PhD Projects

Ongoing Ph.D. Theses

Keller, Marisol

How digital labour platforms reshape spatio-temporal patterns of work

Balaguer Rasillo, Xavier Emerging forms of ‘Commoning’ in Spain: Theoretical and practical grounds for new worlds
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

Bernhold, Christin

Upgrading, competitive strategies, and uneven development: Embedding upgrading of Argentinian soft commodity chains in its political-economic environment (2019)

Herrigel, Johanna         

Making global markets for the poor. Shifting the frontier of global agroexport markets in Tanzania’s horticulture industry. (2019)

Noori, Simon

Managing borders and mobilities in a globalizing world. On private companies, socio-material technologies and managerial rationalities in the governing of cross-border movements. (2018)

Chau, Huey Shy

Brokering Labour Migration. The Role of Home Care Agencies in the Migration of Live-in Care Workers in Switzerland. (2017)

Pelzelmayer, Katharina

Bodies That Work, Discourses That Care: Powerful Narratives of Elder Care on the Move. (2017)

Robin, Catherine

Facetten der kreativen Arbeit: Eine empirische Untersuchung von kreativen Arbeitspraktiken im Spannungsfeld von sozialen Feldern und Wertewelten. (2016)

Latzke, Peter

Wert(e) der Drecksarbeit: Eine netzwerktheoretische Betrachtung der Qualifizierung und Marketization von Arbeit in arbeitsintensiven Dienstleistungen am Beispiel der Gebäudereinigung. (2015)

Kaspar, Heidi

Erlebnis Stadtpark. Alltägliche Raumkonstruktionen am Beispiel städtischer Grünräume. (2011)

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. (2010)