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Housekeeping By Design: Hotels and Labor

David Brody

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226389097
eISBN:
9780226389264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226389264.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

In this book, author David Brody asserts that hotel workers, and by extension all workers, need to be considered as more than just facilitators of the consumer experience and need to be integrated ... More


Introduction

David Brody

in Housekeeping By Design: Hotels and Labor

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226389097
eISBN:
9780226389264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226389264.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

In the book’s introduction, Brody describes a memory of staying at the Bethesda Marriott hotel as a teenager and uses it to illustrate the way hotel service workers are considered by guests and ... More


“For Your Safety”

David Brody

in Housekeeping By Design: Hotels and Labor

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226389097
eISBN:
9780226389264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226389264.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

In this vignette, Brody recounts his own experience with the management of the Hotel Bel-Air after the fireplace in his room exploded and injured him. Using his own experience as evidence, Brody ... More


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