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Contents Acknowledgments ix Introduction 1 Melanie Mills, Shirley K. Drew, & Bob M. Gassaway Part I Ethnography of Taint 1 Doing Justice 11 Shirley K. Drew 2 Dirty Work and Discipline Behind Bars 33 Sarah J. Tracy & Clifton Scott 3 Riding Fire Trucks and Ambulances with America's Heroes 55 Clifton Scott & Sarah J. Tracy 4 Without Trucks, We'd Be Naked, Hungry & Homeless! 77 Melanie Mills 5 Bitching about Secretarial "Dirty Work" 95 Patricia Sotirin 6 Nursing as Dirty Work 113 Melanie Mills & Amy Schejbal 7 Crack Pipes and T-Cells: Use of Taint Management by HIV/AIDS/Addiction Caregivers 133 Stephanie Poole Martinez Part II Case Studies 8 Good Cops, Dirty Crimes 149 Bob M. Gassaway 9 Cops, Crimes, and Community Policing 169 Shirley K. Drew & Mendy Hulvey 10 The Death Doctors 195 Bob M. Gassaway Part III Conclusion 11 Ethnography as Dirty Work 217 Shirley K. Drew & Melanie Mills 12 Concluding Thoughts 231 Melanie Mills, Shirley K. Drew, & Bob M. Gassaway References 241 About the Contributors 257
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Work -- Social aspects.
Stigma (Social psychology).
Occupations -- Psychological aspects.
Work -- Psychological aspects.
Quality of work life.