Ideas of Difference: Social Spaces and the Labour of Division
March 1998, Wiley-Blackwell
List of plates.
Idea of difference: stability, social spaces and the labour of division (Rolland Munro).
Section I: Labouring Division.
The visibility of social systems (Robert Cooper).
Gender: division or comparison? (Marilyn Strathern).
In the wake of disaster: stress, hysteria and the event (Steven D. Brown).
Section II: Organizing Division.
Identity in a culture of dissection: body, self and knowledge (Karen Dale).
Dividing organizations and multiplying identities (Martin Parker).
The labour of division: the manager as 'self' and 'other' (Tony J. Watson).
Section III: Spacing Division.
Resisting pictures: representation, distribution and ontological politics (John Law and Ruth Benschop).
In place of geometry: the materiality of place (Kevin Hetherington).
Home-made space and the will to disconnect (Steve Hinchliffe).
Section IV: Deferring Division.
The melancholy of the Black Widow (Heather Hopfl).
On words and clocks: temporal ordering in a ward for autistic youths (Ruud Hendriks).
Older people in hospital: the labour of division, affirmation and the stop (Joanna E. Latimer).
Notes on Contributors.
Rolland Munro is Reader in Accountability at the Centre for Social Theory and Technology, Keele University.