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Body and Organization

Body and Organization

First Edition
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April 2000 | 272 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
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.
The Body and Organization

Karen Dale and Gibson Burrell
What Shape Are We in? Organization Theory and the Organized Body
Stephen Linstead
Dangerous Fluids and the Organization-without-Organs
Catherine Casey
Sociology Sensing the Body
Revitalizing a Dissociative Discourse

Martin Parker
Manufacturing Bodies
Flesh, Organization, Cyborgs

Hugo Letiche
Situating Complexity
The Body (Nude)

Philip Hancock and Melissa Tyler
'The Look of Love'
Gender and the Organization of Aesthetics

Ian Lennie
Embodying Management
Craig Pritchard
The Body Topographies of Education Management
Johanna Hofbauer
Bodies in a Landscape
On Office Design and Organization

Joanna Brewis and John Sinclair
Exploring Embodiment
Women, Biology and Work

Janice Richardson
What Can a Body Do?
Sexual Harassment and Legal Procedure

Deborah Kerfoot
Body Work
Estrangement, Disembodiment and the Organizational 'Other'


`...the eclectic range of chapters should provide new insights into embodied social practices within organizations from the literatures of cultural studies, anthropology, sociology, social theory and psychology.... The opportunity to work across discplinary boundaries that is celebrated here is perhaps the most interesting development in contemporary economic geography and adherents of this openness will find much to stimulate their imagination and further reading in the papers in this edited volume' - Area

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