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Labor Versus Empire : Race, Gender, Migration - Gilbert G. Gonzalez

Labor Versus Empire

Race, Gender, Migration

By: Gilbert G. Gonzalez (Editor), Raul A. Fernandez (Editor), Vivian Price (Editor), David Smith (Editor), Linda Trinh Vo (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 12th August 2004
ISBN: 9780415948142
Number Of Pages: 272

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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.

Prefacep. ix
Introduction: Globalization: Masking Imperialism and the Struggles from Belowp. xii
Empire: Global Capitalism and Domination
New Times and New Identities: Solidarities of Sameness and Dynamics of Differencep. 3
Labor, Race, and Empire: Transport Workers and Transnational Empires of Trade, Production, and Financep. 17
Latin America and the Empire of Global Capitalp. 37
Empire and Labor: U.S. and Latin Americap. 55
Sexuality in the Marketplacep. 71
States: Immigration and Citizenship
Class, Space, and the State in India: A Comparative Perspective on the Politics of Empirep. 89
Race, Labor, and the State: The Quasi-Citizenship of Migrant Filipina Domestic Workersp. 105
On the Border of Love and Money: Sex and Tourism in Cuba and the Dominican Republicp. 121
Work, Immigrant Marginality, and 'Integration' in New Countries of Immigration: Deja Vu All Over Again?p. 133
Culture, Power, and Oil: The Experience of Venezuelan Oil Camps and the Construction of Citizenshipp. 143
Workers: Solidarity and Resistance
Empire, Strategies of Resistance, and the Shanghai Labor Movement, 1925-1927p. 165
Crossing the Borders: Labor, Community, and Colonialism in the Jaffa-Tel-Aviv Region during the Mandate Periodp. 183
Flexible Production and Industrial Restructuring in Hong Kong: From Boom to Bust?p. 199
From the Third World to the "Third World Within": Asian Women Workers Fighting Globalizationp. 217
Can U.S. Workers Embrace Anti-Imperialism?p. 235
Why the Mexican Rural Sector Can't Take It Anymorep. 249
Indexp. 263
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ISBN: 9780415948142
ISBN-10: 0415948142
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 12th August 2004
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.57
Edition Number: 1