Recruitment infrastructure within the agricultural and agrifood sector: Post-Soviet and neocolonial entanglements between “Eastern” and “Western” Europe

@article{Bolokan2020RecruitmentIW,
  title={Recruitment infrastructure within the agricultural and agrifood sector: Post-Soviet and neocolonial entanglements between “Eastern” and “Western” Europe},
  author={Dina Bolokan},
  journal={Social Change Review},
  year={2020},
  volume={18},
  pages={39 - 77}
}
  • Dina Bolokan
  • Published 1 December 2020
  • Sociology
  • Social Change Review
Abstract The COVID-19 pandemic brought into focus how nationstates manage to shut down borders while maintaining flexible labor recruitment. This challenging situation provoked more public discussion around inequalities within the agricultural and agrifood sector. However, reflections around labor conditions have remained limited. I argue that instead of merely pointing to certain aspects of the current labor conditions and demanding more regulations, a different point of departure is urgently… 
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