Towards a Comparative Political Economy of Unfree Labour by Tom Brass
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Towards a Comparative Political Economy of Unfree Labour
By Tom Brass

Towards a Comparative Political Economy of Unfree Labour

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Towards a Comparative Political Economy of Unfree Labour by Tom Brass

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Many works about agragarian change in the Third World assumes that unfree relations are to be eliminated in the course of capitalist development. This text argues that the incidence of bonded labour is greater than supposed, and that in certain situations rural employers prefer an unfree workforce.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780714644981
ISBN-10: 0714644986
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 138mm x 20mm)
Pages: 360
Imprint: Frank Cass Publishers
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 29-Sep-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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