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Department of Anthropology and Sociology

Abstracts

Abstracts

  • LAURA MARIA AGUSTIN (Open University, Milton Keynes) Making Money Fast: Working in the European Sex Industry.
  • ALYSON BRODY (IDS, Sussex) Keeping it clean: an exploration of order and controversion in a Bangkok shopping mall.
  • UDI BUTLER (CIESPI - The International Center for Research on Childhood) Rebellion and structural violence in the experiences and trajectories of youngsters living on the streets of Rio de Janeiro.
  • TINA COAST (LSE), KATHERINE HOMEWOOD (UCL), MICK THOMPSON AND PIP TRENCH Maasai pastoralists? Livelihoods at the margin.
  • ALESSANDRO CONTICINI (Manchester University) We are the Kings: Children of Dhaka's Streets
  • DANIEL COPPARD (University of East Anglia) Labour and Drought: A Social History of Agrarian Relations in a Chottanagpur Village of Eastern India
  • PARVIZ DABIR-ALAI (Richmond) Measuring vulnerability: A case study of Delhi's street vending communities
  • SOPHIE DAY (Goldsmiths College, London) and HELEN WARD (Imperial College, London) Temporary or permanent livelihoods at the margins? Sex work in London, 1986-2000.
  • STAN FRANKLAND (St Andrews) No money, no life: surviving on the streets of Kampala
  • NANDINI GOOPTU (Queen Elizabeth House, Oxford) Cultural Change, Community Mobilisation And Participatory Development: A Case Study Of Sex Workers In Calcutta, West Bengal, India.
  • DAVID HULME, BINAYAK SEN AND SHARIFA BEGUM (Manchester) Unsustainable Livelihoods: Rickshaw pullers in Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • ANNU JALAIS (LSE) Ethical dilemmas surrounding poaching in the Sundarbans.
  • HOWARD JONES (University of Reading) Finance for Livelihoods at the Margins: Moneylender Credit in a Rajasthan Village
  • TANIA KAISER (SOAS) 'Moving up and down looking for money': Making a living in a Ugandan Refugee Camp
  • ELIZABETH KOPEL (Manchester) Informal sector economic activities: From survival to entrepreneurial in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
  • UMA KOTHARI AND TIM EDENSOR (Manchester) Global Peddlers and Local Networks
  • SIAN LAZAR (Cambridge) Collective organisation, ethnicity and political agency among Bolivian street traders
  • TREVOR MARCHAND Labouring for Faith: migrant Qur'anic students in Djenne's building trade
  • BECKIE MARSLAND Marginalising the Centre: Traditional doctors and HIV/AIDS in Tanzania
  • DAVID MOSSE Adivasi seasonal labour migrants in western India
  • MARTIN PROWSE (School of Economic Studies, Manchester) "It is really just like fishing...what you catch depends on the bait you put on the line": The construction of friendships between beachboys and tourists on the shores of Lake Malawi
  • JOHN ROUND (Leicester) Restructuring the everyday in the post-Soviet Russian far north east. The development of survival strategies amongst marginalised senior citizens.
  • ATREYEE SEN (SOAS, London) Hindu nationalism and failing development goals: Micro-finance, women and illegal livelihoods in the Bombay slums.
  • LORRAINE VAN BLERK (Brunel University) Negotiating boundaries: bar girls and sex work in Nazareth, Ethiopia