Dr David Neilson

Senior Lecturer, Co-ordinator Societies & Cultures

Qualifications: MA Cant, PhD EAnglia

School of Social Sciences



Political economy, in particular French Regulation School political economy; class analysis; sociology of work and the labour market; Fiji politics.

Recent Publications

  • Neilson, D., & Stubbs, T. H. (2016). Competition states in the neoliberal era: Towards third-generation regulation theory. Competition & Change, 20(2), 122-144. doi:10.1177/1024529415623917

  • Neilson, D. (2016). Sociology on the left in New Zealand: Currents and contests in recent and future history. New Zealand Sociology, 31(3), 247-268.

  • Neilson, D. J. M. (2015). Beyond mainstream labour market theory and precarity: Towards an alternative to the neoliberal model of development. Labour, Employment and Work in New Zealand, 1-11. Retrieved from

  • Neilson, D. J. M., Gaylard, D., & Howard, D. (2015). Beyond the neoliberal model of development: Building a counter-hegemonic movement. In Social Movements, Resistance and Social Change II: Possibilities, Ideas, Demands. Conference held at AUT, Auckland, New Zealand.

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Contact Details

Name  Extn.  Username  Room  Department
Neilson, Dr David 9359 poli1215 K.2.02A Labour Studies
Neilson, Dr David 9359 poli1215 K.2.02A Sociology Programme