Member Publication: Overload: How Good Jobs Went Bad and What We Can Do About It

Please check out the forthcoming publication by OOW members Erin Kelly and Phyllis Moen. 2020. Overload: How Good Jobs Went Bad and What We Can Do About It. Princeton: Princeton University Press. The book will be released on March 17, 2020. Here is a short description: Today’s ways of working are not working—even for professionals in …

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Work and Occupations Special Issue on “Making Jobs Better”

Work and Occupations has recently published a special issue on “Making Jobs Better” (Volume 44, Number 1).  Please find the table of contents & article descriptions below. Daniel B. Cornfield (Vanderbilt University) is the current editor of Work and Occupations. The journal can be accessed at: journals.sagepub.com/home/wox and manuscripts can be submitted at: http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/wox

Call for Papers on the Changing Nature of Work

To kindle interest in discovering contemporary worlds of work and occupations and in the hope of building more accurate and nuanced images of jobs, organizations, economies and people’s lives, the Academy of Management Discoveries announces a special issue devoted to the changing nature of work. No one disputes that the structure of Western economies has …

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OOW Program for 2013 Meetings – all open submission sessions

1. Exploring Links between the Law and the Workplace Description: This session seeks papers that address ways in which the law impacts work organizations.  Papers might consider the following legal areas:  civil rights, safety, and employment (e.g., minimum wage laws, laws regulating work hours).  Papers can address topics such as, but not limited to, the …

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2021 OOW Award Winners

It’s a pleasure to announce OOW papers and book award winners! Please come to congratulate them at the OOW business meeting on August 10th at 2:30-3:00pm EDT. James D. Thompson Graduate Student Paper Award Winner Hart, Chloe Grace. 2021. “Trajectory Guarding: Managing Unwanted, Ambiguously Sexual Interactions at Work.” American Sociological Review 86, no. 2: 256–78. Honorable mentions Luhr, …

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Call for Papers: Issue of RSF: The Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences

Issue of RSF: The Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences: “Low-Income Families in the 21st Century: Effective Public Policy Responses to Complexity and Change” Co-editors: Marcy Carlson (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Christopher Wimer (Columbia University) and Ron Haskins (Brookings Institution) The 21st century has seen major changes in both the nature of work and …

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ILR Review: March 2019 Issue in Honor of Henry Farber

Dear Friends, We are very pleased to publish this special issue in honor of Henry Farber’s contributions to the field of labor economics and as a longstanding author of articles in the ILR Review.  Many thanks to Orley Ashenfelter and Alexandre Mas for guest editing this special issue.  It features papers that were presented in …

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