Dr Imogen Tyler is a Senior Lecturer in Sociology and co-Director of the Centre for Gender and Women's Studies at Lancaster University. She specialises in the area of marginal social identities, a topic which brings together research on asylum and migration, borders, sexual politics, motherhood, race & ethnicity, disability, social class and poverty. Her work focuses on representation and mediation and the relationship between social theory and activism, see for example her book Revolting Subjects: Social Abjection and Resistance in Neoliberal Britain (2013). Other recent publications include a special issue of Studies in the Maternal (with T. Jensen) on the theme of 'Austerity Parenting', a special issue of Citizenship Studies on the theme of 'Immigrant Protest' (2013) and a book (with K. Marciniak) Immigrant Protest: Politics, Aesthetics, and Everyday Dissent (forthcoming SUNY).
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