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Rethinking Work

Global Historical and Sociological Perspectives


This edited volume brings together together global interdisciplinary perspectives on work from different regions of the world, including Europe, Africa andAsia, drawing on both historical and contemporary examples. The contributions address wide-ranging themes such as work and life cycle, work transform-ation, precarious work, informalization of work ,labour migration, labour conflict and labour relations.The book is timely and innovative in its theoretical,empirical and methodological scope, providing key insights for rethinking work through interrelated global, interdisciplinary and comparative perspectives.


Foreword by Andreas Eckert , Director, International Research Centre ‘Work and Human Lifecycle in Global History’, Humboldt University, Berlin, and Professor of African History.


Editor: Rana Behal, Alice Mah, Babacar Fall
Year: 2011
Price: Rs. 400
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: xv + 182
Dimensions: 9.5 in x 6.25 in
Publisher: Tulika Books
ISBN 13: 9788189487850

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