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The Resource We Are in This Dance Together : Gender, Power, and Globalization at a Mexican Garment Firm

We Are in This Dance Together : Gender, Power, and Globalization at a Mexican Garment Firm

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We Are in This Dance Together : Gender, Power, and Globalization at a Mexican Garment Firm
Title
We Are in This Dance Together
Title remainder
Gender, Power, and Globalization at a Mexican Garment Firm
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
We Are in This Dance Together uses in-depth interviews with over sixty workers, managers, and policy makers to document and analyze events leading up to the female-led factory strike in March 2001 at a high-end producer of men's suits in Mexico and the strike's aftermath-including harassment from managers, corrupt union officials and labor authorities, and violent governor-sanctioned police actions. It illustrates how the women's shared identity as workers and mothers, deserving of dignity, re
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Plankey-Videla, Nancy
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women clothing workers
  • Clothing workers
  • Strikes and lockouts
  • Clothing trade
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Clothing trade
  • Clothing workers
  • Strikes and lockouts
  • Women clothing workers
  • Mexico
  • Clothing trade
  • Clothing workers
  • Strikes and lockouts
  • Women clothing workers
Label
We Are in This Dance Together : Gender, Power, and Globalization at a Mexican Garment Firm
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Title Page; Copyright; Contents; List of Figures and Tables; Acknowledgements; List of Abbreviations; Introduction. ""We Are in This Dance Together""; Chapter 1. Contextualizing the Case of Moctezuma; Chapter 2. ""I Like Piecework More ... Because I Work for Myself""; Chapter 3. From Piecework to Teamwork: Translating Theory into Practice; Chapter 4. Becoming a Worker: Discovering the Shop Floor and the Contested Nature of Self-Managed Teams; Chapter 5. Lean during Mean Times; Chapter 6. The Strike: From Motherhood to Workers' Rights
  • Chapter 7. ""We Lost Control of the Shop Floor"": Flexible Taylorism and the Demise of the FirmConclusion. ""We Are Workers, Not Beggars""; Appendix A. The Workforce at Moctezuma; Appendix B. Past Work Employment Classification Methods; Appendix C. Reprimands in Worker Files, 1993-2001; Notes; Glossary; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn869093912
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (278 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813553153
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt4jvbrt
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)869093912
Label
We Are in This Dance Together : Gender, Power, and Globalization at a Mexican Garment Firm
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Title Page; Copyright; Contents; List of Figures and Tables; Acknowledgements; List of Abbreviations; Introduction. ""We Are in This Dance Together""; Chapter 1. Contextualizing the Case of Moctezuma; Chapter 2. ""I Like Piecework More ... Because I Work for Myself""; Chapter 3. From Piecework to Teamwork: Translating Theory into Practice; Chapter 4. Becoming a Worker: Discovering the Shop Floor and the Contested Nature of Self-Managed Teams; Chapter 5. Lean during Mean Times; Chapter 6. The Strike: From Motherhood to Workers' Rights
  • Chapter 7. ""We Lost Control of the Shop Floor"": Flexible Taylorism and the Demise of the FirmConclusion. ""We Are Workers, Not Beggars""; Appendix A. The Workforce at Moctezuma; Appendix B. Past Work Employment Classification Methods; Appendix C. Reprimands in Worker Files, 1993-2001; Notes; Glossary; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn869093912
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (278 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813553153
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt4jvbrt
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)869093912

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