Rethinking Labour in Africa, Past and Present

Louise Bethlehem (Editor), Galia Sabar (Editor), Lynn Schler (Editor)

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This book offers a broad range of perspectives on major transformations in the research of labor in Africa contexts over the last twenty years. This is a groundbreaking work by social scientists and historians; adopting innovative paradigms in the study of African laborers, working classes and economies, it moves away from stringent Marxist perspectives towards more localized and fluid conceptions of materiality and productivity. Against the backdrop of increasing mobility of labor and capital, the authors demonstrate the need for a simultaneous consideration of local, national and transna
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
Number of pages168
ISBN (Electronic)9781315874975
ISBN (Print)9780415588027, 9780415853354
StatePublished - Sep 2010


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