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Making Sweatshops: The Globalization of the U.S. Apparel Industry

Ellen IsraelRosen

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233362
eISBN:
9780520928572
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233362.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Offering an historical analysis of the globalization of the U.S. apparel industry, this book focuses on the reemergence of sweatshops in the United States and the growth of new ones abroad. It probes ... More


Roots of the Postwar Textile and Apparel Trade: The Reconstruction of the Asian–Pacific Rim Textile Industry

Ellen Israel Rosen

in Making Sweatshops: The Globalization of the U.S. Apparel Industry

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233362
eISBN:
9780520928572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233362.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter presents a historical analysis of the postwar changes in U.S. trade policy: the emergence of the early postwar reciprocal-trade regime in textiles and apparel, as it was first developed ... More


Free Trade, Neoclassical Economics, and Women Workers in the Global Apparel Industry

Ellen Israel Rosen

in Making Sweatshops: The Globalization of the U.S. Apparel Industry

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233362
eISBN:
9780520928572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233362.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter explores the tenets of free trade as they are now expressed by contemporary economists in what is called the neoliberal economic paradigm. It also explains why the model that economists ... More


Introduction

Ellen Israel Rosen

in Making Sweatshops: The Globalization of the U.S. Apparel Industry

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233362
eISBN:
9780520928572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233362.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This book explores the complex political, social, and economic events that have transformed the U.S. apparel industry. It investigates the forces that have made the textile, apparel, and retail ... More


America’s Leading International Trade Centers and their Entrepreneurial Agencies: Challenges and Strategies in the New York and Los Angeles Regions

Jameson W. Doig, Steven P. Erie, and Scott A. MacKenzie

in New York and Los Angeles: The Uncertain Future

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199778386
eISBN:
9780199332588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778386.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Los Angeles and New York are linked by their preeminent role in international trade. They are the nation's top two centers of foreign commerce, far exceeding other international gateways. This ... More


Aftermath: A New Global Economic Order?

Craig Calhoun and Georgi Derluguian (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814772836
eISBN:
9780814748695
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772836.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

The global financial crisis showed deep problems with mainstream economic predictions, as well as the vulnerability of the world's richest countries and the enormous potential of some poorer ones. ... More


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