working class, yes i said it, working class

I heard an interview with Len McCluskey, the General Secretary of Unite.  Asked about why he wouldn’t accept the current plans concerning pension reform bearing in mind the financial pressures everyone was experiencing he spoke about how the pension funds that provided for the pensions of the Unite members were in good financial health. He […]

othering ourselves

In research there is always an issue of the researcher having power over the researched.  This is typical of anthropological work where the ethnographer comes to their field, spends time, forms relationships and then buggers off stage left,  perhaps to return with a chapter or a copy of a book if they are that successful.  […]