Body and organization / edited by John Hassard, Ruth Holliday and Hugh Willmott.

by Hassard, John, 1953-Looking glass; Holliday, RuthLooking glass; Willmott, HughLooking glass.

Publisher: London : SAGE, 2000.Description: ix,254 pages ; 24cm.ISBN: 0761959173; 0761959181.Subject(s): Organizational sociologyLooking glassNote: Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Issues around identity, agency and reflexivity are opened up and explored in a refreshing new perspective that deepens our understanding of organization and institutions. Body and Organization thorougly invigorates the study of process and brings the organization to three-dimensional life for a new generation of students and researchers.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Introduction
  • The Body and Organization
  • Part 1 Functions and Flows
  • What Shape Are We in? Organization Theory and the Organized Body
  • Dangerous Fluids and the Organization-without-Organs
  • Part 2 Discourse and Representation
  • Sociology Sensing the Body
  • Revitalizing a Dissociative Discourse
  • Manufacturing Bodies
  • Flesh, Organization, Cyborgs
  • Situating Complexity
  • The Body (Nude)
  • Part 3 Performance and Regulation
  • 'The Look of Love'
  • Gender and the Organization of Aesthetics
  • Embodying Management
  • The Body Topographies of Education Management
  • Bodies in a Landscape
  • On Office Design and Organization
  • Part 4 Self and Identity
  • Exploring Embodiment
  • Women, Biology and Work
  • What Can a Body Do?
  • Sexual Harassment and Legal Procedure
  • Body Work
  • Estrangement, Disembodiment and the Organizational 'Other'

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