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Technology And Labour Selected Essays

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ISBN: 9788178356136    Publisher: Kalpaz Publications Year of publishing: 2007     Format:  Hardback No of Pages: 339        Language: English
Description About The Author:- Bhaskr Majumder is a senior faculty in Economics in G.B. Pant Social Science Institute, University of Allahabad. He is also a visiting faculity at the Malaviya Center for Peace...Read more
Description About The Author:- Bhaskr Majumder is a senior faculty in Economics in G.B. Pant Social Science Institute, University of Allahabad. He is also a visiting faculity at the Malaviya Center for Peace Research, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi. He did his M. Phill. And D. Phil. In Economic from the University os Calcutta. He has so far published more than sixty papers in Journals of national and international repute. He has authored six books edited by eminent scholars. He has kalso completed a large number of research projects supported by Planning Commission, Government of India, ICSSR, World Bank etc.Contents:- Preface • Introduction • Commodity Production and Command: Some Observations • Manpower Mobility in an Era of Globalization: Some Issues • Globalized Indian Economy: Some Reflections on Workers' Mobility • Informalizatioin of Global Labour and Survival of Local Workers • Labour in a Globalised World and Workers in a Localized Economy: Employment and Mobility • Redundancy of Labour and Workers' Protection: An Analysis • Technological Progress and Redundancy of Workers: Tasks for Rehabilitation • Technological Progress, and Redundancy and of Workers: Tasks for Rehabilitation • Technological Progress, Redundancy and Rehabilitation of Workers: A Theoretical Note • Technology and Economic Development of a Developing Economy: A Theoretical Note • Influx of Forced Labour: Nature and Causes • Rootlessness of Labour: A Study of the Rickshaw Pullers of the City of Allahabad • Bibliography • IndexAbout The Book:- The Book Is A Collection Of Selected Essys On Lanbour And Technology Puhlished In A Number Of Journals Since More Than A Decade. The Book Aims At Exploring The Creative And Destructive Role Of Technology For Employment And Displacement Of Labour. Producton Of Commodities Is Taken As The Domain That Gives And Man-Transformed Resources Are Tha Means By Which Technology Is Expressed. Technological Progress Leads To Changing Skill Requirement, Which Offers The Scope For Additional Labour Employment. On The Other Hand, Obsolescence Of Technology Leads To Redudancy And Exit Of Presently Employe Labour. These And Relatred Issues Revolving Around Commodity Production., Technology And Labour., Especially The Relationship Between Them, Are The Focus Of This Book. The Common Thread Running Through The Essays Is That Technology Is Both The Cause And Consquence Of Labour Absorption And Labour Displacement. The Context Of The Papers Range From Local To Global And The Issues Relating Technnology And Labour Have Been Posed In The Context Of A Developing Econoky. The Essays Are Based On Both Theoretical And Applied Issues., About The Author:- Bhaskr Majumder Is A Senior Faculty In Economics In G.B. Pant Social Science Institute, University Of Allahabad. He Is Also A Visiting Faculity At The Malaviya Center For Peace Research, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi. He Did His M. Phill. And D. Phil. In Economic From The University Os Calcutta. He Has So Far Published More Than Sixty Papers In Journals Of National And International Repute. He Has Authored Six Books Edited By Eminent Scholars. He Has Kalso Completed A Large Number Of Research Projects Supported By Planning Commission, Government Of India, Icssr, World Bank Etc., Content:- Preface • Introduction • Commodity Production And Command: Some Observations • Manpower Mobility In An Era Of Globalization: Some Issues • Globalized Indian Economy: Some Reflections On Workers' Mobility • Informalizatioin Of Global Labour And Survival Of Local Workers • Labour In A Globalised World And Workers In A Localized Economy: Employment And Mobility • Redundancy Of Labour And Workers' Protection: An Analysis • Technological Progress And Redundancy Of Workers: Tasks For Rehabilitation • Technological Progress, And Redundancy And Of Workers: Tasks For Rehabilitation • Technological Progress, Redundancy And Rehabilitation Of Workers: A Theoretical Note • Technology And Economic Development Of A Developing Economy: A Theoretical Note • Influx Of Forced Labour: Nature And Causes • Rootlessness Of Labour: A Study Of The Rickshaw Pullers Of The City Of Allahabad • Bibliography • Index
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