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Does anti-trafficking policy protect against forced labour and exploitation or harm? The ban on migration for domestic work in Ethiopia and Ghana

This post was written by Dr. Priya Deshingkar, Research Director/Senior Research Fellow at the Sussex Centre for Migration Research (SCMR).  Domestic workers who number at least 67 million adults worldwide, according to the International Labour Organization, have been in focus

Posted in Anthropology, Economy, Gender, migration, Policy, Rights

Union Revitalisation and Women Workers at the Intersection of Gender and Class

This post is by Hannah Loosley completed the MA in the Social Anthropology of the Global Economy at the University of Sussex in 2017. Women working in care, catering, cleaning, cashier and clerical jobs (the 5 Cs) have long been neglected in trade

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Posted in Anthropology, Economy, Gender

Looking at Everyday Behaviour, is it a Good Idea to Put a Price on Nature?

by Lavinia Ioana Udrea When thinking about an answer to the title question, a good place to start would be to define our common understanding of the word: nature. nature – [mass noun] The phenomena of the physical world collectively, including

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Posted in Economy, Nature

Time to Throw out the Balance Sheet

by Alan Lester A bit of a departure from our standard project blog, this essay responds to the latest rehashing of the British Empire in the media (The Rhodes statue debate and a YouGov poll have both made the British

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Posted in Economy, International Relations, Rights