Search for dissertations about: "Informal Workers"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 47 swedish dissertations containing the words Informal Workers.

  1. 1. Outside the Law : An Ethnographic Study of Street Vendors in Bogotá

    Author : Ana Maria Vargas Falla; Rättssociologiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social Control; Sociology of Law; Well-being; Street Vendors; Rickshaws; Ethnography; Bogotá; Colombia; Informal Economy; Informal Workers; Formalization; Rule of Law; Legal Empowerment.; Social Norms; Informal Control; Negative Social Capital; Legal Pluralism; Labor Law; social kontroll; rättssociologi; well-being; gatuförsäljare; rickshaws; etnografi; Bogotá; Colombia; informell ekonomi; arbetsliv; formalisering; rättssäkerhet; empowerment; sociala normer; informell kontroll; socialt kapital; juridik; normer; rättspluralism;

    Abstract : Millions of people worldwide work outside the law as street vendors in order to earn a living. However, they often work in fear of police evictions and confiscations since their work is in many places considered illegal. READ MORE

  2. 2. Informal Electronic Waste Recycling in Pakistan

    Author : Shakila Umair; José Potting; Anna Björklund; Mattias Höjer; Magdalena Svanström; KTH; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Electronic Waste; Pakistan; Informal recycling; governance; Social Life Cycle Assessment SLCA ;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to study governance aspects of informal electronic waste recycling and to provide better knowledge of the business in terms of structure, stakeholders, governance aspects and social impacts.The thesis consists of a cover essay and two papers appended at the end of the thesis. READ MORE

  3. 3. Circles of Value : A Study of Working Lives of Informal Sector Traders in Delhi, India

    Author : Riya Raphael; Genusvetenskapliga institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; theories of value; pheriwale; informal economy; informal sector; recycle traders; Dalit feminism; intersectionality; caste; pheri; Social reproduction; waiting; relational autonomy; Delhi; India;

    Abstract : This study revolves around the working lives of pheriwale, a group of self-employed traders within India’s vast informal economy. Pheriwale have been trading in Delhi for nearly a century and are involved in the second-hand clothing trade. READ MORE

  4. 4. Work Liminality and Liminality Competence : a study of mobile project workers

    Author : Elisabeth Borg; Jonas Söderlund; Karin Bredin; Eskil Ekstedt; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Liminality; Work liminality; Mobile Project Workers; Technical consultants; Project-Based Work; Competence;

    Abstract : This thesis is about people engaged in project-based work, a work context that is becoming increasingly common since more and more firms are relying on project-based forms of organization. More specifically, the thesis deals with a specific condition arising in projectbased work, namely that of ‘work liminality’. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Rule-Governed State : China's Labor Market Policy, 1978–1998

    Author : Mattias Burell; Christer Gunnarsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political science; China; economic reform; employment; governance; labor policy; law; legality; market transition; workers; Statsvetenskap; Political science; Statsvetenskap; statskunskap; statskunskap;

    Abstract : Max Weber (1864–1920) suggested that capitalism and free markets tend to produce a characteristic form of governance – the rational-legal bureaucracy. In view of China's transition from central planning to a market economy, we should ask ourselves how these changes have affected its governance. READ MORE