Embodying Women''s Work.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on DemandPublisher: Maidenhead : McGraw-Hill Education, 2007Description: 1 online resource (225 p.)ISBN: 9780335236763Subject(s): Women | Women employeesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Embodying Women''s WorkDDC classification: 305.4 | 331.4 LOC classification: HD6053.G38 2008Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Front cover ; Half title page ; Title page ; Copyright page ; Dedication page; Contents ; Acknowledgements ; 1 Introduction; 2 Positioning women's bodies: Sociological and biomedical approaches; 3 'Think again old girl': Reproduction and the 'right' body; 4 Pregnancy: A non-work process?; 5 'Love is not enough': Birth, new motherhood and employment; 6 'To honour and obey': A history of women's productive work ; 7 Angels in the (power)house: Women in senior roles; 8 Angels in the house(hold): Cleaning and caring; 9 'I'm Mandy, fly me': Sex for sale in formal and informal labour markets
10 Working women - a force to be reckoned with? Conclusions and futuresReferences ; Index ; Back cover
Considering ''women''s work'' from two perspectives, the first of which conceptualises the labour of maternity (potential and actual) as women''s work, the second of which explores the dynamics between women''s bodies and employment, this title explores the debate on gender, women''s bodies, and work.
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