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Why David Sometimes Wins: Leadership, Strategy and the Organization in the California Farm Worker Movement

Marshall Ganz

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195162011
eISBN:
9780199943401
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162011.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book tells the story of Cesar Chavez and the United Farm Workers' ground-breaking victory, drawing important lessons from this dramatic tale. Since the 1900s, large-scale agricultural ... More


Educational Hurdles on the Way to Structural Assimilation in Germany

KALTER FRANK and NADIA GRANATO

in Unequal Chances: Ethnic Minorities in Western Labour Markets

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263860
eISBN:
9780191734953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263860.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

There are five major groups of classic ‘labour migrants’ in Germany: Greeks, Italians, (ex-)Yugoslavs, Turks, and Iberians, with the Turks being the largest single group. Today, there are significant ... More


Equal Opportunities or Social Closure in the Netherlands?

PAUL TESSER and JAAP DRONKERS

in Unequal Chances: Ethnic Minorities in Western Labour Markets

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263860
eISBN:
9780191734953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263860.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

There are four major ethnic-minority groups in the Netherlands: labour migrants from Turkey and Morocco, together with migrants from former Dutch colonies in the Caribbean, namely, Antilles and ... More


Influx Control and Urban Labour Markets

Deborah Posel

in The Making of Apartheid 1948–1961: Conflict and Compromise

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198273349
eISBN:
9780191684036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198273349.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the impact of the migrant labour system and influx control legislation. First, it examines the patterns of urban labour demand, and the effect of the migrant labour system and ... More


The Aesthetics of Democratic Politics: Labor, Violence, and Repetition

Hyun Ok Park

in The Capitalist Unconscious: From Korean Unification to Transnational Korea

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171922
eISBN:
9780231540513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171922.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 2 examines the co-temporality of political regimes, recognition of which leads to formulating the co-temporality of hitherto fragmented groups of labor including unionized domestic workers, ... More


Ireland: From Emigrant to Immigrant Society: Transition and Change in the Republic of Ireland

Treasa Galvin

in Immigration Worldwide: Policies, Practices, and Trends

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195388138
eISBN:
9780199863440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388138.003.0014
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

As the host of complex factors that give rise to forced and voluntary migration change, the history of migration in any one country also changes. This chapter is concerned with the processes of ... More


Continuing Ethnic Segmentation in Austria

IRENA KOGAN

in Unequal Chances: Ethnic Minorities in Western Labour Markets

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263860
eISBN:
9780191734953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263860.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Austria has fairly complex patterns of post-World War II immigration. In addition to classic labour migrants from Turkey and the former Yugoslavia, there have been considerable inflows of refugees ... More


Introduction

Cindy Hahamovitch

in No Man's Land: Jamaican Guestworkers in America and the Global History of Deportable Labor

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691102689
eISBN:
9781400840021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691102689.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introductory chapter is an overview of an emerging, quintessentially modern form of international migrant—the guestworker. Guestworkers are a relatively new form of labor migrant—one designed to ... More


Labour Migration, Home-Ties and Ethnicity

Lentz Carola

in Ethnicity and the Making of History in Northern Ghana

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624010
eISBN:
9780748652969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624010.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

For Britain, ‘nakedness’ was an indicator of native primitiveness; and if, as was almost always the case, men carried bows and arrows, it was a sign of dangerous aggressiveness. By as early as the ... More


Political Economy of Migrant Labor in U.S. History: Fabricating a Migration Policy for Business

Immanuel Ness

in Guest Workers and Resistance to U.S. Corporate Despotism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036279
eISBN:
9780252093371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036279.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter provides a historical comparative analysis of U.S. migration policy and examines why foreign migrant labor is growing at a rapid pace. In 1993, the Washington Consensus, the World Trade ... More


¿El Sueño Chileno?

Megan Ryburn

in Uncertain Citizenship: Everyday Practices of Bolivian Migrants in Chile

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520298767
eISBN:
9780520970793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520298767.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter is concerned with economic citizenship and the quest for el sueño chileno (the Chilean dream). Taking a transnational perspective on economic citizenship and comprehending it as more ... More


Gendered immigrations, policies and rights in the UK

Eleonore Kofman

in Social Policy Review 19: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2007

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349415
eISBN:
9781447303466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349415.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter explores the gendered dimensions of immigration policies in the context of rising levels and more diversified forms of immigration and net migration, as well as a more complex policy ... More


Who Can Organize? Trade Unions, Worker Insurgency, Labor Power

Immanuel Ness

in Guest Workers and Resistance to U.S. Corporate Despotism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036279
eISBN:
9780252093371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036279.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter investigates the policy and practice of established U.S. labor unions toward migrant labor and guest workers and provides alternative models for building worker power on a global basis. ... More


“Like a Family, But Not Quite”: Emotional Labor and Cinematic Politics of Intimacy

Tsung-yi Michelle Huang and Chi-she Li

in The Global and the Intimate: Feminism in Our Time

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231154499
eISBN:
9780231520843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231154499.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter explores the production and possibilities of intimacy in the context of global labor migration. More specifically, it looks at tensions between a congenial affirmation of migrant workers ... More


Circular Migration Patterns between Ukraine and Poland

Krystyna Iglicka and Katarzyna Gmaj

in Circular Migration between Europe and its Neighbourhood: Choice or Necessity?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674510
eISBN:
9780191752414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674510.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This paper is devoted to circular migration between Poland and Ukraine. Poland has no official policy on circular migration but the regulations existing encourage this type of migrants’ mobility. In ... More


Home

Eileen Boris

in Making the Woman Worker: Precarious Labor and the Fight for Global Standards, 1919-2019

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190874629
eISBN:
9780190943707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190874629.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Social History

After looking at prior efforts to address domestic/household work, this chapter situates the making of the Domestic Workers Convention, 2011 (No. 189), “Decent Work for Domestic Workers.” Paving the ... More


Gaps and Challenges of Migration Policy Advice: The German Experience

Klaus F. Zimmermann

in Bridging the Gaps: Linking Research to Public Debates and Policy Making on Migration and Integration

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198834557
eISBN:
9780191872655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834557.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The gap between scientific insights and societal perceptions of international migration is large. It stems, at least in part, from the complexity of the matter and the fears raised by the unknown. ... More


From South Texas To the Nation: The Exploitation of Mexican Labor in the Twentieth Century

John Weber

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625232
eISBN:
9781469625256
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625232.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the early years of the twentieth century, newcomer farmers and migrant Mexicans forged a new world in South Texas. In just a decade, this vast region, previously considered too isolated and ... More


Overlapping Spaces: Transregional and Transcultural

Dirk Hoerder

in Workers Across the Americas: The Transnational Turn in Labor History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199731633
eISBN:
9780199894420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731633.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

“Transnational” has become a catchword. Political categories, like bordered nation-states and empires, fail to capture the experiences of labor migrants, who, like nonmigrants, were socialized in ... More


Everyday nationalism in Russia in European context: Moscow residents’ perceptions of ethnic minority migrants and migration

Natalya Kosmarskaya and Igor Savin

in The New Russian Nationalism: "Imperialism, Ethnicity and Authoritarianism 2000-2015"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781474410427
eISBN:
9781474418751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474410427.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapteranalyses perceptions of immigrants among Muscovites.Throughout the post-Soviet period, the Russian capital has been a magnet for labour migrants from the poverty-and/or war-stricken ... More


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