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Illegal People How Globalization Creates Migration and Criminalizes Immigrants

ISBN-10: 0807042307

ISBN-13: 9780807042304

Edition: 2010

Authors: David Bacon

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Book details

List price: $18.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publication date: 6/1/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.122
Language: English

David Bacon is a journalist and photographer. He is an associate editor at Pacific News Service and a regular contributor to The Nation, The Progressive, Z, The American Prospect, and the L.A. Weekly. His photographs documenting the lives of the workers discussed in the book were recently exhibited at the Oakland Museum of California as well as in Germany and Great Britain. His work can be seen at http://dbacon.igc.org.

Preface
Making Work a Crime
Merry Christmas. You're fired.
How the Housekeepers Saw It
The Smithfield Raids: Overt Union-Busting
Why Did We Come?
Flight from Oaxaca
Battles in the Mines
Displacement and Migration
Forcing People into the Migrant Stream
The Sensenbrenner Family Business
Migrant Labor: An Indispensable Part of a Global System
The Profitability of Undocumented Labor
Fast Track to the Past
Not Enough Workers!
Modern-day Braceros
How Corporations Won the Debate on Immigration Reform
Which Side Are You On?
Paolo Freire on LA's Mean Streets
Los Angeles: Class War's Ground Zero
The Story of Ana Martinez
Immigration Enforcement Becomes a Weapon to Stop Unions
Operation Vanguard
Immigrant Workers Ask Labor: "Which Side Are You On?"
Blacks Plus Immigrants Plus Unions Equals Power
Mississippi Battleground
Katrina: Window on a Nightmare
The Common Ground of Jobs and Rights
Remedy the Past's Injustice
People in the Streets Want More
Illegal People or Illegal Work?
Illegal Means Not European and Not White
Fighting Second-Class Status
Silicon Valley's High-Tech Sweatshops
"What Future for Our Children?"
Whose New World Order?
High Skills and Low Salaries
From Guest Worker to German Citizen
Suppressing Asylum Seekers While Promoting "Managed Migration"
Mode 4 and the UN Convention on the Rights of Migrants
Transnational Communities: A New Definition of Citizenship