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Field of work determines pay, and increasingly so

Williams, Mark (2018) Field of work determines pay, and increasingly so Work in Progress: American Sociological Association Blog.

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Sociologists have traditionally considered occupation - field of work - a central factor in differentiating people's life chances. This post summarizes new research reinvigorating sociology's preoccupation with occupation. It suggests that field of work is a critical factor determining pay, and increasingly so, and that this is the case because different occupations involve different tasks.

Item Type: Article
Divisions : Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > Surrey Business School
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Date : 27 August 2018
Copyright Disclaimer : © 2018 the author. Work in Progress's content is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
Depositing User : Clive Harris
Date Deposited : 17 Sep 2018 13:24
Last Modified : 11 Oct 2018 10:49

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