Pile of papers

This page shows the most recent publications for our staff.

For full listings of staff publications, please see individual staff pages by clicking the names below.

Professor Peter Nolan (Director)

  • Nolan, P. (2012), `Understanding the employment relationship: markets, hierarchies and power’, Industrial Relations Journal, vol.43 (4), 359-369.
  • Nolan, P. (2011), `Money, Markets, Meltdown: the 21 Century Crisis of labour’, Industrial Relations Journal, vol.42 (1), 2-18.
  • Nolan, P., and Slater, G. (2010), `Visions of the future, the Legacy of the past: Demystifying the weightless economy’, Labor History, vol. 51 (1), 7-27.
  • Nolan, P., Hogan, J., and Greico, M. (2010), `Unions, technologies of coordination, and the changing contours of globally distributed power’, Labor History, vol. 51 (1), 29-40.
  • Nolan, P., Trumpbour, J., and Hogan, J. (2010), Labor History, Special Issue: Labor in the Information Age, vol. 51 (1), pp. 1-166.
  • Nolan, P., and Heyes, J. (2010), `State, Capital and Labour Relations in Crisis’, Colling, T and Terry, M (wd), Industrial Relations: Theory and Practice, third edition, Wiley Blackwell, pp. 106-125.

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Professor Ian Clark

  • Clark. I (2014) 'Private Equity Buy-Outs – What About the Workers?', GMB@AA. February.
  • Heyes, J., Lewis, P. and Clark, I. (2014) ‘Varieties of Capitalism Re-considered: Learning from the Great Recession and its Aftermath’ in The Comparative Political Economy of Work and Employment Relations, Haupemeier, M. and Vidal, M. Palgrave Macmillan Labour Process Book Series. April.
  • Clark, I. (2014) ‘Comparative HRM and Responses to Global Crises’ in Beardwell, J. and Thompson, A. (Eds) Human Resource Management: A Contemporary Approach. Pearson Education, London. 7th Edition, October.
  • Appelbaum, E. Batt, R., Clark, I. (2013) ‘Implications for Employment Relations Research: Evidence from Breach of Trust and Implicit Contracts in Private Equity Buy-Outs’ British Journal of Industrial Relations. 51:3 498-518.
  • Clark, I. (2013) ‘Templates for Financial Control’ Management and Employee Interests under Private Equity’ Human Resource Management Journal. Vol.23:2 144-159.
  • Heyes, J. Lewis, P. Clark, I. (2012) ‘Varieties of Capitalism: The State, Financialisation and the Economic Crisis of 2007-?’  Industrial Relations Journal 43(3) 222-241 May.

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Professor John Goodwin

  • Hughes, J. and Goodwin, J. (2014) Human Documents and Archival Research. Sage Benchmarks in Research Methods (Four Volumes). London: Sage.
  • Hughes, J. and Goodwin, J. (2014) Human Documents as Figurations: Towards a Relational Approach to Documentary Research, Volume 1, Sage Library of Research Methods. London: Sage Publications, pp. xxv-xlvii.
  • Goodwin, J. and O'Connor, H. (2014)  Notions of Fantasy and Reality in the Adjustment to Retirement, Ageing and Society, 34(4): 569-589. (published online 2012).
  • Goodwin, J., O'Connor. H., and Quinn M. (2014) Training and Labour Needs of Young Workers in Vietnamese Organisations, Education and Training, 56(1): 35-46.
  • Goodwin, J. (2013) On Elias’s Theory of Communities. An Introduction to Verso una teoria della Comunità. CAMBIO: Rivista sulle trasformazioni sociali - Journal on Social Transformations (in English and Italian) Anno III, Numero 6/Dicembre 2013: pp. 161-163.
  • Hughes, J. and Goodwin, J. (2013) Becoming Elias: Themes From Four Interviews With Norbert Elias, Human Figurations, Volume 2, Issue 2, July 2013 :
  • Goodwin, J. and O’Connor, H. (2013)  Embodying Leisure: The Use of Images in Jephcott's Time of Ones Own, LERN Occasional Papers No. 2.
  • O’Connor H. and Goodwin J. (2013) Beyond 'Average' Family Life:  a secondary analysis of atypicality in 1960s families, Families, Relationships and Societies DOI:
  • Goodwin, J. and O'Connor, H. (2013) Ordinary Lives: 'Typical Stories' of Girls' Transitions in the 1960s and the 1980s, Sociological Research Online, Sociological Research Online, 18 (1) 4 <> 10.5153/sro.2881
  • O’Connor H. and Goodwin J. (2013) The Ethical Dilemmas of Restudies in Researching Youth, YOUNG: Nordic Journal of Youth Research, 21(3) 289–307.

