Songs From the Dairy Section: Working with Disability & Dignity

  • Zoe Dupree Fine Dept. of Communication Dept. of Women's & Gender Studies University of South Florida

Abstract

This essay opens with, “The idea of duty in one’s calling prowls about in our lives like the ghost of dead religious beliefs” (Weber, 1958, p. 182), words that encourage us to consider the idea of duty in one’s calling. If duty in one’s calling prowls about in our lives like a ghost, it haunts us. This is so because it is ever-present, and it is important to us. Weber’s words lead us to contemplate what having a calling means, what significance work should have, and what the purpose is of the work that we do when we do our jobs. What is the aim? Why have a job? 

Author Biography

Zoe Dupree Fine, Dept. of Communication Dept. of Women's & Gender Studies University of South Florida

Dept. of Communication

Dept. of Women's & Gender Studies

University of South Florida

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Published
2018-03-29
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Articles