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Theorizing peripheral labor

Rethinking “surplus populations”

Tom Cowan, Stephen Campbell, and Don Kalb

Present debates concerning capitalist development in disparate regions around the world trace a story of grand social and economic transformation over the past 40 years, from planned and/or Keynesian economies dominated by labor-intensive sectors

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Is Labor Green?

A Cross-National Panel Analysis of Unionization and Carbon Dioxide Emissions

Camila Huerta Alvarez, Julius Alexander McGee, and Richard York

; Jorgenson et al. 2010 ; Rosa et al. 2004 , 2015 ; York 2008 ; York et al. 2003a , 2003b ). However, a gap in this research is a quantitative assessment of how the structure of labor relations—an important aspect of industrial and agricultural production

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Manufacturing Labor Discipline

Apprenticeship, Asymmetrical Knowledge, and Large-Scale Production in Britain and France, 1750–1820

Leonard N. Rosenband

and shipyards boycotted bold employers, and depended on custom and “invented traditions” to protect their skills and control of labor markets. 1 This article considers how large-scale manufacturers in several European trades attempted to increase

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Lazy Labor, Modernization, and Coloniality

Mobile Cultures between the Andes and the Amazon around 1900

Jaime Moreno Tejada

The hand of the diligent will rule, while the slothful will be put to forced labor . Proverbs 12:24. In turn-of-the-century Quito, the expanding middle-class was witness to the spectacle of a pulsating modernity, quickly unfolding in

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Intellectual labor in dark times

Lesley Gill

, and especially anthropologists, play in countering the creeping authoritarianism and growing inequality of our times? What kind of leverage can intellectual labor have on social reality? How can intellectuals broaden the boundaries of political

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The Labor of and Labor in Post-Medjugorje Slideshows

Marc Roscoe Loustau

around and cramming the presentations into a spare hour amid unpacking and other mundane tasks. 1 This emphasis reflected and reinforced many pilgrims’ involvement in Catholic renewal movements that encourage “domestic devotional labor,” or routines of

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German Labor Relations in International Perspective

A Model Reconsidered

Tobias Schulze-Cleven

As scholars and policymakers debate how to combine social inclusion with competitiveness under twenty-first-century economic conditions, the German model of labor relations is again attracting significant attention. Yet, assessments of its

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Between Labor Migration and Forced Displacement

Wartime Mobilities in the Burkina Faso–Côte d’Ivoire Transnational Space

Jesper Bjarnesen

many depend on the opportunities for seasonal and more permanent forms of labor migration to Côte d’Ivoire. Following the descent into armed conflict in Côte d’Ivoire in the early 2000s, when the failed coup d’état of the northern Forces Nouvelles

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Labor System Experimentation in Egalitarian Intentional Communities

Mari Hanssen Korsbrekke

explore how communards imagine and act in egalitarian labor, and the social tensions produced among members in the course of establishing what an ‘egalitarian person’ is, or what is considered to be ‘egalitarian’. I argue that these topics reveal

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Labor and Religious Tolerance in Two Senegalese Daaras

Laura L. Cochrane

sense of community through practicing and talking about two shared values: labor and religious tolerance. While they cite their own Sufi order's teachings in these practices and discourses, the values of labor and tolerance are shared across the country