Illegal people : how globalization creates migration and criminalizes immigrants
- David Bacon
- Boston : Beacon Press, ©2008
- Physical description
- 1 online resource
- Includes bibliographical references
- [1.] Making work a crime. Merry Christmas, you're fired
- How the housekeepers saw it
- Smithfield raids : overt union-busting. [2.] Why did we come? Flight from Oaxaca
- Battles in the mines. [3.] Displacement and migration. Forcing people into the migrant stream
- Sensenbrenner family business
- Migrant labor : an indispensable part of a global system
- Profitability of undocumented labor. [4.] Fast track to the past. Not enough workers!
- Modern-day braceros
- How corporations won the debate on immigration reform. [5.] Which side are you on? Paolo Freire on LA's mean streets
- Los Angeles : class war's Ground Zero
- Story of Ana Martinez
- Immigration enforcement becomes a weapon to stop unions
- Operation vanguard
- Immigrant workers ask labor : "which side are you on?". [6.] Blacks plus immigrants plus unions equals power. Mississippi battleground
- Katrina: window on a nightmare
- Common ground of jobs and rights
- Remedy the past's injustice
- People in the streets want more. [7.] Illegal people or illegal work? Illegal means not European and not white
- Fighting second-class status
- Silicon Valley's high-tech sweatshops
- What future for our children? [8.] Whose new world order? High skills and low salaries
- From guest worker to German citizen
- Suppressing asylum seekers while promoting "managed migration"
- Mode 4 and the UN Convention on the Rights of Migrants
- Transnational communities: a new definition of citizenship
- Foreign workers > United States.
- Foreign workers > Developing countries.
- Globalization > Economic aspects.
- Globalization > Social aspects.
- Labor policy > United States.
- Labor movement > United States.
- Labor unions > Political activity > United States.
- Illegal aliens > United States.
- Local subject
- Undocumented immigrants > United States.
- Publication date
- Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI Available via World Wide Web
- 9780807097014 (electronic bk.)
- 0807097012 (electronic bk.)
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