Working in Jamie's Kitchen: Salvation, Passion and Young Workers

Hardcover | August 28, 2009

byP. Kelly, L. Harrison

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In the UK in 2002, the celebrity chef Jamie Oliver set out to transform a group of unemployed young Londoners into enterprising, passionate workers. Their struggles, and those that train and manage them, to develop a passionate orientation to work, highlight many of the challenges we all face in the globalized labour markets of the 21st century.

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In the UK in 2002, the celebrity chef Jamie Oliver set out to transform a group of unemployed young Londoners into enterprising, passionate workers. Their struggles, and those that train and manage them, to develop a passionate orientation to work, highlight many of the challenges we all face in the globalized labour markets of the 21s...

PETER KELLY is Senior Lecturer and Head of Behavioural Studies in the Faculty of Arts at Monash University, Australia.  LYN HARRISSON is Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Education, Deakin University, Australia

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.04 inPublished:August 28, 2009Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230515541

ISBN - 13:9780230515543

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Table of Contents

Introduction * Youth Transitions in a Glkobalised Risk Society * Focault and an Ethic of Enterprise * The Naked Chef: The Costs and Benefits of the Entrepreneurial Self * Fifteen Stories: The Master's Apprentices * 'Because she's Pretty?' Gender Relations and Young workers * Passion: The Vital Ingrdiant in Education and Training for Young Workers? * Don't be a smart arse: Individualization and the Ethic of Enterprise * Conclusion