'Switch on': sensory work in the infantry

Hockey, John C (2009) 'Switch on': sensory work in the infantry. Work, Employment and Society, 23 (3). pp. 477-493. ISSN 0950-0170

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Abstract

There has been little sociological research on work at the sensory level and the result is a largely missing foundational link in the chain of analysis connecting the phenomenological practices of doing work with theories about work. As a first step towards remedying this lacuna the article portrays the sensory work of movement, seeing, hearing, smelling and touching manifested by the occupation of infantryman.

Item Type: Article
Article Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: body / infantry / occupations / senses / work
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation Leisure
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Schools and Research Institutes > School of Sport & Exercise
Research Priority Areas: Sport, Exercise, Health & Wellbeing
Depositing User: Anne Pengelly
Date Deposited: 14 Jul 2015 10:14
Last Modified: 01 Sep 2016 20:53
URI: http://eprints.glos.ac.uk/id/eprint/2444

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