Chapter 1. Thinking Through Work: Gender, Power and Space

  1. Linda McDowell

Published Online: 27 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470712894.ch1

Capital Culture: Gender at Work in the City

Capital Culture: Gender at Work in the City

How to Cite

McDowell, L. (2008) Thinking Through Work: Gender, Power and Space, in Capital Culture: Gender at Work in the City, Blackwell Publishers Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470712894.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1997

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631205302

Online ISBN: 9780470712894

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Keywords:

  • waged work;
  • feminisation;
  • service sector employment;
  • management consultants;
  • finished products

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction: Organisation, Space and Culture

  • Men's Jobs, Women's Jobs: Employment Change in the 1980s and 1990s

  • Explaining Organisational and Workplace Change

  • Gender Segregation at Work

  • Gendered Organisations: Sexing and Resexing Jobs

  • Normalising the Self

  • Bodies at Work

  • The Places and Spaces of Work

  • Conclusions