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Inbetween animals, humans and law – Empathy work by animal welfare inspectors in Sweden


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Title: Inbetween animals, humans and law – Empathy work by animal welfare inspectors in Sweden
Authors: Glavå, Gustaf
Issue Date: 7-Jul-2017
Degree: Student essay
Keywords: empathy work
animal welfare inspection
emotion work
emotion management
psychosocial stress
epistemic tensions
bureaucratic procedures
ventilation
Abstract: In February 2017 I set out to explore the working conditions of ten animal welfare inspectors from two different county offices in Sweden. Reported as permeated with emotionally charged difficulties but never before researched from an emotion theoretical perspective, the daily work in animal welfare inspection calls for further investigation. Approximately ninety hours of shadowing and four interviews were conducted in order to understand the day-to-day work of inspectors and how it is managed e... more
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/53026
Appears in Collections:Masteruppsatser (Department of Sociology and Work Science / Institutionen för sociologi och arbetsvetenskap)

 

 

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