Expading dual labour market theory: crack dealers and the informal sector.
International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy
Article publication date: 1 February 2000
Attempts to theorize the relationship between the informal and the illegal sectors of the economy. States that there are significant behavioural similarities. Proposes an emergent paradigm based on dual labour market theory to explain the similarites and differences in order to guide future research in each area. Applies the theory to the production and marketing of crack cocaine and shows how the model helps us to understand issues of exploitation and risk makagement within the drug market.
Cross, J.C. and Johnson, B.D. (2000), "Expading dual labour market theory: crack dealers and the informal sector.", International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, Vol. 20 No. 1/2, pp. 96-134. https://doi.org/10.1108/01443330010789098
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