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Author Tuttle, Carolyn.

Title Mexican women in American factories : free trade and exploitation on the border / by Carolyn Tuttle
Edition First edition
Published Austin : University of Texas Press, [2012]
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 235 pages) : illustrations, map
Contents American factories in Mexico -- The border city of Nogales -- House to house: the method of analysis -- The history of the maquila industry -- Are the maquilas sweatshops? -- Liberation or exploitation of women workers? -- Fancy factories and dilapidated dwellings
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Corporations, Foreign -- Mexico.
International business enterprises -- United States -- Employees.
Manufacturing industries -- United States -- Employees.
Offshore assembly industry -- Mexico.
Women offshore assembly industry workers -- Mexico.
Mexican-American Border Region -- Economic conditions.
Mexican-American Border Region -- Social conditions.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2011049722
ISBN 0292739141 (electronic bk.)
9780292739147 (electronic bk.)