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Migrant Laborers: From Economic Deprivation to Social Segregation

Zhaohui Hong

in The Price of China's Economic Development: Power, Capital, and the Poverty of Rights

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813161150
eISBN:
9780813161181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813161150.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Chapter 6 focuses on another price of China’s economic development: the poverty of rights for migrant laborers since 1978. While their poverty of rights is seen in the deprivation of their free ... More


The Netherlands, the Dutch, and Long-Distance Migration in the Late Sixteenth to Early Nineteenth Centuries

JAN LUCASSEN

in Europeans on the Move: Studies on European Migration 1500–1800

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204190
eISBN:
9780191676147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204190.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter distinguishes among migrants in terms of the duration of their stay in the Netherlands, aboard its ships, in its armies, or in its colonies. Migrants coming seasonally or yearly for a ... More


The Urgent Need for Structural-Environmental Models of HIV Risk and Prevention in U.S. Latino Populations: The Case of Migrant Day Laborers

Kurt C. Organista, Paula A. Worby, James Quesada, Alex H. Kral, Rafael M. Díaz, Torsten B. Neilands, and Sonya G. Arreola

in HIV Prevention with Latinos: Theory, Research, and Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199764303
eISBN:
9780199950232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764303.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter presents a structural-environmental model of alcohol-related sexual HIV risk and prevention in Latino migrant day laborers (LMDLs). That is, the structural vulnerability of LMDLs to HIV, ... More


Workers: Collective bargaining

Tirthankar Roy

in Company of Kinsmen: Enterprise and Community in South Asian History 1700-1940

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063780
eISBN:
9780199080144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063780.003.0006
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter examines the link between new work opportunities, managerial paradigms, collective bargaining, and organized labour supply in India. Between 1800 and 1920, millions of people deserted ... More


Cheap Labour

Panikos Panayi

in Migrant City: A New History of London

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300210972
eISBN:
9780300252149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300210972.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on migrant labourers. Here, millions of humble Londoners from Europe and other parts of the world have formed the backbone, skeleton, and flesh and blood of the city's life. It ... More


Historical Context: Race and Labor in Guatemala

Frederick Douglass Opie

in Black Labor Migration in Caribbean Guatemala, 1882–1923

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033716
eISBN:
9780813038735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033716.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter highlights the long history of the African presence in Guatemala and provides a context for understanding relations between black migrant laborers and Guatemalan nationals on the ... More


Porous Labor Market, Insular Political Community

Jonathan Preminger

in Labor in Israel: Beyond Nationalism and Neoliberalism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501717123
eISBN:
9781501717130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501717123.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Continuing the investigation into the economic incorporation and political exclusion of Palestinians, Chapter 14 analyzes the 2007 High Court ruling (the Givat Zeev case) which asserted the right of ... More


Epilogue

Frederick Douglass Opie

in Black Labor Migration in Caribbean Guatemala, 1882–1923

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033716
eISBN:
9780813038735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033716.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter considers the significance of the history of black migrant laborers in Guatemala and their place in the coastal workforce. For the freedmen who started immigrating as early as 1853, ... More


The Agricultural Possibilities of the Canal Zone

Ashley Carse

in Beyond the Big Ditch: Politics, Ecology, and Infrastructure at the Panama Canal

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262028110
eISBN:
9780262320467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028110.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter analyzes debates around agricultural development, race, and sanitation in the Panama Canal Zone. When the waterway opened, the Zone was largely rural and roadless. US canal ... More


Hidden Hands of the Harvest

Adam Tompkins

in Ghostworkers and Greens: The Cooperative Campaigns of Farmworkers and Environmentalists for Pesticide Reform

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801456688
eISBN:
9781501704215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801456688.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter examines the growth of a large marginalized, often migratory, workforce that was systematically disempowered by growers and government: the farmworkers. The modernization and ... More


The Forces that Push and Pull

Nimisha Barton

in Reproductive Citizens: Gender, Immigration, and the State in Modern France, 1880-1945

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501749636
eISBN:
9781501749698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749636.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter retraces the trajectories of foreign-born men, women, and children driven out of their homelands and directed into French factories and fields by employers and labor recruitment ... More


Abandonment Issues: Speaking to the State from the Andes and Amazonia, 1952–1968

Ben Nobbs-Thiessen

in Landscape of Migration: Mobility and Environmental Change on Bolivia's Tropical Frontier, 1952 to the Present

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469656106
eISBN:
9781469656120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469656106.003.0004
Subject:
History, Environmental History

The chapter examines the intertwined movement of indigenous letters and bodies in the March to the East. In an array of letters Andeans demanded they take part in colonization in the 1950s and then ... More


Lessons from the Illiterate: Carlos Bulosan and the Staged Wages of Romance

Sarita Echavez See

in Filipino Primitive: Accumulation and Resistance in the American Museum

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781479842667
eISBN:
9781479887699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479842667.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Carlos Bulosan’s story “The Romance of Magno Rubio” is about the plight of an illiterate Filipino field worker in Depression-era California going deeper and deeper into debt in order to woo a white ... More


Space, Mobility, and Shifting Identities in the Constitution of the “Field”

Neha Vora, Ahmed Kanna, and Amélie Le Renard

in Beyond Exception: New Interpretations of the Arabian Peninsula

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501750298
eISBN:
9781501750328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750298.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter reflects on the experiences of the authors during a combined three decades of research in Dubai, Doha, and Riyadh, highlighting their shifting and contingent subject positions as they ... More


Hazardous Constructions: Mexican Immigrant Masculinity and the Rebuilding of New Orleans

Nicole Trujillo-Pagán

in The Neoliberal Deluge: Hurricane Katrina, Late Capitalism, and the Remaking of New Orleans

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816673247
eISBN:
9781452946962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816673247.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the plight of Mexican male workers in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. Although the use of migrant labor drew heavy criticism and scapegoating from some of the city’s ... More


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