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Deportability among Temporary Migrant Workers: An Essential Condition of Possibility for Migration Management

Leah F. Vosko

in Disrupting Deportability: Transnational Workers Organize

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501742132
eISBN:
9781501742156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501742132.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter develops the argument that deportability, as it applies to participants in a temporary migrant work program (TMWP) permitting circularity, is an essential condition of possibility for ... More


Migrant care work for elderly households in Italy

Carlos Chiatti, Mirko DiCarlos Rosa, Francesco Barbabella, Cosetta Greco, Maria Gabriella Melchiorre, Andrea Principi, Sara Santini, and Giovanni Lamura

in Ageing in the Mediterranean

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447301066
eISBN:
9781447311393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447301066.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter aims at pointing out the need for a more equitable, internationally driven approach to solve elder care staff shortages on the background of the implications deriving from the widespread ... More


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

Robyn Magalit Rodriguez

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665273
eISBN:
9781452946481
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665273.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Migrant workers from the Philippines are ubiquitous to global capitalism, with nearly 10 percent of the population employed in almost two hundred countries. In a visit to the United States in 2003, ... More


Conclusion

Leah F. Vosko

in Disrupting Deportability: Transnational Workers Organize

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501742132
eISBN:
9781501742156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501742132.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This concluding chapter reflects on the significance of the legal case of the Seasonal Agricultural Worker Program (SAWP) employeess at Sidhu & Sons for expanding understandings of the meaning of ... More


Getting Organized: Countering Termination without Just Cause through Certification

Leah F. Vosko

in Disrupting Deportability: Transnational Workers Organize

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501742132
eISBN:
9781501742156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501742132.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter details the attempts of the union representing Seasonal Agricultural Worker Program (SAWP) employees at Sidhu & Sons to organize, gain certification, and secure a first collective ... More


Introduction

Leah F. Vosko

in Disrupting Deportability: Transnational Workers Organize

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501742132
eISBN:
9781501742156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501742132.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This introductory chapter provides an overview of temporary migrant work. In the age of migration management, temporary migrant work is a significant phenomenon in many countries where relative labor ... More


Sustaining Bargaining Unit Strength: The Specter of Attrition

Leah F. Vosko

in Disrupting Deportability: Transnational Workers Organize

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501742132
eISBN:
9781501742156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501742132.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter explores challenges to maintaining strong bargaining units posed by threats of attrition, either through formal decertification or by other means producing similar outcomes. It first ... More


Class Struggle and De-exceptionalizing the Gulf

Ahmed Kanna

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/9781501750298.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter presents a class-struggle perspective to the question of labor exploitation in the Arabian Peninsula, focusing on the figure of the foreign worker. Both liberal and neocolonial Western ... More


Maintaining a Bargaining Unit of Seasonal Agricultural Worker Program (Sawp) Employees: The Challenge of Blacklisting

Leah F. Vosko

in Disrupting Deportability: Transnational Workers Organize

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501742132
eISBN:
9781501742156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501742132.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter analyzes how threats and acts of blacklisting impeded the fair application of the collective agreement between UFCW Local 1518 and Sidhu & Sons. The detection and analysis of the ... More


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