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The Labor of Capitalism: Industrial Revolution and the Transformation of the Global Cotton-Growing Countryside

Sven Beckert

in Workers in Hard Times: A Long View of Economic Crises

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038174
eISBN:
9780252095979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038174.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter begins by discussing the concept transnational labor history and the challenge it poses to labor historians. It then examines the worldwide crisis of cotton production touched off by the ... More


Emergence: Peasants, Politics, and Patrons: Rural Social Movements in Formosa (1970s–2000s)

Pablo Lapegna

in Soybeans and Power: Genetically Modified Crops, Environmental Politics, and Social Movements in Argentina

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190215132
eISBN:
9780190215170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190215132.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Chapter 2 zooms in on the province of Formosa, in the north of Argentina, to reconstruct the history of peasant organizations (particularly the Peasant Leagues), the local impacts of ... More


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