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Understanding gender and organizations

Author: Mats Alvesson; Yvonne Due Billing
Publisher: London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Understanding Gender and Organizations provides a comprehensive, gendered perspective on organizational and working life. Alvesson and Billing demonstrate that a gendered perspective provides important insights into the actions of men and women in organizations and, as a result, the characteristics of organizations as a whole. In consideration of the complex and contradictory nature of gender relations, Alvesson and  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mats Alvesson; Yvonne Due Billing
ISBN: 0761953604 9780761953609 0761953612 9780761953616
OCLC Number: 40298957
Description: viii, 248 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Different Perspectives on Gender --
3. Gender and Work --
4. Masculinities, Femininities and Work --
5. Gender, Organizational Culture and Sexuality --
6. Women and Management I: A Review of Research Results --
7. Women and Management II: Four Positions --
8. Broadening the Agenda: From Women to Gender Relations --
9. Reconstructing Gender and Organization Studies.
Responsibility: Mats Alvesson and Yvonne Due Billing.
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