Selected publications


Rogaly, Ben and Taylor, Becky (2019) 'Why should they draw if you don't draw yourself?': review of Luisa Passerini's conversations on visual memory. History Workshop Journal. ISSN 1363-3554 (Accepted)

Rogaly, Ben (2019) Brexit writings and the war of position over migration, 'race' and class. Environment and Planning C: Politics and Space, 37 (1). pp. 3-40. ISSN 2399-6544

Burrell, Kathy, Hopkins, Peter, Isakjee, Arshad, Lorne, Colin, Nagel, Caroline, Finlay, Robin, Nayak, Anoop, Benwell, Matthew C, Pande, Raksha, Richardson, Michael, Botterill, Katherine and Rogaly, Ben (2018) Brexit, race and migration. Environment and Planning C: Politics and Space. ISSN 2399-6544

Rishbeth, Clare and Rogaly, Ben (2018) Sitting outside: conviviality, self-care and the design of benches in urban public space. Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, 43 (2). pp. 284-298. ISSN 0020-2754

Buckley, Michelle, McPhee, Siobhán and Rogaly, Ben (2017) [Editorial] Labour geographies on the move: migration, migrant status and work in the 21st century. Geoforum, 78. pp. 153-158. ISSN 0016-7185

Rogaly, Ben and Qureshi, Kaveri (2017) ‘That’s where my perception of it all was shattered’: oral histories and moral geographies of food sector workers in an English city region. Geoforum, 78. pp. 189-198. ISSN 0016-7185

Rogaly, Ben (2016) ‘Don't show the play at the football ground, nobody will come’: the micro-sociality of co-produced research in an English provincial city. The Sociological Review, 64 (4). pp. 657-680. ISSN 1467-954X

Rogaly, Ben and Taylor, Becky (2015) For the likes of us? Retelling the classed production of a British university campus. ACME: An International E-Journal for Critical Geographies, 14 (1). pp. 235-259. ISSN 1492-9732

Rogaly, Ben (2015) Disrupting migration stories: reading life histories through the lens of mobility and fixity. Environment and Planning D: Society and Space, 33 (3). pp. 528-544. ISSN 0263-7758

Rogaly, Ben (2014) [Review] Judy Fudge and Kendra Strauss, ed. (2013) Temporary work, agencies and unfree labour. Society and Space Open Site.

McGrath, Siobhan and Rogaly, Ben (2014) Researching "slave labour": an experiment in critical pedagogy. ACME: An International E-Journal for Critical Geographies, 13 (4). pp. 630-633. ISSN 1492-9732

Day, Abby and Rogaly, Ben (2014) Sacred communities: contestations and connections. Journal of Contemporary Religion, 29 (1). pp. 75-88. ISSN 1353-7903

Rogaly, Ben and Qureshi, Kaveri (2013) Diversity, urban space and the right to the provincial city. Identities, 20 (4). pp. 423-437. ISSN 1070-289X

Rogaly, Ben and Thieme, Susan (2012) Experiencing space–time: the stretched lifeworlds of migrant workers in India. Environment and Planning A, 44 (9). pp. 2086-2100. ISSN 0308-518X

Rogaly, Ben and Taylor, Becky (2010) ‘They Called Them Communists Then … What D'You Call ‘Em Now? … Insurgents?’. Narratives of British Military Expatriates in the Context of the New Imperialism. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 36 (8). pp. 1335-1351. ISSN 1369-183X

Rogaly, Ben (2009) Spaces of work and everyday life: labour geographies and the agency of unorganised temporary migrant workers. Geography Compass, 3 (6). pp. 1975-1987. ISSN 1749-8198

Rogaly, Ben (2008) Intensification of workplace regimes in British horticulture: the role of migrant workers. Population, Space and Place, 14 (6). pp. 497-510. ISSN 1544-8444

Rogaly, Ben (2008) Migrant workers in the ILO's 'Global Alliance Against Forced Labour' report: a critical appraisal. Third World Quarterly, 29 (7). pp. 1431-1447. ISSN 0143-6597


Rogaly, Ben and Taylor, Becky (2009) Moving histories of class and community: identity, place and belonging in contemporary England. Identity Studies in the Social Sciences . Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke. ISBN 9780230219939

Rogaly, Ben Stories from a migrant city: living and working together in the shadow of Brexit. Manchester University Press, Manchester. ISBN 9781526131744 (Accepted)

Book Section

Rogaly, Ben (2019) Food-work city: oral history and the contested politics of place. In: Edensor, Tim, Kalandides, Ares and Kothari, Uma (eds.) The Routledge handbook of place. Routledge. (Accepted)

