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Immigrant Women's Lives

Weaving Garment Work and Legislative Policy, 1st Edition

By Ruth A. Charles


213 pages

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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

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / General