Skip to main content Accessibility help
×
The Workplace Reimagined
  • 32.99 (GBP)
    Digital access
    (PDF download and/or read online)
    Add to cart
    Added to cart
    Digital access
    (PDF download and/or read online)
    View cart
  • Export citation
  • Buy a print copy
  • Recommend to librarian

Book description

In the wake of the pandemic, many employers continue to allow their employees to work from home, but much of the workplace remains governed by strict structural norms such as shifts, schedules, attendance, and leave-of-absence policies that determine when and where work is performed. In The Workplace Reimagined, Nicole Buonocore Porter explores how these workplace norms marginalize people with disabilities and workers with caregiving responsibilities. Using COVID-19 as a lens to illustrate how entrenched workplace norms are often not inevitable or necessary, Porter theoretically and practically reconceptualizes the workplace to end the stigmatization of these employees and helps readers understand the value of accommodating all workers. The Workplace Reimagined is timely, eye-opening, and will help us realize a workplace in which we account for the reality, the precarity, and the diversity of all our lives and bodies.

Reviews

‘Porter skillfully elucidates the oft-ignored struggles faced by employees who require modifications due to disabilities and caregiving responsibilities. Yet she does much more than that. Through her convincingly detailed law reforms, Porter reconceptualizes not only legal protections but also complex relationships between employers, colleagues, and clients - a real revolution for work law!’

Doron Dorfman - Seton Hall University School of Law

‘Porter’s comprehensively researched and clearly written explanation of why ‘real workers’ need accommodations exposes, through trenchant examples, how American business ignores workers’ needs in favor of corporate profits. Her proposal to avoid ‘special treatment stigma’ by accommodating everyone should be taken seriously by legislators and employers alike.’

Ann C. McGinley - Boyd School of Law, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Refine List

Actions for selected content:

Select all | Deselect all
  • View selected items
  • Export citations
  • Download PDF (zip)
  • Save to Kindle
  • Save to Dropbox
  • Save to Google Drive

Save Search

You can save your searches here and later view and run them again in "My saved searches".

Please provide a title, maximum of 40 characters.
×

Contents

Metrics

Altmetric attention score

Full text views

Total number of HTML views: 0
Total number of PDF views: 0 *
Loading metrics...

Book summary page views

Total views: 0 *
Loading metrics...

* Views captured on Cambridge Core between #date#. This data will be updated every 24 hours.

Usage data cannot currently be displayed.