Qureshi, Kaveri and Rogaly, Ben (2018) Womanhood implies travel: Punjabi marriage migration between India and Britain. In: Riley, Nancy E and Brunson, Jan (eds.) International handbook on gender and demographic processes. International Handbooks of Population . Springer, pp. 203-214. ISBN 9789402412888

Rogaly, Ben (2018) Re-scaling citizenship struggles in provincial urban England. In: Bauder, Harald and Darling, Jonathan (eds.) Sanctuary cities and urban struggles: rescaling migration, citizenship and rights. Manchester University Press. (Accepted)

Rogaly, Ben (2016) Contesting neoliberal common sense: bottom-up history and the struggle over urban space. In: Brennan, Jessie (ed.) Re: development: voices, cyanotypes and writings from the green backyard. Silent Grid, London, pp. 51-54. ISBN 9780993023125

Rogaly, Ben (2015) Class, spatial justice and the production of not-quite citizens. In: Anderson, Bridget and Hughes, Vanessa (eds.) Citizenship and Its Others. Palgrave, Basingstoke, pp. 157-176. ISBN 9781137435071

Rogaly, Ben, Spencer, Sarah, Ruhs, Martin and Anderson, Bridget (2015) 'Information on advice and arrival’, and ‘accommodation’in migrants’ lives beyond the workplace: the experiences of central and East Europeans in the UK. In: Phillimore, Jenny (ed.) Migration and Social Policy. Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham. ISBN 9781783471041

Rogaly, Ben (2015) Immigration politics, slavery talk: the case for a class perspective. In: Quirk, Joel and O'Connell Davidson, Julia (eds.) Popular and political representations. Beyond trafficking and slavery short course, 1 . Open Democracy, pp. 76-78. ISBN 9780997050707

Rogaly, Ben and Taylor, Rebecca (2014) Finding common ground against disadvantage: challenging the ethnicization of class. In: Feldman, David and Gidley, Ben (eds.) Integration, disadvantage and extremism. Pears Institute for the Study of Anti-Semitism, London, pp. 21-24. ISBN 9780992867003

Rogaly, Ben (2014) Agriculture and food processing. In: Anderson, Bridget and Keith, Michael (eds.) Migration: the COMPAS anthology. COMPAS, Centre on Migration, Policy and Society, Oxford.

Anderson, Bridget, Rogaly, Ben and Ruhs, Martin (2012) Chasing ghosts: researching illegality in migrant labour markets. In: Vegas-Silva, Carlos (ed.) Handbook of research methods in migration. Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, Cheltenham, pp. 396-410. ISBN 9781849803113

Rogaly, Ben and Taylor, Becky (2009) 'I Don't Want to Be Classed, But We're All Classed': Making Liveable Lives Across Generations. In: Wetherell, Margaret (ed.) Identity in the 21st Century: New Trends in Changing Times. Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 41-58. ISBN 9780230580879

Rogaly, Ben and Taylor, Becky (2009) Moving Representations of the 'Indigenous White Working Class'. In: Sveinsson, Kjartan Pall (ed.) Who Cares about the White Working Class? Runnymede Trust, London, pp. 51-59. ISBN 9781906732103

Rogaly, Ben, Massey, Deeptima and Rafique, Abdur (2009) Straw in the Elephant's Mouth? Social Protection for Temporary Work Migrants in West Bengal. In: Abrar, C R and Seeley, Janet (eds.) Social Protection and Livelihoods: Marginalised Migrant Workers of India and Bangladesh. The University Press Ltd, Dhaka. ISBN 9847022000325

Rogaly, Ben, Coppard, Daniel, Rana, Kumar, Rafique, Abdur, Sengupta, Amrita and Biswas, Jhuma (2004) Seasonal migration, employer-worker interactions, and shifting ethnic identities in contemporary West Bengal. In: Osella, Filippo and Gardner, Katy (eds.) Migration, Modernity and Social Transformation in South Asia. Contributions to Indian Sociology (11). Sage Publications India Pvt. Ltd, New Delhi/Thousand Oaks/London, pp. 281-310. ISBN 0761932097

Rogaly, Ben (1999) Dangerous liaisons? Seasonal migration and agrarian change in West Bengal. In: Rogaly, Ben, Harriss-White, Barbara and Bose, Sugata (eds.) Sonar Bangla?: Agricultural Growth and Agrarian Change in West Bengal and Bangladesh. Sage, New Delhi; London, pp. 357-380. ISBN 9780761993070

Reports and working papers

Rogaly, Ben (2011) 'Indigenous' transnationalism: life geographies of the 'white working-class'. Working Paper. Institute for the Study of European Transitions.


Gearing, Jay and Rogaly, Ben (2019) ‘Workers’: life, creativity and resisting racial capitalism. The Sociological Review [weblog article, 8 March 2019]. SAGE publications.