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Are Bad Jobs Inevitable? Trends, Determininants and Responses to Job Quality in the Twenty-First Century

Chris Warhurst, Francoise Carre, Patricia Findlay and Chris Tilly

February 21, 2012

Economic Justice, Publications, Book/Edited Volume


Job quality matters. It contributes to economic competitiveness, social cohesion and personal well-being. Focusing on 'bad jobs', this book outlines debates, developments, issues and trends in job quality whilst asking the question are bad jobs inevitable?.

Bringing together an internationally renowned group of academics, the book defines and measures bad jobs, explains variation and change in job quality, and identifies workplace practices and broader non-workplace strategies for making bad jobs better.

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