Joy Moncrieffe "is a political sociologist working on themes of citizenship and power, with a special focus on children growing up in fragile contexts. Joy's other major interests include democratisation and accountability; race and ethnicity; relationships of poverty and inequality, including the power of stigma, gender relations and disability; and culture, religion and development. She has undertaken research in Africa and the Caribbean.
"She is currently working on a new publication: Boundaries and Social Actions: Hayward and Bourdieu revisited." 
- Research Fellow, Institute of Development Studies
- 2008,Making and Unmaking the "Shotta": Boundaries and Social Actions in the Garrisons, IDS Working Paper 297, Brighton: IDS
- (Forthcoming, 2008), 'Beneath the Categories: Power, Recognition and the Conditions for Equity', in Institutional Pathways to Equity, London: World Bank
- 2007, with Eyben, R. (eds) 'he Power of Labelling: How People are Categorized and Why it Matters, London: Earthscan
- 2007, 'When Labels Stigmatise: Encounters with Street Children and Restavecs in Haiti', in J. Moncrieffe and R. Eyben (eds) The Power of Labelling: How People are Categorized and Why it Matters, London: Earthscan
- Forthcoming: 'State of World Population Report: Culture'. Commissioned by UNFPA (Lead Author).
- Jul 07: 'The Developmental Impact of Child Sponsorship, Uganda'. Report for Plan International
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- Joy Moncrieffe, IDS, accessed September 23, 2008.