Routinized killing of animals: Going beyond dirty work and prestige to understand the well-being of slaughterhouse workers

@article{Baran2016RoutinizedKO,
  title={Routinized killing of animals: Going beyond dirty work and prestige to understand the well-being of slaughterhouse workers},
  author={Benjamin E. Baran and S. Rogelberg and T. Clausen},
  journal={Organization},
  year={2016},
  volume={23},
  pages={351 - 369}
}
  • Benjamin E. Baran, S. Rogelberg, T. Clausen
  • Published 2016
  • Sociology
  • Organization
  • Slaughterhouse workers face the reality of industrialized meat production on a daily basis, experiencing firsthand the routinized killing of animals. This occupation provides a window through which to view one key way in which animals and organizations intersect in modern society. Given its proximity to death and undesirable required tasks, working in a slaughterhouse is classified as ‘dirty work’. Current theorizing, however, does not address how the intentional killing of animals may impact… CONTINUE READING
    18 Citations

    Tables from this paper.

    Paper Mentions

    Animals and organizations
    • 19
    • Highly Influenced

    References

    SHOWING 1-10 OF 47 REFERENCES
    Meat, modernity, and the rise of the slaughterhouse
    • 37
    Perpetration-induced traumatic stress in persons who euthanize nonhuman animals in surgeries, animal shelters, and laboratories.
    • V. Rohlf, P. Bennett
    • Medicine, Psychology
    • Society & animals : social scientific studies of the human experience of other animals
    • 2005
    • 89
    A Social History of the Slaughterhouse: From Inception to Contemporary Implications
    • 60
    • PDF
    Slaughterhouses and Increased Crime Rates
    • 71
    • Highly Influential
    • PDF
    Pets or Meat
    • 18