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Although perceptions of physically, socially, and morally stigmatized occupations – ‘dirty work’ – are socially constructed, very little attention has been paid to how the context shapes those constructions. We

Although perceptions of physically, socially, and morally stigmatized occupations – ‘dirty work’ – are socially constructed, very little attention has been paid to how the context shapes those constructions. We explore the impact of historical trends (when), macro and micro cultures (where), and demographic characteristics (who) on the social construction of dirty work.

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  • 2014-07-01
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    • Digital object identifier: 10.1017/jmo.2014.38
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      1833-3672
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      1839-3527
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    Ashforth, Blake E., & Kreiner, Glen E. (2014). Contextualizing dirty work: The neglected role of cultural, historical, and demographic context. JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT & ORGANIZATION, 20(4), 423-440. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/jmo.2014.38

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