|Appears in Collections:||Management, Work and Organisation Journal Articles|
|Peer Review Status:||Refereed|
|Title:||The Moral Economy of Solidarity: A Longitudinal Study of Special Needs Teachers|
|Author(s):||Bolton, Sharon C|
Pupil Referral Unit
|Citation:||Bolton SC & Laaser K (2020) The Moral Economy of Solidarity: A Longitudinal Study of Special Needs Teachers. Work, Employment and Society, 34 (1), pp. 55-72. https://doi.org/10.1177/0950017019871237|
|Abstract:||Based on a longitudinal study of a Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) in England for children excluded from mainstream schools and utilising a moral economy lens, this article explores how solidarity is created and maintained in a very particular community of teachers and learning support assistants (LSAs). A moral economy approach highlights the centrality of people’s moral norms and values for understanding the multi-layered dimensions of solidarity in organisations and how it changes in the context of transformations in the labour process. The article illustrates how teachers and LSAs rely on mutuality, underpinned by moral norms of justice, and values of care, dignity and recognition, to cope with physically and emotionally demanding work that is under-resourced and undervalued. The analysis reveals that solidarity is not only against unjust workplace regimes, but also for connectivity and a humanised labour process.|
|Rights:||Bolton SC & Laaser K, The Moral Economy of Solidarity: A Longitudinal Study of Special Needs Teachers, Work, Employment and Society, 34 (1), pp. 55-72. Copyright © The Authors 2020. Reprinted by permission of SAGE Publications. DOI: 10.1177/0950017019871237|
|ME Solidarity 28th July final.pdf||Fulltext - Accepted Version||890.37 kB||Adobe PDF||View/Open|
This item is protected by original copyright
Items in the Repository are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.
If you believe that any material held in STORRE infringes copyright, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org providing details and we will remove the Work from public display in STORRE and investigate your claim.