Combined Academic Publishers

Collection on Technology and Work

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  1. Freelancing Expertise
    Contract work is more important than ever—for better or for worse, depending on one's perspective. The security once implied by a full-time job with a stable employer is becoming rarer, thereby erasing one of the major distinctions... Learn More
    Published: 17th September 2010
    Hardback | £69.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  2. Selling Technology
    Selling Technology offers a look at high-tech markets from within, through the experience of salespeople, purchasing agents, and engineers who construct markets for emergent technologies through their daily engagement in sales... Learn More
    Published: 28th February 2006
    Paperback | £17.99
  3. Surgeons and the Scope
    In Surgeons and the Scope, James R. Zetka Jr. describes the impact of the video laparoscope on the work lives of contemporary surgeons. The video laparoscope allows surgeons to peer into the inner abdomen with a miniaturized camera,... Learn More
    Published: 8th July 2003
    Hardback | £42.00
  4. Putting Work in Its Place
    Most books on the subject of work focus on the increased amount of time Americans spend on the job. Peter Meiksins and Peter Whalley address the counter-trend, examining the difficult path traversed by people who choose to work... Learn More
    Published: 30th January 2002
    Hardback | £50.00
  5. Finding Time
    Why do Americans work so hard? Are the long hours spent at work really necessary to increase organizational productivity? Leslie A. Perlow documents the worklife of employees who assume that for their own success and the success... Learn More
    Published: 30th October 1997
    Paperback | £16.99
  6. Between Craft and Science
    Between Craft and Science brings together leading scholars from sociology, anthropology, industrial relations, management, and engineering to consider issues surrounding technical work, the most rapidly expanding sector of the... Learn More
    Published: 6th March 1997
    Paperback | £27.99
  7. Talking about Machines
    This is a story of how work gets done. It is also a study of how field service technicians talk about their work and how that talk is instrumental in their success. In his innovative ethnography, Julian E. Orr studies the people... Learn More
    Published: 24th October 1996
    Paperback | £17.99