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Looking south : race, gender, and the transformation of labor from reconstruction to globalization / Mary E. Frederickson ; foreword by Stanley Harrold and Randall M. Miller.

By: Frederickson, Mary E.
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Southern dissent: Publisher: Gainesville, Fla. : University Press of Florida, 2011Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 302 pages) : illustrations.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780813038469; 0813038464; 0813036038; 9780813036038; 0813042941; 9780813042947; 9780813042275; 0813042275.Subject(s): Labor market -- Southern States -- History | African Americans -- Employment -- Southern States -- History | Women -- Employment -- Southern States -- History | Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) | Globalization -- Economic aspects | Textile industry -- Southern States -- History | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Labor | Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) | Textile industry | African Americans -- Employment | Globalization -- Economic aspects | Labor market | Women -- Employment | Southern States | United States | HISTORY / United States / State & Local / South (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA, WV) | 1865-1877Genre/Form: Electronic books. | History.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Looking south.DDC classification: 331.10975 LOC classification: HD5725.S85 | F74 2011Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Introduction : labor transformation and networks of resistance -- Labor, race, and Homer Plessy's freedom claim -- Transformation and resistance : a war of images in the post-Plessy south -- "I got so mad, I just had to get something off my chest" : the contested terrain of women's organizations in the American south -- Beyond heroines and girl strikers : gender and organized labor in the south -- Labor looks south : theory and practice in southern textile organizing -- "Living in two worlds" : civil rights and southern textiles -- Transformation and resistance in the nueva new south -- Back to the future : mapping workers across the global south -- Coda : southern workers on the world stage.
Summary: In the United States, cheap products made by cheap labor are in especially high demand, purchased by men and women who have watched their own wages decline and jobs disappear. 'Looking South' examines the effects of race, class, and gender in the development of the low-wage, anti-union, and state-supported industries that marked the creation of the New South and now the Global South.
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In the United States, cheap products made by cheap labor are in especially high demand, purchased by men and women who have watched their own wages decline and jobs disappear. 'Looking South' examines the effects of race, class, and gender in the development of the low-wage, anti-union, and state-supported industries that marked the creation of the New South and now the Global South.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction : labor transformation and networks of resistance -- Labor, race, and Homer Plessy's freedom claim -- Transformation and resistance : a war of images in the post-Plessy south -- "I got so mad, I just had to get something off my chest" : the contested terrain of women's organizations in the American south -- Beyond heroines and girl strikers : gender and organized labor in the south -- Labor looks south : theory and practice in southern textile organizing -- "Living in two worlds" : civil rights and southern textiles -- Transformation and resistance in the nueva new south -- Back to the future : mapping workers across the global south -- Coda : southern workers on the world stage.

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