By John Berger
Why does the Western international glance to migrant employees to accomplish the main menial initiatives? What compels humans to go away their houses and settle for this humiliating state of affairs? In A 7th Man, John Berger and Jean Mohr come to grips with what it really is to be a migrant worker—the fabric conditions and the interior experience—and, in doing so, show how the migrant isn't really quite a bit at the margins of contemporary lifestyles, yet completely significant to it. First released in 1975, this finely wrought exploration continues to be as pressing as ever, featuring a style of dwelling that pervades the international locations of the West and but is excluded from a lot of its tradition.
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