Likely changes in long distance migrant labour movements by Peter Clark

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  • South Africa.


  • Blacks -- South Africa -- Transportation.,
  • Urban transportation -- South Africa.,
  • Commuters -- South Africa.,
  • Migrant labor -- South Africa -- Transportation.

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StatementPeter Clark, Florence Mphahlele.
SeriesTechnical report ;, RT/114, Technical report (South African Council for Scientific and Industrial Research. Roads and Transport Technology) ;, RT/114.
ContributionsMphahlele, Florence., South African Council for Scientific and Industrial Research. Roads and Transport Technology.
LC ClassificationsHE311.S6 C58 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 94 p. :
Number of Pages94
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1601106M
ISBN 10079884468X
LC Control Number91136152

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ToFile Size: 2MB. It contained in it the major ideological tendencies operating in the labour movements of Europe. The Congresses held in and saw the struggle between the ideas of Proudhon and Marx. The International's help to the French strikes in led to a ban on the International in France but it also led to a decline of Proudhon's influence.

Distance, GDPPCsending and the Size of the Migrant Stock. Global Migration Flows and Income Differentials. Fig. Franz Clément. Flow of crossborder workers in the Greater Region in general and in the direction of Luxembourg, in particular.

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SOCIAL ASPECTS [1]William PetersenBIBLIOGRAPHY [2]II. ECONOMIC ASPECTS [3]Erinley ThomasBIBLIOGRAPHY [4] I. SOCIAL ASPECTS In its most general sense “migration” is ordinarily defined as the relatively permanent movement of persons over a significant distance.

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