Working Bodies : Interactive Service Employment and Workplace Identities, Paperback / softback Book

Working Bodies : Interactive Service Employment and Workplace Identities Paperback / softback

Part of the Studies in Urban and Social Change 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 others Sets UK case studies in the context of global patterns of economic change Explores the consequences of growing polarization in the service sector Draws on geography, sociology, anthropology, labour market studies, and feminist scholarship

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 284 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Sociology: work & labour
  • ISBN: 9781405159784

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