Dr Alison Stowell


Research Overview

Alison's research interests focus on social and organisational responses to the challenges of waste. Specific areas of interest include: Organisation and management responses, waste policy, negotiating values attributed to waste and waste as a particular type of work. Although, for the past 10 years her preoccupation has focused on electronic waste (e-waste e.g. computers, laptops, mobile telephones etc), her curiosity relates to most forms.

The institutionalisation of suffering: Embodied inhabitation and the maintenance of health and safety in e-waste recycling
Stowell, A.F., Warren, S. 5/11/2017 In: Organization Studies.
Journal article

Sustainability in business - beyond the right thing to do
Stowell, A.F. 04/2017
Other contribution

Bridging the practitioner-academic gap in sustainability accounting and reporting
Irwin, R., Samuel, G., Williams, A., Stowell, A.F. 20/09/2016 In: Bridging the practitioner-academic gap in sustainability accounting and reporting. p. 140-142. 3 p.
Conference contribution

Processes in organising reconditioned computers and vulnerable people - the untold story
Latham, Y.L., Stowell, A.F. 31/07/2016 In: Organizational discourse. 2 p.

Skills in the green economy: recycling promises in the UK e-waste management sector
Bozkurt, O., Stowell, A.F. 12/07/2016 In: New Technology, Work and Employment. 31, 2, p. 146-160. 14 p.
Journal article

Environmental risk: the impact of the UK WEEE regulation – an incentive to change occupational practice?
Stowell, A. 1/03/2013 In: Meiji Business Review. 60, 4, p. 107-121. 14 p.
Journal article

Organizing e-waste
Stowell, A. 8/03/2012 Lancaster University.
Doctoral Thesis

A systems approach to the study of environmental waste
Stowell, F., Stowell, A. 1/09/2007 In: Systemist. 29, 2, p. 199-214. 15 p.
Journal article

Marta Ferri

PhD student

Esra Paca

PhD student