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Inequality at work in the informal economy: Key issues and illustrations

Abstract:

In many countries, laws forbidding discrimination at work reach a tiny minority of the workforce, using crudely essentialized categories like colour or sex. In practice, however, discrimination is a complex expression of social regulation and, ultimately, identity, which determines the ideologies and norms that both employers and employees default to in the absence of state regulation (e.g. caste, race, religion). The forms of authority through which identities are created and evolve originat...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, HUM, Oriental Studies
Journal:
INTERNATIONAL LABOUR REVIEW
Volume:
142
Issue:
4
Pages:
459-+
Publication date:
2003
DOI:
EISSN:
1564-913X
ISSN:
0020-7780
URN:
uuid:a618b03e-5326-4f12-9720-170c730db1f4
Source identifiers:
283685
Local pid:
pubs:283685
Language:
English

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