Dr Tom Montgomery

Lecturer in Work & Organisations

Management, Work and Organisation Stirling

Dr Tom Montgomery

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About me

Tom Montgomery is Lecturer in Work and Organisations in the Stirling Management School. His research focuses on issues of labour market policy, solidarity, social movements and civil society organisations. Tom holds an MA (Hons) in Politics from the University of Glasgow, an MSc in Political Research from the University of Strathclyde and a PhD from Glasgow Caledonian University which examined the role of social innovation in addressing youth employment issues in the west of Scotland. Tom has conducted research on youth employment as part of the European Commission Leonardo Lifelong Learning Programme funded project ‘SALM’ (Skills and Labour Market to Raise Youth Employment). He was researcher for the UK case on the Horizon 2020 funded project ‘TransSOL’ (Transnational Solidarity in Times of Crisis) which examined the attitudes and practices of solidarity across eight European countries. He has also conducted research on the labour market integration of migrants, refugees and asylum seekers across seven European countries as part of the Horizon 2020 funded project ‘SIRIUS’: Skills and Integration of Migrants, Refugees and Asylum Applicants in European Labour Markets). Tom was also UK researcher as part of a comparative project funded by the Swiss Network for International Studies which examined social dialogue across four European countries in the context of the rise of the gig economy. Tom’s research has been published in various peer reviewed journals including Journal of Social Policy, Journal of Social Entrepreneurship, Social Movement Studies and Environment and Planning C: Politics and Space. Tom has a variety of teaching and supervision experience encompassing policymaking, social economy, social movements and research methods.

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Book Chapter

Baglioni S, Montgomery T & Calo F (2023) Social partners: barriers and enablers. In: Baglioni S & Calo F (eds.) Migrants and Refugees in Europe: Work Integration in Comparative Perspective. Bristol: Policy Press, pp. 101-119. https://policy.bristoluniversitypress.co.uk/migrants-and-refugees-in-europe


Book Chapter

Montgomery T & Baglioni S (2023) Transformations of work in the era of the gig economy: Towards a new paradigm of worker autonomy or exploitation?. In: Ness I (ed.) The Routledge Handbook of the Gig Economy. Routledge International Handbooks. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, pp. 261-275. https://www.routledge.com/The-Routledge-Handbook-of-the-Gig-Economy/Ness/p/book/9780367752903


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Calo F, Baglioni S, Montgomery T & Biosca O (2021) Regulating Fortress Britain: Migrants, Refugees and Asylum Applicants in the British Labour Market. In: Federico V & Baglioni S (eds.) Migrants, Refugees and Asylum Seekers’ Integration in European Labour Markets: A Comparative Approach on Legal Barriers and Enablers. IMISCOE Research Series. Cham: Springer, pp. 235-258. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-67284-3


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Baglioni S, Biosca O & Montgomery T (2020) Against the Tide: Transnational Solidarity in Brexit Britain. In: Lahusen C, Zschache U & Kousis M (eds.) Transnational Solidarity in Times of Crises: Citizen Organisations and Collective Learning in Europe. Palgrave Studies in European Political Sociology. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 181-207. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-49659-3_7


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Montgomery T & Grasso M (2020) Political Activism and Agency under Austerity and Brexit. In: Guderjan M, Mackay H & Stedman G (eds.) Contested Britain: Brexit, Austerity and Agency. Bristol: Bristol University Press, pp. 45-58. https://blackwells.co.uk/bookshop/product/Contested-Britain-Brexit-Austerity-and-Agency-by-Guderjan-Marius/9781529205008


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Montgomery T & Baglioni S (2018) The United Kingdom. In: Federico V & Lahusen C (eds.) Solidarity as a Public Virtue?: Law and Public Policies in the European Union. Transnational Perspectives on Transformations in State and Society, Volume 4. Baden-Baden: Nomos, pp. 179 - 192. https://doi.org/10.5771/9783845290058


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Montgomery T & Baglioni S (2018) Solidarity in Austerity Britain: The Cases of Disability, Unemployment and Migration. In: Federico V & Lahusen C (eds.) Solidarity as a Public Virtue?: Law and Public Policies in the European Union. Baden-Baden: Nomos, pp. 469-494. https://www.nomos-elibrary.de/10.5771/9783845290058/solidarity-as-a-public-virtue?l=en


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Montgomery T, Baglioni S, Biosca O & Grasso M (2018) Pulling Together or Pulling Apart? Solidarity in the Post-Crisis UK. In: Lahusen C & Grasso M (eds.) Solidarity in Europe: Citizens' responses in times of crisis. Palgrave Studies in European Political Sociology. Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 73-101. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-73335-7_4


Book Chapter

Montgomery T & Baglioni S (2015) Skills and Education for Youth Employment in Scotland: A Critical Discussion. In: Boffo V, Federighi P & Torlone F (eds.) Educational Jobs: Youth and Employability in the Social Economy. Investigations in Italy, Malta, Portugal, Romania, Spain, United Kingdom. Florence: Firenze University Press, pp. 9-26. https://doi.org/10.36253/978-88-6655-829-3