SOAS University of London

Recent publications on Labour, Movements and Development

Bernstein, Henry (2009) ‘Globalisation, neoliberalism, labour, with reference to South Africa’. In Transitions to Neoliberalism in Middle-Income Countries: Policy Dilemmas, Economic Crises, Mass Resistance, ed A Saad-Filho and G Yalman, London: Routledge, pp 176-189.

Bernstein, Henry (in press) ‘African “Peasants” or Classes of Labour?’. In Legacies of Liberation:Post-colonial Struggles for a Democratic Southern Africa. eds C. Bassett and M.Clarke. Cape Town: HSRC Press.

Chang, Dae-Oup (2009) Capitalist Development in Korea: Labour, Capital and the Myth of the Developmental State. Routledge Advances in Korean Studies. London: Routledge.

Chang, Dae-Oup (2009 ‘Informalising Labour in Asia's Global Factory’, Journal of Contemporary Asia 39 (2): 161-79.

Cramer, Chris (2010) (forthcoming) ‘Unemployment and Participation in Violence’, Background paper for World Development Report 2011, World Bank, Washington.

Hanieh, Adam (2010) ‘Temporary Migrant Labour and the Spatial Structuring of Class in the Gulf Cooperation Council’, Spectrum: Journal of Global Studies 2(3): 67-89.

Hanieh, Adam (2010) ‘Khaleeji-Capital: Class-Formation and Regional Integration in the Middle-East Gulf’, Historical Materialism 18(2): 35-76.

Kabeer, Naila (2008) ‘Paid work, women’s empowerment and  gender justice: critical pathways of social change’ Pathways of Women’s Empowerment Working Paper No. 3. IDS, Sussex.

Mahmud, Simeen and Naila Kabeer (2006) ‘Compliance versus accountability: struggles for dignity and daily bread in the Bangladesh garment industry’ in P. Newell and J.Wheeler (eds) Rights, Resources and the Politics of Accountability. London: Zed Press.

Lerche, Jens (2010) ‘From ‘Rural Labour’ to ‘Classes of Labour’: Class Fragmentation, Caste and Class Struggle at the Bottom of the Indian Labour Hierarchy’. In The Comparative Political Economy of Development. Africa and South Asia, eds. Harriss-White, B. and J. Heyer,  London: Routledge, pp 66-87.

Lerche, Jens (2007) ‘A Global Alliance against Forced Labour? Unfree Labour, Neo-Liberal Globalization and the International Labour Organization.’ Journal of Agrarian Change 7(4): 425-52.

Marois, Thomas (2010) ‘The Role of Labour in Shielding Mexican Banks from the Financial Crisis’, Development Viewpoint, No. 48.

Mezzadri, Alessandra (2008) ‘The raise of neoliberal globalisation and the ‘new old’ social regulation of labour: the case of Delhi garment sector,’ The Indian Journal of Labour Economics, 51 (4): 603-618.

Mezzadri, Alessandra (2010) ‘Assessing the Effectiveness of Corporate Social Responsibility as a Tool for ‘Poverty Reduction through Productive Activities’: The Case of the Delhi Garment Cluster.’ In: Growth, Exports and Technological Change in Developing Countries. UNIDO Research and Statistics Branch Working Paper 26/2009. Vienna: UNIDO, pp 148-65.

Oya, Carlos (2010) Rural inequality, wage employment and labour market formation in Africa: Historical and micro-level evidence. Working Paper. Geneva: International Labour Office.

Oya, Carlos and Sender, John (2009) ‘Divorced, Separated, and Widowed Women Workers in Rural Mozambique’, Feminist Economics 15(2): 1-31.

Saad Filho, Alfredo and Yalman, G., (eds) (2009) Economic Transitions to Neoliberalism in Middle-Income Countries: Policy Dilemmas, Economic Crises, Forms of Resistance, London: Routledge.

Saad Filho, Alfredo (2008) Employment Policies under Resource Booms: Review and Policy Prospects in the ESCWA Region, background paper for UN-ESCWA Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the ESCWA Region.

Sinha, Subir (2009) ‘Arbeiter und Arbeiterklasse im heutigen Indien: Anmerkungen zum analytischen Rahmen und zu den politischen Formierungsprozessen’, in: Über Marx hinaus. Arbeitsgeschichte und Arbeitsbegriff im 21. Jahrhundert. Edited by Marcel van der Linden and Karl Heinz Roth in collaboration with Max Henninger. Berlin and Hamburg: Assoziation A. Also to be published as ‘Workers and Working Classes in Contemporary India: A Note on Analytic Frames and Political Formations’ in Beyond Marx: Confronting Labor History and the Global Labor Relations in the 21st Century, edited by Marcel van der Linden and Karl-Heinz Roth, 2011. Chicago: Haymarket Press.