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Gender, emotions and labour markets : Asian and Western perspectives / Ann Brooks and Theresa Devasahayam.

Author/Creator:
Brooks, Ann, 1952-, author.
Publication:
New York : Routledge, 2011.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (156 p.)
Series:
Routledge studies in social and political thought ; 72.
Routledge studies in social and political thought ; 72
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Subjects:
Sex discrimination in employment -- Asia.
Women foreign workers -- Asia -- Social conditions.
Women migrant labor -- Asia -- Social conditions.
Women -- Employment -- Asia.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Concepts of emotion and emotional labour have largely been defined in European and American terms and according to Euro-American sensibilities with little attention given to the question of whether emotional work or emotional labour is different globally. In particular little has been written about the issue of what defines emotions and emotional labour in public work contexts and how it is configured in different cultural contexts. Gender, Emotions and Labour Markets considers how, and in what ways, emotional labour characterises formal and informal work environments in b
Contents:
Contemporary theorizing on emotions and emotional labour / Ann Brooks
Social and cultural context of gender in Asia / Theresa Devasahayam
Globalization, labour force participation and the gender gap / Theresa Devasahayam
Changing patterns of caregiving and emotional labour in Asia / Theresa Devasahayam and Ann Brooks
Globalization, the "feminization of migration" and emotional labour / Theresa Devasahayam
Human rights and female migrant labour in Asia / Theresa Devasahayam
Women executives and emotional labour : the work-life balance of professional women in the Asia-Pacific and the U.S. / Ann Brooks
Servicing high-end professional migrant and local populations : female migrant labour as a transnational community / Ann Brooks
Men masculinity and emotional labour / Ann Brooks.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Devasahayam, Theresa W.
ISBN:
1-136-84817-7
1-136-84818-5
1-283-04169-3
9786613041692
0-203-83413-5
OCLC:
707068654
Publisher Number:
10.4324/9780203834138 doi