Bridget Anderson is a Senior Research Fellow at COMPAS at the University of Oxford. Her work primarily focuses on Migration and the Labour Market, with a particular interest in domestic workers and au pairs, trafficking, immigration enforcement, citizenship and the politics of immigration controls.
She has a DPhil in Sociology and previous training in Philosophy and Modern Languages. She is the author of 'Labour Exchange: Patterns of Migration in Asia', and 'Doing the dirty work? The global politics of domestic labour'. Her most recent book, edited with Martin Ruhs, is 'Who Needs Migrant Workers? Labour shortages, immigration and public policy'.
Bridget is particularly interested in precarious labour, migration and the state. She has worked closely with migrants' organisations, trades unions and legal practitioners at local, national and European level.
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Tuesday, 11 October 2011