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

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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

Introduction : globalization : masking imperialism and the struggles from below
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 America55
Sexuality in the marketplace71
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
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

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