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Prof Stephen Taylor


Department: Social Sciences

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Prior to joining Northumbria in 2009, Steve taught Sociology at the universities of Nottingham Trent and Durham before working as a Lecturer, Senior Lecturer and Principal Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Teesside (1994-2007 and as Head of Department of Sociology there from 2002-06), and as a Senior Lecturer in Cultural Sociology at the University of Salford (2007-09). He has held senior roles within the British Sociological Association (BSA), the major learned society for British sociologists, including Chair of the BSA Publications Committee and Vice Chair of the BSA Executive Committee. Steve was previously an Associate Dean and Head of the Department of Social Sciences at Northumbria.

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Lipman Building 226
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  • Sociology MA February 01 2009
  • Communication Studies BA (Hons) February 01 2009
  • Sociology and Social Policy PhD June 30 1996
  • Information not provided British Association of South Asian Studies (BASAS) 2009
  • Information not provided British Sociological Association (BSA) 2009

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Global Mobilities, Arun, S., Brahic, B., Taylor, S. 2 Jan 2020, In: Migration and Development
  • Bonded Labour in Capitalist Agrarian Economy of Punjab, Taylor, S., Singh, M. 26 Nov 2018, Modernity and Changing Social Fabric of Punjab and Haryana, Delhi, Primus
  • Punjabi Dalit transnational mobility: Challenging caste inequalities, Taylor, S. 1 May 2018, Provincial Globalization in India: Transregional Mobilities and Development Politics, Taylor & Francis
  • Transnational Emotion Work, Taylor, S. 12 Oct 2018, India Migration Report 2019, New Delhi and London, Taylor & Francis
  • Dalit Migration, Diaspora and Development: Kerala and Punjab, Rajan, S., Taylor, S., Kumar, V. 28 Nov 2017, India Migration Report 2017: Forced Migration, New Delhi and London, Taylor & Francis
  • Bringing it ‘Home’? Sociological Practice and the Practice of Sociology, Meer, N., Leonard, P., Taylor, S., O'Connor, H., Offer, J. 1 Oct 2016, In: Sociology
  • Dalit Migration, Diaspora and Development: Punjab and Kerala, Rajan, I., Taylor, S., Kumar, V. Feb 2016
  • Dalit Migration Overseas and Inclusive Growth: Kerala and Punjab, Taylor, S., Rajan, I. 21 Feb 2016
  • The ambiguity of Punjabi transnationalism: Caste and development within a transnational community, Taylor, S., Singh, M., Booth, D. Mar 2016, Migration, Mobility and Multiple Affiliations: Punjabis in a Transnational World, New Delhi, Cambridge University Press
  • 'Home is Never Fully Achieved...Even When We Are In It': Migration, Belonging and Social Exclusion within Punjabi Transnational Mobility, Taylor, S. 1 Apr 2015, In: Mobilities

PGR Supervision

  • Andreea Ciurea Bidirectional remittances flows: The experience of Romanian students and migrant care workers in the United Kingdom Start: 11/10/2014
  • Nikhil Panicker Start: 01/10/2019
  • Hai Pham A critical analysis of poverty reduction initiatives in North West Vietnam: A case study of Son La province Start: 01/02/2012
  • Melville Coombes Anglo-Indian Migration, Identity and 'Home': An Ethnographic Investigation Start: 01/09/2009


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