Recognition and Whistleblowing

Megan Van Portfliet

Queen's University Belfast

I am a PhD student at Queen's University Belfast, and my thesis is on Recognition and Whistleblowing, but will be based off of an ethnography I have recent concluded at Transparency International Ireland. I am interested in ethnography, organization studies, identity, gender and political theory. 


This paper presents Honneth’s (1995) theory of recognition as a framework through which the topic of whistleblowing can be explored. Whistleblowing has become a global phenomenon in recent years and continues to increase in... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Megan Van Portfliet (Queen's University Belfast)
  2. Kate Kenny (Queen's University Belfast)

Topic Area

Organisational Behaviour and Change


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