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  • Organizing in the Informal Economyby Jane Barrett

    International Labour Office 2003; US$ 5.00

    Provides an overview of the minibus taxi industry in South Africa and outlines the process of formalization that the industry has undergone since the mid-1990s. Investigates conditions of employment and examines the strategies of the South African National Taxi Council (SANTACO) and the South African Transport and Allied Worker’s Union (SATAWU)... more...

  • Diversity and Groupsby Katherine W. Phillips

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 150.99

    Diversity results from the constellation of individual traits, characteristics, identities, experiences, and knowledge that individuals bring to a group. This volume helps to promote research on diversity in groups by identifying and integrating various areas of research related to diversity across multiple disciplinary traditions. more...

  • Financial Inclusion of the Marginalisedby Sharit K. Bhowmik; Debdulal Saha

    Springer India 2013; US$ 100.47

    This book is the product of a study conducted by the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Ministry of Urban Housing and Poverty Alleviation (MoHUPA). Its objective is to highlight some of the problems faced by street vendors in conducting their daily business and to examine... more...

  • Street Entrepreneursby John Cross; Alfonso Morales

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 56.37

    Addressing the current dearth of available literature on this topic, the editors use a range of international case studies to explore street vending and informal economies which continue to be, especially in developing countries, a vital economic driver. This volume collects essays from authors around the world about the markets and vendors they... more...

  • Downtown Ladiesby Gina A. Ulysse

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 25.00

    The Caribbean “market woman” is ingrained in the popular imagination as the archetype of black womanhood in countries throughout the region. Challenging this stereotype and other outdated images of black women, Downtown Ladies offers a more complex picture by documenting the history of independent international traders—known as informal commercial... more...

  • Street Vendors in the Global Urban Economyby Sharit Bhowmik

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 55.06

    First published in 2010. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Informal Urban Street Marketsby Clifton Evers; Kirsten Seale

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.51

    Through an international range of research, this volume examines how informal urban street markets facilitate the informal and formal economy not merely in terms of the traditional concerns of labor and consumption, but also in regards to cultural and spatial contingencies. In many places, street markets and their populace have been marginalized and... more...

  • Economic Life of Mexican Beach Vendorsby Tamar Diana Wilson

    Lexington Books 2012; US$ 87.00

    Based on the life histories of 166 beach vendors in three Mexican tourist centers—men and women whose income-generating activities form part of the informal or semi-informal economy— Economic Life of Mexican Beach Vendors explores their educational and employment aspirations and their family connections to vending. It also addresses how the vendors... more...

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