Posts by Professor James Wickham
Professor James Wickham
James Wickham was Jean Monnet Professor of European Labour Market Studies and Professor in Sociology at Trinity College Dublin. He has published widely on employment, transport and migration in Ireland and Europe; he is the author of Gridlock: Dublin’s Transport Crisis and the Future of the City and co-author of New Mobilities in Europe: Polish Migration to Ireland post-2004. His book Unequal Europe: Social divisions and social cohesion in an old continent analysed the collapse of the European Social Model; his new text book European Societies (Routledge 2020) examines the structures of inequality in contemporary Europe. He is a former director of TASC.
James Wickham 03/02/2022
What about the workers? The pandemic led to a continual discussion of working from home and its consequences for everything from domestic life to urban planning. However, there has been relatively little discussion of the vast numbers of ‘essential workers’ who had to keep working as before. At the start of the pandemic some were …
Kirsty Doyle is a Researcher at TASC, working in the area of health inequalities. She is …
Vic Duggan is an independent consultant, economist and public policy specialist catering …
Paul Sweeney is former Chief Economist of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions. He was a …