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Working Bodies - Interactive Service Employment and Workplace Identities (Paperback) Loot Price: R556
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Working Bodies - Interactive Service Employment and Workplace Identities (Paperback): Linda McDowell

Working Bodies - Interactive Service Employment and Workplace Identities (Paperback)

Linda McDowell

Series: IJURR Studies in Urban and Social Change Book Series

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Through a series of case studies of low-status interactive and embodied servicing work, "Working Bodies" examines the theoretical and empirical nature of the shift to embodied work in service-dominated economies. Defines 'body work' to include the work by service sector employees on their own bodies and on the bodies of othersSets UK case studies in the context of global patterns of economic changeExplores the consequences of growing polarization in the service sectorDraws on geography, sociology, anthropology, labour market studies, and feminist scholarship

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Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Series: IJURR Studies in Urban and Social Change Book Series
Release date: October 2009
First published: October 2009
Authors: Linda McDowell
Dimensions: 227 x 151 x 9mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback
Pages: 284
ISBN-13: 978-1-4051-5978-4
Categories: Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies
Books > Business & Economics > Economics
Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies > Social institutions
Books > Business & Economics > Economics > Labour economics
Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies > Social institutions > Work & labour
Books > Business & Economics > Economics > Labour economics > General
LSN: 1-4051-5978-2
Barcode: 9781405159784

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