Pamhidzai Bamu

Pamhidzai Bamu
Women in Informal Employment Globalizing and Organizing · Law Programme

PhD (Commercial Law)

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September 2015 - March 2016
Women in the Informal Economy Globalizing and Organizing
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  • Law Programme coordinator for Africa
September 2015 - June 2016
Women in the Informal Economy Globalizing and Organizing
Position
  • Regional coordinator for Africa

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The aim of this book is to explore labour law’s conceptual and normative narrative. If labour law is informed by the wider political and economic landscape within which it operates, then given the declining prevalence of the post-war model of full employment within a formal welfare state regime, what shape does or should labour law assume in respon...
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This chapter considers the evolution of the role of Zimbabwean cross-border traders against a backdrop of the development of the informal economy, whose significance in Zimbabwe has increased since the colonial era. It highlights the changes in the demographics of traders, the nature of goods traded and the countries in which cross-border traders o...
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The Southern African Development Community region (SADC) has seen a trend toward applying Alternative Dispute Settlement (ADR) systems to labour disputes. This chapter first looks at the social and human rights dimensions of SADC, highlighting its history, its character and some of the controversies surrounding the notion of SADC supra-nationalism....
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Trade liberalisation is increasingly promoted and regulated through regional, bilateral or unilateral trade arrangements. In recent years some of these arrangements have provided for sanctions in the case of non-compliance with the labour standards included in the agreement. This link between trade rights and labour standards is controversial. Thos...
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This contribution examines the state of the centralised bargaining system in South Africa and discusses three trends that could indicate its future trajectory. Recent research on the bargaining council system is surveyed, which provides empirical data on the number, coverage and representivity of bargaining councils, as well as on bargaining counci...
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It is generally accepted that microfinance, and in particular microcredit, has an important role to play in generating economic activity and thus in alleviating poverty. South Africa has a fairly extensive microfinance industry, yet the industry has failed to contribute in any meaningful way to alleviating poverty. The industry is however undergoin...

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