Defining and Categorizing Organizations of Informal Workers in Developing and Developed Countries

  • Subtitle: WIEGO Organizing Brief No. 8

This organizing brief, written for researchers and activists concerned about informal workers, aims to capture the full range of or­ganizational forms for voice and represen­tation of informal workers, from formal union structures, to associations, to cooperatives, to global networks and with goals ranging from collective bargaining to mutual aid/self help, and collective economic action. This brief also provides a framework for tackling case study research.

Defining and Categorizing Informal Worker Organizations


This brief is part of the WIEGO Publication Series.

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Informal Economy Theme
Informal Economy Topic
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