Mutable Objects and the Politics of Waste
This book responds to moves to rematerialize the social sciences, to attend to the stuff of daily life but challenges the social sciences to think beyond objects as stable things. It forwards the argument that objects need to be seen not as stabilising things, or immutable mobiles – as...
To Be Published December 29th 2015 by Routledge
Class, Gender and Waged Domestic Work in Contemporary Britain
Servicing the Middle Classes investigates the recent rise in demand by middle class families for waged domestic labour and the consequent growth of a new `servant' class.Examining the position of nannies and cleaners, the authors explore the national socio-economic trends which have led to this new...
Published August 3rd 1994 by Routledge