul David Harpur, Ableism at Work: Disablement and Hierarchies of Impairment pp. 987-988 Downloads
Emma Partlow
Book Review: Rebecca WB Lund and Ann Christin E Nilsen (eds), Institutional Ethnography in the Nordic Region pp. 988-990 Downloads
Órla Meadhbh Murray
Book Review: Ergin Bulut, A Precarious Game: The Illusion of Dream Jobs in the Video Game Industry pp. 990-992 Downloads
Carolyn Hunter
Book Review: Saori Shibata, Contesting Precarity in Japan: The Rise of Nonregular Workers and the New Policy Dissensus pp. 992-993 Downloads
Stephen Jaros
Book Review: Mike Saks (ed.), Support Workers and the Health Professions in International Perspective: The Invisible Providers of Health Care pp. 993-995 Downloads
Caroline Murphy
Book Review: Rachael A Woldoff and Robert C Litchfield, Digital Nomads: In Search of Meaningful Work in the New Economy pp. 995-996 Downloads
Tim Butcher

Volume 36, issue 4, 2022

Dementia, Work and Employability: Using the Capability Approach to Understand the Employability Potential for People Living with Dementia pp. 591-609 Downloads
Louise Ritchie, Valerie Egdell, Michael Danson, Mandy Cook, Jill Stavert and Debbie Tolson
Deservingness, Conditionality and Public Perceptions of Work Disability: The Influence of Economic Inequality pp. 610-629 Downloads
Rossella Ciccia, Declan French, Frank Kee and Mark O’Doherty
Trouble in Direct Payment Personal Assistance Relationships pp. 630-647 Downloads
Tom Porter, Tom Shakespeare and Andrea Stockl
Residential Care Aides’ Experiences of Workplace Incivility in Long-Term Care pp. 648-664 Downloads
Heather A Cooke and Jennifer Baumbusch
Emotional Labour and the Autonomy of Dependent Self-Employed Workers: The Limitations of Digital Managerial Control in the Home Credit Sector pp. 665-682 Downloads
Esme Terry, Abigail Marks, Arek Dakessian and Dimitris Christopoulos
Conflictual Complementarity: New Labour Actors in Corporatist Industrial Relations pp. 683-700 Downloads
Assaf S Bondy
Working Conditions in Global Value Chains: Evidence for European Employees pp. 701-721 Downloads
Dagmara Nikulin, Joanna Wolszczak-Derlacz and Aleksandra Parteka
Disability and Academic Careers: Using the Social Relational Model to Reveal the Role of Human Resource Management Practices in Creating Disability pp. 722-740 Downloads
Katherine Sang, Thomas Calvard and Jennifer Remnant
Divide and Conquer: Social Assistance Clients’ Competing Frames of Social Justice pp. 741-757 Downloads
Melissa Sebrechts and Thomas Kampen
Organized Crime and Employment Relations: A Personal Story of ‘Ndrangheta Control on Employment Relations Management Practices in Southern Italy pp. 758-768 Downloads
Marco Guerci, Roberta Sferrazzo, Federica Cabras, Giovanni Radaelli and Paolo X
‘You Can’t Eat Soap’: Reimagining COVID-19, Work, Family and Employment from the Global South pp. 769-780 Downloads
Ameeta Jaga and Ariane Ollier-Malaterre
Book Review: Lynne Pettinger, What’s Wrong with Work? pp. 781-782 Downloads
Karin Sardadvar
Book Review: Jenny Chan, Mark Selden and Pun Ngai, Dying for an iPhone: Apple, Foxconn, and the Lives of China’s Workers pp. 782-784 Downloads
Charlie Smith
Book Review: Stephen Edgell and Edward Granter, The Sociology of Work: Continuity and Change in Paid and Unpaid Work (Third Edition) pp. 784-785 Downloads
Mihajla Gavin

