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Workers across the Americas

Leon Fink

Workers across the Americas

the transnational turn in labor history

by Leon Fink

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementedited by Leon Fink
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD8045 .F56 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24567178M
ISBN 109780199731633
LC Control Number2010019005
OCLC/WorldCa612963251

title = "Culture works: Space, value, and mobility across the neoliberal Americas", abstract = "Culture Works addresses and critiques an important dimension of the {"}work of culture,{"} an argument made by enthusiasts of creative economies that culture contributes to the GDP, employment, social cohesion, and other forms of neoliberal by:   The Chicken Trail: Following Workers, Migrants, and Corporations across the Americas is a concise exploration of “factors connecting ethnic succession and immigration” (p. 3). Focusing on the single-food commodity, chicken, Kathleen Schwartzman opens a window on contemporary globalization.

Altha J. Carey, Assistant Professor of Geography at the University of North Carolina, reviews The Chicken Trail: Following Workers, Migrants, and Corporations across the Americas. The book examines globalization through a single-food commodity, chicken. It demonstrates labor manipulation and immigration policies intended to benefit poultry giants insourced Mexicans as .   READ book The Chicken Trail Following Workers Migrants and Corporations across the Americas Full Free.

Leon Fink (ed.), Workers across the Americas: The Transnational Turn in Labor History (Oxford: Oxford University Press, , £/$). Pp. isbn : Nick Witham. The Columbian Exchange, in which Europeans transported plants, animals, and diseases across the Atlantic in both directions, also left a lasting impression on the Americas. LABOR SYSTEMS Physical power—to work the fields, build villages, process raw materials—is a necessity for maintaining a society.


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