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Work, industry, and Canadian society / Harvey J. Krahn, University of Alberta, Karen D. Hughes, University of Alberta, Graham S. Lowe, The Graham Lowe Group Inc. and University of Alberta.

Krahn, Harvey, (author.). Hughes, Karen D., 1960- (author.). Lowe, Graham S, (author.).
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Location: Fennell STACKS HD6957.C3 .K72 2014
Barcode: 30731101211203
Status: Available
Location: Fennell STACKS HD6957.C3 .K72 2014
Barcode: 30731101227324
Status: Available

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  • ISBN: 9780176531935
  • ISBN: 0176531939
  • Physical Description: xxxvi, 540 pages : colour illustrations ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: Seventh edition.
  • Publisher: Toronto, Ontario : Nelson Education, [2015]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Historical perspectives on work (1700-1950s) -- Contemporary debates on work (1950s to present day) -- Canadian employment patterns -- Good jobs, bad jobs, no jobs -- Labour markets: opportunities and inequality -- Gender and paid employment -- Household, family, and caring work -- In search of new managerial paradigms -- Conflict and control in the workplace -- Unions and industrial relations -- Alternative approaches to economic organization -- Work values and work orientations -- Job satisfaction, alienation, and work-related stress -- Conclusions.
Subject: Work > Social aspects > Canada > Textbooks.
Industrial sociology > Canada > Textbooks.
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