Coming Up Short: Working Class Adulthood in an Age of Uncertainty by Jennifer M. Silva
A changing economy, ambiguous social norms, and ethnic tensions are all factors that feed into a continued pressure on the individual to achieve the American Dream. This book offers insight into an age where definitions of work and adulthood are changing, and the road to success is being paved with new expectations.
The Employee-Organization Relationship: Applications for the 21st Century edited by Lynn M. Shore, Jacqualine A-M. Coyle-Shapiro, & Lois E. Tetrick
This text offers insight into employee-organization relationships, spanning topics such as perceived organizational support and psychological contracts.
Rise of the Robots: Technology and the Threat of a Jobless Future by Martin Ford
Who will have the jobs of the future? With new innovations in robotics and smart technology, machines are beginning to replace humans. Many people are questioning the job market in this new era of technology, and well as overall impacts it could pose on our society.
Plug&Play Places - Lifeworlds of Multilocal Creative Knowledge Workers by Robert Nadler
This book introduces a showcase of 25 multilocal creative knowledge workers, who live in different countries at the same time. It investigates how continuous mobility becomes part of their lifeworld, and how it changes their feelings of belonging and practices of place attachment.
Precarious Creativity: Global Media, Local Labor edited by Michael Curtin & Kevin Sanson
Precarious Creativity examines the seismic changes confronting media workers in an age of globalization and corporate conglomeration. This pathbreaking anthology peeks behind the hype and supposed glamor of screen media industries to reveal the intensifying pressures and challenges workers face.
Trouble at Work by Ralph Fevre, Duncan Lewis, Amanda Robinson, & Trevor Jones
This book summarizes the largest specialist research programme on ill-treatment in the workplace so far undertaken. It provides a powerful antidote to half-truths and misinformation and offers a new way of conceptualizing trouble at work, moving the discussion away from individualized explanations - and talk of 'bullies' and 'victims' - towards the workplace characteristics that cause trouble at work.
Her Story: The Female Revolution - Women and Work a BBC Production
This documentary offers a glimpse into the lives of women across the globe who are challenging professional expectations. As women are outnumbering men graduating from higher education, the job market is shifting with more women finding roles to play in the workforce and global market.