Unit 18: Economy & Work

This chapter focuses on a sociological understanding of economy and work, examining economic systems, economic restructuring, the contemporary workforce and labor market, diversity within the labor market, and factors affecting worker satisfaction and safety.


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    adult socialization affirmative action automation
    capitalism communism contingent workers
    deindustrialization division of labor dual labor market theory
    economic restructuring economy global economy
    job displacement multinational corporation occupational distribution
    occupational prestige occupational segregation postindustrial society
    sexual harassment socialism structural unemployment
    underemployment unemployment rate