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Bombay textile strike, 1982-83

Hubert Willem Maria van Wersch

Bombay textile strike, 1982-83

by Hubert Willem Maria van Wersch

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Published by Oxford University Press in Bombay .
Written in English


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StatementH. van Wersch.
The Physical Object
Pagination(484)p. :
Number of Pages484
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22329471M
ISBN 100195628713

Book Reviews: The Bombay Textile Strike by H. van Wersh, Oxford University Press, Bombay, Priced by OUP India at Rs. (hardback). Pp. xxiv, The Long Haul: The Bombay Textile Workers Strike of – A book by Rajni Bakshi. Remembering Dalit Panthers on the Death Anniversary of their First Martyr – A report on the Dalit Panthers and murder of their leader Bhagwat Jhadav. Workers’ Politics and the Mill Districts in Bombay between the Wars – Rajnarayan Chandavarkar.

  Access to society journal content varies across our titles. If you have access to a journal via a society or association membership, please browse to your society journal, select an article to view, and follow the instructions in this by: Book Chapters. Mhaskar, Sumeet. (). Preface In H. Van Wersch, The Bombay Textile Strike and the Unmaking of a Labourers City. New Delhi: Speaking Tiger. Mhaskar, Sumeet. (). The State of Stigmatised Employment in India: Historical Injustices of Labouring. In D. Dutta (Ed.), Oxfam: India Inequality Report New Delhi: Oxfam.

Many migrant workers lived with families as boarders. The textile industry experienced a prolonged eighteen month strike () that rocked the Bombay metropolis, bringing into sharp focus, the production, technological and labour problems that beset this . Her earlier book, Bapu Kuti: Journeys in Rediscovery of Gandhi (Penguin, ) inspired the Hindi film Swades starring Shah Rukh Khan. Her other books include: Long Haul: the Bombay Textile Workers Strike (), A Warning and an Opportunity: the Dispute over Swami Vivekananda’s Legacy (), Lets Make it Happen: a backgrounder on.


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Bombay Textile Strike, [H Wersch]. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wersch, H. van (Hubert W.M.). Bombay textile strike, Bombay ; New York: Oxford University Press,   An extremely valuable book about the Bombay textile workers' strike ofwhich deserves to be more widely read.

The strike ofworkers was big and extremely determined, but nevertheless doomed, which parallels to the UK miners' strike of Its defeat led directly to the massive restructuring of the Indian textile industry in the following years.

‘The book is the most detailed and comprehensive work we have yet on the subject. That alone makes it essential reading for anyone interested in the labour movement in this country.’—Achin Vanaik, Nehru Fellow, Indian Review of Books The Bombay Textile Strike ofdirectly involving a quarter million workers, lasted a year and a half and was, in numbers and duration, the greatest 4/5(1).

The Bombay Textile Strike of is a watershed moment in India’s labour history. It was one of India’s longest strikes involving more thanworkers who collectively stopped work Author: Ravi Ghadge. Strike back to the past Updated exhaustive study of the Bombay textile strike in a new book.

released reprint of Hub Van Wersch's The –83 Bombay Textile Strike and the Unmaking of Author: Dalreen Ramos. The Bombay Textile Strike, Hardcover – 15 October by Wersch H. Van (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Hardcover, Import "Please retry" — Author: Wersch H.

Van. Revisiting the Bombay Mill Strike of The cotton textile industry had formed the backbone of Bombay’s industrial economy since the late 19th century. Up to the s, around 2,50, workers were employed in the textile industry in the Central Mumbai area known as Girangaon.

The Bombay Textile Strike and the Unmaking of a Labourers’ City The anthropologist and writer Hub Van Wersch examines the textile strike in Bombay in the early s, which lasted over a year and involved over a quarter of a million labourers.

The book examines the lead-up to the agitation and its aftermath, and how it affected Author: The Caravan. The Bombay Textile Strike, By HUBERT W. VAN WERSCH. Bombay: Oxford University Press, xxiv, pp.

$ (cloth). India's Textile Sector: A Policy Analysis. By SANJIV MISRA. New Delhi: Sage Publications, pp. $ (cloth). During the twentieth century, the Indian textile industry has undergone a. The –83 Bombay Textile Strike And The Unmaking Of A Labourers’ City by Hub Van Wersch.

The strike of the textile mill workers involved a quarter of. Her first book, "Long Haul: the Bombay Textile Workers Strike " (), was an account of one of the longest and largest strikes in history.

Her second book, "Bapu Kuti: Journeys in Rediscovery of Gandhi" (Penguin, ), was a tribute to a wide variety of social and political activists working in India. She is the author of Bazaars, Conversations and Freedom () which won two Vodafone Crossword Book Awards, one in the "Non Fiction" category, and one in the "Popular Award" category.

Works. The Long Haul: The Bombay Textile Workers Strike of (; Great Bombay Textile Strike). This is an appeal to the subscribers, contributors, advertisers and well-wishers of Economic and Political Weekly (EPW), published by Sameeksha Trust, a public charitable trust registered with the office of the Charity Commissioner, Mumbai, India.

EPW has completed 50 years of publication. Details here. Hub van Wersch is a Dutch anthropologist who wrote an extensive study of the textile strike in Mumbai in the eighties: Bombay Textile Strike. Known to be the first full-scale study on the strike, the book, titled The Bombay Textile Strike and the Unmaking of a Labourers' City, spoke of how the strike impacted lakhs of workers.

The Great Bombay Textile Strike was a textile strike called on 18 January by the mill workers of Mumbai under trade union leader Dutta purpose of the strike was to obtain increase in wages.

Nearlyworkers of 65 textile mills went on strike in Mumbai. Built inSwadeshi was Bombay's first textile mill, the first of the factories that spread over many parts of the. Her other books include: Long Haul: the Bombay Textile Workers Strike (), A Warning and an Opportunity: the Dispute over Swami Vivekananda’s Legacy (), Lets Make it Happen: a backgrounder on New Economics () and An Economics for Well-Being ().

Rajni serves on the Boards of Child Rights and You (CRY) and Citizens for Peace. The God-like imagery surrounding the charismatic leadership of the Great Textile Strike of and the Strike itself are seen very differently by Maharashtrian and North Indian workers.

This communal and regional tension is rather unsurprising, but the way in which Finkelstein uses this to make sense of the wider failure of the Strike is. The Long Haul: The Bombay Textile Workers Strike of really liked it avg rating — 1 rating — published Want to Read saving /5.The Emergence of an Industrial Labor Force in India: A Study of the Bombay Cotton Mills, – Berkeley: University of California Press and Bombay: Oxford University Press.

The Bombay Textile Strike – Mumbai: Oxford University Press. Google Scholar. Venkata Ratnam C. S., ed. Buy this book on publisher's site.Her other writings include “The Long Haul: The Bombay Textile Workers Strike of ” (; Great Bombay Textile Strike), “The Dispute Over Swami Vivekananda's Legacy” (; Swami Vivekananda), “Bapu Kuti: Journeys in Rediscovery of Gandhi” (), “Let’s Make it Happen: Alternative Economics” () and An Economics for.