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

Review of Labour

Review of Labour
The changing policy orientation from mid-1980s onwards has serious implications for the institutions and actors involved in the process of industrialisation. The labour market is no exception. This...
Unemployment is attributed to labour market deficiency in terms of shortage of skilled and educated labour force rather than to the deficiency of aggregate demand. This paper argues that an attempt...
This article attempts to study the linkages between empowerment of women and reduction of child labour in the beedi industry in rural Tamil Nadu. It also analyses the socio-economic conditions of...
This study investigates the key determinants of child labour hours and child schooling experience, paying special attention to the interaction between the two. A significant methodogical feature that...
The 1990s saw a surge in parental demand for education which prompted a new phenomenon, the growth of small fee-charging private schools for the less privileged. While this development has been...
In the drive for universal education all children not in school have been subsumed as working children. Such a development is ill-advised. This article analyses this changing definition in the...
Children of landless labourers in Andhra Pradesh's Ranga Reddy district now attend school instead of employing their labour to augment a meagre family income. The impetus has come from their parents...
The occasional spurts of attention that child labour has gained in the recent past following the debates on globalisation and its impact have often raised only a cacophonic noise instead of a...
Social labelling is an initiative introduced in the nineties with a view to eliminating the exploitation of child labour in carpet production in India. The four labelling programmes, viz, RUGMARK,...
The concepts and methods used by NSSO to net work and workers are not able to capture the work of the poor, particularly of women, satisfactorily. Since that part of the workforce which is not...
The paper argues that central to the export success of the Tiruppur industry has been the feminisation and the demographic segmentation of the labour force brought about through the disorganisation...
This paper looks at the pace and pattern of employment growth in the 1990s (post-reforms period) and compares it with the 1980s (pre-reforms period), based on NSS data, and attempts to figure out the...
Liberalisation and its after-effects has been a subject of great debate. While proponents point to the declining levels of poverty, opponents insist the opposite has happened - poverty has increased...
Attempts by workers to takeover and revive companies in crisis have been a recurring response to the threat of closure. Such takeovers are a pragmatic response rather than an ideological reaction for...
This study, covering a two-decade period, shows that on the whole trade unions have experienced an erosion in their strength. Also, with the introduction of new technology in the cotton textile...

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