About the Author
Diamond Ashiagbor is Professor of Labour Law at SOAS, University of London. Widely published in the fields of labour and employment law, human rights, multiculturalism, and development, she won the Society of Legal Scholars’ Prize for Outstanding Legal Scholarship for her book The European Employment Strategy: Labour Market Regulation and New Governance (2005). Prof Ashiagbor received the Fernand Braudel Senior Fellowship in 2011, as well as the EU-US Fulbright Research Award.
Prabha Kotiswaran is Senior Lecturer in Criminal Law at the Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London. With research interests in criminal law, feminist legal theory and the sociology of law, her most recent volume, Dangerous Sex, Invisible Labor: Sex Work and the Law in India (2011), won the SLSA-Hart Prize for early-career academics. Her current work explores the evolving jurisprudence of anti-trafficking law, and the regulation of markets in social reproduction.
Amanda Perry-Kessaris is Professor of International Economic Law at SOAS, University of London, and has studied law, economics and ethnography. She is currently focusing on the analytical potential of Economic Sociology of Law for the field of law and development and graphic design as a method of communication in that field. She has previously been funded by the British Academy to study the impact of economics on law and development; and the Leverhulme Trust and the Socio-Legal Studies Association to investigate the role of the Indian legal system as a mediator of foreign investment relations. She is secretary to the Socio-Legal Studies Association.