Kathryn Wheeler and Miriam Glucksmann
Kathryn Wheeler is a Senior Research Officer in the Sociology department at the University of Essex. She is currently working with Prof. Miriam Glucksmann on an ERC programme of research, in which she is exploring recycling and household 'consumption work'. She has previously published on the subject of Fairtrade consumption, and has just completed her first book, Fair Trade and the Citizen-Consumer: Shopping for Justice? (2012).
Department of Sociology
University of Essex
Colchester, CO4 3SQ, UK
Miriam Glucksmann is Professor of Sociology at the University of Essex. She has longstanding interests in work, employment and gender, especially restructuring, and connections between different forms of labour. Her books include Women on the Line (1982, 2009), Women Assemble: Women Workers and the New Industries in Inter-War Britain (1990), Cottons and Casuals; the gendered organisation of labour in time and space (2000), and the jointly edited A New Sociology of Work? (2005). In 2007 she completed a research programme on 'Transformations of Work' as an ESRC Professorial Fellow, and she is currently funded by the European Research Council to research 'Consumption Work and Societal Divisions of Labour'.