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Women, Work, and Employment Outcomes in Rural India
Large-scale surveys show that while rural women’s employment has grown over the decades, women are still largely self-employed or employed as casual labour in agriculture. They face various forms ofExpand
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Changing Employment Conditions of the Indian Workforce and Implications for Decent Work
This paper analyses recent macro employment trends in India. Analysis of recent data shows increasing informalisation and flexibilisation of labour and challenges the notion that casualisation is theExpand
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Bonded Labour in India: its Incidence and Pattern
Reviews the extent of unfree labour in agriculture, among tribals, in brick kilns, quarries, crushers and mines, power looms and handlooms, and other sectors as well as children involved in silkExpand
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Migration and the labour market in India.
Recent trends in population mobility indicate a decline in the rates of migration. However the main sources of data the Census and the NSS underestimate labour mobility as they provide low estimatesExpand
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The Triple Absence of Labour Rights:Triangular Labour Relations and Informalisationin the Construction and Garment Sectors in Delhi and Shanghai.
The informalised character of labour relations is an overarching theme within studies of labour relations in the Global South. Some scholars emphasise the commonalities in labour processes and labourExpand
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EDUCATION, SKILLS AND THE EMERGING LABOUR MARKET IN INDIA
This paper analyses the education and skill requirements of the Indian economy in the context of the changes in the labour market. It is shown that since the 1980s, there has been some increase inExpand
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Towards Universal Social Protection in India in a Rights-based Paradigm
This article discusses the universalization of social protection in India in the context of rightbased paradigms. It first considers the question of universalization of protective social security andExpand
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Labour Migration to the Construction Sector in India and its Impact on Rural Poverty
The present article studies the impact of migration to the construction sector on rural poverty in India based on field survey. The survey has been carried out in two phases, the first phaseExpand
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A Social Protection Floor for India
This study, commissioned by the United Nations in India and financially supported by the Government of Japan, considers the feasibility of a Social Protection Floor for India. It outlines the keyExpand
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