Recent + forthcoming publications

The Post-Fordist Sexual Contract (Palgrave Macmillan) featured in the Times Higher Education ‘Best Books of the Year 2016’.

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You can download The Post-Fordist Sexual Contract Flyer.

Recent Publications

2017     Gender and Labour in New Times. Co-edited by Lisa Adkins and Maryanne Dever. London: Routledge.

2016         ‘Speculative Futures in the Time of DebtThe Sociological Review Early View 14 December. doi:  10.1111/1467-954X.12442.

2016          ‘Notes Toward a Sociology of Debt‘ Dialogues in Human Geography 6(3): 318-321.

2016      ‘Contingent Labour and the Rewriting of the Sexual Contract’ in L. Adkins and M. Dever (eds) The Post-Fordist Sexual Contract: Working and Living in Contingency, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan: 1-28.

2016      ‘The Financialisation of Social Reproduction: Domestic Labour and Promissory Value’ (with M. Dever) in L. Adkins and M. Dever (eds) The Post-Fordist Sexual Contract: Working and Living in Contingency, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan: 129-146.

2015      ‘Disobedient Workers, The Law and the Making of Unemployment Markets’ Sociology doi: 10.1177/0038038515598276  

2015      ‘What are Post-Fordist Wages? Simmel, Labour Money and the Problem of Value’ South Atlantic Quarterly 14.2: 331-353. (Special Issue on Rethinking Money, Debt and Finance After the Crisis.)

2015      ‘What Does Money Do? Feminist Theory in Austere Times’ Feminist Review 119: 31-48. (Special Issue on The Politics of Austerity.)

2014      Special Issue on Gender and Labour in New Times. Australian Feminist Studies 29 (79). Co-edited with M. Dever.

2014      ‘Gender and Labour in New Times: An Introduction’ (with M. Dever) Australian Feminist Studies 29(79): 1-11. (Special Issue on Gender and Labour in New Times.)

2014     ‘Housework, Wages and Money: The Category of the Female Principal Breadwinner in Financial Capitalism’ (with M. Dever) Australian Feminist Studies  29(79): 50-56. (Special Issue on Gender and Labour in New Times.)

2014      ‘Luc Boltanksi and the Problem of Time: Notes Towards  a Pragmatic Sociology of the Future’. In S. Susen and B.S. Turner (eds) Luc Boltanski, London and New York: Anthem Press.

2014      ‘What is the Empirical?’ (with C. Lury) in S. Hillyard (ed) Approaches to Fieldwork, London, Thousand Oaks and New Delhi: Sage. (Sage Benchmarks in Social Research Series.)

2013      ‘Ontological Bourdieu? A Reply to Simon Susen’ Social Epistemology: A Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Policy 27 (3-4): 293-300. (Special issue on Bourdieu and Language.)

2013      ‘Creativity, Biography and the Time of Individualization’ in M. Banks, R. Gill and S. Taylor (eds) Theorizing Cultural Work: Labour, Continuity and Change in the Creative Industries, London: Routledge: 153-64 .

2012      ‘Out of Work or Out of Time: Rethinking Labor After the Financial Crisis’ South Atlantic Quarterly 111(4): 621-641. (Special Issue on Labor’s Contingency: New Spaces and Times of Work.)

2012       ‘Special Measures’ (with C. Lury) in L. Adkins and C. Lury (eds) Measure and Value, Oxford: Blackwell: 5-23. (The Sociological Review Monograph Series.)

2012       Measure and Value (with C. Lury) Oxford: Blackwell.  (The Sociological Review Monograph Series.) Also published as a journal special issue of The Sociological Review, Volume 59, Issue Supplement s2 (December 2011), Pages 1–181.

2011      ‘Practice as Temporalisation: Bourdieu and Economic Crisis’ in S. Susen and B.S. Turner (eds) The Legacy of Pierre Bourdieu: Critical Essays, London and New York: Anthem Press: 347-365.

2010       ‘The New Economy, Property and Personhood’ in D. Oswell (ed.) Cultural Theory (Volume 4: Economy, Technology and Knowledge), London, Thousand Oaks and New Delhi: Sage: 219-240.

2009        ‘Sociological Futures: From Clock Time to Event Time’ Sociological Research Online 14: 4: http://www.socresonline.org.uk/14/4/8.html  (Debate Section: Global Social Inquiry.)

2009         ‘Feminism After Measure’ Feminist Theory 10(3): 1-17. (Special Issue on Intimate Public Practices: A Methodological Challenge.)

2009         ‘What is the Empirical?’ (with C. Lury) The European Journal of Social Theory 12(1): 5-20.

2009          ‘What is the Empirical?’ (Special Issue co-edited with C. Lury), The European Journal of Social Theory, Volume 12, Number 1.

2008          ‘From Retroactivation to Futurity: The End of the Sexual Contract?’ Nordic Journal of Feminist and Gender Research 16(3): 182-201.

2008          ‘Gender, Living and Labour in The Fourth Shift’ (with E. Jokinen) Nordic Journal of Feminist and Gender Research 16(3): 138-149.

2008         ‘Restless Capitalism’ (Special Issue co-edited with E. Jokinen) Nordic Journal of Feminist and Gender Research, Volume 16, Number 3.

2008         ‘Social Capital Put to the Test’ Sociology Compass 2(4): 1209-1227.