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Research Profile

Dr Surhan Cam 


Selected Publications

Working Papers

Cam, S (2012) The underemployed in the UK, Cardiff University, Working Paper, No: 152

Cam, S (2012) Involuntary temporary workers in Britain, Cardiff University, Working Paper, No: 151

Cam, S (2012) Non-unionised Migrant Workers: Evidence from the UK Labour Force Survey for a ‘Triple-challenge Model’, Cardiff University, Working Paper, 149

Cam, S (2011) Unincluded trade union members: evidence from the labour force survey, Cardiff University, ISBN: 978-1-908469-03-8

Cam, S (2011) Motivations, irrational and a community of migrant workers -from Turkey, Cardiff University, ISBN 978-1-904815-22-1

Cam, S (2011) Involuntary part-timers’: evidence from the labour force survey, Cardiff University, ISBN: 9780 745331 317

Cam, S (2010) Migrant Workers and the rest amid the Recession in Britain, Centre for Global Labour Research: Cardiff University

Cam, S (2008) Migrant Workers in Wales: A comparison with the rest of Britain, Cardiff: Cardiff University, ISBN 978-1-904815-65-5

Cam, S (2007) Temporary employment among the EU migrants (‘Eastern Europeans’) in Britain, Cardiff: Cardiff University, ISBN: 978-1-904815-54-9

Cam, S (2006) Ethnicisation of Temporary Jobs in Britain, Cardiff: Cardiff University, ISBN: 1-904815-46-4

Cams, S (2006) Institutional Oppression and Neo-Liberalism in Turkey, Cardiff: Cardiff University, ISBN: 1-904815-47-2

Nichols, T and Cam, S (2003) Factory Regimes and the Dismantling of Established Labour in Asia: A Review of Cases from Large Manufacturing Plants in China, South Korea and Taiwan, Cardiff: Cardiff University, ISBN: 19048015049

Beynon, H., Cam, S., Fairbrother, P. and Nichols, T. (2003) The Rise and Transformation of the UK Domestic Appliance Industry, Cardiff: Cardiff University, ISBN: 1904815022

Cam, S and Purcell, K (2002) Employment Intermediaries in the UK: Who Uses Them? Bristol: UWE, ISBN 186043553

Chapters in Books

Cam, S (2009), ‘Migrant Workers in Wales’ in The Impact of Migration on Wales (eds) Welsh Affairs Committee, London

Cam, S., Purcell, J. and Tailby, S. (2003) 'Contingent Employment in the UK' in O. Bergstrom and D. Storrie (eds) Contingent Employment in Europe and the United States, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar: 52-78, ISBN 1 84376 033 9

Books

Nichols, T and Cam, S (2005) Labour in a Global World: Case studies from the White Goods Industry in Africa, South America, East Asia and Europe, London: Palgrave MacMillan, ISBN 1-4039-1477-X

Walters, D., Nichols, T., Connor, J., Tasiran, A and Cam, S (2004) The Role and Effectiveness of Safety Representatives in Influencing Workplace Health and Safety, HSE Books, ISBN 0 7176 6136 9

Book Reviews

Enneli, P and Cam, S (2004)‘The Migration and Settlement of Refugees in Britain’, by Alice Bloch, Work, Employment and Society, Volume 18, Issue 01: 232-234

Cam, S (2003) ‘Border Controls: the Case against Immigration Controls’ by Teresa Hayter, Capital and Class, 80: 215-217

Journal Articles

Cam, S (2012) ‘Involuntary part-timers: evidence from the labour force survey’,Industrial Relations Journal, 43(3): 242-260

Cam, S (2005) ‘Talking Turkey for Democracy: Fundamentalism, Fascism and EU, Capital and Class, 85: 3-17, ISSN 0309 8168

