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

  title={Routinized killing of animals: Going beyond dirty work and prestige to understand the well-being of slaughterhouse workers},
  author={Benjamin E. Baran and Steven Rogelberg and Thomas Clausen},
  pages={351 - 369}
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… 

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