Book 2012

Gender Capital at Work

Intersections of Femininity, Masculinity, Class and Occupation

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ISBN: 978-1-349-32164-3 (Print) 978-1-137-28421-1 (Online)

Table of contents (9 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-viii

  2. Gender, Class, Work and Reworking Bourdieu

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Chapter

      Pages 3-7

      Introduction

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      Chapter

      Pages 8-31

      Why Use Bourdieusian Theory to Study Gender, Class and Work? The Case for ‘Gender Capital’

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      Chapter

      Pages 32-49

      Gender and Class in Four Occupations

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      Chapter

      Pages 50-63

      Collecting and Interpreting Work-Life Stories

  3. Locating Gender Capital at Work: Four Case Studies

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 65-65

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      Chapter

      Pages 67-95

      Nursing

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      Chapter

      Pages 96-111

      Social Work

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      Chapter

      Pages 112-145

      Exotic Dancing

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      Chapter

      Pages 146-176

      Hairdressing

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      Chapter

      Pages 177-183

      Conclusions

  4. Back Matter

    Pages 184-199