Bridget Anderson is Professor of Mobilities, Migration and Citizenship at the University of Bristol. She was previously Research Director at the Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS) at the University of Oxford. She is the author of Us and Them: the Dangerous Politics of Immigration Controls and Doing the dirty work? The global politics of domestic labour. Professor Anderson is particularly interested in citizenship, nationalism, immigration enforcement (including ‘trafficking’), low waged labour, migration, and the state. She has worked closely with migrants' organisations, trades unions and legal practitioners at the local, national and international levels.
Published in: democraciaAbiertaEntender el contexto interpersonal y estructural del trabajo del hogar
La relación entre las trabajadoras del hogar y quienes las emplean puede ser difícil; pero no tiene por qué serlo. English
Migrants before the Permanent People’s Tribunal in Barcelona
The harrowing stories of migrants sorted and separated by walls and racism finally get a hearing in Barcelona.
Understanding the interpersonal and the structural context of domestic work
Domestic employer-worker relationships can be difficult, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Español
Rescuing the market? Comparing Agustin’s ‘Sex at the margins’ and Bales’ ‘Understanding global slavery’
‘Sex at the margins’ and ‘Understanding global slavery’ are, on the surface, markedly different treatments of modern...
Extreme exploitation is not a problem of human nature
Extreme exploitation is a structural problem, not a problem of human nature. Unless we deal with the ‘root causes’,...
Published in: 50.50Migration: controlling the unsettled poor
Examining the way in which first rulers, and then the state, have coerced the poor in England into mobility and...