TITLE

The Travails of Migrant and Wage Labour in the Lagos Metropolitan Area in the Inter-War Years

AUTHOR(S)
Olukoju, Ayodeji
PUB. DATE
March 1996
SOURCE
Labour History Review (Maney Publishing);Spring96, Vol. 61 Issue 1, p49
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on working-class conditions, the development of labor organization and the responses of labor to the economic and social challenges of the colonial situation in Lagos, Nigeria during the inter-war years. The status of labor is shown to have fluctuated with those of the maritime economy of Nigeria which was dependent to the international economy. Working class consciousness is related to prevailing economic conditions and the dynamics of colonial history. The author analyzes the relation between the changing economic trends in the 1920s and 1930s and the development of working class consciousness.
ACCESSION #
5799959

 

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