Work, Employment & Society is a leading international peer-reviewed journal of the British Sociological Association which publishes theoretically informed and original research on the sociology of work. Work, Employment & Society covers all aspects of work, employment and unemployment, and their connections with wider social processes and social structures. This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).
Generous welfare benefits make people more likely to want to work, not less
Survey responses from 19,000 people in 18 European countries, including the UK, showed that "the notion that big welfare states are associated with widespread cultures of dependency, or other adverse consequences of poor ...
Business people prefer working in their cars instead of trains, planes and airports
Noisy and cramped conditions in trains, planes and airports are discouraging many commuters and business people from working while travelling, new research shows.
Wealthier men less likely to help partners with housework
Men on lower incomes are more likely to help their partners with housework than higher-earners, although women are still by far doing the most around the home, no matter how many hours they work or how much ...
Employers 'routinely discriminating against stammerers'
Employers are routinely discriminating against people who stammer, rejecting them because of concerns about possible negative reactions from customers or team members, new research suggests.
Women's jobs are poorer paid, less flexible and more stressful
Women's jobs are poorer paid, less flexible, more stressful, and offer fewer promotion opportunities than men's, a large international study has found.
Disabled employees more likely to be attacked and bullied at work, research finds
Employees with disabilities are twice as likely to be attacked at work and experience much higher rates of insults, ridicule and intimidation, a new study has found.
Employers maintain training budgets despite recession, research shows
British employers have avoided slashing their budgets for training during the recession because they believe it is vital to their operations, a new study has found.