Sweatshops At Sea

Author: Leon Fink
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 0807834505
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"---Nelson Lichtenstein, director, Center for the Study of Work, Labor, and Democracy, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Labor Rising

Author: Richard Greenwald
Publisher: New Press, The
ISBN: 1595587985
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... out-and-out opposition to globalizing economic forces risks not only likely
failure but a revanchist, protectionist, and likely racist reaction among peoples as
well as nations. So what's the alternative? As it happens, the history of merchant
shipping, the industry with the longest track record of the commercial crossing of
borders as well as one of the most international of labor forces, may provide a
partial answer. Research for my own just-completed book, Sweatshops at Sea:
Merchant ...

The Long Gilded Age

Author: Leon Fink
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 0812292030
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The Long Gilded Age offers both a transnational and comparative look at a formative era in American political development, placing this tumultuous period within a worldwide confrontation between the capitalist marketplace and social ...

Sweated Work Weak Bodies

Author: Daniel E. Bender
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
ISBN: 0813533384
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This book explores how sweatshops came to represent the dangers of industrialization and the perils of immigration.

The Sea Of Stones

Author: Florence Chanock Cohen
Publisher: Pushcart Press
ISBN: 9780916366889
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All I knew about sweat shops was what you told me. I never saw a worker get
shot. Everything changed but people like us. We didn't know how to change." "
Change from what?" he hollered back. "From a bad world to a good world? Was it
only the sweat shops and the workers getting shot you learned from me? There
was no blood in Europe? There was no flesh rotting? What changed? What?" "
Poppa! Drawing pictures of Vladimir Illyitch Lenin didn't make a life for me. It didn'
t make a ...

From Sea To Shining Sea

Author: Bernard A. Weisberger
Publisher: Macmillan/McGraw-Hill School
ISBN: 9780070690998
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In New York City, these vendors gathered on Hester Street. Some of these
pushcarts were the forerunners of more conventional shops and businesses. It
was on the street that the Jews purchased their provisions. It was also on the
street that the laborer who was out of work looked for an employer. About 10
percent of the Jewish immigrants came to the United States with skills in the "
needle trade," or garment industry. In America, they worked in small factories,
called sweat shops.

Chinatown Sweatshops Superexploitation A New Road To Justice

Author: John C. Antush
Publisher:
ISBN:
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John C. Antush. Introduction: Sweatshops, the Working Class & a New Labor
Movement I am from the so-called "Generation X" that grew up in the final days of
the Cold War — Reagan's 1980s. We came into adulthood in the post-
Communist 1990s. We have ... Current developments could represent a sea
change in American politics and culture: the emergence of a new kind of working
class politics for the next century. The new emerging politics of class have the
potential to provide a ...

The Economics Of Recreation Leisure And Tourism

Author: John Tribe
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136434542
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Tsunami of tourism: raising awareness around tourism issues and helping to
build the capacity of tsunami-hit communities threatened with displacement and
unsustainable developments. • Burma: From 1998 to 2010 a tourism boycott to
Burma was organized. It was argued that money earned from tourism helped to
finance one of the most brutal military regimes in the world associated with
severe human rights abuses linked to tourism developments. • Sun sea and
sweatshops: ...

Reindustrializing New York State

Author: Morton Schoolman
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 9781438419084
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Most recently, sweatshops have reappeared to plague both workers and law-
abiding employers. Yet, the negative image one hears at present is not of a "
sweatshop industry" but of a "sunset industry." The apparel/textile industry, as
well as other smokestack industrial sectors of America, we are told, is fated to
decline, to sink into the sea like the setting sun. Foreign competition will
determine its fate. What is more, in its efforts to preserve itself and the jobs of
millions of Americans from a ...

How The Left Can Win Arguments And Influence People

Author: John K. Wilson
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 0814795145
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leading sea turtles down the streets of Seattle are only the opening salvo of a
fight in which the left must offer alternative ways to build international institutions
to ensure both free and fair trade. Refusing to choose between these words must
be the first step in a ... Genuine free trade would prohibit sweatshops, prohibit
abuses of human and labor rights, and prevent the massive pollution of the
environment. Even if this is not entirely possible through trade agreements, at the
very least ...