Work, Labour & Globalisation Research GroupOur research
Amidst acute economic and climatic uncertainty, deepening social inequality and intense globalised competition for resources, Work, Labour & Globalisation is focusing on four key areas for interdisciplinary research and collaboration.
Our areas of research
The digital economy, gender and precarious work
Exploring new forms of flexible, insecure and precarious work across sectors and borders
Migration and (super) exploitation of labour
Making visible how environmental and economic pressures are increasing the role of migrant labour within and across the Global North and South.
The commons, land reform and renewable energy alternatives
The search for community and justice based solutions to social and environmental challenges.
Land conflicts, agribusiness and energy extraction
Investigating the social and environmental conflicts arising from new energy and commodity production.