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Economic Crisis, Quality of Work, and Social Integration: The European Experience

Duncan Gallie


The book breaks new ground in the study of the quality of work, by providing the first rigorous comparative assessment of the way it has been affected by the economic crisis. It examines the implications of the crisis on developments in skills and training, employees’ control over their jobs, the pressure of work and job security. It also assesses how changing experiences at work affect people’s live out of work : their risks of work-life conflict, their motivation to work, their personal well-being and their attitudes to their society. It will provide an important contribution to the comparat ... More

Keywords: Quality of Work, Social Integration, Recession, Economic Crisis, Employment Regulation, Welfare State

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199664719
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664719.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Duncan Gallie, editor
Professor of Sociology and Official Fellow, Nuffield College, University of Oxford