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Body/Sex/Work: Intimate, embodied and sexualised labour by Carol Wolkowitz, Rachel Lara Cohen, Teela Sanders

By Carol Wolkowitz, Rachel Lara Cohen, Teela Sanders

An edited booklet within the serious views on paintings and Employment sequence linked to the once a year overseas Labour method convention. targeting the physique and intercourse in numerous kinds of paintings, it explores the labour approach, office family members and rules and resistance. Written via top lecturers it includes state of the art research.

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Therefore, customers are presented with statements such as, ‘I know how you feel, but I’m afraid that this is the policy’, which create feelings of importance for the customers while also directing customers to follow the rationalized constraints of production. , 2001) also promotes the enchanting myth of sovereignty. Paules (1991) convincingly argues that the managerially defined dress codes and uniforms common in many forms of service work serve the symbolic role of casting the front line worker as a subordinate to the customer, who is left to dress as he or she pleases.

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