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By Carol Wolkowitz

ISBN-10: 0761960635

ISBN-13: 9780761960638

ISBN-10: 0761960643

ISBN-13: 9780761960645

'After interpreting this ebook it will likely be tougher to "do" the sociology of labor and the sociology of the physique within the absence of the opposite. In a few fairly beautiful methods it throws down a problem which practitioners in either fields will locate tricky to disregard' - Paul Stewart, former editor of labor, Employment and Society, college of the West of England

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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