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An edited publication within the severe views on paintings and Employment sequence linked to the yearly foreign Labour approach convention. targeting the physique and intercourse in several kinds of paintings, it explores the labour technique, place of work kinfolk and laws and resistance. Written through prime lecturers it comprises state-of-the-art research.

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70) If we are moved by the descriptions of these touching moments, Savage’s book reassures us that we are not alone in this reaction. A senior nurse is quoted: We had one particular man who was very distressed one day, and we had a student nurse standing next to me – and the patient said something to me, and . . I just kind of stroked his cheeks [as if to say], you know, ‘Poor fellow’. And this nurse next to me started crying! ’. I said, ‘What? . ’ I thought I had done something wrong! She said, ‘The way you touched that person’.

Sociological Research Online 17(2): 19. , Bornat, J. and Henry, L. (2011). The Co-marking of Aged Bodies and Migrant Bodies: Migrant Workers’ Contribution to Geriatric Medicine in the UK. Sociology of Health & Illness 33(2): 321–35. Razavi, S. (2007). The Political Economy of Care in a Developing Context. UNRISD Research Institute for Social Development, Gender and Development Programme, Paper 1. 25 26 Rachel Lara Cohen, Kate Hardy, Teela Sanders and Carol Wolkowitz ▲ ▲ Rivers-Moore, M. (2011).

P. 140) Here are nice words that also carry the threat of direct physical restraint. Contradictory words are used to manage the contradictions and tensions of the situation. Also important to the deployment of this dual strategy by bouncers is that they are able to project a bodily image to the customers that the threat of physical restraint is a very real one. Thus, bouncers pay considerable attention to their physique, clothes and comportment to ensure that these are symbolic of this dual strategy.

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