Dr Ranji Devadason is a senior lecturer in Sociology at the School of Science,
Society and Management, Bath Spa University. Prior to commencing at Bath/
Spa, she held a British Academy postdoctoral fellowship at the University
of Bristol, for which she analysed the work identities and wellbeing of
transnational professionals in global organisations and cities.
for this project was conducted in London, Geneva, Dubai and Bangalore.
Ranji was based in Sociology at the University of Bristol from 2000-2011.
For her PhD, Living
to work or working to live, she carried out a
cross-national study of young adult working lives in two European cities,
Bristol and Gothenburg (2002-2005). More recently, as research associate
for the European Commission funded project 'Multicultural Democracy and
Social Capital in Europe' (2007-2008), she conducted comparative analysis
of ethnic minority and majority Londoners’ social capital and
participation in public life in London in comparison (and collaboration)
with 5 European-partner city projects.
My research centres on the sociology of work,
globalization, social divisions and cities