Wall, Christine (2010) Something to show for it: the place of mementoes in women’s oral histories of work. Management and Organizational History, 5 (3). pp. 378-394. ISSN 1744-9359Full text not available from this repository.
Work memorabilia can include a range of objects from photographs to redundant items of technology. These artifacts breach the secrecy of the workplace and the privacy of the home, making permeable the boundaries between these two distinct social spaces frequently described in opposition to each other and as having distinctly dual characteristics. This article focuses on the oral histories of working life belonging to two retired women and recorded in their homes with their mementoes from work in place as an integral part of the interview process.This approach, combining material culture and oral histories, has the potential for making explicit the complex relationships women have with work over their life course.
|Subjects:||University of Westminster > Architecture and the Built Environment > Architecture and the Built Environment, School of (No longer in use)|
|Depositing User:||Rachel Wheelhouse|
|Date Deposited:||20 Jun 2012 15:28|
|Last Modified:||20 Jun 2012 15:28|
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