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This Research Handbook critically examines the myriad social and economic inequalities faced by those in later life. Contributors dissect examples from the Global North and South to support a new approach to studying ageing that moves beyond popular discourses.

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A Research Agenda for Work and Employment critically analyses forthcoming developments and pressing issues within employment studies. By exploring crucial questions on changing employer demands and new forms of employment, it addresses the core topics shaping this fascinating area of business studies today.

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This timely book expertly analyses the persistence of gender inequalities in work. Despite the progress made through frameworks regulating work and employment relations, the COVID-19 pandemic exposed and exacerbated gender divides in labour markets. The authors present innovative ways to promote gender equality in a variety of industrial relations systems, welfare state models and labour market sectors.

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Innovation, Technology and the Changing World of Work

This insightful book examines the evolving landscape of work in the context of rapidly developing information and communication technology and Artificial Intelligence. It argues that while in the twentieth century there was a standardisation of work style, the twenty-first century is seeing the creation of ever more flexible forms of work, epitomised by the rise of the gig economy.

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Providing comprehensive coverage of the field of diversity, equality, equity and inclusion (DEI), this timely Encyclopedia addresses significant developments in diversity management. Entries adopt both theoretical and critical approaches to construct a complete picture of this crucial approach to business practice.

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This comprehensive and judicious Research Handbook examines the fundamental influence of the emergence of contemporary disruptive technologies, including artificial intelligence, online platforms, the internet of things, and social robots, on Human Resource Management (HRM).

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This multidisciplinary, international Research Handbook on Inequalities and Work examines disparities within contemporary working life and comes at a critical juncture of socio-historical change. As the world reels from the impact of economic insecurity, the pandemic, the Black Lives Matter and #MeToo movements, the trans liberation fight, the climate crisis and the rise of Artificial Intelligence, systemic inequalities and their impacts have been thrust into the limelight alongside the ceaseless struggle for social justice. Against this background, the Handbook provides cutting edge research studies that offers unique insight into the international nature of inequalities at work.

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The Re/Production of Society

Work Appropriation of Low-Wage Workers in the Service Sector deftly explores how supermarket clerks perceive their work when faced with meagre pay and frequently precarious working conditions. Speaking substantively on current social problems within clerks’ livelihoods, this essential book provides a fascinating comparison between German and US-based low-wage worker experiences.

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Crafting the Religious Diversity Mosaic in Organisational Life

Challenges involved in the interplay between religion and business are incredibly complex, and as such this book thoughtfully considers the critical issue of inclusion and how employers should view its importance. Whilst exploring the intricacies of organised religion, it investigates how mindful religious wisdom can be harmoniously applied within corporate and not for profit environments.

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Interconnections and Policy Implications

This highly topical Handbook provides a comprehensive overview of the impact of Artificial Intelligence (AI) on work, assessing its effect on an array of economic sectors, the resulting nature of work, and the subsequent policy implications of these changes.

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