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Narratives of identity in modern management: The corrosion of gender difference?

Wajcman, Judy; Martin, Bill


This article examines two dominant theories about the contemporary relationship between identity and work - corrosion of character and reflexive modernization. Both of these models treat the experiences of men and women in the new capitalism as essentially the same. We examine this assumption in the light of our recent study of managers in large companies. Our survey data shows little difference between the career orientations and experiences of men and women. We then test this against the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2002
Type: Journal article
Source: Sociology


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