Volume 36, issue 3, 2022

At Least I’m My Own Boss! Explaining Consent, Coercion and Resistance in Platform Work pp. 391-406 Downloads
Christina Purcell and Paul Brook
McStrike! Framing, (Political) Opportunity and the Development of a Collective Identity: McDonald’s and the UK Fast-Food Rights Campaign pp. 407-426 Downloads
Tony Royle and Yvonne Rueckert
Organisational Social Mobility Programmes as Mechanisms of Power and Control pp. 427-444 Downloads
Louise Ashley
The Making of Cheap Labour across Production and Reproduction: Control and Resistance in the Senegalese Horticultural Value Chain pp. 445-464 Downloads
Elena Baglioni
Lordly Management and its Discontents: ‘Human Resource Management’ in Pakistan pp. 465-484 Downloads
Syed Imran Saqib, Matthew MC Allen and Geoffrey Wood
Keeping It Quiet? The Micro-Politics of Employee Voice in Company Strategic Decision-Making pp. 485-502 Downloads
Catherine Casey and Helen Delaney
‘This Is the End’? An Ethnographic Study of Management Control and a New Management Initiative pp. 503-521 Downloads
Darren McCabe, Sylwia Ciuk and Margaret Gilbert
Labour Controls, Unfreedom and Perpetuation of Slavery on a Tea Plantation pp. 522-538 Downloads
Khandakar Shahadat and Shahzad Uddin
Workplace Bullying and Intensification of Labour Controls in the Clothing Supply Chain: Post-Rana Plaza Disaster pp. 539-556 Downloads
Md Shoaib Ahmed and Shahzad Uddin
Organising Against Precarity: The Life of a South African Labour Broker Worker pp. 557-568 Downloads
Carin Runciman and Khongelani Hlungwani
Too Scared to Go Sick: Precarious Academic Work and ‘Presenteeism Culture’ in the UK Higher Education Sector During the Covid-19 Pandemic pp. 569-579 Downloads
Anastasios Hadjisolomou, Fotios Mitsakis and Steven Gary
Book Review: Sanford M Jacoby, Labor in the Age of Finance: Pensions, Politics, and Corporations from Deindustrialization to Dodd-Frank and Jo Carby-Hall and Lourdes Mella Méndez (eds), Labour Law and the Gig Economy: Challenges Posed by the Digitalisation of Labour Processes pp. 580-585 Downloads
David Jacobs
Book Review: Alex J Wood, Despotism on Demand: How Power Operates in the Flexible Workplace pp. 585-587 Downloads
Alejandro Castillo
Book Review: Kate Kenny, Whistleblowing: Toward a New Theory pp. 587-588 Downloads
Kath Atkinson

