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Birgitte Bruun

equally well connected to projects that offer possibilities for formal employment. Formal employment has played a comparatively large and identity-shaping role in urban Zambian livelihoods since mining became a source of income for many men from the 1920s

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Finding a Place to Sit

How Qatari Women Combine Cultural and Kinship Capital in the Home Majlis

Rehenuma Asmi

and above are housewives. Another 31 per cent are actively employed, plus another 2.5 per cent who are looking for employment (see Table 3 ). Qatari women, similar to women in most Gulf countries, are still overwhelmingly employed in the public sector

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Fair Exchange

Utilisation of Working Animals (and Women) in Ancient Mesopotamia and Modern Africa

Jill Goulder

. Archaeological commentary also rarely recognises the year-round utilisation and other strategies required to provide return on investment in working animals. In Classical Greece, for example, ox use for ploughing was contingent on additional employment: ‘there

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Diplomat, Landlord, Con-artist, Thief

Housing Brokers and the Mediation of Risk in Migrant Moscow

Madeleine Reeves

commodity. A newly arrived migrant worker is required to accumulate a package of documents including, at the time of my research, residence registrations, proof of absence of HIV and TB, a work permit or patent (a permit for self-employment) and, more

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Migration Destination Choice as a Criterion of Self-Identification

The Case of Young People Leaving Noril’sk and Dudinka

Nadezhda Zamyatina

active in two age cohorts: young people aged 15–19 (school graduates) and people of retirement age (50–65, as the retirement age is lower in the area). At the same time, the bulk of people moving to Noril’sk (mostly seeking employment) are aged 20

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Impatient Accumulation, Immediate Consumption

Problems with Money and Hope in Central Kenya

Peter Lockwood

expansion of formal employment ( Li 2013 ). It is this predicament that has generated the raft of ‘informal’ economic practices characteristic of contemporary urban Africa ( Hart 1973 ), and central Kenya is no exception. Like many of my younger

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The emergence of the global debt society

Governmentality and profit extraction through fabricated abundance and imposed scarcity in Peru and Spain

Ismael Vaccaro, Eric Hirsch, and Irene Sabaté

debt repayment obligations. The conservative and social-democratic parties that have alternatively ruled the majority of Europe during the past 50 years offer the same solution to the contemporary crisis: employment deregulation, lower wages, and public

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Thijs Schut

her studies, she had been home for over a year. She had not yet found properly paying employment, which she blamed on the absence of appropriate jobs in the area. Instead, Jasinta helped her mother in the household, volunteered for the local church

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Don Nonini

competition retrenched labor and closed down operations. Unemployment rose steeply from 6 percent in 1975–1979 to 15 percent in 1983. However, services employment was the one sector that showed increases ( Wolinetz 1989: 87–89, 97n29 ). By the 1990s, the shift

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Laurent Berger

historians and economists is enlisted to tell the story of capital transfers through Japan-United States monetary relations since the Meiji era, in order to report the precariousness of wage employment and the flexibility of the labor market on a global scale