Rethinking Work: Global Historical and Sociological Perspectives

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Rana Behal, Alice Mah, Babacar Fall
Tulika Books, 2011 - History - 182 pages
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This edited volume brings together global interdisciplinary perspectives on work from different regions of the world, including Europe, Africa, and Asia, drawing on both historical and contemporary examples. The contributions address wide-ranging themes such as work and life cycle, work transformation, precarious work, informalization of work, labor migration, labor, conflict and labor 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.

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About the author (2011)

Alice Mah is assistant professor in sociology at the Universityof Warwick.

Rana Behal is an associate professor in the department of history at Deshbandhu College, University of Delhi.

Babacar Fall is head of the History and Geography Didactic Department at Cheikh Anta Diop University, Dakar, Senegal.

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