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Working in the mill no more

Author: Jan Breman; Parthiv Shah
Publisher: Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this book, sociologist Jan Breman and photographer Parthiv Shah continue their documentation and analyses of the working class that started with Down and Out, Labouring Under Global Capitalism (AUP, 2000). Working in the Mill No More carries more than 200 images that narrate the story of the rise and decline of Ahmedadbad's 120,000 textile mill workers. These photographs and the narrative supporting them will  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jan Breman; Parthiv Shah
ISBN: 9053566422 9789053566428 0195666194 9780195666199
OCLC Number: 54042347
Description: 208 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 x 30 cm
Contents: Introduction / Jan Breman --
Introduction / Parthiv Shah --
The Birth of an Industrial Workforce --
Trade Unionism --
The End of Mill Production --
Closure --
Falling Through the Safety Net --
The Search for Other Work --
Coping with Impoverishment in the Household --
From Working Class Neighbourhoods to Slum Localities --
Loss of Security, Dignity, and Representation --
A City Torn Apart.
Responsibility: text, Jan Breman ; photographs and design, Parthiv Shah.

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'Over a period of more than three decades, Professor Breman has enriched South Asian and Asian history with publications which are best described as history with a conscience. An anthropologist by Read more...

 
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