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Immigrant Women's Lives
Weaving Garment Work and Legislative Policy





ISBN 9780815333883
Published September 1, 1999 by Routledge
216 Pages

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Book Description

First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements  List of Tables  Introduction  Chapter 1: Threading Past and Present Immigration Policy and Labor Chapter 2: Designing the Study - Research Methods and Context Chapter 3: "Oh My God!!" - Arriving in the United States Chapter 4: "It's Different Here" - Cross Cultural Experiences in the United States Chapter 5: Experiences and Changes in the Work Force Employment Status and Involvement Chapter 6: The Good and the Bad - Work on the Factory Floor Chapter 7: Bridging Life Stories and Policy Implications Chapter 8: Weaving Legislation and Lives  Bibliography  Index

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