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

Author: McDowell, Linda

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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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Publisher Blackwell Pub
Mfg Part# 9781405159777
SKU 211298536
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 1405159774
Release Date 8/13/2012
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0272
Publisher Wiley-Blackwell
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