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Labour in the Levant

Chalcraft, John ORCID: 0000-0002-0302-9306 (2007) Labour in the Levant. New Left Review, 45. pp. 27-47. ISSN 0028-6060

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Against celebrations of the messianic potential of migrant labour, John Chalcraft presents the case of Syrian workers in Lebanon, where porous borders and hybrid identities serve to reproduce exploitative conditions. What motivations and aspirations underpin migration—and what routes might lead out of commodification’s web?

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Additional Information: © 2007 New Left Review
Divisions: Government
Middle East Centre
Subjects: D History General and Old World > DS Asia
Date Deposited: 24 Jul 2008 10:49
Last Modified: 10 Jun 2024 23:11

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