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