Palgrave Macmillan 2004 232 s. ISBN 1403917507
Bogomtale fra forlaget.
Little discussion about 'globalization'
has concerned one of the truly global forces - the management of multi-national
and large domestic corporations - and the significance of modern management
practices for workers in the developing world. This book examines the nature of
work in the modern corporate sector in Turkey with special reference to three
industries, white goods, cars and textiles. Based on extensive interviews, it
questions some common assumptions in the modern western social science
literature, especially in North America and Britain.
PART 1: HELLO TO THE FACTORY
A General Account
SPECIFICITIES: GENDER AND ETHNICITY
Women Workers in Textiles
PART 3: THE WORLD OF TQM
Management and its Practices
The View from Below
PART 4: TRADE UNIONISM
State, Law and
Union Autocracy, Mechanisms and Contradictions
SIGNS OF CHANGE
Modernity and Younger Workers
The Future of Workers in the
Author BiographiesTHEO NICHOLS is Distinguished Research
Professor, Cardiff University. He has written on a wide variety of subjects in
the general field of economic sociology. Over the last decade he has actively
researched and written on aspects of economic development and social structure
in Turkey, often with Nadir Sugur.
NADIR SUGUR is Professor of Sociology
at Anadolu University, Eskisehir, Turkey, and was formerly Research Fellow at
Cardiff University. He is co-editor of Work and Occupation in Modern
Turkey (with Erol Kahveci and Theo Nichols) and has written widely on
aspects of industrial organizations and work in modern