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Migration and Labour mobility in the Leather Accessories Manufacture in India

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  • Jesim Pais

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    Liberalisation and the policies thereafter have lead to a definite increase in production and export from the leather accessories industry in India. The focus of this paper is on migration and labour mobility in the leather accessories manufacture in Dharavi, Mumbai. The core data for the paper are from field surveys conducted in the industry in Dharavi, Mumbai, in 2000–2001, roughly 10 years after the economic reforms of the 1990s were initiated.

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    Paper provided by eSocialSciences in its series Working Papers with number id:451.

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    Keywords: leather accessories manufacture; labour mobility; Dharavi; Mumbai; leather exports; informal sector; unorganised industry; small-scale industry; small scale industry; Economics; Industry; Sociology;

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    1. Chari, Sharad, 2000. "The Agrarian Origins of the Knitwear Industrial Cluster in Tiruppur, India," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 28(3), pages 579-599, March.
    2. Prabir C. Bhattacharya, 1996. "The role of the informal sector in structural transformation: Some Indian evidence," Journal of International Development, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 8(1), pages 83-94.
    3. Cinar, E. Mine, 1994. "Unskilled urban migrant women and disguised employment: Home-working women in Istanbul, Turkey," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 22(3), pages 369-380, March.
    4. Toru Nakanishi, 1996. "Comparative Study Of Informal Labor Markets In The Urbanization Process: The Philippines And Thailand," The Developing Economies, Institute of Developing Economies, vol. 34(4), pages 470-496, December.
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    1. Priya Deshingkar & Shaheen Akter, 2009. "Migration and Human Development in India," Human Development Research Papers (2009 to present) HDRP-2009-13, Human Development Report Office (HDRO), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), revised Apr 2009.

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