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Racializing Class, Classifying Race: Labour and Difference in Britain, the USA and Africa / Edition 1
     

Racializing Class, Classifying Race: Labour and Difference in Britain, the USA and Africa / Edition 1

by NA NA, Rick Halpern
 

ISBN-10: 0312229992

ISBN-13: 9780312229993

Pub. Date: 03/01/2000

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK

The ten essays in this book explore the intersection of race and class in the study of labor on three continents. Leading scholars examine the way in which working-class identities took shape and changed over time in a variety of settings from the sea ports of southern Africa to the copper mining region of the American southwest. Engaged with debates in current

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The ten essays in this book explore the intersection of race and class in the study of labor on three continents. Leading scholars examine the way in which working-class identities took shape and changed over time in a variety of settings from the sea ports of southern Africa to the copper mining region of the American southwest. Engaged with debates in current scholarship yet accessible to a general audience, these essays deepen an understanding of the international dimension of labor history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312229993
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
03/01/2000
Series:
St. Antony's Series
Edition description:
2000
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
0.00(w) x 0.00(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Empire, Race and Working-class Mobilizations—David Montgomery
Mexican Labor in a White Man's Town —Yvette Huginnie
• The Lady Telephone Operator—Venus Green
• The Elusive Irishman—Colin J. Davis
• A Racialized Hierarchy of Labor?—Kenneth Lunn
• Racism and Resistance in British Trade Unions—Satnam Virdee
• Colonial Labor and Work Palaver—Diane Frost
• Becoming Men, Becoming Workers —Did not Come to Work on Monday—Gary Minkley
• Back to Work—Fredrick Cooper

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