Nichols, T., Cam, S., Grace Chou, W., Chun, S., Zhao, W. and Feng, T (2004) ‘Factory regimes and the dismantling of established labour in Asia: a review of cases from large manufacturing plants in China, South Korea and Taiwan’ Work, Employment & Society 18(4): 663-685, ISSN 0950-0170

Cam, S (2002) 'Neo-Liberalism and Labour in an Emerging Market Economy: Turkey', Capital and Class, 77: 89-117

Cam, S (1999) 'Trade Unions, Wages, Job Security and Privatisation: The Case of the Turkish Cement Industry', Sociological Review, 47/4: 695-715

In Turkish:

Cam, S (1999) ‘Sinif-alti konusuna kuramsal bir yaklasim’, Murekkep, Sayi: 12

Cam, S. (1998) ‘Soguk Savas Sonrasinda Anglo-Amerikan Savunma Sanayi Politikalari’, Mulkiyeliler Dergisi, Cilt 22, Sayi 210-2

Cam, S. (1997) 'Ozellestrime ve Istihdam Stratejileri', Mulkiyeliler Dergisi, Cilt 22, Sayi: 206-9

Cam, S (1996) ‘Kuramsal Açidan Özellestirme’, Mülkiyeliler Dergisi, Cilt: 19, Sayı: 184

Cam, S ve Sugur, N (1995) ‘Anthony Giddens ile Küreselleşme Üzerine Söyleşi’, Mürekkep, Sayı: 3-4

Cam, S (1994) ‘Mesruluk Acisindan Metodolojide Alan Problemi’, Dil ve Tarih-Cografya Fakultesi Dergisi, Sayi: 15

Press (Selected)                             

International Herald Tribune, Brisk Sales at Turkish Shipyard Exposes Fatal Flaws, July 10 2008 (Interview excerpts)

Washington Post, Turkish shipyards fast-growing but hazardous, 14 July 2008 (Interview excerpts)

Financial Times, On the Global Factory: ‘Labour in a Global World: Case studies from the White Goods Industry in Africa, South America, East Asia and Europe’ by Theo Nichols and Surhan Cam, 25 July 2005

Cam, S (2003) ‘Reformda Kurnazlik Olmaz’, Radikal, 3 Temmuz

Miscellaneous (Selected)

Cam, S (2008) Postgraduate Research Experiences of Students at Cardiff University: PRES 2008 Report, Cardiff University: Cardiff

WASC, Welsh Affairs Select Committee (2007) ‘Migration and Its Impact on Wales’, (Interview with Surhan Cam), House of Commons: Weekly Information Bulletin, 30 June: London

Conference/Seminar Papers

Migrant workers and the rest amidst the Recession in Britain, Paper presented at the CGLR Conference [Cardiff, 2010]

Political and structural boundaries between migrants and trade unions, Paper presented at the IIRA Conference [Sydney, 2009]

 Temporary Employment among the EU Migrants in Britain, Paper presented at the IIRA Conference [Manchester, 2007]

Ethnicisation of Temporary Jobs in Britain, Paper presented at the WERS’04 Conference, Cardiff University, Cardiff [2006, Cardiff]

Unorganized workers in Britain, Paper presented at the 2005 BUIRA Conference, Northumbria University, Newcastle [with Anna Pollert]

New Managerial Strategies in Emerging Market Economies, Paper presented in a seminar organised by the University of Campinas, Business School, Campinas, Brazil [2003, with Theo Nichols]

Globalisation of New Management Strategies, Paper presented in a seminar organised by the Department of Labour Relations and Institute of Labour Studies, National Chung-Cheng University, Chi-Yi, Taiwan [2003, with Theo Nichols]

The Decline of British Manufacturing and Employment Relations: The case of Domestic Appliances, Paper presented at the 21st International Labour Process Conference, Bristol [2003, with Huw Beynon, Theo Nichols and Peter Fairbrother]

Recruitment Industry in the UK, Paper presented at a conference organised by EGOS, 17th Colloquium, Lyon [2002, with Kate Purcell]