Clare Hawkes

Area and Development Studies

PhD Researcher in Area and Development Studies (ESRC 1+3)
School of Social and Policy Sciences, University of Bath

Start date: October 2019

Research topic: Child Labour: Participatory Action Research with working children in Dhaka, Bangladesh

This is a study of how working children in Dhaka understand the concepts that are applied to child labour in the policy discourse on child labour, concepts such as freedom, unfreedom, decent work and exploitation. It is part of a DFID-funded programme of work which aims to reduce child labour through interventions in Myanmar, Nepal and Bangladesh.

Research supervisors: Professor Joe Devine, Dr Neil Howard