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Joe Kearsey

BA English (Queen Mary University of London), MA Global Labour and Social Change (Ruskin College)


Room: C30 (South Building)
Tel: +44 (0) 115 84
Email: Joe.Kearsey@nottingham.ac.uk

Current Status: Registered
Year of Registration: 2018
Expected Completion Date: /09/2021

Primary Funding Source:
NUBS Scholarship

Research Topic:
Independent and migrant-led unions: Workers' struggle among private hire drivers

Research Details:
The research focuses on class struggle and workers' collective organisation within independent and migrant-led trade unions. It has taken the form of an ethnographic case study which seeks to understand what factors have facilitated class-based mobilisations and organisation among private hire drivers, and how these workers' relation to capital, the labour market, and position within society more generally has influenced their current form of collective organisation. This has constituted an analysis of class composition via a partisan and participatory methodological approach which has drawn on the method of workers' inquiry.

Research Supervisor/s: Davide Pero and Marek Korczynski

Division: Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management


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