9780198090342

At Work in the Informal Economy of India A Perspective from the Bottom Up

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  • ISBN13:

    9780198090342

  • ISBN10:

    019809034X

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 5/5/2013
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Author Biography


Jan Breman is Professor Emeritus and Fellow at the Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Table of Contents


PART ONE: AT WORK IN THE INFORMAL ECONOMY OF INDIA
List of Tables
Preface
List of Abbreviations
Introduction
1. The Political Economy of Dualism
2. A Short History of the Informal Sector
3. At Work
4. Circulation and Immobilization of Labour
5. Social Profile and Locale;
6. Resistance to Exclusion and Coping with Insecurity
Conclusion
Bibliography
Index
PART TWO: SELECTED READINGS
List of Tables and Figure
Publisher's Acknowledgements
1. The Market for Non-agrarian Labour: The Formal versus Informal Sector
2. The Study of Industrial Labour in Post-colonial India: The Formal Sector-An Introductory Review
3. A Question of Poverty
4. The Quality of the Labour Process
5. The Expulsion of Labour from the Formal Sector of the Economy
6. Neo-bondage: A Fieldwork-based Account
7. Proletarian Life and Social Consciousness
8. Informality as a Regime of Exploitation and Marginalization
9. Myths of the Global Safety Net
10. The Eventual Return of Social Darwinism
Bibliography

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