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Book chapters

“The Athleticism of Accomplishment: Speed in the Workplace” in The Sociology of Speed: Digital, Organizational and Social Temporalities, Nigel Dodd and Judy Wajcman (eds) Oxford University Press (forthcoming).

“The Gift That Is Not Given” in Data: Now Bigger and Better! Tom Boellstorff and Bill Maurer (eds) Prickly Paradigm Press. 2015.

Getting Things Done: Productivity, self-management and the order of things” in Networked Affect, Ken Hillis, Susanna Paasonen and Michael Petit (eds) MIT Press. 2015.

Adultery Technologies” in Identity Technologies: Producing online selves, Anna Poletti and Julie Rak (eds) University of Wisconsin Press. 2013.

Presence Bleed: Performing professionalism online” in Theorizing Cultural Work: Labour, Continuity and Change in the Creative Industries, Mark Banks, Rosalind Gill and Stephanie Taylor (eds) London: Routledge. 2013.

White Collar Intimacy” in Digital Cultures and the Politics of Emotion: Feelings, Affect and Technological Change, Adi Kuntsman & Athina Karatzogianni (eds) Palgrave MacMillan. 2012.

(with Gregory J. Seigworth) “An Inventory of Shimmers” in The Affect Theory Reader, Melissa Gregg and Gregory J. Seigworth (eds) Durham: Duke University Press. 2010.

“On Friday Night Drinks: Workplace affect in the age of the cubicle” in The Affect Theory Reader, Melissa Gregg and Gregory J. Seigworth (eds) Durham: Duke University Press. 2010.

“Working With Affect in the Corporate University” in Disturbing Differences: Working with Affect in Feminist Readings, Marianne Liljeström & Susanna Paasonen (eds) London: Routledge. 2010.

“The Importance of Being Ordinary” in Sue Owen (ed) Richard Hoggart and Cultural Studies, London: Palgrave. 2008.

(with Catherine Driscoll) “The YouTube Generation: Moral panic, youth culture and internet studies” in Usha M. Rodrigues and Belinda Smaill (eds) Youth, Media and Culture in the Asia-Pacific Region, Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Press. 2008.

“Posting With Passion: Blogs and the politics of gender” in Axel Bruns and Joanne Jacobs (eds) Uses of Blogs, New York: Peter Lang. 2006.

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