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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.

Campus Address

Lipman Building 226
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Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Global Mobilities: United by Dividing and Accelerating Precarities, 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: The Punjabi Diaspora in Europe, 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, International Conference on Migration, Diaspora and Development
  • Dalit Migration Overseas and Inclusive Growth: Kerala and Punjab, Taylor, S., Rajan, I. 21 Feb 2016, International Conference on Migration, Diaspora and Development
  • 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

  • Hai Pham A critical analysis of poverty reduction initiatives in North West Vietnam: A case study of Son La province Start Date: 01/02/2012 End Date: 16/09/2019
  • Melville Coombes Anglo-Indian Migration, Identity and 'Home': An Ethnographic Investigation Start Date: 01/09/2009 End Date: 08/05/2018
  • Alexandra Hall Reconceptualising Izzat: Honour, Respect & Social Status Among a British-Pakistani Diaspora Start Date: 08/10/2014 End Date: 13/11/2014
  • Cristian Moreh Mobilities and Citizenships in an Enlarged Europe: A Comparative Analysis of Romanian and Hungarian Migration to the United Kingdom Start Date: 01/10/2014 End Date: 08/10/2015
  • Aneeta Shajan International Migration and Health in Kerala, India. Start Date: 18/01/2021
  • Ruth Stevenson Transnational migration and gendered devlopment in Kerala, India Start Date: 18/01/2021
  • Andreea Ciurea Bidirectional remittances flows: The experience of Romanian students and migrant care workers in the United Kingdom Start Date: 11/10/2014
  • Nikhil Panicker The production and reproduction of inequalities in spaces of migration: A study of migration infrastructures and migrant mobilities between Kerala and the Middle East Start Date: 01/10/2019


  • 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

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