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Work, Employment and Society

Work, Employment and Society

Published in Association with British Sociological Association

eISSN: 14698722 | ISSN: 09500170 | Current volume: 38 | Current issue: 1 Frequency: Bi-monthly

"Work, Employment and Society encourages exploration across the boundaries of industrial sociology, industrial relations, labour economics, applied psychology, and organisational analysis. Work, Employment and Society is where scholars who refuse to fit 100% inside the traditional moulds feel most at home." Jill Rubery, Manchester School of Management, UK

"Work, Employment and Society has become, to my mind, the leading international journal for researchers in economic sociology. It provides the rare combination of a pluralistic approach to research methodology, with a rigorous emphasis on quality. Its articles have set the agenda for many of the key research debates in recent years." Duncan Gallie Nuffield College, Oxford, UK

"Work, Employment and Society is a major forum for the latest sociological research on work. I eagerly await each issue, and always find something of interest." Arne L. Kalleberg, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA

Work, Employment and Society is a leading international peer-reviewed journal of the British Sociological Association which publishes theoretically informed and original research on the sociology of work.

Work, Employment and Society is an official journal of the British Sociological Association. Work, Employment and Society analyses all forms of work and their relation to wider social processes and structures, and to quality of life. It embraces the study of the labour process; industrial relations; changes in labour markets; and the gender and domestic divisions of labour. It supports contemporary, historical and comparative studies and both qualitative and quantitative methodologies.

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This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)

Work, Employment and Society (WES) is a leading international peer-reviewed journal of the British Sociological Association which publishes theoretically informed and original research on the sociology of work.

WES covers all aspects of work, employment and unemployment and their connections with wider social processes and social structures. The journal is sociologically orientated but welcomes contributions from other disciplines which addresses the issues in a way that informs less debated aspects of the journal's remit, such as unpaid labour and the informal economy. The journal adheres to high standards of scholarship but sees no conflict between accessibility and scholarships; submissions must be clear and free from jargon.

Editors-in-Chief
Laurie Cohen University of Nottingham, UK
Marek Korczynski University of Nottingham, UK
Editors
Michael Brookes University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
Clare Butler Newcastle University, UK
Jimmy Donaghey University of South Australia, Australia
Rory Donnelly University of Liverpool, UK
Donald Hislop University of Aberdeen, UK
Jo Ingold Australian Catholic University, Melbourne, Australia
Angela Knox University of Sydney, Australia
Knut Laaser University of Stirling, UK
Valeria Pulignano KU Leuven, Belgium
Paul Sissons Keele University, UK
Danat Valizade University of Leeds, UK
Joana Vassilopoulou Brunel University, UK
Chair
Elizabeth Cotton University of Leicester, UK
Deputy Chair
Daniel King Nottingham Trent University, UK
Peer Review Management
Editorial Board
Maryam Aldossari Royal Holloway, University of London, UK
Jeremy Aroles University of York, UK
Shoba Arun University of Essex, UK
Sarah Barnard Loughborough University, UK
Ioulia Bessa WERD, CERIC, Leeds University Business School
Matthew Brannan Newcastle University, UK
Kendra Briken University of Strathclyde, UK
Thomas Calvard University of Edinburgh, UK
Pedro Mendonça Heriot-Watt University, Scotland
Lorenzo Cini University College Dublin, Ireland
Matthew Cole University of Sussex, UK
Heather Connolly Grenoble Ecole de Management, France
Ian Cunningham University of Strathclyde, UK
Asaf Darr University of Haifa, Israel
Sara Farris Goldsmiths, University of London, UK
Giorgos Galanis Queen Mary, University of London, UK
Vanessa Gash City University, London, UK
Giorgos Gouzoulis Queen Mary University of London, UK
Edward Granter University of Birmingham, UK
Cécile Guillaume University of Surrey, UK
Namrata Gupta Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India
Julie Ham Brock University, Canada
Emma Hughes University of Leeds, UK 
Valeria Insarauto University of Sheffield, UK
Andrew Jenkins University College London, UK
Joyce Jiang University of York, UK
Senia Kalfa Macquarie University, Australia
Daniel King Nottingham Trent University, UK
Eleanor Kirk University of Glasgow, UK
Susan Kirk Newcastle University, UK
Kathrin Komp-Leukkunen University of Technology, Finland
Paula Koskinen Sandberg Aalto University, Finland
Maria Koumenta Queen Mary, University of London, UK
Alex Lehr Radboud University, The Netherlands
Yao-Tai Li University of New South Wales, Australia
Ana Lopes Newcastle University, UK
Alvaro Martinez-Perez University of Sheffield, UK
David Nash Cardiff Business School, Cardiff University, UK
Davide Però University of Nottingham, UK
Reka Plugor University of Leicester, UK
Abigail Powell University of Lincoln, UK
Jonathan Preminger Cardiff Business School, UK
Katrina Pritchard Swansea University, UK
Rea Prouska London South Bank University, UK
Julie Prowse University of Bradford, UK
Peter Prowse Sheffield Hallam University, UK
Tatiana Rowson Henley Business School, University of Reading, UK
Mayra Ruiz Castro Queen Mary University of London, UK
Kate Sang Heriot-Watt University, UK
Simon Schaupp Universität Basel, Switzerland
Tommy H L Tse University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Charles Umney University of Leeds, UK
Niels van Doorn University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Florence Villesèche Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
Senhu Wang National University of Singapore, Singapore
Emily Yarrow Newcastle University, UK
International Advisory Board
Gerhard Bosch University Duisburg-Essen, Germany
Tony Dundon University of Limerick
Cynthia Epstein City University New York, USA
Stephen Frenkel University of New South Wales, Australia
Mary Gatta City University New York, USA
Heidi Gottfried Wayne State University, USA
Bill Harley University of Melbourne, Australia
Axel Haunschild Leibniz University Hannover, Germany
Tony Huzzard Lund University, Sweden
Sarosh Kuruvilla Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA
Ruth Milkman CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies, USA
Ruud Muffels Tilburg University, Netherlands
Luis Ortiz Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain
Sarah Oxenbridge University of Sydney, Australia
Karen Shire University of Duisberg-Essen, Germany
Vera Trappmann University of Leeds, UK
Edward Webster University of Witwatersrand, South Africa
Adrian Wilkinson Griffith University and Visiting Professor at University of Sheffield
Xiaogang Wu Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, China
Charlotte Yates McMaster University, Canada
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