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Media Rich and Time Poor: The Emotion Work of Parenting in a Digital Age

Lynn Schofield Clark

in The Parent App: Understanding Families in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199899616
eISBN:
9780199980161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199899616.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter continues the discussion of how parents make decisions regarding their approaches to digital and mobile media in the lives of their children, foregrounding the role of emotion work in ... More


Self Work in Management and Organizational Research

Thomas B. Lawrence and Nelson Phillips

in Constructing Organizational Life: How Social-Symbolic Work Shapes Selves, Organizations, and Institutions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198840022
eISBN:
9780191875632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198840022.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

The study of self work is one of the oldest and most developed areas of management and organizational research that focuses on social-symbolic work. This chapter reviews three literatures on self ... More


“Don’t Take Calls, Make Contact!”: Legitimizing Racist Abuse

Kiran Mirchandani

in Phone Clones: Authenticity Work in the Transnational Service Economy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450648
eISBN:
9780801464140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450648.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter examines the emotion work of deference and caring among Indian customer service agents. Deference and caring are central to call center work; emotion work involves the enactment of ... More


Conclusions

Matthew Gibson

in Pride and Shame in Child and Family Social Work: Emotions and the Search for Humane Practice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447344797
eISBN:
9781447344841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447344797.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter reviews and summarises the theory proposed throughout this book. It considers this theory within the context of the case-study site used as an example throughout. While all child and ... More


Gender, Labor, and Emotion in a Global Economy

Alexia Bloch

in Sex, Love, and Migration: Postsocialism, Modernity, and Intimacy from Istanbul to the Arctic

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501713149
eISBN:
9781501709418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713149.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter considers how shuttle traders, or small-scale entrepreneurs in the wholesale garment business, move merchandise from Turkey to locations across the former Soviet Union and are part of a ... More


Savoring Motherhood

Jennifer Lois

in Home Is Where the School Is: The Logic of Homeschooling and the Emotional Labor of Mothering

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814752517
eISBN:
9780814789438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814752517.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This concluding chapter revisits the themes of mothering, the self, emotions, and time, tying them together theoretically in order to understand intensive mothering more broadly. The ... More


Gender at Work

Grace J. Yoo and Barbara W. Kim

in Caring Across Generations: The Linked Lives of Korean American Families

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814768976
eISBN:
9780814771983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814768976.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter explores how adult children of Korean immigrants work to be present for their aging parents, with particular emphasis on the interrelationships among ethnicity, culture, and gender that ... More


Moral Willing as Narrative Re-Envisioning

Cheryl Mattingly

in Toward an Anthropology of the Will

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804768870
eISBN:
9780804773775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804768870.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This chapter takes a look at the argument that is directly against a characterization of will as a “moment of choice”. This argument treats willing as a processual development. The chapter shows that ... More


Losing Me-Time: The Temporal Emotion Work of Motherhood

Jennifer Lois

in Home Is Where the School Is: The Logic of Homeschooling and the Emotional Labor of Mothering

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814752517
eISBN:
9780814789438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814752517.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter shows how homeschoolers manipulate their subjective experiences of time to manage their feelings. Even when mothers found ways to juggle all their household responsibilities and solicit ... More


The resilience of development workers

Paul Hoggett, Marjorie Mayo, and Miller Chris

in The dilemmas of development work: Ethical challenges in regeneration

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349729
eISBN:
9781447303732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349729.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter draws on material from life histories of development workers. It asks what personal resources are required to be able to cope with the ethical and emotional demands of the job. It ... More


Agents and Artists: Enchanted Bonds and Power Relations

Violaine Roussel

in Representing Talent: Hollywood Agents and the Making of Movies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226486802
eISBN:
9780226487137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226487137.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Chapter Five analyzes the way in which agents create intimate bonds with artists, performing emotional work with them, and constantly working at drawing the boundary between “being friendly” and ... More


Introduction: Thinking about Money

Kevin J. Delaney

in Money at Work: On the Job with Priests, Poker Players and Hedge Fund Traders

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720806
eISBN:
9780814738078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720806.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This book explores the relationship between money and work, with particular emphasis on how the workplace shapes our attitudes toward money and other finance-related matters. It considers the ... More


When Time Is Money: Commission Salespeople and Sports and Entertainment Agents

Kevin J. Delaney

in Money at Work: On the Job with Priests, Poker Players and Hedge Fund Traders

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720806
eISBN:
9780814738078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720806.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter examines how commission salespeople and sports and entertainment agents conceive of the connection between time and money. Focusing primarily on people selling food and beverage ... More


Money at Work

Kevin J. Delaney

in Money at Work: On the Job with Priests, Poker Players and Hedge Fund Traders

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720806
eISBN:
9780814738078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720806.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter describes a way to think about money in both structural and cognitive terms. In particular, it examines how particular types of work lead to specific observable money cultures and ... More


Other People’s Money: Fund Raisers and Grant Givers

Kevin J. Delaney

in Money at Work: On the Job with Priests, Poker Players and Hedge Fund Traders

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720806
eISBN:
9780814738078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720806.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter examines how people become comfortable in the world of other people's money, including people with substantial amounts of money, by focusing on fund raisers and grant givers. In ... More


Queering Family Labor: Managing Households, Relationships, and Transitions

Carla A. Pfeffer

in Queering Families: The Postmodern Partnerships of Cisgender Women and Transgender Men

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199908059
eISBN:
9780190656355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199908059.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter focuses centrally on cis women’s reported household, childcare, and emotional labor within their partnerships and families with trans men. While a considerable number of studies document ... More


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