Selected Research Themes
Debt and ownership:
How do debt, ownership and property relations mediate other forms of inequality?
Relatedness and genealogy:
What can family genealogies and questions of relatedness tell us about the reproduction of labour and inequalities in capitalist industrial regimes?
Risk, environment and health:
What are the relationships between bodily, environmental and financial risk in heavy industry?
Technology and skill:
How do skilling /deskilling, the production process and machinery generate relationships and hierarchies among workers?
Vocabularies of class:
How are relations of power conceptualized and articulated by people working in modern industrial environments?
Which types of social and labour conflicts do working people engage in and what forms do the struggles assume?
Heads of Research Group: