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Recent publications on Labour, Movements and Development


Novak, Paolo (2019) 'The neoliberal location of asylum'. Political Geography. [Forthcoming]

Loureiro, Pedro Mendes and Saad Filho, Alfredo (2019) 'The Limits of Pragmatism: The Rise and Fall of the Brazilian Workers’ Party (2002-2016)'. Latin American Perspectives, (46) 1, pp 66-84.


Alpa, Shah and Lerche, Jens and Axelby, Richard and Benbabaali, Delel and Donegan, Brendan and Raj, Jayaseelan and Thakur, Vikramaditya (2018) Ground Down by Growth. Tribe, Caste, Class, and Inequality in Twenty-First Century India. London and New delhi: Pluto Press and Oxford University Press (India).

Fine, Ben and Saad Filho, Alfredo (2018) 'Marx 200: The Abiding Relevance of the Labour Theory of Value'. Review of Political Economy.

Hanieh, Adam (2018) Money, Markets, and Monarchies: The Gulf Cooperation Council and the Political Economy of the Contemporary Middle East. Cambridge University Press. [Forthcoming]

Hanieh, Adam (2018) 'The Contradictions of Global Migration'. Socialist Register, (55).

Ho, Sarah and Marois, Thomas (2018) 'China’s Asset Management Companies as State Spatial–Temporal Strategy'. The China Quarterly. [Forthcoming]

Howell, Jude and Pringle, Tim (2018) 'Shades of Authoritarianism and State-Labour Relations in China'. British Journal of Industrial Relations.

Ismail, Feyzi and Kamat, Sangeeta (2018) 'NGOs, Social Movements and the Neoliberal State: Incorporation, Reinvention, Critique.' Critical Sociology, 44 (4-5). pp. 569-577.

Lerche, Jens and Shah, Alpa (2018) 'Conjugated Oppression under Contemporary Capitalism: Class Relations, Social Oppression and Agrarian Change in India'. Journal of Peasant Studies, (45) 5, pp 927-949.

Mezzadri, Alessandra and Lulu, Fan (2018) '‘Classes of Labour’ at the Margins of Global Commodity Chains in India and China'. Development and Change, (49) 4, pp 1034-1063.

Oya, Carlos and Schaefer, Florian and Skalidou, Dafni (2018) 'The effectiveness of agricultural certification in developing countries: a systematic review'. World Development, (112), pp 282-312.

Pringle, Tim (2018) 'A Solidarity Machine? Hong Kong Labour NGOs in Guangdong'. Critical Sociology, (44) 4-5, pp 661-675.

Pringle, Tim and Meng, Quan (2018) 'Taming Labor: Workers’ struggles, workplace unionism and collective bargaining on a Chinese waterfront'. ILR Review, (71) 5, pp 1053-1077.

Sender, John and Cramer, Christopher and Oya, Carlos (2018) 'Identifying the most deprived in rural Ethiopia and Uganda:A simple measure of socio-economic deprivation'. Journal of Eastern African Studies, (12) 3, pp 594-612.

Skalidou, Dafni and Oya, Carlos (2018) 'The challenges of screening and synthesizing qualitative research in a mixed-methods systematic review. The case of the impact of agricultural certification schemes'. Journal of Development Effectiveness, (10) 1, pp 39-60.

Sinha, Subir (2018) 'Fragile Hegemony: Modi, Social Media and Competitive Electoral Populism in India'. International Journal of Communication, (11) 2017, pp 4158-4180.


Achcar, Gilbert (2017) 'Al-‘Almaniyya Shart al-Hadatha wa La Taqaddum Biduniha'. Alfaisal, (491) 2, pp 19-21.

Cramer, Christopher and Wood, Elisabeth Jean (2017) 'Introduction: Land rights, restitution, politics, and war in Colombia'. Journal of Agrarian Change, (17) 4, pp 733-738.

Cramer, Christopher and Johnston, Deborah and Oya, Carlos and Sender, John (2017) 'Fairtrade and Labour Markets in Ethiopia and Uganda'. Journal of Development Studies, (53) 6, pp 841-856.

Ismail, Feyzi (2017) 'Polar opposites? NGOs, left parties and the fight for social change in Nepal.' Critical Sociology, 44 (4-5). pp. 629-643.

Mezzadri, Alessandra (2017) The Sweatshop Regime: Labouring Bodies, Exploitation and Garments Made in India. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Novak, Paolo (2017) 'Back to Borders'. Critical Sociology, (43) 6, pp 847-864.

Pringle, Tim  (2017) 'A Class Against Capital: Class and Collective Bargaining in Guangdong'. Globalisations, 14 (2)  pp 245-258. 

Rizzo, Matteo (2017) Taken For A Ride: Grounding Neoliberalism, Precarious Labour, and Public Transport in an African Metropolis. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Shah, Alpa and Lerche, Jens and Axelby, Richard and Denbabaali, D. and Donegan, B. and Raj, J. and Thakur, Vikramaditya (2017) Ground Down by Growth: Inequality in 21st century India. London: Pluto.

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