Published online by Cambridge University Press: 30 July 2012
Historically there has been a variety of ways for academics to engage with working people or to combine activism with scholarship. Women on the Line represents a historically specific form of engagement that was open to western feminists at the height of second wave feminism in the 1970s.
I am indebted to the Economic and Social Research Council for funding my Professorial Fellowship research program, “Transformations of Work: New Frontiers, Shifting Boundaries, Changing temporalities” (RES-051-27-0015), and to the European Research Council Advanced Investigator Grant for funding continuing research on “Consumption Work and Societal Divisions of Labour.” For further detail, see http://www.essex.ac.uk/sociology/staff/profile.aspx?ID=130.
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