Rethinking Work

Global Historical and Sociological Perspectives



xv + 182 pages

9.5 x 6.25 inches


Rs 400

Edited by Rana Behal, Alice Mah, Babacar Fall

This edited volume brings together together global interdisciplinary perspectives on work from different regions of the world, including Europe, Africa andAsia, drawing on both historical and contemporary examples. The contributions address wide-rangingthemes such as work and life cycle, work transform-ation, 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.


Alice Mah, Assistant Professor in Sociology, Universityof Warwick, UK.

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

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


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