Men in Caring Occupations: Doing Gender Differently

Men in Caring Occupations: Doing Gender Differently

By: Ruth Simpson (author)Paperback

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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 men's experiences.

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RUTH SIMPSON is Professor in Management at Brunel Business School, Brunel University, UK. Her research interests include gender and emotions, gender and management education and gender and organizations. Other published work include Gendering Emotions in Organizations and Voice, Visibility and the Gendering of Organizations.


PART I: INTRODUCTION Introducing Men in Non-Traditional Occupations Identities; with A.Pullen (In)visibility Gender, Service and Emotions PART II: OCCUPATIONAL CONTEXTS Gender, Performativity, Space: Male Cabin Crew and the Negotiation of Identity; with M.Patrickson Bodies, Embodiment and Male Nurses Male Primary School Teachers and the Negotiation of a Professional Identity Occupational Image and Social Identity: The Case of Male Librarians Men on Women and Women on Men: Reflexivity and Constructions of Difference in the Context of Nursing Care Conclusion

Product Details

  • publication date: 15/01/2009
  • ISBN13: 9780230574069
  • Format: Paperback, Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 200
  • ID: 9780230574069
  • weight: 479
  • ISBN10: 0230574068

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