Global Issues, Local Contexts: The Rabi Das of West Bengal

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Orient BlackSwan, Jan 1, 2001 - Bengali (South Asian people) - 279 pages
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This book is an ethnographic study of a community of leather workers (the Rabi Das), and their transformation under global capitalism. The various chapters in this book provide a detailed analysis of the changing nature of their conditions of employment, education, lifestyle and survival strategies. This book will be of interest to readers in anthropology, comparative sociology, development studies and community development.

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Introduction
1
Economic and Social Organisation
53
Distribution of Shoemakers and Units
73
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