Miriam Glucksmann and Dawn Lyon
Miriam Glucksmann is Professor of Sociology at the University of Essex. She has a longstanding interest in gender and work, especially in the effects of restructuring and new technologies, and the connections between different forms of labour. She has published three books in this area: Women on the Line (1982), (published under the pseudonym of Ruth Cavendish), Women Assemble: Women Workers and the 'New Industries' in Inter-war Britain (1990), and Cottons and Casuals: the Gendered Organisation of Labour in Time and Space (2000). Currently she is undertaking a three year programme of research on 'Transformations of Work: New Frontiers, Shifting Boundaries, Changing Temporalities' as an ESRC Professorial Fellow.
Dawn Lyon is Senior Research Officer in the Department of Sociology at Essex, working on the 'Transformations of Work' research programme. She completed her PhD in the sociology of careers at the European University Institute in 2003, and has worked on an EU funded project on gender and migration, forthcoming as Women migrants from East to West: Gender, mobility and belonging in contemporary Europe (co-edited with Luisa Passerini, Enrica Capussotti & Ioanna Laliotou, Oxford: Berghahn Books, 2007).
Senior Research Officer
Department of Sociology
University of Essex
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