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Capital and labour in the urbanized world

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Published by Sage Publications in London, Beverly Hills, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Urban economics -- Congresses.,
  • Economic development -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Statementedited for the International Sociological Association by John Walton.
    SeriesSage studies in international sociology ;, 31
    ContributionsWalton, John, 1937-, International Sociological Association.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT321 .C36 1985
    The Physical Object
    Pagination237 p. :
    Number of Pages237
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2870707M
    ISBN 100803997523
    LC Control Number84051549

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The distribution of capital and labour in the contemporary world is undergoing a radical change. Traditional industries in the West are in decline while in the third world cheap, plentiful labour is available and increasingly attractive. This book analyzes the implications of this situation for both developed and less developed nations.

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