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Dr Rebecca Prentice

Post:Reader in Anthropology (Anthropology, International Development)
Location:ARTS C C202
Email:R.J.Prentice@sussex.ac.uk

Telephone numbers
Internal:3363
UK:01273 873363
International:+44 1273 873363

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Biography

Rebecca Prentice is a Reader in Anthropology and International Development. She holds a BA in Anthropology from Cornell University, an MA in the Anthropology of Development and Social Transformation from the University of Sussex, and a DPhil in Social Anthropology from the University of Sussex. In 2010 she held an ESRC Postdoctoral Fellowship at Goldsmiths, University of London.

Rebecca's book, Thiefing a Chance: Factory Work, Illicit Labor, and Neoliberal Subjectivities in Trinidad, won the Society for the Anthropology of Work Book Prize in 2015.

Her co-edited book (with Geert De Neve) is Unmaking the Global Sweatshop: Health and Safety of the World's Garment Workers (2017, University of Pennsylvania Press).

Supported by C&A Foundation, Rebecca has written a technical and advocacy report, Workers' Right to Compensation for Garment Factory Disasters: Making Rights a Reality (2018).

Rebecca blogs at Culture & Capitalism.