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Indian Industrial Labour Today-An Agenda for Research

An Agenda for Research Karin Kapadia FROM December 10 to 13, 1997 an international conference entitled 'The World of Indian Industrial Labour' was held in Amsterdam, Supported by the American SSRC it was organised jointly by Jonathan Parry of the Anthropology Department of the London School of Economics and Jan Breman of the Centre for Asian Studies, Amsterdam. The conference proved to be immensely fruitful, with a number of very stimulating papers. Twenty three papers were presented during the four days, dealing with a wide variety of issues, both historical and contemporary. Through the questions they raised, many of the papers implicitly sketched an agenda for further research. As the papers were of great value and likely to be of considerable interest to a wide audience they are briefly reviewed here.

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