Alf Gunvald Nilsen is professor of sociology at the University of Pretoria. His research focuses on the political economy of development and democracy in the global South. His most recent book is Adivasis and the State: Subalternity and Citizenship in India’s Bhil Heartland (Cambridge University Press).
Marx sobre a exploração: um ABC para um mundo desigual
A exploração começa com as condições dos trabalhadores. Marx viu isso há 140 anos – e nada mudou desde então
Marx on exploitation: an ABC for an unequal world
Exploitation begins with the terms on which workers sell their labour power to capital. Marx saw that 140 years ago,...
The future of work and the future of poverty
Global production networks create economic growth, and thus are often said to be good for development. But if that’s...
Publicado en: HomeAuthoritarian populism and popular struggles in Modi’s India
In the pattern of authoritarianism taking over Indian politics since 2014, social movements, activists, and...
Publicado en: democraciaAbiertaEl pueblo adivasi en la India: ¿esclavas y esclavos modernos o trabajadoras y trabajadores modernos?
El pueblo adivasi de la India trabaja a menudo en condiciones normalmente definidas como «esclavitud moderna», pero...
Adivasis in India: modern-day slaves or modern-day workers?
India’s Adivasis often work in conditions commonly described as ‘modern-day slavery’, but they are not slaves. Their...