Working Bodies : Interactive Service Employment and Workplace Identities (Hardcover)

Author: McDowell, Linda

Customer Reviews   Write a Review

Be the first to review this item and earn 25 Rakuten Super Points™

Product Overview

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


Publisher Blackwell Pub
Mfg Part# 9781405159777
SKU 211298536
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 1405159774
Release Date 8/13/2012
Product Attributes
eBooks Kobo
Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0272
Publisher Wiley-Blackwell
Sold Out
Sorry, you missed the deal!
This product is currently not available.
Promotions & Offers (1)
  •  custom promo
    5% Back* Sitewide with Promo Code Rewardme *See page for details
Buy From Other Sellers (0)
  • Take your library with you wherever you go
  • Use the device you want to use… smartphone, desktop and many of today’s most popular eReaders


We love the Kobo eReading service… and we know you will too. We’ve partnered with them to bring you the most flexible, enjoyable eReading experience in the U.S.


You’ll be asked to sign in or create a new account with Kobo. Once you do, you’ll immediately get access to millions of titles and be ready to start eReading. Anytime. Anyplace.

continue to kobo