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Academic architecture and the constitution of the new model worker

Hancock, P and Spicer, A (2011) 'Academic architecture and the constitution of the new model worker.' Culture and Organization, 17 (2). 91 - 105. ISSN 1475-9551

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Abstract

This paper represents an exploration of organizational architecture and interior design insofar as it represents a technology of interpellation that encourages various forms of identity to become privileged over others. In particular, it focuses on the design and aesthetic management of the Saltire Centre, a UK university library. It is argued that through a combination of architectural and aesthetic techniques, this building operates as what is termed an identityscape - a spatially bounded site oriented towards the production of economically viable modes of identity conducive to the demands of a post-industrial economy. © 2011 Taylor & Francis.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
L Education > L Education (General)
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z719 Libraries (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Social Sciences > Essex Business School
Faculty of Social Sciences > Essex Business School > Centre for Work, Organisation and Society
Depositing User: Clare Chatfield
Date Deposited: 11 Sep 2013 08:54
Last Modified: 04 Dec 2017 22:22
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/7319

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