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Creators: Adkins, Lisa
Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1053605
Description: Drawing on interviews with web designers in the North-West of England, this chapter is concerned with the work biographies of creative workers. Much has been made of such biographies, not least becaus... More
Creators: Adkins, Lisa
Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1056425
Description: In “Bourdieusian reflections on language: Unavoidable conditions of the real speech situation”, Simon Susen proposes that Bourdieu’s account of language is based on a number of ontological presupposit... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2012
Keyword: measure | value | sociology
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1053356
Description: Issues of measure and value and the relations between the two have inhabited the heartland of sociology since its inception. This continues to be the case even as many commentaries on the current stat... More
Creators: Adkins, Lisa
Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1055127
Description: Prior to the recent global crisis a consensus was emerging that post-Fordism had ushered in a new sexual contract, one characterized not by exclusion and containment, but by the prospecting for potent... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Creators: Adkins, Lisa
Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1055446
Description: This chapter will examine the question of whether Bourdieu's social theory can be mobilised to understand our recent and ongoing global economic crisis. This may seem an odd question to pose on many f... More
Creators: Adkins, Lisa
Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1053339
Description: The focus of this article is the new economy, or what some have termed a virtual, reflexive or network economy. While the concept of the new economy is often critiqued for its vagueness - an opaquenes... More
Creators: Adkins, Lisa
Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1052082
Description: This article engages the crisis of measure currently being articulated within social and cultural theory and the associated claim that this crisis should compel an embrace of methods which seek to kno... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/926923
Description: This special issue poses the question: what is the empirical? More specifically, it raises this question for the discipline of Sociology. This question, we believe, is a vital one to pose in our curre... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Creators: Adkins, Lisa
Date: 2009
Keyword: future | time | habit | economy | event
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1054972
Description: This article articulates a shift from clock time to event time, a shift which raises particular challenges to dominant sociological strategies in regard to temporality, especially in regard to the fut... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Creators: Adkins, Lisa
Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1055024
Description: This article investigates the changing relations between gender and labour in contemporary capitalism. It challenges what has become a default although mostly implicit position for understanding this ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Creators: Adkins, Lisa
Date: 2005
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/923590
Description: There are a number of ways in which the history of feminist social theory has been thought and told. One of the most often rehearsed is the idea that feminist social theory has moved away from the ide... More
Creators: Adkins, Lisa
Date: 2005
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/926918
Description: This article focuses on the new economy. While a number of recent analyses have considered how new economic arrangements rework a range of material relations, this article suggests that such considera... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Creators: Adkins, Lisa
Date: 2004
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/923651
Description: How might Bourdieu’s social philosophy and social theory be of use to feminism? And how might it relate to – or possibly even fruitfully reframe – the ongoing problematics and current theoretical issu... More
Creators: Adkins, Lisa
Date: 2004
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/923652
Description: The increasing significance of Bourdieu’s social theory in the social sciences and humanities has been noted by a number of writers. In this chapter I am concerned to map this influence in recent acco... More
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