Skip navigation
Skip navigation

The labour of identity: performing identities, performing economies

Adkins, L; Lury, Celia

Description

Recent analyses of workplace organization have stressed that the self-identity of workers constitutes a key resource in new regimes of accumulation. Moreover, this significance of self-identity has been understood to form part of an aestheticization of work since the techniques involved in the performance of identity are widely conceived as aesthetic or cultural practices. However, in this article we suggest that in these assumptions the questions of a person's relation to self-identity and of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 1999
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/93535
Source: Economy and Society

Download

File Description SizeFormat Image
01_Adkins_The_labour_of_identity:_1999.pdf1.21 MBAdobe PDF    Request a copy


Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  20 July 2017/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator