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15. Work Values in Europe: Modernization, Globalization, Institutionalization and Their Moderating Impact on the Occupational Class Effect

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This chapter examines work values in Europe. One expects modernization and globalization to shape individuals' work values predominantly through the employment and occupational structure of the country in which they live. In addition, one expects institutional settings to influence people's work values. These expected country-level determinants are assumed to affect work values net of individual characteristics. Gallie suggests that the strength of the effects of occupational class varies between countries; however, theoretical explanations for the moderating effect of country characteristics are lacking in the literature. The chapter fills this lacuna by theorizing how modernization, globalization and institutionalization may moderate the influence of occupational class on work values. Literature on work values usually distinguishes intrinsic and extrinsic work values. Intrinsic work values refer to job motivation that emerges from the content of the work itself. Extrinsic work values refer to job motivation.

Keywords: Europe; globalization; institutionalization; modernization; occupational class; work values



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