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Labor problems of Africa

by John A. Noon

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Published by University of Pennsylvania press, the University museum in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Labor and laboring classes -- Africa.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 140-144.

      Statementby John A. Noon.
      SeriesAfrican handbooks, ed. by H. A. Wieschhoff. 6
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD8776 .N6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination3 p. l., 144 p.
      Number of Pages144
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6480904M
      LC Control Number45002049
      OCLC/WorldCa761907

      The Native Labour Regulations Act prohibited strikes by trade unions, introduced wage ceilings and a pass system for moving around jobs. O Chinese labourers were brought in, and used by landowners to undercut the wages of other workers. Among white workers, there was significant unrest, and major strikes took place in , , and This updated eleventh edition of Introduction to Labour Relations in South Africa provides some exciting improvements to the same comprehensive easy-to-understand text as its predecessors. This edition updates developments in the field of macroeconomic policy and the effects of .

        2 The level of anxiety is evident from the very first sentence of the latest synthesis, Kopytoff, Igor and Miers, Suzanne, ‘African “slavery” as an institution of marginality’, in Miers, and Kopytoff, (eds.), Slavery in Africa: Historical and Anthropological Perspectives (Madison, Wise., ), , and many others, feel compelled to dissociate themselves from an equation of slavery Cited by:   South Africa is a multi-lingual society that has some unique linguistic problems because of its policy of apartheid. On one level, there are tensions between its two official language groups, Afrikaans and English. On another level, there are linguistic tensions between the ethnic Europeans and the black majority, mostly in regard to language instruction in schools.

        History. The Labour Party was born at the turn of the 20th century out of the frustration of working-class people at their inability to field parliamentary candidates through the Liberal Party, which at that time was the dominant social-reform party in the Trades Union Congress (the national federation of British trade unions) cooperated with the Independent Labour Party. Children at Work: Child Labor Practices in Africa. Boulder: Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc. Annotation: In this book, authors Anne Kielland and Maurizia Tovo provide a thorough introduction to the issue of child labor in Africa. They begin by examining the various aspects of child labor and its possible Size: KB.


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