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Professor Peter Jackson

  • “The Economic Crisis and the Crisis in Economics: Pragmatism and the Ontological Turn”, in M Keleman and N Rumens (eds) American Pragmatism and Organisation. Surrey: Gower. 2013.
  • “The Evolution, Critique and prospects of the Economics of Organisations”, in P M Jackson (ed) The Economics of Organisation and Bureaucracy, Cheltenham; Edward Elgar. 2013.
  • “Governance by Numbers: What Have We Learned Over The Past Thirty Years?”, Public Money and Management, Vol 31(1), 2011.
  • “Econo-Physics: Models and Metaphors”, in C Rangachayula and E haven (eds) Proceedings of the First Interdisciplinary CHESS Interactions Conference. World Scientific. 2010.
  • “Public sector debt in Developing Countries, in S Ghatak and P Levine (eds) Development Economics: Essays in Memory of Anita Ghatak. London: Routledge. 2009.
  • “The Size and Scope of the Public Sector”, in T Bovaird and E Loffler (eds) Public Management and Governance, Second edition. London: Routledge. 2009.

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Professor Henrietta O’Connor

  • Goodwin, J. and O'Connor, H. (2014) Norbert Elias's Lost Research: Revisiting the Young Worker Project. Rethinking Classical Sociology. Ashgate (forthcoming).
  • Goodwin, J. and O’Connor, H. (2014) A Critical Reassessment Of The ‘Complexity’ Orthodoxy: Lessons From Existing Data And Youth ‘Legacy’ Studies, Chapter Two in Kelly, P. and Kamp, A. (2014) Critical Youth Studies for the 21st Century. Leiden: Brill.
  • Goodwin, J., O'Connor. H., and Quinn M. (2014) Training and Labour Needs of Young Workers in Vietnamese Organisations, Education and Training, Vol 56, No. 1, pp. 35-46.
  • O'Connor, H. and Goodwin, J. (2013) Beyond 'Average' Family Life: a secondary analysis of atypicality in 1960s families. Families, Relationships and Societies.
  • Goodwin, J. and O'Connor, H. (2013) Ordinary Lives: 'Typical Stories' of Girls' Transitions in the 1960s and the 1980s, Sociological Research Online, 18(1)4.
  • O’Connor H. and Goodwin J. (2013) – The Ethical Dilemmas of Restudies in Researching Youth, YOUNG: Nordic Journal of Youth Research, 21 (3), pp. 289-307.
  • Goodwin, J. and O'Connor, H. (2013) Notions of Fantasy and Reality in the Adjustment to Retirement, Ageing and Society.

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Professor Melanie Simms

  • Simms, M., J. Holgate and E. Heery. (2013) Union Voices – Tactics and Tensions in UK Organizing. Cornell University Press.
  • Simms, M and Dean, D. (forthcoming) ‘Mobilising contingent workers: the importance of cultures of solidarity’. Economic and Industrial Democracy.
  • Simms, M. (forthcoming) ‘Accounting for greenfield union organising outcomes’ British Journal of Industrial Relations.
  • Simms, M. (2013) ‘Workplace trade union activists in UK service sector organizing campaigns’. Industrial Relations Journal. 44(4) pp 373-388.
  • Simms, M. (2012) ‘Imagined solidarities: where is class in union organising?’ Capital and Class. February pp 92 - 110.
  • Simms, M. (2011) ‘Les militants de terrain dans les campagnes d’implantation syndicale dans le secteur de services en Grande-Bretagne’ La Revue d’IRES. 68. October 2011.
  • Heery, E. and Simms, M. (2011) ‘Seizing an opportunity? Union organizing campaigns in Britain, 1998-2000’ Labor History. 52. pp 23-47.
  • Simms, M. (2011) ‘Appropriating the brand: union organising in front-line service work’ in M. Brannan, E. Parsons and V. Priola (eds.) Branded Lives: The Production and Consumption of Identity at Work. Edward Elgar.

