Testing the Sociological Theory

  • Tom Dwyer
Part of the Plenum Studies in Work and Industry book series (SSWI)


Four general discussions come together in this chapter: the workplaces to be examined are each a product of sociohistorical processes; professional and administrative institutional interventions in the workplaces in the name of safety are examined; hypotheses drawn from the sociological theory constructed in Chapter 3 are tested; and to do this, methods and study design discussed in Chapter 4 are called upon.


Social Relation Night Shift Safety Management Sociological Theory Bonus System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tom Dwyer
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  1. 1.Universidade Estadual de CampinasSão PauloBrazil

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