ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

Review of Labour

Review of Labour
This paper seeks to comprehensively study the issues in the debate on labour flexibility. Section I outlines the arguments for and against labour flexibility and the demands posed by employers and...
This paper, based on a sample study of female migrant workers in Tamil Nadu, highlights the trends, pattern and nature of female migration in Tamil Nadu; the push and pull factors of migration and...
Wages and working conditions in Bangalore?s rapidly expanding garments export sector, employing a large number of women, remain completely unregulated. Governments and mainstream trade unions have...
This paper aims to examine how ITI sought to respond to the challenges and threats posed by deregulation, and the impact these actions had on the employees. It concentrates on the initiatives pursued...
In the changed circumstances since the 1970s, it has become increasingly apparent that the capitalist system is unable to provide for the reproduction of its own labour force. Analyses of the welfare...
This paper attempts to examine recent research done on street vendors in Asia with the aim of assessing the magnitude of street vending in different countries and the composition of the vendors...
With a case study of labour in a new industrial setting in Kothur, Andhra Pradesh, this paper seeks to address a number of questions: (1) From what context is labour migrating to Kothur? (2) What is...
In defiance of specific national legislation and broader state commitments to international conventions, debt bondage continues to pervade agriculture, and has spread into small-scale industry in...
This article explores the conduct of research on the cultural construction of craftswomen's work and self-employment, drawing on characteristics of feminist geographies and gender development...
The United Arab Emirates once formed a principal destination for Indian emigrants in search of jobs. But the fear of a rapid demographic imbalance has prompted a policy shift - 'emiritisation' -...
This article explores the scope and limitations of social capital and local forms of social security in the informal sector through a case study of railway coolies at Dadar station, Mumbai. The...
In this paper, the author argues that the creation of cheap labour economies in the third world results in the creation of cheap labour economies in the first world. Thus wage rates are depressed all...
This paper argues that the bilateral nature of labour-management relations is being obfuscated today by a unitarian management project. Democracy in the business organisation and the workplace in...
This paper discusses the dynamics of the labour market in the context of the structural changes in the rubber small-holding sector. The authors (a) analyse the processes determining tapping and its...
This paper reports a study of two brick kiln operations in northern India. These kilns operate in a largely unregulated manner in the informal sector and remain outside the purview of workplace laws...

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