Reading Development

Random readings on society, politics and change – Jorge Carrillo

Perceptions of ‘good work’ in the urban informal sector

[Behind paywall] There is growing interest in the ability of the informal sector to provide gainful work in much of the developing world. However, the literature on work in the … Continue reading

Monday, 3 April 2017 · Leave a comment

The Global City: Enabling Economic Intermediation and Bearing its Costs

Contesting the widespread notion in the 1980s that place no longer mattered to highly digitized economic sectors turned out to be the first step towards conceptualizing the Global City function. … Continue reading

Thursday, 15 December 2016 · Leave a comment

Transforming Women’s Work

A new report from the AFL-CIO, the Rutgers Center for Women’s Global Leadership and the AFL-CIO Solidarity Center, Transforming Women’s Work: Policies for an Inclusive Economic Agenda, discusses the critical … Continue reading

Saturday, 9 April 2016 · Leave a comment

Women at Work Trends 2016

The Women at Work report provides the latest ILO data on women’s position in labour markets, examines the factors behind these trends and explores the policy drivers for transformative change. Throughout … Continue reading

Tuesday, 8 March 2016 · Leave a comment