Women at Work in the 21st Century
This exciting book seeks to update and redefine organizational theories of gender and gendered theories of organizations. It demonstrates what is made possible through the application of understanding gender theory to the management of organizations and organizational studies. Gender in the...
To Be Published January 31st 2016 by Routledge
This book brings together public services policy and public services management in a novel way that is likely to resonate with academics, policy makers and practitioners engaged in the organization of public services delivery as it is from a perspective that challenges many received ideas in...
To Be Published August 29th 2015 by Routledge
The Social Construction of the Employee
Inspired by the work of the philosopher Judith Butler, influenced by Marx’s theory of alienation and intrigued by theories of death, this book develops an anti-methodological approach to studying working lives. Distinctions are drawn between labour (the tasks we do in our jobs) and work (...
Published March 4th 2013 by Routledge
Integral to human nature is the need to seek understanding of the world in which we live, to discover how it works and why. We find our answers to these fundamental questions through different methods; empirical science justifies our observations of the natural world, but religion offers...
Published October 6th 2010 by Routledge
What is management and how do the people who become managers take on a managerial identity?How does text inform the manager's identity?From cultural studies we understand that the relationship between text and reader is not passive but that each one works upon the other, and that text is active in...
Published July 17th 2003 by Routledge