Ashwin, Sarah

Professor Sarah Ashwin  


Position held

Professor of Comparative Employment Relations


Experience keywords:

employment; gender; labour conflict; trade unions

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Ashwin, Sarah and Kabeer, Naila (2018) Taking #MeToo into global supply chains LSE Business Review (5 Feb 2018) Blog entry

Ashwin, Sarah and Isupova, Olga (2018) Anatomy of a stalled revolution: processes of reproduction and change in Russian women's gender ideologies Gender and Society, 32 (4). 441-468. ISSN 0891-2432


Ashwin, Sarah and Isupova, Olga (2014) “Behind every great man…”: the male marriage wage premium examined qualitatively Journal of Marriage and Family, 76 (1). 37-55. ISSN 0022-2445


Ashwin, Sarah and Tartakovskaya, Irina and Ilyina, Marina and Lytkina, Tatyana (2013) Gendering reciprocity: solving a puzzle of nonreciprocation Gender and Society, 27 (3). 396-421. ISSN 0891-2432


Ashwin, Sarah (2011) Russian unions after communism: a study in subordination In: Gall, Gregor and Wilkinson, Adrian and Hurd, Richard, (eds.) The International Handbook of Labour Unions: Responses to Neo-Liberalism. Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, Cheltenham, 187-206. ISBN 9781848448629


Ashwin, Sarah (2010) Understanding the gender dynamics of Russia's economic transformation: women's and men's experiences of employment, domestic labour and poverty In: Chant, Sylvia, (ed.) The International Handbook of Gender and Poverty: Concepts, Research, Policy. Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, Cheltenham, 178-183. ISBN 9781848443341


Ashwin, Sarah, ed (2006) Adapting to Russia's new labour market: gender and employment behaviour RoutledgeCurzon contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe series ; 5. Routledge, Abingdon, New York. ISBN 9780415349604


Ashwin, Sarah and Yakubovich, Valery (2005) Cherchez la femme: women as supporting actors in the Russian labour market European Sociological Review, 21 (2). 149-164. ISSN 0266-7215


Ashwin, Sarah and Lytkina, Tatyana (2004) Men in crisis in Russia: the role of domestic marginalization Gender and Society, 18 (2). 189-206. ISSN 0891-2432

Ashwin, Sarah (2004) Social partnership or "a complete sell out"? Russian trade unions' responses to conflict British Journal of Industrial Relations, 42 (1). 23-46. ISSN 0007-1080


Ashwin, Sarah and Clarke, Simon (2003) Russian trade unions and industrial relations in transition Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke. ISBN 0333735188

Ashwin, Sarah (2003) The regulation of the employment relationship in Russia: the Soviet legacy In: Galligan, Denis J. and Kurkchiyan, Marina, (eds.) Law and Informal Practices: the Post-Communist Experience. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, 93-113. ISBN 9780199259366


Ashwin, Sarah (2002) Women's lives under socialism Labour/Le Travail, 50. 261-273. ISSN 0700-3862


Ashwin, Sarah, ed (2000) Gender, state and society in Soviet and Post-Soviet Russia 1st, Routledge. ISBN 9780415214889

Ashwin, Sarah (2000) International labour solidarity after the Cold War In: Cohen, Robin and Rai, Shirin, M., (eds.) Global Social Movements. Athlone Press, London, UK, 101-116. ISBN 9780485006155

Ashwin, Sarah (2000) Влияние советского гендерного порядка на современное поведение в сфере занятости Социологические исследования / Sotsiologicheskie Issledovaniya (11). 63-72. ISSN 0132-1625


Ashwin, Sarah (1999) Russian workers : the anatomy of patience Manchester University Press, Manchester, UK. ISBN 071905611X

Ashwin, Sarah (1999) Russia's saviours?: women workers in Russia during the transition from Communism In: Neary, Michael, (ed.) Global Humanization: Studies in the Manufacture of Labour. Routledge, London, UK, 97-126. ISBN 9780720123401

Ashwin, Sarah (1999) Redefining the collective: Russian mineworkers in transition In: Burawoy, Michael and Verdery, Katherine, (eds.) Uncertain Transition: Ethnographies of Change in the Post-World. Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, Lanham, MD, 245-272. ISBN 9780847690435


Ashwin, Sarah (1998) Endless patience: explaining Soviet and post-Soviet social stability Communist and Post-Communist Studies, 31 (2). 187-198. ISSN 0967-067X


Ashwin, Sarah (1996) Forms of collectivity in a non-monetary society Sociology, 30 (1). 21-39. ISSN 0038-0385

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