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6 edition of Suburban Sweatshops found in the catalog.

Suburban Sweatshops

The Fight for Immigrant Rights

by Jennifer Gordon

  • 77 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Belknap Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human rights,
  • Labour economics,
  • Social Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Sociology,
  • Civil Rights,
  • Labor & Employment,
  • Labor & Industrial Relations - General,
  • Current Events / Law,
  • Emigration & Immigration

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages364
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7691880M
    ISBN 100674024044
    ISBN 109780674024045

    Gordon's book is a self-reflective account of the genesis and development of the Workplace Project, an organization that she established in the early s to combat the growth of modern-day sweatshops in Long Island - restaurants, car washes, construction companies, and domestic work arrangements characterized by immigrant labor by: 5. Book Reviews. Below are some examples of student book reviews from Professor Janet Calvo’s Spring Immigration & Citizenship course: Rebecca Curtiss – American Gulag: Inside U.S. Immigration Prisons by Mark Dow; Jonathan Harris – Suburban Sweatshops by Jennifer Gordon; Bronyn Heubach – Dying to Live: A Story of U.S. Immigration in an Age of Global Apartheid by .

    Reviewing Suburban Sweatshops: The Fight for Immigrant Rights, by Jennifer Gordon. Full Text The Federal Role in Community Economic Development (with Benjamin S. Beach), 40 Clearinghouse Review 89 (). *Prices in US$ apply to orders placed in the Americas only. Prices in GBP apply to orders placed in Great Britain only. Prices in € represent the retail prices valid .

    The book captures one's attention not only for the importance of the questions at stake, but because of the originality of Lorrie Frasure-Yokley's perspective, the high quality of the research design, the well-integrated analysis of multiple forms of data at different levels of analysis, and the quality of the writing.' Suburban Sweatshops. Citation Information. Suburban Sweatshops. The Fight for Immigrant Rights. Harvard University Press. Pages: 10– ISBN (Online):


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“An inspirational book, Suburban Sweatshops exposes the hidden underbelly of immigrant life in modern-day America, but nonetheless leaves one with a sense of hope. Gordon's passion for her work shines through on these pages, making Suburban Sweatshops book a must read for anyone laboring on Cited by: In Gordon founded the Workplace Project to help immigrant workers in the underground suburban economy of Long Island, New York.

In a story of gritty determination and surprising hope, she weaves together Latino immigrant life and legal activism to tell the unexpected tale of how the most vulnerable workers in society came together to demand fair wages, safe working.

“ Suburban Sweatshops tackles a tough and timely topic, offers a fascinating narrative, and, most impressive, combines memoir, organizational case study, and a broad analysis of current trends in labor organizing to make a compelling case for how to do things differently.

Readers will be drawn to the book for its focus on two issues of broad. Jorge Bonilla is hospitalized with Suburban Sweatshops book from sleeping at the restaurant where he works, unable to afford rent on wages of thirty cents an hour.

Domestic worker Yanira Juarez discovers she has labored for six months with no wages at all; her employer lied about establishing a savings account for her. We live in an era of the sweatshop Jennifer Gordon.

Suburban Sweatshops is a captivating, honest and well-written examination of the workplace abuses, struggles and hard realities facing so many working men and women in the United States--and the efforts of community organizers and advocates to create a space where workers can unite to improve their conditions and change the balances of power/5(7).

Suburban Sweatshops book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Jorge Bonilla is hospitalized with pneumonia from sleeping at th /5. In this compelling book, Gordon combines the harrowing stories of individuals with a broad perspective on suburban economics to create a vivid analysis of.

Abstract. The following is a brief introduction to the book Suburban Sweatshops: The Fight for Immigrant Rights by Professor Gordon. InGordon founded the Workplace Project to help immigrant workers in the underground suburban economy of Cited by: InJennifer Gordon founded the Workplace Project to help immigrant workers in the underground suburban economy of Long Island.

This book combines Latino immigrant life and legal activism to tell the tale of how the most vulnerable workers in society came together to demand fair wages, safe working conditions and respect from employers. In this compelling book, Gordon combines the harrowing stories of individuals with a broad perspective on suburban economics to create a vivid analysis of immigrant labor in America Her unflinching Publishers Weekly [An] important new book Suburban Sweatshops is a self-reflective insider's account of Gordon's efforts--and of how.

The following is a brief introduction to the book Suburban Sweatshops: The Fight for Immigrant Rights by Professor Gordon. InGordon founded the Workplace Project to. Ma Suburban Sweatshops. Gordon talked about her book Suburban Sweatshops: The Fight for Immigrant Rights, published by Harvard University Press.

Alexandra Delano, of Oxford University, reviews Suburban Sweatshops: The Fight for Immigrant Rights. The book is about the increase in immigrants in suburban America as opposed to urban areas and the reemergence of what the author describes as “sweatshop labor.” The author focuses her study on Latino immigrants, mainly from El Salvador, in Long Island, [ ].

Suburban Sweatshops: The Fight for Immigrant Rights (English Edition) eBook: GORDON, Jennifer: : Tienda Kindle5/5(1). Suburban Sweatshops (Paperback) The Fight for Immigrant Rights.

By Jennifer Gordon. Belknap Press,pp. Publication Date: Ap Jennifer Gordon is the author of Suburban Sweatshops ( avg rating, 30 ratings, 1 review, published ), Speechless ( avg rating, 3 ratings, 0 r /5. Jonathan Harris Immigration Law.

Prof. Calvo. Book Review: Suburban Sweatshops. by Jennifer Gordon. The book. Suburban Sweatshops by Jennifer Gordon () is a much-needed account of the rise of worker centers – organizations that are organizing and serving the low-wage immigrant workers neglected by the trade union movement.

In she received a MacArthur Foundation “genius grant” and began working on Suburban Sweatshops. The book combines labor and immigration. Suburban Sweatshops Ms. Gordon talked about her book Suburban Sweatshops: The Fight for Immigrant Rights, published by Harvard University Press.

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Suburban Sweatshops is an important new book by Jennifer Gordon documenting the appalling working conditions of immigrants in our modern day suburbia. We had the pleasure of attending a book signing and celebration held last week at Hofstra University. Hofstra is down the street from The Workplace Project, a ground breaking organization founded by Ms.

In her book 'Suburban Sweatshops: The Fight for Immigrant Rights," Jennifer Gordon reports such gruesome cases as a Honduran who died from inhaling paint while sanding yachts in Long Island and a.