Volume 36, issue 2, 2022

Training Regimes and Diversity: Experiences of Young Foreign Employees in Japanese Headquarters pp. 199-216 Downloads
Harald Conrad and Hendrik Meyer-Ohle
‘We Don’t Have the Same Opportunities as Others’: Shining Bourdieu’s Lens on UK Roma Migrants’ Precarious (Workers’) Habitus pp. 217-234 Downloads
Patricia Harrison, Helen Collins and Alexandra Bahor
Work Identity Pause and Reactivation: A Study of Cross-Domain Identity Transitions of Trailing Wives in Dubai pp. 235-252 Downloads
Tatiana S Rowson, Adriana Meyer and Elizabeth Houldsworth
Otherness in the Workplace among Highly Skilled Labour Migrants: Swedes in Germany and the UK pp. 253-270 Downloads
Ylva Wallinder
Migrant Entrepreneurship Enablers: From Chance Encounters to Community Development pp. 271-289 Downloads
Lisa Berntsen, Tesseltje de Lange, Ivana Kalaš and Romy Hanoeman
Business or Pleasure? A Comparison of Migrant and Non-Migrant Uber Drivers in Australia pp. 290-309 Downloads
Peter James Holtum, Elnaz Irannezhad, Greg Marston and Renuka Mahadevan
Algorithmic Integration and Precarious (Dis)Obedience: On the Co-Constitution of Migration Regime and Workplace Regime in Digitalised Manufacturing and Logistics pp. 310-327 Downloads
Simon Schaupp
Labour Market Segmentation within Ethnic Economies: The Ethnic Penalty for Invisible Kurdish Migrants in the United Kingdom pp. 328-344 Downloads
Mehmet Rauf Kesici
Cultivating Precarisation: Intersecting Vulnerabilities of Syrian Refugees in the Turkish Agricultural Sector pp. 345-361 Downloads
Saniye Dedeoglu
‘Working While Feeling Awful Is Normal’: One Roma’s Experience of Presenteeism pp. 362-371 Downloads
Helen Collins, Susan Barry and Piotr Dzuga
‘Dances with Daffodils’: Life as a Flower-picker in Southwest England pp. 372-380 Downloads
Constantine Manolchev and Ivan
Book Review: Tom Vickers, Borders, Migration and Class in an Age of Crisis: Producing Workers and Immigrants pp. 381-382 Downloads
Gianna Maria Eick
Book Review: Ruth Milkman, Immigrant Labor and the New Precariat pp. 382-384 Downloads
Ben Ledger-Jessop
Book Review: Banu Özkazanç-Pan, Transnational Migration and the New Subjects of Work: Transmigrants, Hybrids and Cosmopolitans pp. 384-386 Downloads
Bing Lu
Book Review: Preet S Aulakh and Philip F Kelly (eds), Mobilities of Labour and Capital in Asia pp. 386-387 Downloads
Jonathan Winterton

Volume 36, issue 1, 2022

Gender Differences in the Social Consequences of Unemployment: How Job Loss Affects the Risk of Becoming Socially Isolated pp. 3-20 Downloads
Jan Eckhard
Job Satisfaction and Sexual Orientation in Britain pp. 21-39 Downloads
Sait Bayrakdar and Andrew King
University or Degree Apprenticeship? Stratification and Uncertainty in Routes to the Solicitors’ Profession pp. 40-58 Downloads
Caroline Casey and Paul Wakeling
Economic Inactivity, Not in Employment, Education or Training (NEET) and Scarring: The Importance of NEET as a Marker of Long-Term Disadvantage pp. 59-79 Downloads
Kevin Ralston, Dawn Everington, Zhiqiang Feng and Chris Dibben
Desperate Housewives and Happy Working Mothers: Are Parent-Couples with Equal Income More Satisfied throughout Parenthood? A Dyadic Longitudinal Study pp. 80-100 Downloads
Laura Langner
Negotiating Gendered Ageing: Intersectional Reflexivity and Experiences of Incongruity of Self-Employed Older Women pp. 101-118 Downloads
Elina Meliou and Oliver Mallett
When Following the Rules Is Bad for Wellbeing: The Effects of Gendered Rules in the Australian Construction Industry pp. 119-138 Downloads
Natalie Galea, Abigail Powell, Fanny Salignac, Louise Chappell and Martin Loosemore
Relationship-Based Care Work, Austerity and Aged Care pp. 139-155 Downloads
Donna Baines, Annabel Dulhunty and Sara Charlesworth
On the Front Line of the Circular Economy: The Entrepreneurial, Identity and Institutional Work of a Female Entrepreneur towards the Circular Transition pp. 156-166 Downloads
Ödül Bozkurt, Mirela Xheneti and Vicky
Leveraging from Racism: A Dual Structural Advantages Perspective pp. 167-178 Downloads
Penelope Muzanenhamo and Rashedur Chowdhury
Why Do Humans Remain Central to the Knowledge Work in the Age of Robots? Marx’s Fragment on Machines and Beyond pp. 179-189 Downloads
Emrah Karakilic
Book Review: Paul Stewart, Jean-Pierre Durand and Maria-Magdalena Richea (eds), The Palgrave Handbook of the Sociology of Work in Europe pp. 190-192 Downloads
Steve Taylor
Book Review: David Etherington, Austerity, Welfare and Work: Exploring Politics, Geographies and Inequalities pp. 192-193 Downloads
Jamie Redman
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