PhD Projects

Ongoing Ph.D. Theses

Balaguer Rasillo, Xavier Emerging forms of ‘Commoning’ in Spain: Theoretical and practical grounds for new worlds
Bernhold, Christin Upgrading, competitive strategies, and uneven development: Embedding upgrading of Argentinian soft commodity chains in its political-economic environment
Herrigel, Johanna

Making global markets for the poor. Shifting the frontier of global agroexport markets in Tanzania’s horticulture industry

 

Steiner, Jennifer Decent Care Work? Negotiating Transnational Home Care Arrangements
Stingl, Isabella Subjected through work? Refugees’ experiences in accessing labor markets in Switzerland
Wirth, Manuel Impact investing and the shift towards measurement and behaviorism in the United Kingdom’s social policy making
   

 

Completed Ph.D. Theses

2018

Simon Noori

Managing borders and mobilities in a globalizing world. On private companies, socio-material technologies and managerial rationalities in the governing of cross-border movements

2017

Chau, Huey Shy Brokering Labour Migration. The Role of Home Care Agencies in the Migration of Live-in Care Workers in Switzerland.
Pelzelmayer, Katharina Bodies That Work, Discourses That Care: Powerful Narratives of Elder Care on the Move

2016

 
Robin Catherine Facetten der kreativen Arbeit: Eine empirische Untersuchung von kreativen Arbeitspraktiken im Spannungsfeld von sozialen Feldern und Wertewelten

2015

 
Latzke, Peter Wert(e) der Drecksarbeit: Eine netzwerktheoretische Betrachtung der Qualifizierung und Marketization von Arbeit in arbeitsintensiven Dienstleistungen am Beispiel der Gebäudereinigung

2011

 
Kaspar, Heidi Erlebnis Stadtpark. Alltägliche Raumkonstruktionen am Beispiel städtischer Grünräume.

2010

 
Schwiter, Karin Lebensentwürfe. Junge Erwachsene im Spannungsfeld zwischen Individualität und Geschlechternormen. (Life Plans. Young Adults caught between Individuality and Gender Norms), submitted to the University of Basel