My Blog

Democracy to Come was developed as a website to bring together my research in one place: to document all the things that I write about, all the things I explore through my research and all the things that inspire and make me happy. I hope that in sharing them through this blog they provoke others to think more about democracy, freedom at work and how popular culture shapes how we think about our working lives.

Studio Ghibli and the representation of work

Studio Ghibli and the representation of work Following on from the Disney research I was encouraged to explore further the influences of animations on children’s emerging understanding of work and organizational life. I had discussed

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Quimper Village

The most inspiring visit of my ESRC project was to travel to the west coast of the USA to a housing community in Port Townsend – called Quimper Village. This was a co-housing community originally

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Chihuly Art Gallery

A lot of the places I go to make me think about work or organization differently. It is something of a curse and a bit annoying to be experiencing something fantastic and have your mind

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ESRC Future Leaders Grant Award 2016-2019

A Democracy to Come? Investigating Change in Alternative Organizations The economic instability and uncertainty caused by the 2008 financial crisis has encouraged many individuals and groups to re-evaluate the type of society that they wish

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