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The children of NAFTA : labor wars on the U.S./Mexico border

Author: David Bacon
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, ©2004.
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Food, televisions, computer equipment, plumbing supplies, clothing. Much of the material foundation of our everyday lives is produced along the U.S./Mexico border in a world largely hidden from our view. Based on gripping firsthand accounts, this book investigates the impact of the North American Free Trade Agreement on those who labor in the agricultural fields and maquiladora factories on the border.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Bacon, David, 1948-
Children of NAFTA.
Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, ©2004
(DLC) 2003015900
(OCoLC)52757356
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Bacon
ISBN: 9780520938724 0520938720 1417508337 9781417508334 0520237781 9780520237780 052090172X 9780520901728
OCLC Number: 55530259
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (348 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction --
Grapes and green onions --
Putting solidarity on the table --
Tijuana's Maquiladora workers --
Han Young --
Build a house, go to jail --
The strategic alliance --
Duro means hard --
Mexico's wars over privatization --
Transplanted expectations --
The world of the border has changed.
Other Titles: Labor war on the U.S./Mexico border
Responsibility: David Bacon.
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Food, televisions, computer equipment, plumbing supplies, clothing. Much of the material foundation of our everyday lives is produced along the U.S./Mexico border in a world largely hidden from our view. Based on gripping firsthand accounts, this book investigates the impact of the North American Free Trade Agreement on those who labor in the agricultural fields and maquiladora factories on the border.

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