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9780742519183

The Cultural Study of Work

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  • ISBN13:

    9780742519183

  • ISBN10:

    074251918X

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2003-11-11
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

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This anthology brings more than fifty years of scholarship of the culture and sociology of work into a vivid introductory and analytical textbook. Sociologists have long sought to understand the universal activity of work from the point of view of the wor

Table of Contents

Introduction
Douglas Harper and Helene M. Lawson
xi
Part I. Work as Social Interaction 1(50)
1. Teamwork in the Operating Room
7(14)
Robert N. Wilson
2. Manufacturing Motherhood: The Shadow Work of Nannies and Au Pairs
21(30)
Cameron L. Macdonald
Part II. Socialization and Identity 51(108)
3. The Fate of Idealism in Medical School
65(10)
Howard S. Becker and Blanche Geer
4. Occupational Aesthetics: How Trade School Students Learn to Cook
75(21)
Gary Alan Fine
5. Incorporation and Mechanical Solidarity in an Underground Coal Mine
96(20)
Charles Vaught and David L. Smith
6. Dancing with Identity: Narrative Resistance Strategies of Male and Female Stripteasers
116(14)
Carol Rambo Ronai and Rebecca Cross
7. Careers
130(9)
Everett C. Hughes
8. Career Concerns and Mobility Motivations of Orchestra Musicians
139(20)
Robert R. Faulkner
Part III. Experiencing Work 159(114)
A. Work as Practical Accomplishment
9. The Social Construction of Truth: Editing an Encyclopedia
168(13)
Graham Tomlinson
10. Baseball Magic
181(11)
George Gmelch
11. The Police on Skid-Row: A Study of Peace Keeping
192(18)
Egon Bittner
B. The Social Construction of Emotions in Work
12. The Slanted Smile Factory: Emotion Management in Tokyo Disneyland
210(18)
Aviad E. Raz
13. Learning Real Feelings: A Study of High Steel Ironworkers' Reactions to Fear and Danger
228(18)
Jack Haas
C. Work and Time
14. From Night to Day: Timing and the Management of Custodial Work
246(15)
Jane C. Hood
15. The Time Bind: When Work Becomes Home and Home Becomes Work
261(28)
Artie Russell Hochschild
Part IV. Work Cultures and Social Structure 273(142)
A. Cultures of Blue-Collar Work
16. "Banana Time": Job Satisfaction and Informal Interaction
289(24)
Donald F. Roy
17. Hanging Tongues: A Sociological Encounter with the Assembly Line
313(22)
William E. Thompson
B. Cultures of the Professions, Semiprofessions, and Service Occupations
18. Annoying Owners: Routine Interactions with Problematic Clients in a General Veterinary Practice
335(12)
Clinton R. Sanders
19. Occupational Claims to Professionalism: The Case of Paralegals
347(23)
Kathryn J. Lively
20. Working on Hair
370(27)
Helene M. Lawson
21. Women, Resistance, and Care: An Ethnographic Study of Nursing Auxiliary Work
397(25)
Geraldine Lee- Treweek
Part V. Deviance in Work 415(48)
22. Illicit Prescription Drug Use among Pharmacists: Evidence of a Paradox of Familiarity
422(30)
Dean A. Dabney and Richard C. Hollinger
23. Wheeling and Dealing: An Ethnography of an Upper-Level Drug Dealing and Smuggling Community
452(11)
Patricia A. Adler
Index 463(18)
About the Editors 481

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