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 foreign Labour strategy convention. targeting the physique and intercourse in several types of paintings, it explores the labour method, place of work kinfolk and rules and resistance. Written by means of prime lecturers it includes state-of-the-art research.

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Gender, Work & Organization 11(5): 544–65. Otis, E. (2012). Markets and Bodies: Women, Service Work and the Making of Inequality in China. Stanford: Stanford University Press. S. (2010). Cultures of Flirtation: Sex and the Moral Boundaries of Filipina Migrant Hostesses in Tokyo. In E. S. Parreñas (Eds) Intimate Labors. Stanford: Stanford Social Sciences. Pp. 132–47. Pettinger, L. (2011). ‘Knows How to Please a Man’: Studying Customers to Understand Service Work. Sociological Review 59(2): 225–41.

Wibberley (Chapter 14) shows that the unwillingness of workers to commit harm acts as a powerful motivation for quiescence (and extending working hours). Moreover, whereas other research has demonstrated the ways workers work with patients to ignore managers’ standardized procedures and achieve a least worst outcome (Lopez, 2007), Greener’s study in Chapter 6 suggests that sometimes the only outcome workers can achieve is one that harms at least some of those bodies they work upon and yet, it is workers who will be, and are regularly, judged to be ‘callous’ or ‘uncaring’.

Razavi, S. (2007). The Political Economy of Care in a Developing Context. UNRISD Research Institute for Social Development, Gender and Development Programme, Paper 1. 25 26 Rachel Lara Cohen, Kate Hardy, Teela Sanders and Carol Wolkowitz ▲ ▲ Rivers-Moore, M. (2011). Imagining Others: Sex, Race and Power in Transnational Sex Tourism. ACME: International E-Journal for Critical Geographies 10(3): 392–411. Sanchez-Taylor, J. (2001). ’ Female Tourists’ Sexual Behaviour in the Caribbean. Sociology 83(1): 42–59.

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