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The Resource No man's land : Jamaican guestworkers in America and the global history of deportable labor, Cindy Hahamovitch

No man's land : Jamaican guestworkers in America and the global history of deportable labor, Cindy Hahamovitch

Label
No man's land : Jamaican guestworkers in America and the global history of deportable labor
Title
No man's land
Title remainder
Jamaican guestworkers in America and the global history of deportable labor
Statement of responsibility
Cindy Hahamovitch
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
From South Africa in the nineteenth century to Hong Kong today, nations around the world, including the United States, have turned to guestworker programs to manage migration. These temporary labor recruitment systems represented a state-brokered compromise between employers who wanted foreign workers and those who feared rising numbers of immigrants. Unlike immigrants, guestworkers couldn't settle, bring their families, or become citizens, and they had few rights. Indeed, instead of creating a manageable form of migration, guestworker programs created an especially vulnerable class of labor
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hahamovitch, Cindy
Dewey number
331.6/27292073
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HD8081.A5
LC item number
H34 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
HD8081.A5
NAL item number
(INTERNET)
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Politics and society in twentieth-century America
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Foreign workers
  • Jamaica
  • Foreign workers
  • Deportation
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • LAW
  • Deportation
  • Emigration and immigration
  • Foreign workers
  • Jamaica
  • United States
  • Gästarbetare
  • Jamaica
Label
No man's land : Jamaican guestworkers in America and the global history of deportable labor, Cindy Hahamovitch
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-322) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Guestworkers of the world, unite! : you have nothing to lose but your passport, your visa, your immigration status -- Everything but a gun to their heads : the politics of labor scarcity and the birth of World War II guestworker programs -- "Stir it up" : Jamaican guestworkers in the promised land -- John Bull meets Jim Crow : Jamaican guestworkers in the wartime South -- The race to the bottom : making wartime temporary worker programs permanent and private -- A riotous success : guestworkers, "illegal immigrants, " and the promise of managed migration -- The worst job in the world : the Cuban Revolution, the war on poverty, and the secret rebellion in Florida's cane fields -- Takin' it to the courts : legal services, the UFW, and the battle for the worst jobs in the world -- "For all those bending years" : IRCA, the dog war, and the campaign for legal status -- All the world's a workplace : guestworkers at the turn of the twenty-first century
Control code
744620310
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 333 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400840021
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttthb1
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)744620310
Label
No man's land : Jamaican guestworkers in America and the global history of deportable labor, Cindy Hahamovitch
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-322) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Guestworkers of the world, unite! : you have nothing to lose but your passport, your visa, your immigration status -- Everything but a gun to their heads : the politics of labor scarcity and the birth of World War II guestworker programs -- "Stir it up" : Jamaican guestworkers in the promised land -- John Bull meets Jim Crow : Jamaican guestworkers in the wartime South -- The race to the bottom : making wartime temporary worker programs permanent and private -- A riotous success : guestworkers, "illegal immigrants, " and the promise of managed migration -- The worst job in the world : the Cuban Revolution, the war on poverty, and the secret rebellion in Florida's cane fields -- Takin' it to the courts : legal services, the UFW, and the battle for the worst jobs in the world -- "For all those bending years" : IRCA, the dog war, and the campaign for legal status -- All the world's a workplace : guestworkers at the turn of the twenty-first century
Control code
744620310
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 333 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400840021
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttthb1
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)744620310

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