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Sweatshop USA The American Sweatshop in Historical and Global Perspective by Daniel E. Bender

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


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Number of Pages320
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Open LibraryOL7496674M
ISBN 100415935601
ISBN 109780415935609

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  -- Richard A. Greenwald, Coeditor of Sweatshop USA: The American Sweatshop in Global and Historical Perspective About the Author Laura Hapke has taught working-class studies and labor literature at Pace University, Queens College, and Hunter by: "There is much nonsense written about sweatshops. Sophisticated economists say that sweatshops are good. Passive governments deny their existence. Sweatshop USA is an antidote to such callousness. Read this book and understand the history, causes and struggles against sweatshops. And when you are finished reading, join the fight to abolish. The book brings the history of the sweatshop into focus by placing it under a global lens. Uniting some of the best recent work in the inter-disciplinary field of "sweatshop studies", this collection traces the changing meanings of the sweatshop in today's global world. The essays reveal how the history of the American sweatshop is inexorably intertwined with global migrations of capital. Sweatshop USA by Daniel E. Bender, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

Read this book on Questia. Arguing that the sweatshop is as American as apple pie, Laura Hapke surveys over a century and a half of the language, verbal and pictorial, in which the sweatshop has been imagined and its stories told. "Sweatshop Warriors" is one of my personal top ten books on radical organizing. It looks at transnational sweatshops through the eyes of Korean, Chinese and Mexican women forced to leave their homes of origin to take super exploited labor jobs in the world's sweatshops, ending up in the garment rows of NY, Oakland, LA, El Paso, by:   Former Amazon Fulfillment Center employee Maureen Donnelly. The massive Amazon warehouse on Staten Island. Amazon, Gulf Ave., Staten Island. Novem Maureen Donnelly took a job with.   DOI link for Sweatshop USA. Sweatshop USA book. The American Sweatshop in Historical and Global Perspective. Sweatshop USA. DOI link for Sweatshop USA. Sweatshop USA book. The American Sweatshop in Historical and Global Perspective. Edited By Daniel E. Bender, Richard A. Greenwald. Edition 1st Edition. First Published Cited by:

In Sweatshop USA - The American Sweatshop in Historical and Global Perspective, Daniel E. Bender and Richard A. Greenwald have compiled a series of essays that delve into the history of the sweatshop, and its modern day manifestations. This book provides an authoritative definition of what a sweatshop is and the economic conditions that give.   "Anyone interested in discovering why the sweatshop is still with us and why it still holds an important place in our nation's discourse will do well to read this book." Coeditor of Sweatshop USA: The American Sweatshop in Global and Historical Perspective - Richard A. GreenwaldAuthor: Laura Hapke. Sweatshop Warriors book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In this up-close and personal look at the heroines who make famil /5. Sweatshop (or sweat factory) is a term for a workplace with very poor, socially unacceptable or illegal working conditions. The work may be difficult, dangerous, climatically challenging or underpaid. Workers in sweatshops may work long hours with low pay, regardless of laws mandating overtime pay or a minimum wage; child labor laws may also be violated.