Aesthetic Labour

1st Edition

Chris Warhurst; Dennis Nickson
eISBN-13: 9781529702026

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This accessible and exciting new text looks at the implications of aesthetic labour for work and employment by contextualizing debates and offering a critical approach. The origins of aesthetic labour are explored, as well as the relevant theories from business and management, and sociology. Coverage includes key topics such as: corporate strategy; recruitment and selection practices; and discrimination.

Key features include:

- a range of case studies from across different types of organizations and popular culture

- the exploration of topics such as branding, ′lookism′, ′dressing for success′ and cosmetic surgery

- suggestions for further reading.

ISBNs 9781847870858, 9781847870841, 9781529702026, 152970202X
Language English
Number of Pages 216
Edition 1st