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Some Aspects of the Material Conditions of Life of Agricultural Labourers

V. K. Ramachandran (ed.)

in Wage Labour and Unfreedom in Agriculture: An Indian Case Study

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198286479
eISBN:
9780191684524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198286479.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the material conditions of life of agricultural labourers, in particular, wages, earnings, indebtedness, and household-consumption patterns. It also examines the conditions in ... More


The Deployment of Labour Time

V. K. Ramachandran (ed.)

in Wage Labour and Unfreedom in Agriculture: An Indian Case Study

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198286479
eISBN:
9780191684524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198286479.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the deployment of the labour time of agricultural labourers. It examines employment and unemployment among landless agricultural labourers and discusses other features of the ... More


Aspects of the Labour Process in Agriculture

V. K. Ramachandran (ed.)

in Wage Labour and Unfreedom in Agriculture: An Indian Case Study

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198286479
eISBN:
9780191684524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198286479.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses wage systems and aspects of the labour process in agriculture. It presents case studies of some of the major job options in agriculture that are available to agricultural ... More


Poverty in Palanpur

Peter Lanjouw and Nicholas Stern

in Economic Development in Palanpur over Five Decades

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198288329
eISBN:
9780191596599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288328.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter studies poverty in Palanpur. The meaning of poverty based on a notion of low annual income is contrasted with that based on a notion of lifestyle and readily observed means. A profile of ... More


Summary and Conclusions

V. K. Ramachandran (ed.)

in Wage Labour and Unfreedom in Agriculture: An Indian Case Study

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198286479
eISBN:
9780191684524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198286479.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book has dealt with the impact of production conditions and of the material conditions of agricultural labourers in a rural region on the freedom of those agricultural labourers to sell their ... More


Wage Labour and Unfreedom in Agriculture: An Indian Case Study

V. K. Ramachandran

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198286479
eISBN:
9780191684524
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198286479.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book addresses the question of how it is that so much growth and technical change can take place in agriculture and yet leave the position of agricultural labourers relatively unchanged. Much ... More


Activism, Identity and Networks: Urban and Rural Working-Class Radicalism, 1868–74

James Owen

in Labour and the Caucus: Working-Class Radicalism and Organised Liberalism in England, 1868-1888

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781846319440
eISBN:
9781781387207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319440.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The first half of the chapter examines the English republican movement. It considers early republicanism in London after 1868, paying attention to the extent to which groups such as the Land and ... More


Transnational Connections

Kathleen López

in Chinese Cubans: A Transnational History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607122
eISBN:
9781469607986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469607122.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter describes how thousands of Chinese entered Cuba under the 1917 provisions for agricultural laborers. Soledad Estate in Cienfuegos recruited Chinese laborers and continued to concentrate ... More


Lessons from the Illiterate: Carlos Bulosan and the Staged Wages of Romance

Sarita Echavez See

in Filipino Primitive: Accumulation and Resistance in the American Museum

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781479842667
eISBN:
9781479887699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479842667.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Carlos Bulosan’s story “The Romance of Magno Rubio” is about the plight of an illiterate Filipino field worker in Depression-era California going deeper and deeper into debt in order to woo a white ... More


Theme: Leisure and Politics in 1844

Scott Gac

in Singing for Freedom: The Hutchinson Family Singers and the Nineteenth-Century Culture of Reform

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300111989
eISBN:
9780300138368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300111989.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines how the constant negotiation of personal and work boundaries was one of the costs of fame for the Hutchinson Family Singers, who, like many gifted entertainers, shared a ... More


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