Conor Cradden is research fellow and former 'chargé de cours' in the Department of Sociology at the University of Geneva, where he taught a masters degree course on the International political economy of standards. He has an MSc from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a PhD from the European University Institute. Formerly head of research for a UK public sector trade union, he has expertise in labour and organization studies, transnational regulation, participatory democracy and sociological theory.
Forthcoming Cradden, C. & Baccaro, L. “Suffrage without citizenship? Deliberating about the Boundaries of the Demos in Geneva” Arjomand, A. & Reis, D. (eds.) Worlds of Difference, London: Sage
2011. "Unitarism, Pluralism, Radicalism... and the rest? Why the frames of reference approach is still relevant to the study of industrial relations, but why we need nine frames rather than just three". Sociograph Working Paper no. 7, Department of Sociology, University of Geneva.
2011 Cradden, C. “Understanding the past to change the present: the social compromise, the corporate theory of society and the future shape of industrial relations” in Serrano, M., Xhafa, E. & Fichter. M. (eds) Trade Unions and the global crisis, Geneva:ILO.
2007 EU Public Procurement Regulation and Core Labour Standards. Unpublished report prepared for the Department for International Development, UK.
2005 Cradden, C. Repoliticizing Management: A Theory of Corporate Legitimacy. Guildford: Ashgate.