A contribution to the sociology of modern work

de Almeida, Paulo Pereira
April 2013
Portuguese Journal of Social Science;2013, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p151
Academic Journal
This article presents several results of the author's ten-year research into the world of work at the end of the twentieth century and at the dawn of the 21st, and is also a contribution to the sociology of modern work. The article focuses on current divisions and boundaries in the sociology of work, reflects on the post-Taylor paradigms in modern work, work in the digital age and work in networks, and depicts the logic and organization of modern work in services. The article ends with a reflection on the current issues involved in a specific phenomenon: the 'servicelization' of modern work.


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