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Gender Capital at Work

Intersections of Femininity, Masculinity, Class and Occupation


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Gender, Class, Work and Reworking Bourdieu

  3. Locating Gender Capital at Work: Four Case Studies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 65-65
    2. Kate Huppatz
      Pages 67-95
    3. Kate Huppatz
      Pages 96-111
    4. Kate Huppatz
      Pages 112-145
    5. Kate Huppatz
      Pages 146-176
    6. Kate Huppatz
      Pages 177-183
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 184-199

About this book


Drawing on interviews with nurses, social workers, exotic dancers and hairdressers, this book explores the processes involved in producing and reproducing gendered and classed workers and occupations.


capital gender occupations Pierre Bourdieu social work

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.University of Western SydneyAustralia

About the authors

KATE HUPPATZ is Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Western Sydney, Australia.

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