By Carol Wolkowitz
Bodies at Work presents the 1st full-length, obtainable account of the body/work relation in modern western societies. Bringing jointly fields of sociology that experience hitherto built typically alongside separate traces, the publication demonstrates the relevance of thoughts built within the sociology of the physique for enriching our knowing of adjusting styles of labor and employment.
Bodies at Work starts through setting up key matters in either the sociology of the physique and the sociology of labor. Drawing on latest study, the writer proceeds to check quite a lot of employment sectors: business employment; purchaser family; well-being perform; care paintings; the wonder undefined; and intercourse paintings. The contribution of feminist idea and examine is highlighted all through, and analyses of images aid the reader conceptualise the altering nature of the body/work courting over the years. Bodies at Work is helping readers imagine extra truly and creatively approximately how paintings kinfolk form physically experience.
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Bodies at Work by Carol Wolkowitz