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Migrant labour power

John T. Gleadow

Migrant labour power

the circulation of a commodity under capitalist relations.

by John T. Gleadow

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Published in Bradford .
Written in English


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M. Sc. dissertation. Typescript.

SeriesDissertations
The Physical Object
Pagination67p.
Number of Pages67
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13729595M

The urban informal economy is predominantly constituted by an estimated million migrant labour from rural areas. While people in the cities stocked up groceries prior to lockdown and many rushed to buy essential commodities in panic when the lockdown was announced, the daily wage earners knew that they could not survive the weeks without work. Women Migrant Workers: Ethical, Political and Legal Problems edited by Zahra Meghani, Routledge, Reviewed by Allison J. Petrozziello Zahra Meghani’s edited volume, Women Migrant Workers, makes a solid and timely contribution to current debates on migration and development, by bringing to the fore the ethical, political, and legal challenges facing governments responsible for.

A migrant worker is a person who either migrates within their home country or outside it to pursue work. Migrant workers usually do not have the intention to stay permanently in the country or region in which they work. Migrant workers who work outside their home country are also called foreign may also be called expatriates or guest workers, especially when they have been sent.   Even among the migrant worker population, the labour struggles of some migrant workers are more legible than others. At least 90% of non-domestic workers who seek help at migrant worker NGOs are Bangladeshi, despite there being a similar concentration of Indian migrants in the construction and marine sector.

Get this from a library! Migrant labour in Japan. [Yoko Sellek] -- "Since the mids, Japan has become one of the major destinations for foreign migrant workers. Despite the recession, the number of overstayers has remained constant. This book explores the. Tales from a Global Migrant Worker Movement. A collection of 10 essays edited by Joseph B. Atkins. Compelling insight from 10 writers around the world about migrant workers' rising consciousness of their rights and ability to assert those rights in a global economy that seems to place all power in the hands of mega-corporations.


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Toby Shelley, a journalist with the Financial Times, shows how abuse of migrant labour power is part of the capitalist system. He focuses on Britain, looking in detail at migrant workers in catering, cleaning, building, harvesting, prostitution and domestic by:   Compassion might be about looking at people’s hearts, real solidarity is about following where the money and power flows.

The migrant labour and the unemployed, whose quiescence we seem to take too much for granted, will be demanding their rights; not our mercy.

Editorial | India needs an array of methods to fight COVID, not just testing. I was recently in Berlin to give a talk about my book, Temporary People, to a roomful of scholars whose work focuses on the countries of the Persian Gulf.

Set in the United Arab Emirates, my fiction explores the lives of people like my parents, men and women who left their homes in the southern Indian state of Kerala in the s to work abroad. It is steeped in the South Asian lingo of much.

Exploited: Migrant Labour in the New Global Economy - Kindle edition by Shelley, Toby. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Exploited: Migrant Labour in the New Global Economy/5(2). This book discusses the demand for migrant labour both conceptually and empirically with a focus on the UK. With the number of migrant workers at a record high, the regulation of labour immigration is one of the most controversial public policy issues in high‐income countries.

A central question in these debates is how to link the admission of migrant workers to the ‘needs’ of the. South Africa is a rapidly urbanising society.

Over 60% of the population lives in urban areas and this will rise to more than 70% by However, it is also a society with a long history of labour migration, rural home-making and urban economic and residentialwhile the formal institutional systems of migrant labour and the hated pass laws were dismantled after apartheid, a.

Migrant Labour in the Persian Gulf is a multi-disciplinary examination of the manifold causes, nature, processes, and consequences of labour migration into the Persian Gulf. It critically analyses the effects of migration for native communities, looking at the types and functions of informal and at times formal bi-national and multinational.

‘Cover unorganised, migrant labourers too’ The committee is learnt to have also asked the government to find ways to ensure enough rest and safety measures for workers in highly mechanised sectors such as software industry, textile, hospitality and media who may need to work more than eight hours a day due to the nature of their work.

