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Asmita Bhutani

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Assistant Professor

Office: 702 Ross Building South
Email: asmitabv@yorku.ca

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Asmita Bhutani is an assistant professor, Work and Labour Studies Program in the Department of Social Science.

She holds a PhD from the University of Toronto. Her current project delves into the role of gender, race and class in the proliferation of the automation industry and data production platforms. Her research explores how the processes of digitization, and platformization impact the conditions of work, workers and working-class communities.

Asmita’s work is interdisciplinary, bringing fields of labour studies, adult learning, science and technology studies and digital sociology into conversation. In addition to the current research, some key recent collaborative projects include examining young workers’ job quality and agency at work in Ontario, disparity learning in early career experiences amongst youth in Singapore and historical and contemporary migrant labour networks between South Asia and the middle-east.

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Degrees

Ph.D., University of Toronto

Research Interests

, race and class, women's labour, platform work, adult learning

Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Summer 2024 AP/SOSC4250 3.0 M Special Topics in Work & Labour Studies ONLN



Asmita Bhutani is an assistant professor, Work and Labour Studies Program in the Department of Social Science.

She holds a PhD from the University of Toronto. Her current project delves into the role of gender, race and class in the proliferation of the automation industry and data production platforms. Her research explores how the processes of digitization, and platformization impact the conditions of work, workers and working-class communities.

Asmita’s work is interdisciplinary, bringing fields of labour studies, adult learning, science and technology studies and digital sociology into conversation. In addition to the current research, some key recent collaborative projects include examining young workers’ job quality and agency at work in Ontario, disparity learning in early career experiences amongst youth in Singapore and historical and contemporary migrant labour networks between South Asia and the middle-east.

Degrees

Ph.D., University of Toronto

Research Interests

, race and class, women's labour, platform work, adult learning


Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Summer 2024 AP/SOSC4250 3.0 M Special Topics in Work & Labour Studies ONLN