Towards a Comparative Political Economy of Unfree Labour: Case Studies and Debates

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Routledge, Dec 22, 2015 - History - 360 pages
Many works about agragarian change in the Third World assumes that unfree relations are to be eliminated in the course of capitalist development. This text argues that the incidence of bonded labour is greater than supposed, and that in certain situations rural employers prefer an unfree workforce.

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Bonded Labour in Eastern Peru
Bonded Labour in Northwestern India
Bonded Labour in Northeastern India
Neoclassical and Marxist Approaches to Capitalism and Unfree Labour
The Latin American Enganche System
Attached Labour in India
Unfree Labour Culture and Nationalism
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