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Becoming the Chief Target: The Six Companies in the 1870s

Yucheng Qin

in The Diplomacy of Nationalism: The Six Companies and China’s Policy toward Exclusion

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832742
eISBN:
9780824871376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832742.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the accusation that the Chinese Six Companies acted as the chief labor broker for China during the late nineteenth century. Before discussing the claim that the Six Companies ... More


Assembling a Transnational Workforce

Adam Moore

in Empire's Labor: The Global Army That Supports U.S. Wars

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501742170
eISBN:
9781501716393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501742170.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter contrasts the legal hiring processes and key nodes for recruitment and travel to and from worksites in Afghanistan and the Middle East for Bosnians, who tend to be directly hired by ... More


Seeing No Evil: The H2A Guest-Worker Program and State-Mediated Labor Exploitation in Rural North Carolina

Sandy Smith-Nonini

in Latin American Migrations to the U.S. Heartland: Changing Social Landscapes in Middle America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037665
eISBN:
9780252094927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037665.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Labor relations are a paramount consideration in crop agriculture, a labor-intensive industry that is dependent on land. The U.S. government has long regulated the supply of foreign farm labor on ... More


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