Labor Versus Empire: Race, Gender, Migration / Edition 1

Labor Versus Empire: Race, Gender, Migration / Edition 1

by Gilbert G. Gonzalez
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415948150

ISBN-13: 9780415948159

Pub. Date: 07/15/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The essays in this collection address issues significant to labor within regional, national and international contexts. Themes of the chapters will focus on managed labor migration; organizing in multi-ethnic and multi-national contexts; global economics and labor; global economics and inequality; gender and labor; racism and globalization; regional trade agreements

Overview

The essays in this collection address issues significant to labor within regional, national and international contexts. Themes of the chapters will focus on managed labor migration; organizing in multi-ethnic and multi-national contexts; global economics and labor; global economics and inequality; gender and labor; racism and globalization; regional trade agreements and labor.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415948159
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/15/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
308
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Prefaceix
Introduction: Globalization: Masking Imperialism and the Struggles from Belowxii
I.Empire: Global Capitalism and Domination
New Times and New Identities: Solidarities of Sameness and Dynamics of Difference3
Labor, Race, and Empire: Transport Workers and Transnational Empires of Trade, Production, and Finance17
Latin America and the Empire of Global Capital37
Empire and Labor: U.S. and Latin America55
Sexuality in the Marketplace71
II.States: Immigration and Citizenship
Class, Space, and the State in India: A Comparative Perspective on the Politics of Empire89
Race, Labor, and the State: The Quasi-Citizenship of Migrant Filipina Domestic Workers105
On the Border of Love and Money: Sex and Tourism in Cuba and the Dominican Republic121
Work, Immigrant Marginality, and 'Integration' in New Countries of Immigration: Deja Vu All Over Again?133
Culture, Power, and Oil: The Experience of Venezuelan Oil Camps and the Construction of Citizenship143
III.Workers: Solidarity and Resistance
Empire, Strategies of Resistance, and the Shanghai Labor Movement, 1925-1927165
Crossing the Borders: Labor, Community, and Colonialism in the Jaffa-Tel-Aviv Region during the Mandate Period183
Flexible Production and Industrial Restructuring in Hong Kong: From Boom to Bust?199
From the Third World to the "Third World Within": Asian Women Workers Fighting Globalization217
Can U.S. Workers Embrace Anti-Imperialism?235
Why the Mexican Rural Sector Can't Take It Anymore249
Index263

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