Work Employment and Society

(The TQCC of Work Employment and Society is 6. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-05-01 to 2024-05-01.)
‘My Life Is More Valuable Than This’: Understanding Risk among On-Demand Food Couriers in Edinburgh82
At Least I’m My Own Boss! Explaining Consent, Coercion and Resistance in Platform Work36
Migration and Migrant Labour in the Gig Economy: An Intervention34
Workers’ Power in Resisting Precarity: Comparing Transport Workers in Buenos Aires and Dar es Salaam30
The Menopause Taboo at Work: Examining Women’s Embodied Experiences of Menopause in the UK Police Service27
From Flexible Labour to ‘Sticky Labour’: A Tracking Study of Workers in the Food-Delivery Platform Economy of China25
The Worker Capabilities Approach: Insights from Worker Mobilizations in Italian Logistics and Food Delivery25
Algorithmic Integration and Precarious (Dis)Obedience: On the Co-Constitution of Migration Regime and Workplace Regime in Digitalised Manufacturing and Logistics24
Digi-Housekeeping: The Invisible Work of Flexibility24
Can Active Labour Market Programmes Emulate the Mental Health Benefits of Regular Paid Employment? Longitudinal Evidence from the United Kingdom23
With a Little Help from My Friends: Social-Network Job Search and Overqualification among Recent Intra-EU Migrants Moving from East to West22
Precarity as a Biographical Problem? Young Workers Living with Precarity in Germany and Poland22
‘I Wanted More Women in, but . . .’: Oblique Resistance to Gender Equality Initiatives22
Data Scientists’ Identity Work: Omnivorous Symbolic Boundaries in Skills Acquisition21
Women Professors across STEMM and Non-STEMM Disciplines: Navigating Gendered Spaces and Playing the Academic Game20
Career Advancement for Women in the British Hospitality Industry: The Enabling Factors19
Economic Inactivity, Not in Employment, Education or Training (NEET) and Scarring: The Importance of NEET as a Marker of Long-Term Disadvantage19
‘It’s Like a War Zone’: Jay’s Liminal Experience of Normal and Extreme Work in a UK Supermarket during the COVID-19 Pandemic19
Alienation Is Not ‘Bullshit’: An Empirical Critique of Graeber’s Theory of BS Jobs19
Upskilling, Deskilling or Polarisation? Evidence on Change in Skills in Europe19
The Making of Cheap Labour across Production and Reproduction: Control and Resistance in the Senegalese Horticultural Value Chain18
‘Good’ Bad Jobs? The Evolution of Migrant Low-Wage Employment in Germany (1985–2015)18
Disability and Academic Careers: Using the Social Relational Model to Reveal the Role of Human Resource Management Practices in Creating Disability17
Do Equal Qualifications Yield Equal Rewards for Immigrants in the Labour Market?17
Too Scared to Go Sick: Precarious Academic Work and ‘Presenteeism Culture’ in the UK Higher Education Sector During the Covid-19 Pandemic17
Towards a Sociology of Meaningful Work17
Motherhood 2.0: Slow Progress for Career Women and Motherhood within the ‘Finnish Dream’16
The Relative Quality of Sex Work16
‘You Just Had to Get on with It’: Exploring the Persistence of Gender Inequality through Women’s Career Histories16
A Capability Approach to Understand the Scarring Effects of Unemployment and Job Insecurity: Developing the Research Agenda15
Business or Pleasure? A Comparison of Migrant and Non-Migrant Uber Drivers in Australia15
‘Working to Live, Not Living to Work’: Low-Paid Multiple Employment and Work–Life Articulation14
Gendered Housework: Spousal Relative Income, Parenthood and Traditional Gender Identity Norms14
Conceptualising ‘Meta-Work’ in the Context of Continuous, Global Mobility: The Case of Digital Nomadism14
Profit over People? Evaluating Morality on the Front Line during the COVID-19 Crisis: A Front-Line Service Manager’s Confession and Regrets14
When Can a Disability Quota System Empower Disabled Individuals in the Workplace? The Case of France14
Masters of None? How Cultural Workers Use Reframing to Achieve Legitimacy in Portfolio Careers13
Gender Wage Gap and the Involvement of Partners in Household Work13
Flexible Working and the Division of Housework and Childcare: Examining Divisions across Arrangement and Occupational Lines13
Doing and Negotiating Transgender on the Front Line: Customer Abuse, Transphobia and Stigma in the Food Retail Sector12
Reproducing Global Inequalities in the Online Labour Market: Valuing Capital in the Design Field12
Working from Home in Urban China during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Assemblages of Work-Family Interference12
Means of Control in the Organization of Digitally Intermediated Care Work12
Relationship-Based Care Work, Austerity and Aged Care12
Working from Home and Work–Family Conflict11
Configurations of Boundary Management Practices among Knowledge Workers11
Migrants and Undeclared Employment within the European Construction Sector: Challenging Dichotomous Approaches to Workers’ Agency11
Youth, Work and ‘Career’ as a Way of Talking about the Self11
Disability Discrimination: Employer Considerations of Disabled Jobseekers in Light of the Ideal Worker11
Sticks and Stones: The Naming of Global Talent11
When Following the Rules Is Bad for Wellbeing: The Effects of Gendered Rules in the Australian Construction Industry11
