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Identity at Work.

Author: John Chandler
Publisher: Taylor and Francis, 2016.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Chandler, John.
Identity at Work.
Taylor and Francis, 2016
(DLC) 2016001394
(OCoLC)919342392
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Chandler
ISBN: 1317658000 9781317658009 9781315765624 1315765624
OCLC Number: 958454961
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations
Contents: Cover; Half Title ; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of tables and boxes ; Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction; What is this book about?; What is identity?; What is the meaning of 'work' in the title 'Identity at Work'?; Theoretical approaches; The politics of identity; The book's structure and content; The writer; References; 2. Unpaid work and unemployment; Introduction; The unemployed; Unpaid work in the private sphere; Unpaid work in the public sphere; Conclusion; References; 3. Occupation and class; Introduction; Craft and service; The manager; The professional; Careers. Social class and social relationsConclusion; References; 4. The organization and identity; Introduction; Some classic studies; Organizational culture and identity; Organizational commitment?; Crafting the self; Conclusion; References; 5. Ethnicity and race; Introduction; Race and ethnicity: what do the terms mean?; Racial or ethnic inequality; Sources of inequality; Experiencing race and ethnicity at work: the push and the pull towards racial or ethnic identities?; Which 'races', which 'ethnicities'?; The play of ethnic/racial difference: advantage and disadvantage?; Ambiguity and hybridity. ConclusionReferences; 6. Gender; Introduction; Gender difference and inequality at work; Doing and undoing gender; Conclusion; References; 7. Sexual orientation; Introduction; Visibility and invisibility; Inequality and exclusion; Gay-friendly organizations?; Conclusion; References; 8. Disability; Introduction; Approaches to disability; The variability of disability and impairment; Disability and inequality; Responses; What can be done?; Conclusion; References; 9. Age; Introduction; Inequality and age; The generations; The life course; Gender and ageing; Conclusion; References. 10. ConclusionsIntroduction; Identification (of and with) --
disidentification --
latent identities; Difference, similarity, managing diversity; Fragmentation; Experience; Solidarity; Intersectionality; The nature of intersections: additionality and beyond; Which lines matter?; The ordering of the lines; The focus of attention; References; Index.

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`Chandler provides us with an engaging and attractively written examination of various work-related issues, all of which relate to social identities and individual self-identities. Issues range from Read more...

 
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