Judging A Book By Its Cover Exploring Body Modification and Employment
Doherty, Sarah Rose (2014) Judging A Book By Its Cover Exploring Body Modification and Employment. [Dissertation (University of Nottingham only)] (Unpublished)
This work aims to understand the relationship between body modifications and employment. The body has received much academic attention recently, yet the experience of modified bodies’ remains overlooked, particularly within the workplace. This is surprising considering the centrality of the individual within the UK’s growing service industry. In using the legal industry as its focus, this study reveals the taken-for-granted assumptions regarding ability and the body which are present throughout the contemporary job market.
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