January Issue of the Global Labour Journal now available (open access)

The January issue of the Global Labour Journal is available for download here. The Global Labour Journal is an open-access, fully peer-reviewed online journal launched in January 2010.The Journal serves as a forum to capture the plentiful and diverse scholarly work emerging on labour activities worldwide. It seeks to explore the role of globalisation in breaking down boundaries between the global/local and the public/private as they relate to labour activities. Table of Contents for the issue: Editorial Articles For a Future of Work with Dignity: A Critique of the World Bank’s Report, The Changing Nature of Work Mark Anner, Nicolas Pons-Vignon, Uma Rani Navigating the City and the Workplace

In Curiosity 6: A healthy meal in every neighbourhood

Few Johannesburg residents enjoy the right to food and even fewer are aware that they have such a right. Community Food Centres could help change that, writes SWOP postdoc, Brittany Kesselman The right to food is enshrined in Section 27 of the South African Constitution. Despite this, almost 15 million South Africans experience hunger and just over 16 million more are at risk, according to a study published in 2013. Like many developing countries, South Africa is experiencing a ‘double burden’ of disease. Hunger and under-nutrition co-exist with obesity and diet-related diseases such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes and hypertension. Systemic insecurity in the city In Johannesburg, estima


New book from the Hidden Voices Series - Flashes in Her Soul: The Life of Jabu Ndlovu

May 16, 2018

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