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Professor Stephen Wood

  • S. Wood, K. Niven and J. Braeken, Managerial Abuse and the Process Of Absence amongst Mental Health Staff, Work, Employment and Society, in press.
  • S. Wood and G. Michaelides, Hindrance and challenge stressors and well-being based work–nonwork interference: A diary study of portfolio workers, Human Relations, in press.
  • J. Braeken, J. Mulder, and S. Wood, Relative Effects at Work: Bayes Factors from Order Constrained Models;, Journal of Management for special edition on Bayesian statistics, February 2015, Vol. 41, No. 2, 544–573.
  • S. Wood, S. Nolte, M. Burridge, D. Rudloff and W. Green, The Dimensions and Location Of High Performance Work Systems: Fresh Evidence From The UK Commission’s 2011 Employer Skills Survey, Human Resource Management Journal, 2015, Vol. 25, No. 2, pp.166–183.
  • S. Wood, R. Saundry and P. Latreille, Analysis of the nature, extent and impact of grievance and disciplinary procedures and workplace mediation using WERS2011, Acas research paper 10/14, London: Acas, 2014.
  • A. Corbett, M. Holcombe and S. Wood, It’s the People, Stupid! - Formal Models of Social Interaction in Agile Software Development Teams, Advances in Social Sciences Research Journal. 2015, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 70–85.
  • L. de Menezes and S. Wood, Quality Management, Job-related Contentment and Performance: an empirical analysis of British workplaces, Evidence-based HRM, 2015, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp 1-25.
  • B. van Wanrooy, H. Bewley, A. Bryson, J. Forth, F. Stephanie, L. Stokes and S. Wood, Employment Relations in the Shadow of the Recession, Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
  • B. Sheehan, E. Burton, S. Wood, C. Stride, E. Henderson and E. Wearn, Evaluating the built environment in inpatient psychiatric wards, Psychiatric Services, 2013. Vol. 64, No.8, 789-795.
  • S. Wood, G. Michaelides, and P. Totterdell, The impact of fluctuating workloads on well-being and the mediating role of work-non-work interference in this relationship among freelance workers, Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, January 2013. Vol, 18, No. 1, 106-119.
  • B. van Wanrooy, H. Bewley, A. Bryson, J. Forth, S. Freeth, L. Stokes and S. Wood, The 2011 Workplace Employment Relations study: First findings, London: BISS, 2013.
  • S. Wood, HRM, organizational performance and employee involvement, in C. Frege and J. Kelly (Eds), Comparative Employment Relations in the Global Economy, London: Taylor & Francis, 2013, 89-107.
  • S. Wood, C. Stride and S. Johnson, Getting the measure of personal and team morale, Journal of Health Management, October–December 2012, Vol. 14, No. 4, pp. 535–557.
  • S. Wood, G. Michaelides and C. Thomson, Successful extreme programming: Fidelity to the methodology or good teamworking?, Information and Software Technology, April, 2013, Vol. 55 No. 4, pp. 660-672.
  • S. Wood, J. Braeken and K. Niven, Discrimination in Organizations and Well-being: Organizational Justice among Mental-health Workers, Journal of Business Ethics, 2012, Vol. 115, Issue 3, 617-634.
  • S. Johnson, D. Osborn, R. Araya, E. Wearn, M. Paul, M. Stafford, N. Wellman, F. Nolan, H. Killaspy, B. Lloyd-Evans, E. Anderson, S. Wood, 'Staff morale in the English mental health workforce: a national investigation', British Journal of Psychiatry, 2012, Vol. 201, No. 3, 239-246.
  • S. Wood, M. van Veldhoven, M. Croon and L. M. de Menezes, Enriched job design, high involvement management and organizational performance: The mediating roles of job satisfaction and well-being, Human Relations, 2012, Vol. 65, No.4, pp. 419-446.

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Dr Shireen Kanji

  • Kanji, S. 2013. Giving up: how gendered organisational cultures push mothers out. With Emma Cahusac. Gender, Work and Organization, DOI: 10.1111/gwao.12011.
  • Kanji, S. 2013. Do fathers work less when mothers earn more? Work, Employment and Society. DOI: 10.1177/0950017012460321.
  • Kanji, S and Schober, P. 2013. Are couples with young children more likely to split up when the mother is the main or an equal earner? Sociology.Back to Top
  • Kanji, S. 2012. What stops lone mothers from working? Insights from the UK’s Millennium Cohort Study, pp 129-152, In The Costs of Children: Parenting and Democracy in Contemporary Europe edited by David G. Mayes and Mark Thomson. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham.
  • Bandyopadhyay, S., Kanji, S., Wang, L. 2011. The impact of rainfall and temperature variation on the prevalence of diarrhea in sub-Saharan Africa, in: Applied Geography 33, S. 63-72.
  • Kanji, S. 2010. What keeps mothers in full-time employment? European Sociological Review.

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Dr Nikolaus Hammer

  • Riisgaard, L. and Hammer N. (2011) 'Prospects for Labour in Global Value Chains: Labour Standards in the Cut Flower and Banana Industries', British Journal of Industrial Relations 49(1): 168-190.
  • Davies, S., Hammer, N., Williams, G., Raman, R., Ruppert, C. S. and Volynets, L. (2011) 'Labour Standards and Capacity in Global Subcontracting Chains: Evidence from a Construction MNC', Industrial Relations Journal (42)2: 124-138.
  • Hammer, N. (2010) 'Cross-border Cooperation under Asymmetry - The Case of an Interregional Trade Union Council', European Journal of Industrial Relations 16(4): 351-367.

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Professor Eileen Appelbaum

Centre for Economic Policy Research and Visiting Chair at Leicester

Dr Kirsty Newsome

Strathclyde and Visiting Fellow at Leicester

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