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Intersectionality in intractable dirty work: how Mumbai ragpickers make meaning of their work and lives

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Recent dirty work research has begun to explore intersectionality, attending to how meaning is made at the intersection of multiple sources of taint. This research has shown that individuals often construct both positive and negative meanings, which can be challenging to manage because the meanings people construct require a certain coherence to provide a foundation for action. This challenge is intensified when dirty work is intractable—when it is difficult, if not impossible, for a person t...

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Peer reviewed

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10.5465/amj.2019.0125

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Saïd Business School
Oxford college:
Lincoln College
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Author
Publisher:
Academy of Management
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Volume:
65
Article number:
5
Publication date:
2021-08-02
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EISSN:
1948-0989
ISSN:
0001-4273
Language:
English
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1189471
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pubs:1189471
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2021-08-03

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