Description - Making Sweatshops by Ellen Israel Rosen
A comprehensive historical analysis of the globalization of the US apparel industry, this book focuses on the re-emergence of sweatshops in the United States and the growth of new ones abroad. Ellen Israel Rosen, who has spent more than a decade investigating the problems of America's domestic apparel workers, probes the shifts in trade policy and global economics that have spawned momentous changes in the international apparel and textile trade. "Making Sweatshops" asks whether the process of globalization can be promoted in ways that blend industrialization and economic development in both poor and rich countries with concerns for social and economic justice - especially for the women who toil in the industry's low-wage sites around the world.
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(229mm x 152mm x 28mm)
University of California Press
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Author Biography - Ellen Israel Rosen
Ellen Israel Rosen is Resident Scholar at the Women's Studies Research Center at Brandeis University and author of Bitter Choices: Blue-Collar Women In and Out of Work (1987).