Handbook Global History of Work (De Gruyter Reference) by Karin Hofmeester,Marcel van der Linden

By Karin Hofmeester,Marcel van der Linden

Coffee from East Africa, wine from California, chocolate from the Ivory Coast - all these each day items are in line with labour, usually produced below appalling stipulations, yet continually concerning the mix of assorted paintings procedures we're frequently no longer conscious of.

What is the daily truth for employees in a number of elements of the realm, and the way was once it some time past? How do they paintings this present day, and the way did they paintings some time past? those and lots of different questions contain the sphere of the worldwide heritage of labor – a tender self-discipline that's brought with this instruction manual.

In eight thematic chapters, this publication discusses those facets of labor in a world and long-term viewpoint, being attentive to numerous sorts of paintings. Convict labour, slave and salary labour, labour migration, and staff of the cloth undefined, but in addition employees' service provider, moves, and motivations for paintings are a part of this primary guide of worldwide labour background, written via the main well known students of the career.

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