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Workplace Vagabonds : Career and Community in Changing Worlds of Work - Christina Garsten

Workplace Vagabonds

Career and Community in Changing Worlds of Work

Hardcover Published: 1st September 2005
ISBN: 9781403917584
Number Of Pages: 173

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What does 'being flexible' mean in practice? What can the move towards flexible work contracts tell us about organizational change in general and about changing forms of workplace governance and control in particular? This book engages with transforming notions of career and community at a transnational temporary agency.

Acknowledgementsp. vi
Introduction: Changing Worlds of Workp. 1
Work in the Global Economyp. 11
Into the Temping Zonep. 35
'Jumping Around': Translocal Movementsp. 61
Just-in-Time: Temping Timelines and Time Toolsp. 85
Expectation and Evaluationp. 101
Contingent Communitiesp. 123
Renderings: Fragments of Freedomp. 144
Notesp. 152
Referencesp. 156
Indexp. 167
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ISBN: 9781403917584
ISBN-10: 1403917582
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 173
Published: 1st September 2005
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.36
Edition Number: 1