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The worlds of Indian industrial labour / edited by Jonathan P. Parry, Jan Breman, Karin Kapadia.

Contributor(s): Parry, Jonathan P | Breman, Jan | Kapadia, Karin.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Contributions to Indian sociology. 9Occasional studies. Publisher: New Delhi : Sage Publications, 1999Description: xxxvi, 442 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0761993959 (hbk.).Other title: Worlds of Indian industrial labour [Other title].Subject(s): Industrial relations -- India -- Congresses | Industrial policy -- India -- Congresses | Labor policy -- India -- Congresses | Human capital -- India | Labor supply -- IndiaDDC classification: 331.110954 WOR Online resources: Table of contents only
Contents:
Introduction /​ Jonathan P. Parry 1. The study of industrial labour in post-colonial India - The formal sector: An introductory review /​ Jan Breman 2. Work and resistance in the Jharia coalfield /​ Dilip Simeon 3. On living in the kal(i)yug: Notes from Nagda, Madhya Pradesh /​ Christopher Pinney 4. Lords of labour: Working and shirking in Bhilai /​ Jonathan P. Parry 5. Just like a family? Recalling the relations of production in the textile industries of Surat and Bhiwandi, 1940-60 /​ Douglas E. Haynes 6. Hope and despair: Textile workers in Kanpur in 1937-38 and the 1990s /​ Chitra Joshi 7. Questions of class: The general strikes in Bombay, 1928-29 /​ Rajnarayan Chandavarkar 8. At the margins: Women workers in the Bengal jute industry /​ Samita Sen 9. The badli system in industrial labour recruitment: Managers' and workers' strategies in Calcutta's jute industry /​ Arjan de Haan. 10. Artisan labour in the Agra footwear industry: Continued informality and changing threats /​ Peter Knorringa 11. Gender ideologies and the formation of rural industrial classes in South India today /​ Karin Kapadia 12. Diamonds and Patels: A report on the diamond industry of Surat /​ Miranda Engelshoven 13. Asking for and giving baki: Neo-bondage, or the interplay of bondage and resistance in the Tamilnadu power-loom industry /​ Geert de Neve 14. The study of industrial labour in post-colonial India - The informal sector: A concluding review /​ Jan Breman.
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Papers presented at the Worlds of Indian Industrial Labour, Amsterdam, 1997.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction /​ Jonathan P. Parry
1. The study of industrial labour in post-colonial India - The formal sector: An introductory review /​ Jan Breman
2. Work and resistance in the Jharia coalfield /​ Dilip Simeon
3. On living in the kal(i)yug: Notes from Nagda, Madhya Pradesh /​ Christopher Pinney
4. Lords of labour: Working and shirking in Bhilai /​ Jonathan P. Parry
5. Just like a family? Recalling the relations of production in the textile industries of Surat and Bhiwandi, 1940-60 /​ Douglas E. Haynes
6. Hope and despair: Textile workers in Kanpur in 1937-38 and the 1990s /​ Chitra Joshi
7. Questions of class: The general strikes in Bombay, 1928-29 /​ Rajnarayan Chandavarkar
8. At the margins: Women workers in the Bengal jute industry /​ Samita Sen
9. The badli system in industrial labour recruitment: Managers' and workers' strategies in Calcutta's jute industry /​ Arjan de Haan.
10. Artisan labour in the Agra footwear industry: Continued informality and changing threats /​ Peter Knorringa
11. Gender ideologies and the formation of rural industrial classes in South India today /​ Karin Kapadia
12. Diamonds and Patels: A report on the diamond industry of Surat /​ Miranda Engelshoven
13. Asking for and giving baki: Neo-bondage, or the interplay of bondage and resistance in the Tamilnadu power-loom industry /​ Geert de Neve
14. The study of industrial labour in post-colonial India - The informal sector: A concluding review /​ Jan Breman.

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