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Career Ladders

  • By: Chardie Baird & Sarah Donley
  • In: Sociology of Work: An Encyclopedia
  • Edited by: Vicki Smith
  • Subject:Organizational Psychology, Sociology of Work (general), Organizational Theory

Inequality in access to careers versus jobs persists, despite changing to more “flexible” work and social relations since the 1970s. Careers are defined as full-time (i.e., at least 40 hours per week), uninterrupted work (i.e., the worker does not move in ...

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