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Valerie Walkerdine & Peter Bansel

In: The SAGE Handbook of Identities

Chapter 26: Neoliberalism, Work and Subjectivity: Towards a More Complex Account

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Neoliberalism, Work and Subjectivity: Towards a More Complex Account
Neoliberalism, work and subjectivity: Towards a more complex account

The aim of this chapter is to understand the making of the neoliberal subject in the context of global transformations in the workplace, in the meaning of work, and in the nature of identity projects. These changes are part and parcel of wider social and cultural shifts which have important and profound consequences both for our understanding of subjectivity and the world of work. In this chapter we will review major approaches to subjectivity and identity transformation under neoliberalism and globalization and discuss these in the light of research in two countries: Wales and Australia. Our research allows us to critically reflect upon the efficacy of sociological arguments ...

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