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Introduction: The Naturalization of Work

Theorizing the Contemporary

Introduction: The Naturalization of Work

The essays in this Theorizing the Contemporary series emerged from a 2016 School for Advanced Research seminar and three panels held at the 2017 annual meetin... More

Blood Mares and the Work of Naturalization

Theorizing the Contemporary

Blood Mares and the Work of Naturalization

In 2017, the animal welfare organization Tierschutzbund Zürich (TSB) released an update on their investigation into South American horse blood farms. At first ... More

The Naturalization of Work

Theorizing the Contemporary

The Naturalization of Work

The naturalization of work usually refers to social processes that make a life underpinned by labor seem unquestionable, inevitable, and even desirable. This ki... More