Migrant labourers in Kerala, India's southern most state, are a significant economic force in the state; there were around million internal migrants in Kerala according to a study by the Gulati Institute of Finance and Taxation.

Every year, the migrant worker population in Kerala increases by lakh (,) people. The study, based on long distance trains terminating in Kerala Ernakulam: >  Migrant workers (non-citizens) constitute a form of unfree wage labour as their ability to circulate in a labour market is limited by the temporary labour contract, tied to a single employer.

In Politics of Precarity: Migrant Conditions, Struggles and Experiences, edited by Carl-Ulrik Schierup and Martin Bak Jørgensen, the contributing authors look into ity has become a buzzword in as well academia as among activist.

The book depicts precarity as being both a condition and a mobilizing force for resistance. Book Description: The states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, Oman and Qatar) form the largest destination for labour migration in the global South.

In all of these states, however, the majority of the working population is composed of temporary, migrant workers with no citizenship rights. In presenting an analytical approach to issues of temporary labour migration, the book develops a unique theoretical framework, contending that the concept of precariousness is a more fruitful way than equality or vulnerability to evaluate and address issues of temporary migrant labour.

The book will be of great interest to scholars and. Migrant Workers’ Struggles Today is a timely international collection of essays that presents migrant workers’ success stories and struggles in labour organising. Set against the background of the plethora of difficulties and challenges migrant workers face in the global capitalist economy, this book places strategies of resistance against Author: Katarina Hollan.

Maharashtra tourism minister Aaditya Thackeray on Tuesday blamed the Centre for the protest by hundreds of migrant workers near Bandra railway station and sought a road map to facilitate their journey back to their native places. Hundreds of migrant workers who earn daily wages in Mumbai came out on road on Tuesday afternoon demanding transport arrangements to go back to their native.

Prayas has set up a union of cotton pollination workers, one of the main objectives being to regulate the supply of labour so as not to lower the bargaining power of the migrant. They have enrolled over recruiting agents or ‘mates’ and the Union has put out a charter of demands.

The book opens with an exploration of the public/private divide and an overview of the debates on women and power. The author goes on to provide a map of employment patterns of migrant women in domestic work in the North; she describes the work they perform, their living and working conditions and their employment relations.

(1) Background: In the face of persistent and chronically weak labour markets, Atlantic Canada has become increasingly dependent on mobile oil work in Northern Alberta for employment and income. In the regions, most intensely engaged in this form of employment, mobile oil work has largely replaced the dominant industries of the previous century.

This geographic shift in Canadian investment and Author: Doug Lionais, Christina Murray, Chloe Donatelli. Migrant Workers’ Struggles Today, edited by Aziz Choudry and Mondli Hlatshwayo, makes it clear that labour has been anything but the inevitable prey of rampant, unseen neoliberal power.

The book gives a platform to the struggles – extraordinary and mundane, successful and not – of migrant workers propping up economies in the Global North.

Sincemigrant workers’ power and agency has been incrementally curtailed, to the extent that Australia’s labour immigration policy resembles a guest-worker regime where migrants’ rights are restricted, their capacity to bargain for decent working conditions with their employers is truncated and their agency to pursue opportunities.

Hungry, poor, exploited: alarm over Australia's import of farm workers Buckets ready for the itinerant fruit pickers near Bundaberg. The Salvation Army says some workers only get to .This book explores the impact of foreign migrant workers on elements of sovereign power in Japan and examines how the country's immigration control has been reshaped by the existence of these workers.

It traces the changing situation of foreign migrant workers in Japan from the mid s to the.Migrant Labour in South Africa's Mining Economy Book Description: In tracing the development of the recruiting system, Alan Jeeves shows how a large proportion of the labour supply came to be controlled by private labour companies and recruiting agents, who aimed both to exploit the workers and to extract heavy fees from the employing companies.