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Informalizing the Economy: the Return of the Social Question at a Global Level
type="main"> The classical conceptualization of the working class, of workers’ collective action and, especially, of trade unionism, was implicitly or explicitly based on the Standard EmploymentExpand
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Workers of the World: Essays Toward a Global Labor History
The studies offered in this volume integrate the history of wage labor, of slavery, and of indentured labor. They contribute to a Global Labor History freed from Eurocentrism and methodologicalExpand
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Unanticipated consequences of “humanitarian intervention”: The British campaign to abolish the slave trade, 1807–1900
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  • Political Science, Economics
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Building on Robert Merton’s theory of unanticipated consequences of purposive action and Charles Tilly’s theory of error correction, the present article presents a stylized narrative about theExpand
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Free and unfree labour : the debate continues
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ILO Histories. Essays on the International Labour Organization and Its Impact on the World During the Twentieth Century
Contents: Jasmien Van Daele: Writing ILO Histories: A State of the Art - Elizabeth McKillen: Beyond Gompers: The American Federation of Labor, the Creation of the ILO, and US Labor Dissent - UllaExpand
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San Precario: A New Inspiration for Labor Historians
On February 29, 2004, the Chainworkers of Milan, an Italian anarchosyndicalist collective seeking to subvert commercial advertising, chose a new saint: San Precario, the patron saint of casual,Expand
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Humanitarian Intervention and Changing Labor Relations. The Long-term Consequences of the Abolition of the Slave Trade
Acknowledgements Notes on contributors Maps, figures and tables Introduction, Marcel van der Linden Appendix: An Act for the Abolition of the Slave Trade (1807) POLITICS OF MEMORY CommemoratingExpand
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The International Labour Organization, 1919–2019: An Appraisal
Abstract:How can we appraise the record of the International Labour Organization (ILO, 1919–2019) over the last century? In the present essay it is argued that the first half century of the ILOExpand
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