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

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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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415948159
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 7/15/2004
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 312
  • 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 difference 3
Labor, race, and empire : transport workers and transnational empires of trade, production, and finance 17
Latin America and the empire of global capital 37
Empire and labor : U.S. and America 55
Sexuality in the marketplace 71
Class, space, and the state in India : a comparative perspective on the politics of empire 89
Race, labor, and the state : the quasi-citizenship of migrant Filipina domestic workers 105
On the border of love and money : sex and tourism in Cuba and the Dominican Republic 121
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 citizenship 143
Empire, strategies of resistance, and the Shanghai labor movement, 1925-1927 165
Crossing the borders : labor, community, and colonialism in the Jaffa-Tel-Aviv region during the mandate period 183
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 globalization 217
Can U.S. workers embrace anti-imperialism? 235
Why the Mexican rural sector can't take it anymore 249
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