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Gendering new managerialism

Ball, Kirstie (2004). Gendering new managerialism. In: Thomas, R; Helms-Mills, J and Mills, A eds. Identity politics at work: resisting gender, gendering resistance. Routledge studies in management, organizations and society. London, UK: Routledge, pp. 85–104.

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Abstract

This book represents the coming together of two key debates within organization studies: theorizing on gender and ways of understanding resistance. These debates have been given renewed vigour with the 'postmodern turn' in organization studies and feminist theory. Fusing these two literatures together offers a far deeper understanding of the issues of power, subjectivity and agency.

Representing a growing interest in the contributions that feminist theorizing can offer to the study of organizations, this book focuses on issues of gender and resistance in organizations and, in particular, presents theorising which attends to the dualistic debate of compliance versus resistance to offer more generative understandings of reistance.

Item Type: Book Chapter
ISBN: 0-415-32540-4, 978-0-415-32540-0
Academic Unit/Department: Open University Business School
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Citizenship, Identities and Governance (CCIG)
Innovation, Knowledge & Development research centre (IKD)
Item ID: 1930
Depositing User: Users 12 not found.
Date Deposited: 07 Jun 2006
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2010 19:46
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/1930
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