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    We're still working

    Vera-Sanso, Penny and Suresh, V. and Dhanraj, D. (2013) We're still working. [Video]

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    Unseating the assumption of old age dependency, We're Still Working reveals the extent to which families, communities and India itself rely on older people’s work. Shot in India, in urban Tamil Nadu, rural Rajasthan and tribal Maharashtra, the film makers argue that people aged over 60 are shouldering the burden of India’s economic development by providing low-cost labour that makes India competitive in the global market. Yet older people’s work and their moral and legal rights as workers, citizens and people remain unacknowledged.


    Item Type: Video
    Additional Information: Director Deepa Dhanraj, Producers Dr Penny Vera-Sanso and Dr V. Suresh.
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): ageing, poverty, pensions, work
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > School of Social Sciences
    Research Centres and Institutes: Gender and Sexuality, Birkbeck (BiGS), Social Research, Birkbeck Institute for (BISR)
    Depositing User: Penny Vera-Sanso
    Date Deposited: 23 Jun 2014 09:04
    Last Modified: 02 Aug 2023 17:11


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