Migration and worker commitment to industrial employment in Nigeria
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)Oloko, Olatunde;
United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa. African Institute for Economic Development and Planning(IDEP);
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This paper attempts to analyze in some detail the effects which the level of development of the communities of origin of a highly purpose sample of 520 migrant factor workers have on the degree of commitment to and satisfaction with industrial employment experienced by these workers. The migrant workers covered by the study reported in this paper were interviewed in Nigeria under the auspices of the Harvard. University Project on Socio-Cultural Aspects of Development in 1964. The 520 sample workers were all male, aged between 18 and 32 years old and bad from 4 to 13 years of formal schooling. About 56% of them were married and about 44% single. About 5% of the married workers had two or more wivos. Seventy-five percent of the married workers bad their wives living with them in the cities of their employment while the remaining 257; bad their wives living in their communities of origin.
Citation“Oloko, Olatunde; United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa. African Institute for Economic Development and Planning(IDEP) (1970-12). Migration and worker commitment to industrial employment in Nigeria. Dakar. © UN. IDEP. ”
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