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Research in the Sociology of Work Vol: 29

Steven P. Vallas
Northeastern University, USA

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26 Aug 2016
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
296 pages - 152 x 229 x 20mm
Research in the Sociology of Work
Research in the Sociology of Work (RSW) is a twice yearly publication that examines current issues related to the sociology of work. The series provides a comprehensive collection of research focused on the social, economic, political and cultural aspects of work and labour. This volume includes contributions which discuss: work and identity, including the experiences of actors and teachers; authority and control at work, including insights from the hospitality and publishing industries; and issues of gender and sexuality in the workplace, including insights on sexual harassment in the workplace.
The Changing Field of Workplace Sociology: An Introduction to Volume 29 PART I: IDENTITY WORK Work Identity Without Steady Work: Lessons from Stage Actors - Robin Leidner “I’m a Teacher, Not a Babysitter”: Workers’ Strategies for Managing Identity-Related Denials of Dignity in the Early Childhood Workplace - Jennifer L. Nelson and Amanda E. Lewis PART II: AUTHORITY AND CONTROL AT WORK Job Authority and Stratification Beliefs - George Wilson and Vincent J. Roscigno Matching Up: Producing Proximal Service in a Los Angeles Restaurant - Eli Wilson Control from on High: Cloud-Computing, Skill, and Acute Frustration Among Analytics Workers in the Digital Publishing Industry - Michael L. Siciliano The Limits of Control in Service Work: Interactive Routines and Interactional Competence - Brian Ott PART III: GENDER, SEXUALITY AND PRECARITY The Walk-In Closet: Between “Gayfriendly” and “Post-Closeted” Work - David Orzechowicz Workplace Regulation of Sexual Harassment and Federal and State-Level Legal Environments - Julie A. Kmec, C. Elizabeth Hirsh and Sheryl Skaggs Job Insecurity and Substance Use in the United States: Stress, Strain, and the Gendering of Precarious Employment - Andrew S. Fullerton, Michael A. Long and Kathryn Freeman Anderson
Edited by Steven Vallas, Northeastern University, USA

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