9780230574069

Men in Caring Occupations Doing Gender Differently

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  • ISBN13:

    9780230574069

  • ISBN10:

    0230574068

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-02-15
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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Summary

Exploring how men in service and caring occupations (cabin crew, primary school teachers, nurses and librarians) both do and undo gender as they manage the potential mismatch between gender and occupational identity, this book engages with the key theoretical concepts of identity, visibility and emotions to examine mens experiences.

Author Biography

Ruth Simpson is Professor in Management at Brunel Business School, Brunel University, UK.

Table of Contents

Identity, Visibility, Emotions
Introducing Men in Non-Traditional Occupationsp. 3
Identities With contributions from Alison Pullenp. 22
(In)visibilityp. 42
Gender, Service and Emotionsp. 60
Occupational Contexts
Gender, Performativity, Space: Male Cabin Crew and the Negotiation of Identity With contributions from Margaret Patricksonp. 77
Bodies, Embodiment and Male Nursesp. 93
Male Primary School Teachers and the Negotiation of a Professional Identityp. 110
Occupational Image and Social Identity: The Case of Male Librariansp. 129
Reflexivity and Constructions of Difference in the Context of Nursing Carep. 146
Conclusionp. 159
Referencesp. 172
Indexp. 186
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