Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Get Latest Book News + FREE Shipping. Subscribe to the Boomerang Books Bulletin eNewsletter right now!

Description - The Ghanaian Factory Worker by Margaret Peil

A pioneering study of the social aspects of industrialisation in a developing country in tropical Africa. Though industrial workers form a relatively small proportion of the Ghanaian population, they represent the 'modern' sector of the economy and industrial jobs are much sought after by school leavers. The occupational and migration histories, the work and home lives of these men and women are examined in the framework of current theories of modernity to demonstrate the effects of industrialisation in those countries where the process has not yet gone very far. This book surveys the field of industrialisation in Ghana and its effects through such other factors as migration. It provides a valuable comparison both with industrialisation elsewhere and with other aspects of African social life.

Buy The Ghanaian Factory Worker by Margaret Peil from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780521100229
ISBN-10: 0521100224
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 16mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions - The Ghanaian Factory Worker by Margaret Peil

Book Reviews - The Ghanaian Factory Worker by Margaret Peil

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Ghanaian Factory Worker book by Margaret Peil and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review