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Sex at work

the power and paradox of organisation sexuality

by Jeff Hearn

  • 380 Want to read
  • 32 Currently reading

Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Organizational sociology.,
  • Sex.,
  • Sex role.,
  • Power (Social sciences)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 204-225) and indexes.

    StatementJeff Hearn and Wendy Parkin.
    ContributionsParkin, Wendy.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM131 .H372 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 246 p. ;
    Number of Pages246
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL933671M
    ISBN 100312129564, 0312129572
    LC Control Number95234680


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