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Negotiating a living: working children in Kolkata

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The majority of children, involved in both waged and unwaged work exist beyond the control and comprehension of national and international regulation, within the informal economy. Research has shown that the informal economy, contrary to general perception, is not a sphere of unregulated activity, but rather, operates through alternative structures and techniques of power. Children's work within the informal economy, and therefore outside the regulative reach of the state, is subject to ex...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St John's College
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Environment,Centre for the - Geography,School of
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Publication date:
2014
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
URN:
uuid:6fbe18b8-093d-490b-9ed9-783d4a7ede56
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ora:12481

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