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Factory Work

Annuska Derks

in Khmer Women on the Move: Exploring Work and Life in Urban Cambodia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831288
eISBN:
9780824869182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831288.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores how the expansion of the garment industry has propelled Cambodia's integration into the global economy and stimulated the integration of rural women into the predominantly ... More


Conclusion

M. Laetitia Cairoli

in Girls of the Factory: A Year with the Garment Workers of Morocco

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035611
eISBN:
9780813039206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035611.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The concluding chapter explores the change that took place prior to the research period for this book. It talks about the fact that young Moroccan women flooded into sewing factories, providing the ... More


The Second Line of Defense: Women Workers and War

Lynn Dumenil

in The Second Line of Defense: American Women and World War I

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631219
eISBN:
9781469631233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631219.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores the extent to which sex segregated labor patterns broke down during the war, especially in the railroads and munitions sectors. It also discusses the Great Migration of African ... More


Experiences with Other Types of Employment

Lisa Krissoff Boehm

in Making a Way out of No Way: African American Women and the Second Great Migration

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732160
eISBN:
9781604733501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732160.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

Many African American women who moved to northern cities from the South during the Second Great Migration circa 1940–1970 alternated between domestic work, factory work, and jobs in the service ... More


Distant Homes or a New Life: Migrant Workers from Afar

Andrew B. Kipnis

in From Village to City: Social Transformation in a Chinese County Seat

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520289703
eISBN:
9780520964273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520289703.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter depicts the lives of migrants to Zouping who come from distant locales. It depicts the effects of this migration on their kinship arrangements and their experiences with factory work. ... More


Introduction

Annuska Derks

in Khmer Women on the Move: Exploring Work and Life in Urban Cambodia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831288
eISBN:
9780824869182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831288.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter aims to understand the differences and similarities in rural–urban migration and urban employment of young Cambodian women. It examines the interrelationships among ... More


Between Farm and Factory: Migrant Workers from Nearby

Andrew B. Kipnis

in From Village to City: Social Transformation in a Chinese County Seat

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520289703
eISBN:
9780520964273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520289703.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter introduces the lives of people who have moved to Zouping from villages within an hour’s commute of the county seat. Most of these people work in factories or run small businesses. Most ... More


Harvey Swados

Nelson Lichtenstein

in A Contest of Ideas: Capital, Politics, and Labor

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037856
eISBN:
9780252095122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037856.003.0017
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter presents a portrait of Harvey Swados, whose novels, stories, and spirited reportage in the last decade and a half of his life helped uncover the political and social drama that unfolds ... More


The Benefits: Labor Gains

Arthur M. Diamond Jr.

in Openness to Creative Destruction: Sustaining Innovative Dynamism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190263669
eISBN:
9780190263706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190263669.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

New jobs created by innovative dynamism tend to be better jobs than old jobs destroyed. The new jobs are usually safer, cleaner, less routine, more creative, and more satisfying. Most factory jobs in ... More


Consolidation and Development, 1930s-World War II

in Accident Prone: A History of Technology, Psychology, and Misfits of the Machine Age

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226081175
eISBN:
9780226081199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226081199.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter explores the idea of accident proneness in the 1930s and in World War II. The idea of accident proneness did not change in the Great Depression/World War II era. Experts refined the idea ... More


Exploitation

Donald Tomaskovic-Devey and Dustin Avent-Holt

in Relational Inequalities: An Organizational Approach

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190624422
eISBN:
9780190624460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190624422.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Social Theory

Exploitation is a relationship in which one party uses power to gain at the expense of another. Exploitation happens through a claims-making process. Legal and cultural institutions steer which ... More


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