Workplace Vagabonds: Career and Community in Changing Worlds of Work
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BeschreibungWhat does 'being flexible' mean in practice? What can the move towards flexible work contracts tell us about organizational change in general and about changing forms of workplace governance and control in particular? This book engages with transforming notions of career and community at a transnational temporary agency.
InhaltsverzeichnisIntroduction: Changing Worlds Of Work Chapter One: Work In The Global Economy Chapter Two: Into The Temping Zone Chapter Three: 'Jumping Around': Translocal Movements Chapter Four: Just-In-Time: Temping Timelines And Time Tools Chapter Five: Expectation And Evaluation Chapter Six: Contingent Communities Chapter Seven: Renderings: Fragments Of Freedom
PortraitCHRISTINA GARSTEN is Professor and Chair at the Department of Social Anthropology and Research Director at Score, Stockholm University. Her research interests lie in the anthropology of organizations and markets, with a focus on transnational processes.
Untertitel: Career and Community in Changing Worlds of Work. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Erscheinungsdatum: September 2005
Seitenanzahl: 173 Seiten