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Understanding Industrial Society : A Sociological Guide - Robin Theobald

Understanding Industrial Society

A Sociological Guide

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Published: 26th January 1994
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This text introduces the reader to a sociological perspective on industrial society, aimed at students (both within and outside the social sciences) who seek a general understanding of the social consequences of economic change. Since it assumes that most of its readers will eventually end up working in management, the book focuses upon the business enterprise and social relationships within it, aiming to provide a general background which will lay the foundations for more detailed study of organizational processes and the problems of management. It thus presents a sociological perspective on modern societies for the general reader/non-specialist reader. It focuses on the economy and on business enterprise and provides a general background and foundation for further, more detailed study.

Preface - Business and Society - One World, One Economy - Capitalism and Industrialism - Welfare Capitalism - Corporations and Managers - The Organisation of Work - Mass Production in Crisis - Beyond Industrial Society? - Concluding Remarks: Beyond Capitalism? - Index

ISBN: 9780333485392
ISBN-10: 0333485394
Series: Sociological Guide
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 166
Published: 26th January 1994
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.7 x 13.9  x 1.0
Weight (kg): 0.22
Edition Number: 11