The Outsourced Self

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The Outsourced Self: Intimate Life in Market Times
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AuthorArlie Russell Hochschild
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
GenreNonfiction social science
PublisherMetropolitan Books
Publication date
2012
Media typePrint
ISBN9780805088892

The Outsourced Self: Intimate Life in Market Times, by Arlie Russell Hochschild, was published in 2012. It focuses on the "emotional terms of engagement" individuals develop as they increasingly outsource tasks associated with intimate life.[1] These range from for-pay internet dating, long-distance elder care and take-out dinners to "rent-a-friends" and global commercial surrogacy.

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  1. ^ Hochschild, Arlie (2012). The Outsourced Self. Metropolitan Books.

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