Dr. Marsden is an Associate Professor in the Centre for Integrated Studies. His research focuses on developing social theory to further understanding of the organization and management of work. He is currently writing 'The Business of Emotions' for the MAIS program and working on a book with a similar theme.
Recent publications include:
* "Chapter 3: Labour History and the Development of Modern Capitalism." In Gunderson, M., A. Ponak, and D. Gottleib Taras. Union-Management Relations in Canada. 4th Ed. Pearson Education Canada Inc., Toronto. 2001.
* The Nature of Capital: Marx After Foucault. London and New York: Routledge, 1999.
* "The Unknown masterpiece: Marx's model of capital". Cambridge Journal of Economics. Volume 22, Number 3, May 1998, pp. 297-324.
* "A Political Technology of the Body: How Labour is Organized into a Productive Force". Critical Perspectives on Accounting. Vol. 9, No. 1, February 1, 1998 pp. 99-136.
* "Class Discipline: IR/HR and the Normalization of Labour". In A. Mills and P. Prasad (eds.), Managing the Organizational Melting Pot: Dilemmas of Workplace Diversity, Sage, 1997.
* "The Owl of Minerva: Reflections on Theory in Practice". In S. Clegg, C. Hardy and W. Nord (eds.), Handbook of Organization Studies, Sage, 1996, pp. 659-676 (with B. Townley).
* "Time, Space and Distance Education". Distance Education, vol. 17, no. 2, pp. 222-246.
* "Power and Postmodernity: Reflections on the Pleasure Dome". Electronic Journal of Radical Organization Theory, vol. 1, no. 1, November 1995, (with B. Townley).