"Ruth Simpson is professor in management at Brunel Business School and founding member of the Centre for Research in Emotion Work and Employment Studies. She was co-founder of the International Journal of Work Organization and Emotion. Her research centres on the dynamics of masculinities and femininities in organizations. Her work concerns the implications of gender, class and race for the meanings men give to "undesirable" or "dirty work" and she has recently completed a project on white working-class men and the butcher trade. She has authored and co-authored 4 books - with a fifth (Doing Dirty Work: Concepts and Identities) ..."