Rethinking Work – Global Historical and Sociological Perspectives

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Edited by Rana Behal, Alice Mah & Babacar Fall

October 2011

9.75 x 6.5 inches
ISBN: 978-81-89487-85-0
Rs 400

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 theme such as work and life cycle , work transformation, precarious work, informalization of work, labour migration, labour conflict and labour 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.

Foreword by Andreas Eckert, Director, International Research Centre ‘Work and Human Lifecycle in Global History’, Humboldt University, Berlin, and Professor of African History.

Rana Behal, Associate Professor, Department of History, Deshbandhu College, University of Delhi, India.

Alice Mah, Assistant Professor in Sociology, University of Warwick, UK.

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


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