RLS Library

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RLS South Asia regularly publishes comments, short essays, political analysis and research papers, which can be accessed from the list below. Additionally you also find a selection of articles which our partners published as part of one of our joint projects.

 English, India, Labour, Society

Migrant Workers at Margin

Migrant Workers at the Margins October 2018 report examines whether migrant workers currently access their rights and civic entitlements to education, work, health, and food in migration sending areas and rural destinations.

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 English, India, Labour

They leave their homes to build ours

Issues and perspectives of migrant construction workers in Surat.

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 English, India, Labour

Bridging the Divide

A consultation on the interface between the seasonal migrant workers, the formal sector workers’ movement and oppressed caste-based movements in India.

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 English, India, Labour, Society

Migration and Women Casual Workers

Migration is now a central part of India's socioeconomic landscape, but few of the studies and policy discussions on this issue address the reality that the majority of migrants in India are
women.

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 Agriculture, English, Hindi, India, Labour

The Agrarian Crisis and Migration

This Booklet deals with the Indian State's historical and contemporary agricultural policiesthat have aggravated the rural agrarian crises.

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 English, Labour, Society

Conditions of Work and Political Consciousness

Conditions of work and political consciousness among migrant daily wage workers: a study in Delhi, Uttarakhand and Tamil Nadu.

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 Education, English, Labour

What a Job - Skill Building

Study on impacts of skill building initiatives of government agencies on tribal youths in south Odisha.

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 English, Labour, Society

Migrant Workers - Access to Rights

Identification, access to entitlements, and financial inclusion are key sites of negotiation in India’s rapidly evolving governance landscape.

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 English, Labour, Society

Inter-State Migrant Workers

In the last two decades, employment in agricultural sectors in India has declined and the Indian economy has transformed to facilitate global labour extraction concentrated in urban industrial hubs.

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 Agriculture, English, Hindi, Labour

Rural Producers Collectives

Let's Cooperate! Rural producers collectives in India – a background and case studies.

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 English, Hindi, Labour, Marathi, Trade

Trade Liberalisation and WTO

Trade liberalization and WTO : impacts on agriculture and farmers in India.

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 English, Labour

Puzzles of Indian Commodity Production

Capitalist Exploitation and Heterogeneity of Rural and Informal Sectors in the Indian Economy.

 

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