Knowledge Workers: Processes of Hybridization, Marketization and Subjectivation, Part II

Thursday, July 17, 2014: 5:30 PM-7:20 PM
Room: 414
RC52 Sociology of Professional Groups (host committee)

Language: English

Session Organizers:
Lara MAESTRIPIERI, Polytechnic of Milan, Italy, Emiliana ARMANO, University of Milan, Italy, Italy and Annalisa MURGIA, University of Trento, Italy
Annalisa MURGIA, University of Trento, Italy
Emiliana ARMANO, University of Milan, Italy, Italy
Professionalism Between Individualism and Collectivity in the Field of Knowledge Work (Oral Presentation)
Christiane SCHNELL, Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany

Ambiguous Collectives - Creative Workers and Their Integration in Urban Space (Oral Presentation)
Simone RACK, 4dimensions Research & Consulting Inst, Austria; Klaus NEUNDLINGER, 4dimensions Research and Consulting Institute, Austria

Collective Practices and Appropriation of Knowledge By Three Figures of Knowledge Workers (Oral Presentation)
Marie-Christine BUREAU, CNRS, France; Antonella CORSANI, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, France

Non-Standard Professional Workers and the Demand of Representation: Do Knowledge Workers Need Collective Organizations? (Oral Presentation)
Guido CAVALCA, University of Salerno, Italy; David BENASSI, University of Milan-Bicocca, Italy; Enzo MINGIONE, University of Milan-Bicocca, Italy; Ivana FELLINI, University of Milan-Bicocca, Italy; Alberta ANDREOTTI, University of Milan-Bicocca, Italy; Paolo BORGHI, University of Milan-Bicocca, Italy

Resistance to Precarity in Knowledge Production. the Case of a Mexican State University (Oral Presentation)
Patrick GUN CUNINGHAME, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Mexico

Personnel of Innovative Economy: The Search for Solutions (Distributed Paper)
Nina ARSENTYEVA, Ins Economics & Industrial Engineering, Russia

Youth Workers As ‘Knowledge Professionals': The Irish Experience in International Context (Distributed Paper)
Maurice DEVLIN, National University of Ireland, Maynooth, Ireland

The Reputation Economy: Knowledge Workers and Freelance Networks (Distributed Paper)
Alessandro GANDINI, University of Milan, Italy; Ivana PAIS, Department of Sociology, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy

Marketization and Agency: Freedom and Self-Control in Low-Status Online Contract Work (Distributed Paper)
Vili LEHDONVIRTA, University of Oxford, United Kingdom