Selected Publications in English

• Franke, Marcus; Gies, Philipp; Heiland, Heiner; Laudenbach, Franziska; Nussbaum, Ilana (2023 process of publication): Special issue of the Journal of Political Sociology on “Organizing transnational collective action within multi-level employment relations: When and how does transnational solidarity occur?”
• Heiland, Heiner (2023): Special issue of the Journal Work in the Global Economy on "Organizational Misbehaviour in Digital Work”.

Articles (**double blind peer-reviewed)
• *Heiland, Heiner (2023): The Social Construction of Algorithms. A Reassessment of Algorithmic Management in Food Delivery Gig Work. In: New Technology, Work & Employment.
• *Heiland, Heiner; Sevignani, Sebastian; Seeliger, Martin (2023): The Proletarian Public Sphere Revisited: Conceptual Propositions on the Structural Transformation of Publics in Labour Policy. In: Philosophy and Social Criticism.
• *Heiland, Heiner (2023): A Tale of Two Cities. The Intrinsic Spatial Logic of Courier Protests. In: The Economic and Labour Relations Review.
• Heiland, Heiner (2023): Dissenting behaviours at work. Editorial. In: Work in the Global Economy 3 (1), 2-5.
• **Brinkmann, Ulrich; Heiland, Heiner; Seeliger, Martin (2022): Corporate Public Spheres between Refeudalization and Revitalization. In: Theory, Culture and Society 39 (4), pp. 75-90.
• **Heiland, Heiner (2022): ''Neither timeless, nor placeless: Control of food delivery gig work via place-based working time regimes." In: Human Relations 75(9), pp. 1824-1848. (Online first: 15. June 2021) Awarded with the Young Talent Award from the German Industrial Relations Association
• **Heiland, Heiner (2021):Controlling Space, Controlling Labour? Contested Space in Food Delivery Gig Work. In: New Technology, Work and Employment, 36(1), pp. 1-16.
• **Heiland, Heiner (2019): Reversed Solutionism. Technological and Organisational Control of Crowdwork. In: PACO 12(3).

Book Chapters:
• Heiland, Heiner (i.E.): Shaping Space and Being Shaped by it. Analyzing the Socio-spatial Dialectic of Food Delivery Platforms. In: Rainone, S.; Vandaele, K. (Hrsg.): Towards regulatory embeddedness? Insights from dynamics in app-based food delivery in Europe. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing.
• Heiland, Heiner (2022): New Forms of Agency or Atomization? Gig Workers' Power Resources and Fragmentation. In: Ness, I. (ed.): Platform Labour and Global Logistics. A Research Companion. London: Routledge, pp.132-149.
• Heiland, Heiner (2022): Black Box Power. Algorithmic Management and Zones of Uncertainty. In: Briziarelli, M.; Risi, E.; Armano, E. (Eds.): Digital Platforms and Algorithmic Self. Westminster University Press, pp. 75-86.
• Heiland, Heiner; Schaupp, Simon (2021): Breaking Digital Atomisation. Resistant Cultures of Solidarity in Platform-Based Courier Work. In: Moore, P.; Woodcock, J. (ed.). Augmented Exploitation: Artificial Intelligence, Automation and Work. London: Pluto Press, pp. 138-148.

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Human Relations

Environment and Planning A

Work, Employment and Society

Organization, Antipode

Human Resource Management

Employment Relations



New Technology

Work and Employment

Work in the Global Economy

Journal for Political Sociology

Zeitschrift für Soziologie

Industrielle Beziehungen

WSI Mitteilungen


Digital Geography


International Labour Process Conference

International Labour and Employment Relations Conference