The future of work, finance and the economy
The future of work and the availability of sustainable jobs are key global social challenges.
Addressing UN Sustainable Development Goal 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth and Goal 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure, our list provides in-depth research into topics from the role of trade unions in the 21st century to the impact of AI and machine learning. Key series in this area include Feminist Perspectives on Work and Organization and Organizations and Activism.
We are proud to support Futures of Work, an online space for radical critiques of the changing world of work. Edited by Harry Pitts, Katie Bales and Huw Thomas, Futures of Work is a free-to-access magazine that connects academic and public commentators in order to discuss the pressing issues of our time.
Bristol University Press and Policy Press are signed up to the UN SDG Publishers Compact. In The future of work and the economy, we aim to address the following goals:
Work in the Global Economy
Launching in 2021: Work in the Global Economy is an interdisciplinary peer-reviewed journal that promotes understanding of work, and connections to work, in all forms and dimensions.
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Journal of Poverty and Social Justice
Special Issue 27.2 Self-employment and social protection in Europe. [Free to Access]
Guest edited by Kevin Caraher and Enrico Reuter
Longitudinal and Life Course Studies
Special Issue 10.2 The Impact of the Great Recession on Younger Workers.
Guest Edited by Jon. D. Miller
European Journal of Politics and Gender
Gendering welfare state analysis: tensions between care and paid work [Free to Access]
Authors: Ciccia, Rossella; Sainsbury, Diane
Critical and Radical Social Work
Entering precarious job markets in the era of austerity measures: the perceptions of Master of Social Work students
Authors: Karki, Karun Kishor; Chi, Monica; Gokani, Ravi; Grosset, Cara; Vasic, Jennifer; Kumsa, Martha Kuwee
Mothers do not make good workers: the role of work/life balance policies in reinforcing gendered stereotypes
Author: Hampson, Sarah Cote
Families, Relationships and Societies
Working it out: strategies to reconcile work and family among Swedish lone mothers [Free to Access]
Author: Alsarve, Jenny
International Journal of Care and Caring
Policy & Politics
Who cares? The social care sector and the future of youth employment
Authors: Montgomery, Tom; Mazzei, Micaela; Baglioni, Simone; Sinclair, Stephen