Vice-Chancellor Pay and Performance: The Moderating Effect of Vice-Chancellor Characteristics11
Job Satisfaction and Sexual Orientation in Britain11
Lordly Management and its Discontents: ‘Human Resource Management’ in Pakistan10
Consuming Worker Exploitation? Accounts and Justifications for Consumer (In)action to Modern Slavery10
‘They’ve Been with Me the Whole Journey’: Temporality, Emotional Labour and Hairdressing Work10
Gender Role Attitudes and Labour Market Behaviours: Do Attitudes Contribute to Gender Differences in Employment in Germany?10
Negotiating Gendered Ageing: Intersectional Reflexivity and Experiences of Incongruity of Self-Employed Older Women10
Killing Them ‘Softly’ (!): Exploring Work Experiences in Care-Based Animal Dirty Work10
Rethinking Situated Learning: Participation and Communities of Practice in the UK Fire and Rescue Service10
Trade Union Power Resources within the Supply Chain: Marketisation, Marginalisation, Mobilisation10
Stressed, Depressed and Exhausted: Six Years as a Teacher in UK State Education10
Flexible Work, Temporal Disruption and Implications for Health Practices: An Australian Qualitative Study10
Conflictual Complementarity: New Labour Actors in Corporatist Industrial Relations9
A Heterodox Re-Reading of Creative Work: The Diverse Economies of Danish Visual Artists9
A Relational Work Perspective on the Gig Economy: Doing Creative Work on Digital Labour Platforms9
Possible Selves in a Transforming Economy: Upwardly Mobile Working-Class Masculinities, Service Work and Negotiated Aspirations in Australia9
Moral Dilemma of Striking: A Medical Worker’s Response to Job Duty, Public Health Protection and the Politicization of Strikes9
Fathers’ Perceptions of the Availability of Flexible Working Arrangements: Evidence from the UK9
The Partner Pay Gap: Associations between Spouses’ Relative Earnings and Life Satisfaction among Couples in the UK9
The ‘Grey Zone’ at the Interface of Work and Home: Theorizing Adaptations Required by Precarious Work8
Bringing Women on Board? Family Policies, Quotas and Gender Diversity in Top Jobs8
Organisational Social Mobility Programmes as Mechanisms of Power and Control8
Trouble in Direct Payment Personal Assistance Relationships8
McStrike! Framing, (Political) Opportunity and the Development of a Collective Identity: McDonald’s and the UK Fast-Food Rights Campaign8
Emotional Labour and the Autonomy of Dependent Self-Employed Workers: The Limitations of Digital Managerial Control in the Home Credit Sector8
How Does Precarious Employment Affect Mental Health? A Scoping Review and Thematic Synthesis of Qualitative Evidence from Western Economies8
Empowered in Business or Penalised in Marriage: Experiences of Single Female Entrepreneurs in China8
Why Do Humans Remain Central to the Knowledge Work in the Age of Robots? Marx’sFragment on Machinesand Beyond8
Customer Abuse and Aggression as Labour Control Among LGBT Workers in Low-Wage Services8
‘There Is Nothing Wrong with Me’: The Materialisation of Disability in Sheltered Employment8
Precarious Education-to-Work Transitions: Entering Welfare Professions under a Workfarist Regime7
The Impact of Unemployment and Non-Standard Forms of Employment on the Housing Autonomy of Young Adults7
‘Chatting Shit’ in the Jobcentre: Navigating Workfare Policy at the Street-Level7
Upgrading China through Automation: Manufacturers, Workers and the Techno-Developmental State7
Don’t Work for Free: Online Discursive Resistance to Precarity in Commercial Photography7
Working Hard for the Ones You Love and Care for Under Covid-19 Physical Distancing7
Women’s Vulnerability to the Economic Crisis through the Lens of Part-time Work in Spain7
‘You Can’t Eat Soap’: Reimagining COVID-19, Work, Family and Employment from the Global South7
The Employment Trajectories of Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence7
Public Service, Private Delivery: Service Workers and the Negotiation of Blurred Boundaries in a Neoliberal State6
Workplace Bullying and Intensification of Labour Controls in the Clothing Supply Chain: Post-Rana Plaza Disaster6
Refugee Subentrepreneurship: The Emergence of a Liquid Cage6
As the Two-Child Policy Beckons: Work–Family Conflicts, Gender Strategies and Self-Worth among Women from the First One-Child Generation in Contemporary China6
An NHS Doctor’s Lived Experience of Burnout during the First Wave of Covid-196
No Voice, No Choice: Assessing Danish Active Labour Market Policies Using Sen’s Capability Approach6
Estimating the Wage Premium to Supervision for Middle Managers in Different Contexts: Evidence from Germany and the UK6
Gender Equalities: What Lies Ahead6
University or Degree Apprenticeship? Stratification and Uncertainty in Routes to the Solicitors’ Profession6
‘It’s My Passion and Not Really Like Work’: Balancing Precarity with the Work–Life of a Volunteer Team Leader in the Conservation Sector6
Migrants at Work: Perspectives, Perceptions and New Connections6
Are All the Stable Jobs Gone? The Transformation of the Worker–Firm Relationship and Trends in Job Tenure Duration and Separations in Canada, 1976–20156
From Presence to Influence: Gender, Nationality and Network Centrality of Corporate Directors6