Signs of change in Turkey's working-class: worker's age-related perceptions in the modern manufacturing sector
Tasiran, Ali Cevat and Nichols, Theo and Sugur, Nadir (2003) Signs of change in Turkey's working-class: worker's age-related perceptions in the modern manufacturing sector. British Journal of Sociology, 54 (4). pp. 527-545. ISSN 0007-1315
Full text is not in this repository.
This item is available in the Library Catalogue
This paper explores the possible effects of the increasing exposure to modernity on younger workers in some sectors of developing countries with special reference to those employed in advanced manufacturing in Turkey. In recent decades Turkey has undergone considerable urbanization, improvements in literacy and rising levels of formal education. The paper systematically examines differences in the work-related attitudes and expectations, commitment and aspirations of younger and older workers, who have been exposed to these processes to different degrees. It is broadly confirmed that younger workers have higher expectations and aspirations that make them relatively less satisfied with a number of aspects of their work and which are likely to make for a less committed more critical workforce.
|Research Areas:||Middlesex University Schools and Centres > Business School > Economics and International Development|
|Deposited On:||10 Mar 2009 16:25|
|Last Modified:||25 Feb 2014 05:25|
Repository staff only: item control page
Full text downloads (NB count will be zero if no full text documents are attached to the record)
Downloads per month over the past year