Trabajo flexible en el Reino Unido: interrogar políticas a través un enfoque Bacchi con perspectiva de género

Nina Teasdale


Este artículo se centra en las políticas de trabajo flexible de las organizaciones y en la legislación del Reino Unido sobre el derecho a solicitar trabajo flexible, introducida en 2002 y ampliada progresivamente en 2009 y 2014. Explora críticamente la literatura existente sobre el trabajo flexible para examinar el enfoque de políticas del Reino Unido a través de una lente de género y adoptando el marco de Bacchi «¿Cómo se representa el problema?». A partir del marco teórico, se identifican y exploran tres temas para problematizar los supuestos y silencios que están profundamente arraigados y sostienen la política: a saber, el predominio de la lógica de los negocios; la subestructura de género de las organizaciones; y la brecha entre la política «en papel» y la política «en la práctica». A través de la lente de Bacchi, el artículo destaca que los «problemas» que yacen debajo de la legislación sobre el derecho a solicitar trabajo flexible del Reino Unido y las políticas de trabajo flexible de las organizaciones no son fijos ni estáticos, cambian discursivamente a través del «tiempo», y que las políticas de trabajo flexibles deben estar situadas analíticamente dentro de sus contextos sociales y económicos.

Palabras clave

Organisations; Trabajo flexible; Género; Política; Organizaciones


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.14198/fem.2020.35.06

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