Mobilizing at the Margins: Comparing Informal Worker Organizing Around the World

Tuesday, July 15, 2014: 3:30 PM-5:20 PM
Room: Booth 41
RC44 Labor Movements (host committee)

Language: English

Session Organizer:
Sarah MOSOETSA, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa
Wasted Opportunities - the Production of Power and the Challenges to Organizing Informal Reclaimers (Oral Presentation)
Melanie SAMSON, Post Doctoral Fellow, South Africa

Legislation and Its Discontents: Consequences of the Peruvian Household Workers Law (Oral Presentation)
Katherine MAICH, University of California, Berkeley, USA

Organising the ‘Invisible' Sector: A Case Study on Household Workers in Lima (Oral Presentation)
Merita JOKELA, University of Turku, Finland; Maaret JOKELA-PANSINI, University of Bern, Switzerland

Invisibility As a Barrier to Collectivity: Argentinian and Indian Homeworkers (Oral Presentation)
Rosaria BURCHIELLI, La Trobe University, Australia; Annie DELANEY, Victoria University, Australia

Organizing Female Workers In The Informal Sector: A Case Study Of Learn-Dharavi (Oral Presentation)
Yanick NOISEUX, Université de Montréal, Canada

New Configurations of Informal Work in Brazil: Besides the Informal, Short of Rights (Distributed Paper)
Fábio SANCHEZ, Universidade Federal de Säo Carlos, Brazil

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