Guest Workers or Colonized Labor?

Guest Workers or Colonized Labor?

by Gilbert G. Gonzalez
     
 

ISBN-10: 1594511500

ISBN-13: 9781594511509

Pub. Date: 11/28/2005

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

While a few commentators have recognized the parallels of the guest worker programs for Mexican immigrants to the United States to the bracero policies early in the 20th century, fewer still connect those policies to traditional forms of colonial labor exploitation such as that practiced respectively by the British and French colonial regimes in In

Overview

While a few commentators have recognized the parallels of the guest worker programs for Mexican immigrants to the United States to the bracero policies early in the 20th century, fewer still connect those policies to traditional forms of colonial labor exploitation such as that practiced respectively by the British and French colonial regimes in In

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781594511509
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/28/2005
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments     vii
Introduction     1
Imperialism and Labor: Mexican, Indian, and Algerian Labor Migrations in Comparative Perspective     15
Recruiting, Processing, and Transporting Bracero Labor to the United States     57
In Defense of Indentured Labor     85
Economic Power Versus Academic Freedom: The Case of Henry P. Anderson and the University of California     113
Indentured Labor: A Convention in U.S.-Mexico Relations     141
The Hispanic Challenge? Or the Imperialist Challenge?     177
Conclusion     209
Bibliography     225
Index     233

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