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Looking south : race, gender, and the transformation of labor from reconstruction to globalization

Author: Mary E Frederickson
Publisher: Gainesville, Fla. : University Press of Florida, 2011.
Series: Southern dissent.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the United States, cheap products made by cheap labor are in especially high demand, purchased by men and women who have watched their own wages decline and jobs disappear. 'Looking South' examines the effects of race, class, and gender in the development of the low-wage, anti-union, and state-supported industries that marked the creation of the New South and now the Global South.
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Frederickson, Mary E.
Looking south.
Gainesville, FL : University Press of Florida, ©2011
(DLC) 2010054028
(OCoLC)666240016
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mary E Frederickson
ISBN: 9780813038469 0813038464 0813036038 9780813036038 0813042941 9780813042947 9780813042275 0813042275
OCLC Number: 801845833
Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 302 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Introduction : labor transformation and networks of resistance --
Labor, race, and Homer Plessy's freedom claim --
Transformation and resistance : a war of images in the post-Plessy south --
"I got so mad, I just had to get something off my chest" : the contested terrain of women's organizations in the American south --
Beyond heroines and girl strikers : gender and organized labor in the south --
Labor looks south : theory and practice in southern textile organizing --
"Living in two worlds" : civil rights and southern textiles --
Transformation and resistance in the nueva new south --
Back to the future : mapping workers across the global south --
Coda : southern workers on the world stage.
Series Title: Southern dissent.
Responsibility: Mary E. Frederickson ; foreword by Stanley Harrold and Randall M. Miller.

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