Workplace Vagabonds by Christina Garsten
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Workplace Vagabonds
By Christina Garsten

Workplace Vagabonds

Career and Community in Changing Worlds of Work

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Workplace Vagabonds by Christina Garsten

Book Description

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.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781403917584
ISBN-10: 1403917582
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x 17mm)
Pages: 181
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 29-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Christina Garsten

CHRISTINA GARSTEN is Professor and Chair at the Department of Social Anthropology and Research Director at Score, Stockholm University. Her research interests lie in the anthropology of organizations and markets, with a focus on transnational processes.

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