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Cooperative, Human Capital and Poverty: A Theoretical Framework
DOI: 10.14254/2071789X.2018/11-2/1 ABSTRACT. In this article we investigate a simple theoretical model of cooperative organisations which are capable of enhancing its members’ human capital through
Family Rationales behind Child Begging in Antananarivo
Child beggars form a specific category of child workers. They are generally associated with street-living children, as defined by UNICEF. Analysis of begging thus generally focuses on children's
Defining child labour: a controversial debate
While it is internationally agreed that the worst forms of child labour should be eliminated in order to promote children's welfare, the consensus breaks down when trying to define what constitutes
Adolescent Work: Freedom of Choice or Family Obligation? The Case of Young Mototaxi Drivers in Lima, Peru
Every day, local newspapers in Lima report accidents involving mototaxi drivers: many of these drivers are young. The northern districts of Lima are very steep, so as drivers gain speed, it is not
Social capital and the brokerage system: the formation of debt bondage in South India
Purpose - The concept of social capital has known unrelenting success over recent years. However, some ambiguities continue to surround the topic. Several authors have spelled out the link between
Is child labour a substitute for adult labour?: A case study of brick kiln workers in Tamil Nadu, India
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to highlight that child labour is complementary to adult labour in the brick kiln industry.Design/methodology/approach – The paper presents a case study of
Child Labor and Responsible Consumers
The basic strategy for the fight against child labor has been boycotting efforts followed by labeling practices. This article reviews the development of these practices and their impact on the
Bonded Labour or What Else? A Case Study in Tamil Nadu, India
Debt bondage is the focus of an international struggle for its abolition. Yet the literature finds that, in certain circumstances, the credit-for-work contracts behind debt bondage are mutually