Tag Archives: Labour

On SAGE Insight: Population geography I: Human trafficking

From Progress in Human Geography This first report explores how understandings of human trafficking have progressed within population Geography. Migration studies have been intensified within human geography by the so-called ‘migration crisis’ sparking countless recent discussions of smuggling, asylum seeking, … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Thought-time, money-time and the conditions of free academic labour

From Time & Society The aim of this paper is to extend the general critique of academic capitalism to the changes in the nature of academic work time it is bringing about. It is argued that university teaching and research … Continue reading

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‘Being Santa Claus’: The pursuit of recognition in interactive service work

From Work Employment & Society This article investigates the occupational practices of perhaps one of the most immediately recognizable of interactive service workers, the Santa Claus performer.  It draws on a series of semi-structured, in-depth interviews, and explores why those … Continue reading

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Special issue on trade union cultures

From Transfer: European Review of Labour and Research This special issue examines trade union cultures. Articles cover a range of aspects and perspectives, considering history and looking forward. It may be useful for those people, scholars and practitioners alike, who continue … Continue reading

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Invaluable British survey gauges the national mood after 3 terms of Labour government

From British Social Attitudes – The 27th Report The annual British Social Attitudes survey is an indispensable guide to political and social issues in contemporary Britain. This 27th Report delivers the public’s verdict after thirteen years of Labour rule. It … Continue reading

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