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Dirty Work: Concepts and Identities (Identity Studies in the Social Sciences)

ISBN: 9780230277137
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication Date: 2012-05-22
Number of pages: 274
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This book explores understandings and experiences of 'dirty work' – tasks or occupations that are seen as disgusting and degrading. It complicates the 'clean/dirty' divide in the context of organizations and work and illustrates some of the complex ways in which dirty work identities are managed.

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