Post-doctoral fellow at the Society, Work and Politics Institute (SWOP) , University of the Witwatersrand
I am an anthropologist with research interests in youth marginality and unemployment, inequality, the future of work, and new forms of social welfare in the Global South. I received her PhD in Anthropology from the University of Oxford in 2019, and am currently a post-doctoral fellow at the Society, Work & Politics Institute (SWOP) at the University of the Witwatersrand. I am working on a manuscript provisionally entitled “The productivity of unemployment: emerging forms of work and life in urban South Africa” which explores young people's everyday experiences of unemployment in South Africa, and the ways in which unemployment is actively shaping the form and texture of economic life, gender and family relations, and political expectations and demands in contemporary South Africa.
Jul 18, 2022 07:03 am UTC| Economy
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Jun 09, 2022 08:48 am UTC| Insights & Views
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