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Mexicano Stories and Rural White Narratives: Creating Pro-immigrant Conservatism in Rural Georgia, 1965–2004

Julie M. Weise

in CorazÓn De Dixie: Mexicanos in the U.S. South since 1910

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624969
eISBN:
9781469624983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624969.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

From the 1960s through the 1990s, millions of Mexican immigrants, Tejanos, and Mexican Americans journeyed through the rural U.S. South as agricultural migrant workers and tens of thousands settled ... More


The Human Rights of Migrant Workers: Why Do So Few Countries Care?

Martin Ruhs

in The Price of Rights: Regulating International Labor Migration

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691132914
eISBN:
9781400848607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691132914.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines why so few countries have ratified international legal instruments for the protection of the rights of migrant workers. The existing literature has identified a host of legal ... More


International Approaches to Governing Temporary Labour Migrants: A Critical Assessment of the UN Committee on Migrant Workers, the ILO Conventions on Labour Migration, and the International Migrants Alliance

Ethel Tungohan

in International Approaches to Governing Ethnic Diversity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199676583
eISBN:
9780191757211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199676583.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

International organizations are increasingly involved in attempts to address the growing global problem of the mistreatment of migrant workers, with a view to better managing migration flows, so as ... More


Migrant Workers’ Rights?: Regulating Remittances and Repatriation

Robyn Magalit Rodriguez

in Migrants for Export: How the Philippine State Brokers Labor to the World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665273
eISBN:
9781452946481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665273.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter focuses on the outcomes and processes of a sudden strike by Philippine migrant workers in Brunei, who exercised some of the rights constituted in the Migrant Workers and Overseas ... More


The Right of Irregular Immigrants to Back Pay: The Spectrum of Protection in International, Regional, and National Legal Systems

Elaine Dewhurst

in Migrants at Work: Immigration and Vulnerability in Labour Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198714101
eISBN:
9780191782657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714101.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Employment Law

This chapter provides a wide-ranging survey of the right to back pay of irregular migrants by examining international, regional, and diverse national systems. It analyses various human rights ... More


Yemeni Irregular Migrants in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Implications of Large Scale Return: An Analysis of Yemeni Migrants Returning from Saudi Arabia

Harry Cook and Michael Newson

in Arab Migrant Communities in the GCC

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190608873
eISBN:
9780190848484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190608873.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

In 2013, the Saudi government embarked on a nationwide strategy to restructure its labor market and its policies towards the recruitment of foreign workers. These changes are in line with the ... More


The Peasant and the Mingong: From Empathy to Sympathy to Looking Back

Corey Kai Nelson Schultz

in Moving Figures: Class and Feeling in the Films of Jia Zhangke

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474421614
eISBN:
9781474449588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421614.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 2 examines the representation of the figure of the peasant and its contemporary incarnation as migrant workers (mingong). It analyzes the structures of feeling of empathy and hope that ... More


Urban Residents and Migrant Workers in Public Life

Di Wang

in The Teahouse under Socialism: The Decline and Renewal of Public Life in Chengdu, 1950-2000

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501715488
eISBN:
9781501715556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501715488.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on the various types of teahouse patron and those who made a living in and associated with the teahouse, especially migrant workers. With the post-Mao reforms and weakening of ... More


Struggling for recognition: working carers of older people in Japan and Taiwan

Frank T.Y. Wang, Masaya Shimmei, Yoshiko Yamada, and Machiko Osawa

in Combining paid work and family care: Policies and experiences in international perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447306818
eISBN:
9781447310839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306818.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Japan and Taiwan are deeply influenced by Confucian thinking which views the care of older people as a family responsibility and frames care as a private issue rather than a public matter. The ... More


¡Viva La Causa! in Iowa

Janet Weaver

in The Latina/o Midwest Reader

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041211
eISBN:
9780252099809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041211.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter explores how Mexican Americans in Iowa supported the national boycott of California table grapes in the 1960s while concurrently fighting for the rights of Tejano migrant workers ... More


Methods and Data Collection

Ines Wagner

in Workers without Borders: Posted Work and Precarity in the EU

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501729157
eISBN:
9781501729171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501729157.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter describes the qualitative data collection methods based on the case study approach. It discusses the whole life cycle of the qualitative method process from how the contact to the posted ... More


“Toxic Culture”: The Spectrum and Origins of Resigned Activism

Anna Lora-Wainwright

in Resigned Activism: Living with Pollution in Rural China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036320
eISBN:
9780262341097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036320.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Chapter 3 begins to flesh out the contours of resigned activism through the case of Baocun village, a major site for phosphorous mining and fertiliser production. It shows how industrialisation ... More


Precarious employment and EU employment regulation

Julia S. O'Connor

in Social Policy Review 25: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2013

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447312741
eISBN:
9781447312857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447312741.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

One of the differences between the unemployment in the recessions of the 1980s and now is that there was a much clearer distinction then between being ‘in’ and ‘out’ of work. Julia S. O’Connor's ... More


1945 to the Present

Tony Kushner

in Journeys from the Abyss: The Holocaust and Forced Migration from the 1880s to the Present

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781786940629
eISBN:
9781786945051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940629.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter follows the earlier one in this section on female migrant domestic work but covers the period from 1945 to the present. It explores how refugee domestic servants were remembered in ... More


Contesting Sentencing Guidelines, the Patriot Act, Terrorism, and Cases Involving International Questions

James M. Denham

in Fifty Years of Justice: A History of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060491
eISBN:
9780813050638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060491.003.0018
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter deals with contesting the sentencing guidelines regime put in place decades earlier. The chapter begins with newly appointed Gregory Presnell’s questioning of the 1984 guidelines as ... More


‘You just can’t get a price’ The difference political economy makes

Penny McCall Howard

in Environment, Labour and Capitalism at Sea: Working the Ground' in Scotland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784994143
eISBN:
9781526128478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994143.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Chapter Five focuses on the structuring effect of political economy on commercial fishers in Scotland (and elsewhere). It outlines how sea creatures like crabs and lobsters were made into tradeable ... More


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