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The new dynamics of work: a scoping study

The new dynamics of work: a scoping study
The new dynamics of work: a scoping study
The world of work is changing as processes of globalisation, digitisation, economic crisis, demographic and social change intersect to produce new forms of work, working and working lives. At the same time, enduring inequalities of gender, class, race and ethnicity, age and region continue to shape the patterning of work and employment as well as the experiences and relations of working lives. The ‘new dynamics of work’ must be understood as emergent and complex formations at the intersection of continuity and change.

‘Work’ includes both employment and unemployment, paid and unpaid work, in and outside formal workplaces. In order to better understand and respond to its increasing complexities and dynamics, research and policy must take the broadest possible interpretation of work.
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Halford, S.
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Hudson, M.
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Leonard, P.
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Parry, J.
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Taylor, R.
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(2016) The new dynamics of work: a scoping study Southampton, GB. University of Southampton 53pp.

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Abstract

The world of work is changing as processes of globalisation, digitisation, economic crisis, demographic and social change intersect to produce new forms of work, working and working lives. At the same time, enduring inequalities of gender, class, race and ethnicity, age and region continue to shape the patterning of work and employment as well as the experiences and relations of working lives. The ‘new dynamics of work’ must be understood as emergent and complex formations at the intersection of continuity and change.

‘Work’ includes both employment and unemployment, paid and unpaid work, in and outside formal workplaces. In order to better understand and respond to its increasing complexities and dynamics, research and policy must take the broadest possible interpretation of work.

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Published date: January 2016
Organisations: Social Sciences

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Local EPrints ID: 386748
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/386748
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ORCID for P. Leonard: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-8112-0631
ORCID for R. Taylor: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-8677-0246

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Date deposited: 10 Feb 2016 14:01
Last modified: 23 Apr 2020 00:35

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Author: S. Halford
Author: M. Hudson
Author: P. Leonard ORCID iD
Author: J. Parry
Author: R. Taylor ORCID iD

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